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alirezSilver City, NM, October 11, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District welcomes a new law enforcement officer. The Silver City Ranger District is the southernmost district on the Gila National Forest. It is comprised of three areas, the Burro Mountain region, the area surrounding Silver City, and the portion just west of Emory Pass on the Black Range. These areas combine to form just over 400,000 acres on National Forest lands.

Tyrone, New Mexico Dad is One of Three National Winners

 koebelTYRONE, New Mexico, Oct. 8 – Job-Applications.com today announced the winners of the most recent round of the company’s national Working Parent Scholarship, which recognizes the efforts of students across the country who balance the difficult tasks of parenthood, working and excelling in school.  One of the three winners is a father from Tyrone, New Mexico.

Job-Applications.com awarded $1,000 Working Parent Scholarships to: Rachel Kendall, 26, of Oregon City, Oregon; Donny Koebel, 28, of Tyrone, New Mexico; and Mack Taff IV, 33, of Cross Plains, Texas.

Two local businesses have been awarded a US Forest Service Collaborative Forest Restoration grant for a woody biomass utilization pilot project in partnership with Northern New Mexico College. Southwest Energy Integrators, an innovative building energy systems design/build business, and The Trollworks, a biochar equipment manufacturing company, have teamed up to create what they call Biochar+Energy Systems. The project will run three years on a $358,086 budget.

artguild2018octPictured is Laurie Ford, the winner of the ”Best of Show” in the Grant County Art Guild’s 33rd Annual Purchase Prize Show with her entry “The Watering Hole.”  Laurie’s winning entry features wild horses in Sand Wash Basin in Northwest Colorado. 

sep terrific kidsThe Silver City Kiwanis Club celebrated the Terrific Kids at Jose Barrios Elementary School for September 2018. The following students were honored: 

Back row left to right: Gage Aguilera, Dane Konopnicki, Asa Wecks, Justyn Woods, LoriAnn Evans and Ailey Bobo

Front row left to right: Bria Hansen, Bruce Stailey, Zeonee Simeone and Payton Foster

terrific september stoutThe Kiwanis Club of Silver City celebrated students honored as Terrific Kids for September 2018 at GW Stout Elementary School in the cafeteria with invited parents. The program honors elementary school students for demonstrating a positive attitude, good character, and responsible citizenship. In addition to getting a certificate with a summary of why the teacher chose the student, each child is given a packet of Terrific Kids gear for them and their parents. Those honored are: 

terrific september hurleySilver City Kiwanis Club presented the following Hurley Elementary School students with Terrific Kids Awards for the month of September 2018. 

Back row left to right: Jaelyn Pena, Jessemine Woods, Luis Molina, Keira Molina, Isenya Silva and Principal Joyce Barela. 

Front row left to right: Caedyn Dominguez, Danae Rodriguez and Aliana Romo. Not pictured is James Sanchez.

Congratulations students!

terrific september sanlorenzoThe Kiwanis Club of Silver City celebrated students honored as Terrific Kids for September 2018 at San Lorenzo Elementary School. The program honors elementary school students for demonstrating a positive attitude, good character, and responsible citizenship. The club has formed a partnership with 10 elementary schools to recognize Terrific Kids every month of the scholastic year.  Besides getting a certificate, each child is given a packet of Terrific Kids gear for them and their parents. Those honored are: 

Back row: Samantha Peterson, Cooper Zimmerman, Clair Biebelle, Korra Dietrich, James Hazen, and Ezmiah Roybal. 

Front row: Amy Biebelle, Elizabeth Powell, Louie McDonald, and Dempsey Myers.

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