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Grant County commissioners hear county reports at work session 042214

By Mary Alice Murphy

Sheriff Raul Villanueva gave the first county report at the County Commission work session. "It's warmed up and things are starting to pick up. I caution the public to be careful. We are dealing with fires."

He said this weekend, Saturday, April 26, would be drug take back from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walgreen's. "Whether prescription drugs or illegal drugs, no questions asked."-- Continue reading

SCPD Street and Parking Information regarding Tour of the Gila

The 28th Annual Tour of the Gila Bicycle Race begins Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and runs through May 4, 2014. For more information about the race please visit www.tourofthegila.com.

For Silver City, the biggest race event will occur on Saturday May 3, 2014, in the downtown area. The race route for this day covers Bullard Street, College Avenue, Cooper Street and West Broadway. There will be restroom facilities located throughout the downtown area. For the Saturday event, the Visitor's Center parking lot will remain open for parking.

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Grant County Commission to hold public hearings at regular meeting on Thursday

By Mary Alice Murphy

Two public hearing will be held as the first items of business at the Grant County Commission regular meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Grant County Administration Center.

The first public hearing will be discussion regarding the consideration of a proclamation declaring extreme or severe drought conditions and imposition of fireworks restrictions. Immediately following the discussion, commissioners will approve or disapprove the proclamation.-- Continue reading

Grant County Commission holds special meeting before work session

By Mary Alice Murphy

The purpose of the special meeting was to consider and approve a resolution giving Notice of Intent to adopt on ordinance establishing fire fighting and emergency response authority, fire equipment procurement standards and rules regarding fire hazards applicable to the general public, and imposition of burn restrictions during severe drought and other fire emergencies.-- Continue reading

Wind Advisory for Grant County: Wednesday, 4/23/2014, from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM MDT

Urgent - Weather Message
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
340 Pm Mdt Tue Apr 22 2014

...Strong Winds Return to the Region on Wednesday...

.an Approaching Upper Level Storm System Will Combine with An Area Of Low Pressure in the Texas Panhandle to Give Us Strong Winds Wednesday Afternoon. by Late Morning the Winds Will Pick up From The West and Then by Early Afternoon We Will See Strong West Winds Of 25 to 35 Mph with Gusts to 50 Mph Possible. There Could Be Some Isolated Areas of Blowing Dust Which Will Reduce Visibilities In The Dust Prone Areas. the Winds Should Slow Soon after Sunset.

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Fire on Pearce in Silver City destroys garage and vehicles

The Silver City Fire Department answered a call around 11 p.m. Sunday night to a fire on Pearce Street, off Langstroth Drive.

A two-car garage and the vehicles in it were destroyed. A travel trailer p-- Continue reading

SCPD Weekend Report: 04/17/14 at 4:00 PM – 04/21/14 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend, beginning Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, April 21, 2014, at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 64 calls for service and had 3-- Continue reading

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