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Wizard of Id for January 22, 2017

January 22, 2017 Comics
BY: Mick Mastroianni and Johnny Hart

The People’s Procession took place in Silver City 012117

Thanks to  Bruce Bloy, Paul and Sandra Michaud for photos provided to the Beat.

Numbers varied, but estimates showed anywhere from about 300 to 500 people braved the freezing and snowy weather Saturday to take part in the People’s Procession. A variety of local groups, organizations and churches came together to demonstrate their message of peaceful solidarity and hope. The walk began at La Capilla, and gathering more people along the way, continued to Spring Street Park, where the marchers paused to listen to a blessing and sing together. They continued to Bullard Street, and on to Gough Park, where they heard speakers and singers.

Four candidates vie for three positions on Cobre School Board

By Mary Alice Murphy

A candidate forum, held Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at the Cobre High School Performing Arts Center and sponsored by the Silver City Daily Press featured four candidates seeking three positions on the Cobre School Board—for position 1, incumbent Frank Gomez seeks a third term; for position 2, Gilbert Guadiana and Eloy Medina are running; and for position 3, Gabriel Holguin is running unopposed. The positions are at-large, so do not involved separate districts.

Daily Press Publisher Nickolas Seibel served as moderator to ask mostly questions from the audience, with a few asked by Daily Press school beat reporter Stewart McClintick. Read more...

NM 15 closed from Pinos Altos to Cliff Dwellings

CLOSURE NM 15 PINOS ALTOS to CLIFF DWELLINGS
NM 15 at mile post 7 (Pinos Altos) to mile post 25 due to heavy snow fall. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Silver City area has high wind warnings and possible icy conditions this evening 012117

WEATHER ADVISORY SILVER CITY AREA
High wind warnings in Grant County. Possible rain and snow flurries. As roadways become wet the possibility of icy conditions will exist. Motorists are asked to reduce speed and proceed with caution in these areas. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadways. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Weather Advisory for Deming area

High wind warnings in Luna, Hidalgo and Dona Ana Counties. Possible rain and snow flurries. As roadways become wet the possibility of icy conditions will exist. Motorists are asked to reduce speed and proceed with caution in these areas. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Difficult to Fair driving conditions in region 012117

Difficult Driving Conditions on HWY 180, Silver City
Mile marker 95 to 128, roadways are wet with possible ice as temperatures drop. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. Crews are out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

WEATHER ADVISORY SILVER CITY AREA
Heavy fog reported in the Silver City Area. Visibility may be low on NM 180, NM 15, NM 90. Motorists are to reduce speed and proceed with caution. Read more...

Red Barn demolition still piles of debris 011817

Photographer Dave Schuhmann took these photos on Wednesday, Jan. 18, but more work on the Red Barn demolition has been done since then.

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