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Sierra Club endorses local candidates

May 04, 2016 Local News Releases
Grant County Commission candidates Alicia Edwards (district 3), Marilyn Alcorn (district 4), and Harry Browne (district 5) received the endorsement of the Southern Group of the Rio Grande chapter of the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club informed the candidates they were receiving the endorsement of the Club "in appreciation of your demonstrated commitment to protecting the environment". The Sierra…

Critical Fire Weather Watch Friday afternoon and evening 050616

Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected Friday Afternoon And
Friday Evening...

.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

Tour of Gila Pro Men's Roster

The Tour of Gila Pro Men's Roster is listed below.


Tour of Gila Pro Women's Roster

The Tour of Gila Pro Women's Roster is listed below.


NM CAP Entity hears reports and updates 050316

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...

Fort Bayard demolition update 050216

At about 1 p.m. this afternoon, crews continued to knock down the East Wing of the old Fort Bayard Medical Center, according to these photos by Dave Schuhmann.


Photo Added: Big-Horn sheep in Silver City? What gives?

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.


Now Open:US 180 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 137 closed

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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