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RMAC Teams Continue to Dominate NCAA Cross Country

November 24, 2014 Sports
The Adams State University men's and women's cross country teams once again claimed the team championships at the 2014 NCAA South Central Region meet hosted by Metro State University of Denver. The men's team finished 3 points ahead of runner up Colorado School of Mines while the women dominated with a 78 point advantage second place Western State Colorado University. In the individual standings,…

W&N holds 11th annual Thanksgiving dinner for community

Article and Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

W&N Enterprises hosted its 11th annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the community Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2014, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Swan Street.

A steady stream of people entered and exited the building. Some stayed and ate dinner in the hall, while listening to music by Jericho; others carried meals out in packages to go. Read more...

Three Generations of Veterans Grace Forum Panel

Photos and Article by Charlie McKee

The topic of the November Public Forum hosted by Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Miller Library, the Grant County Democratic Party, the Native American Club, and ASWNMU on Thursday, Nov. 20, was "Honoring Our Veterans."

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Strong West To Northwest Winds Expanding Across The Region

Strong West To Northwest Winds Expanding Across The Region...

.A Strong Trough Of Low Pressure Aloft Will Move Across The
Central Rockies Today While A Pacific Cold Front Will Move Into
New Mexico By Late This Afternoon.This Will Allow Winds To
Increase Throughout This Morning And Last Most Of The Afternoon.
Strong Winds Have Spread Into A Wider Portion Of The Lowlands
Than Anticipated...So The Advisory Is Being Expanded And Pushed
For Another Couple Of Hours. The Strongest Winds Will Still Be
Through Mountain Passes And Along East Slopes Of Terrain Which
Tend To Accelerate Winds.

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Marines gather donated Toys for Tots

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Today, Saturday, Nov. 22, Marines and friends, including Santa Claus, from the Gaffney-Ogelsby Marine Corps Detachment 1328, were at Walmart to accept donated toys for the  Toys for Tots program to provide toys to needy children.

From left, Marine Richard "Cos" Erwin, Santa Claus AKA Paul Stevens, Marine Frank Donohue, Marine Bobby Tavernier, organizer of the local campaign, Danna Lopez and helper Carla Marquez get read to accept toys. Read more...

Office of Sustainability gives our bags and bulbs, accepts electronic recycling

Editor's Note: Oops. These photos stayed hidden in the camera since a week  ago.

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

The Silver City Office of Sustainability, PNM and The Volunteer Center are providing free bags to replace the single-use bags that will no longer be available as of Jan. 8, 2015.

On Nov. 15, the nationwide America Recycles Day, at the Silver City Office of Sustainability, people had the opportunity to recycle electronics, glass, as well as regularly recyclable materials. 

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