Created on Monday, 20 May 2013 12:45
For the weekend, beginning Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, May 20th , 2013 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 69 calls for service and had 231 s-- Continue reading
Created on Monday, 20 May 2013 12:30
PHOENIX, AZ, and HOUSTON, TX, May 20, 2013 – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) and Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP) today announced that the shareholders of PXP approved FCX’s acquisition of PXP at a special meeting held today. A majority of the outstanding shares approved the transaction.
The transaction is anticipated to close on May 31, 2013. Following completion of the transaction, there are expected to be approximately 1,038 million shares of FCX outstanding.
Created on Monday, 20 May 2013 08:50
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Announces Intention to Declare $1.00 per Share Supplemental Dividend on Closing of Plains Exploration & Production Company Acquisition and Reiterates Capital Allocation Plan for Oil & Gas Business
PHOENIX, AZ, May 20, 2013 – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that its Board of Directors intends to declare a supplemental dividend of $1.00 per share of common stock immediately following the closing of the pending acquisition of Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE: PXP). This supplemental dividend would be in addition to FCX’s regular quarterly common stock dividend of $0.3125 per share.
Created on Sunday, 19 May 2013 14:21
...Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 pm mdt monday due to
Strong winds and low humidity...
* area affected: portions of southwest and south-central new
Mexico including fire weather zones 110 111 and 112.
* timing: monday from noon to 9 pm mdt.
Created on Sunday, 19 May 2013 12:15
Editor's Note: In case you have, as I have, been wondering exactly how Sole Community Provider funding works, here's an article explaining it.
Gila Regional Medical Center is in the middle of a controversy, because of a decision to cut 70 employees by 50 percent in hours and pay. The decision has been explained by administration as required because of Sole Community Provider funding having been frozen by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, due to a state calculation error in the New Mexico Human Services Department.
This is an explanation of how the Sole Community Provider program works.-- Continue reading
Created on Sunday, 19 May 2013 09:10
Critical fire weather conditions may return on monday...
.A deep upper level low will remain carved out over the northern
Plains states through monday. A shortwave trough embedded within
The circulat-- Continue reading
Created on Friday, 17 May 2013 20:02
By Margaret Hopper
The Silver/Cliff school district met May 16, 2013, at the district office on Swan Street. All board members were present. In the 5 p.m. workshop meeting, Superintendent Lon Streib gave background information on the topics that would be brought up again at the more public session beginning at 6 p.m.
The recent land trade, which gave a small parcel to the school near the tennis courts, required some changes on the part of both the city and the district within a year. The city is to remove a small building and the school district is to get the track redone and some paving, curbing and gravel work.
Created on Friday, 17 May 2013 15:28
National weather service el paso tx/santa teresa nm
206 pm mdt fri may 17 2013
...Critical fire conditions expected saturday across southwest
New mexico...South central new mexico and far west texas...
.Winds aloft will continue to strengthen ahead
Of a strong upper level trough forecast to move through the
Region on saturday. Mix down of these winds will combine with a
Tightening pressure gradient over our area...As surface low
Pressure develops over the western high plains. This should
Result in 20 foot sustained wind speeds expected to exceed 20 mph
Saturday afternoon and early saturday evening.
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