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Fort Bayard demolition continues 042816

Fort Bayard demolition continues 042816

About 12:30 this afternoon, the East Wing of the old Fort Bayard Medical Center was about half demolished, according to photographer Dave Schuhmann. Keep up with the progress here.

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Warrior Hikers stop overnight in Silver City 042716

Warrior Hikers stop overnight in Silver City 042716

At the dinner table, enjoying Mexican food are Warrior Hikers Clint Greer, Justin Wilson, J.T. Maxwell, John Harrah and Wade Stover.

By Mary Alice Murphy

A group of five Warrior Hikers "walking off the war," spent the night in Silver City, NM, Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

They met for a dinner of enchiladas, tamales and other Mexican delicacies at the home of Susie Jutson.


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High Wind Advisory in Lordsburg area

Lordsburg Area High Wind Advisory
Please be advised that a High Wind Warning Advisory is in effect in the Lordsburg area. Please reduce speed and use caution while travelling in this area.

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Aldo Leopold Charter School governing council holds special meeting 042516

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Aldo Leopold Charter School Governing Council held a special meeting Monday evening, April 25, 2016 to address the budget and to discuss negotiations for a facility for the school's middle school.

The first item discussed was the school calendar for next school year, 2016-2017.

School Director Eric Ahner said the calendar was close to that of previous years. The fall break would align with Silver Schools' fall break. And the spring break would align with the public schools and Western New Mexico University.-- Continue reading

Four Students to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Four Students to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Left to right: Dylan Contreras, Lawrence Garcia, Chyler Imai and Omar LopezSilver City, NM – Four students who exemplified leadership in the classroom and in the community will be inducted into the Stud-- Continue reading

Aldo Leopold Charter School governing council hears from parents of three students who died in plane crash.

By Mary Alice Murphy

At an open meeting at Aldo Leopold Charter School, members of the governing council heard from the parents of the three students, Ella Sala Myers and Michael Mahl, both 16, and Ella Jaz Kirk, 14, who died in a plane crash on May 23, 2014.

ALCS director Eric Ahner said they had thought it would be a closed meeting, but because of the Open Meetings Act, it was open to parents and the public.

Ken Stone, the ALCS board president, called the meeting to order at 6:12 p.m.-- Continue reading

Colonias Infrastructure Board funds several projects in region

The Colonias Infrastructure Board met yesterday in T or C to allocate $11,958,068 in awards.

Grant County awards include:

Town of Silver City - $903,397 for College Ave Phase II Street and Drainage Improvements (Cooper St. west to E St)-- Continue reading

Fort Bayard coming down 042616

Fort Bayard coming down 042616

Dave Schuhmann took these photos on Wednesday, April 26, of the demolition of Fort Bayard. He spoke to the foreman who expects the East Wing to be down by Thursday, this week and the complete demolition to be done within two weeks.

Editor's Note: So sad!

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