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Red Canyon Fire Remains at 17,843 Acres - July 7

Magdalena, NM; July 7, 2015 - For Immediate Release. The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District remains at 17,843 acres. The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 mi-- Continue reading

Pearce discusses issues with the Beat on Independence Day

By Mary Alice Murphy

On Saturday, July 4, 2015, Congressman Steve Pearce visited Silver City to celebrate Independence Day. He took part in the parade and visited with news media outlets, including the Grant County Beat.

When asked why he voted against the Trade Fast-Track, he explained he thought it was the "right vote."

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More Fourth of July Fireworks Photos

More Fourth of July Fireworks Photos

Photos by Alaina Dunivan

More July Fourth 2015 Parade Photos

More July Fourth 2015 Parade Photos

Photos by Alaina Dunivan

PNM Warns of Home Energy Checkup Scam

Scammers get more creative trying to get your money

(Albuquerque, N.M.) – Scammers are using the PNM Home Energy Checkup Program as a way to try to steal your money.

Customers have reported receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the PNM Home Energy Checkup program. The caller tells the customer they've won a $100 gift card but there is a $5 processing fee. The scammers then request credit card information.-- Continue reading

Locally Heavy Rainfall and hail expected in NE Grant County 070615 pm

Southern Gila Foothills/mimbres Valley Nm-
Southern Gila Highlands/black Range Nm-upper Gila River Valley Nm-
432 Pm Mdt Mon Jul 6 2015

...significant Weather Advisory For Northeastern Grant County Until
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Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce Announces Parade Winners for Fourth of July 2015

Though the parade route was shorter than in past years, Hudson Street in Silver City was lined from beginning to end with young and old alike waiting to see the patriotic entries in the 2015 Independence Day Parade. The amount of red, white, and blue bunting and flags along the parade route was incredible.

The Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the category and overall winners of the July 4th Parade.-- Continue reading

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