Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 07:50
Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected Friday Afternoon And
.an Upper Level Low System Will Move Across The Central Rockies.
This System Will Strengthen Surface Winds Between 25 To 35 Mph
Across The Region. Also Relative Humidities Will Drop To Below 15
Percent Across Most Locations Of The Borderland With The Exception
Of The Very Highest Elevations In The Sacramento Mountains
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 110
Southwest Mountains/gila Nf/apache Nf/glz-
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 111
Southwest Deserts And Lowlands/las Cruces Blm/glz-
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 112 Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 20:32
By Mary Alice Murphy
The roll call of members showed a quorum. Two representatives of congressional offices attended by phone—Dara Parker of Sen. Martin Heinrich's office and Todd Willens of Congressman Steve Pearce's office.
Public comments began the meeting.
Allyson Siwik, Gila Conservation Coalition director, said she had an issue from the April meeting. Read more...
Published on Monday, 02 May 2016 17:46
Big-horn sheep near Cooper Street in Silver City (Photo Courtesy of June Decker)
By Roger Lanse
On Friday, April 29, at about 3:40 p.m., shots were reported from around Bremen and Cooper streets. A Silver City Police officer advised that it was New Mexico Game and Fish personnel using fireworks to try to get rid of mountain sheep. Again, on Saturday, April 30, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a call came into the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority reporting about 10 big-horn sheep in the parking lot of the District Courthouse and some of the sheep were running behind the jail.
Mountain sheep were also reported in the same general area about a month ago.Read more...
Published on Monday, 02 May 2016 17:37
Traffic is flowing
US 180 closed in both directions at mile marker 137 due to a grass fire on both sides of the road. Emergency personnel are on scene. Please use caution and expect delays. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.
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