Published on Monday, 25 July 2016 16:56
By Roger Lanse
Several city streets are scheduled in 2017 for chip sealing followed by fog sealing, Peter Peña, Director of Public Works told the Silver City Town Council at its Monday, July 25, meeting. The streets are located behind the high school, Peña said, and include the main arteries Silver Street and Fowler Avenue, and associated side streets. “We always request funding through our cooperative agreement with the New Mexico Department of Transportation one year ahead,” Pena stated.
Peña continued, “We’re getting ready to do our annual project for this year, 2016. It’s set for Aug. 1st through the 5th and the schedule will be put in the paper.”-- Continue reading
Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 14:28
Silver City, NM; July 23, 2016 – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM. As these fires burn, pre-determined management areas have been designated for fire management. The Black Range Complex Fires are currently 10% contained. There are currently 98 fire personnel assigned. Due to a reduction in visible smoke on the Black Range Complex Fires, daily information updates are currently being posted from Beaverhead to Winston, and will change as fire activity dictates.-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016 20:27
By Mary Alice Murphy
The regular monthly meeting of the Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees took place Friday, July 22, 2016, in the Board Room.
Newly elected Chairman Jeremiah Garcia opened the meeting. He said the new appointees to the board— Joel Schram of 1st American Bank, Mike Morones of Morones & Knuttinen, and Dr. Tsering Sherpa of GRMC—would start their appointments Aug. 1, as paperwork and training preceded their service.
Frances Day, GRMC Auxiliary president, gave her year-end summary of accomplishments by the auxiliary. Volunteer hours for the 2016 fiscal year totaled 16,997, which, if figured at the rate of $22 per hour makes these hours worth $374,000 to the hospital. A total of 1282 meals were provided to cancer and infusion patients. She said fundraising is a constant effort and the recent linen sale brought in about $1,000. Members also hold several bake sales a year, and they sell out within an hour or so.-- Continue reading
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