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WNMU Cross Country Runners Earn Spots on RMAC All Academic Team

December 19, 2014 Sports
By Mike Rowse Three Lady Mustangs, Breana Martin, Caitlin Pitzel and Janice Chacon made the list while Jacob Riley made it from the men's squad as all four were named to the honor roll. Four Western New Mexico University cross country runners were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Team Thursday. In order to be named to the list, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.30…

Grant County Dense Fog Advisory from 12/19/2014 4:42 AM to 9:00 AM MST

Urgent - Weather Message
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
442 Am Mst Fri Dec 19 2014

...dense Fog Developing across the Lowlands of Southwest And
South Central New Mexico...

.Yesterday and Last Evening's Rains Have Left Moist Surface Conditions across the Deserts of Southwest and South Central New Mexico. because of Light Winds and Clearing Skies...temperatures Are Dropping to Dewpoints Causing Surface Saturation. This Surface Layer of Saturated Air Is Producing Broad Areas of Fog... Some of It Very Dense. These Foggy Conditions Will Persist Until After Sunrise with Significant Limitations in Visibility Causing Hazardous Driving Conditions until Mid Morning.

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Grant County Water Commission had one issue to discuss

By Mary Alice Murphy

Grant County Water Commission Chairman Alex Brown, who is also the town of Silver City's manager, led off the meeting and said: "The Interstate Stream Commission staff recommended that the Regional Water Project be tabled as part of the Arizona Water Settlements Act process. The staff also recommended putting stipulations on some funding."

He said staff made the recommendation for Silver City to give its water rights from near the airport to Hurley. Read more...

Silver School Board hears encouraging report on bullying

By Margaret Hopper

Silver Consolidated School Board met at the district office on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The work session began at 5:06 p.m. and lasted to nearly 5:45, when it adjourned for a break prior to starting the action session at 6:00 p.m. All board members were present.

Bianca Padillo and Tim Madrid addressed the board about the Truancy Prevention Program, which had had some changes made to its policies. Padillo and Madrid explained where the differences were and said the school could now use a form letter they were developing for referrals if truancies went past the initial intervention stages. Out of 164 referrals, 20 students had been placed on active contracts. The differences between parents and guardians were significant and spelled out in the update. Read more...

Dunn Secures Victory as Next NM Land Commissioner

Today, the Secretary of State declared Aubrey Dunn as the newly elected Commissioner of Public Lands. This victory comes after nearly six weeks of anticipation from an automatic statewide recount, which came to a conclusion today.

Republican Aubrey Dunn defeated incumbent Democrat Commissioner Ray Powell. Due to the narrow margin of votes between the two candidates cast in the General Election on November 4, 2014, New Mexico state law mandated an automatic recount in all 33 counties.

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Winter Weather Advisory tonight and Thursday night

Urgent - Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
318 Pm Mst Wed Dec 17 2014

...two Storm Systems To Bring Snow To Higher Elevations Of South
Central And Southwest New Mexico...

.two Pacific Storm Systems Will Sweep Through The Borderland And
Bring Light To Moderate Snowfall Over The Mountains Across
Southwest New Mexico This Evening Through Friday Morning. Snow
Levels Will Drop To Around 6500 Ft Tonight And Again Thursday
Night. Read more...

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Humidity: 75%

Wind: 5 mph

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