facebook-24x24

You are here: HomeNewsFront Page News Articles

Woman's Club holds pancake breakfast 091716

The Silver City Woman's Club held a pancake breakfast for the community on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, as a fundraiser for their annual scholarships.

Photos by George Plant

Candidate forum for county commission districts 3, 4 and 5 091316

Editor's Note: In the interest of getting the rest of this information out in a somewhat timely manner, most of this article, after the opening statements which are almost transcriptions, will be written from quickly taken notes. The editor will also endeavor to post the more than one-hour audio recording, if possible.

By Mary Alice Murphy

Photos Courtesy of Tom Vaughan

The second portion of the candidate forum held Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, featured the Democratic and Republican candidates for Grant County Commission District 3—Henry Torres, Republican, Alicia Edwards, Democrat‚ District 4—Billy Billings, Republican, and Marilyn Alcorn, Democrat, and District 5, Harry Pecotte, Republican, and Harry Browne Democrat, as well as write-in candidate Democrat De Ann Bencomo.

Mischa Larisch, Prospectors president, welcomed the more than 125 people, who attended the event and recognized the sponsors, Grant County Prospectors, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors, Silver City Radio, Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce and Western New Mexico University.-- Continue reading

Shuttle services for Boutique Air schedule during repaving at Grant County Airport

Note the upcoming runway repaving happening at Grant County Airport from 4 pm on September 26 through October 1 will impact Boutique Air passengers/Grant County citizens:

Due to runway repaving and construction at Grant County Airport, all flights will be diverted to Deming Municipal Airport in Deming, NM during the scheduled week-long project.-- Continue reading

Girl Scouts of Desert Southwest name women of achievement

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

 

Photos added: Candidate forum for state representative candidates 091316

By Mary Alice Murphy

Photos Courtesy of Tom Vaughan of FeVa Fotos

The first portion of the candidate forum held Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, featured the Democratic and Republican candidates for state representative District 38—Mary Hotvedt, Democrat, and Rebecca Dow, Republican— and District 39—Rodolpho "Rudy" Martinez, Democrat, and John Zimmerman, Republican.

Mischa Larisch, Prospectors president, welcomed the more than 125 people, who attended the event. He also recognized the sponsors, Grant County Prospectors, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors, Silver City Radio, Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce and Western New Mexico University.

-- Continue reading

Sheriff’s department dissatisfied with present funding levels

Sheriff’s department dissatisfied with present funding levels

By Roger Lanse

From left, Grant County Commission Chairman Brett Kasten, Richard Lawyer of the Grant County Fair Board receiving the Grant County Fair Days proclamation, and Commissioner Ron Hall.From-- Continue reading

Grant County commissioners hear reason for law enforcement communications problems

Webb says problem has been identified and is being worked on

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the end of the Grant County Commission work session on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, County Manager Charlene Webb announced the law enforcement radio problem has been identified.

Gila Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Brian Cunningham presented the first county report.

He said he would report first on the month of July's financial status. "We had a negative operating margin of $80,000, with a negative bottom line of $450,000. Those numbers are one of the justifications for the mill levy request. The depreciation number in that financial report is a major indication that we need to replace capital equipment."-- Continue reading

Grant County Commission holds special meeting and work session 091316

Grant County Commission holds special meeting and work session 091316

By Mary Alice Murphy

At Tuesday morning's Grant County Commission special meeting and work session, Chairman Brett Kasten asked for a moment of silence for slain Alamogordo police officer Clint Corvinus.

The special meeting was held to certify property tax rates.

"We set the rates and certify them in June," Assessor Raul Turrieta said. "Then in September, the state gives us five days to certify its results."

The state results include copper production taxes, bringing the total county taxes to $841 million. Turrieta said the revenue was up about $18 million.-- Continue reading

Page 4 of 66

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ad on the Beat. And see an open classified right now for a part-time position.

Thanks for continuing to read the Beat and for your patience while we worked through the glitches of the past few weeks. We think things are back to normal, but feel free to notify This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., if you notice problems.

If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Check Out Classifieds. And look at Sponsors to see who is helping the Beat.

It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.

Post YOURS for quick results!

Note that if an article does not have a byline, it was sent to the Beat and written by someone not affiliated with the Beat

Remember that all articles and photos are copyrighted to the person who wrote or took them. Please ask permission before using anything written or photographed. We charge a small fee for use of photos.

When you click on the blue and orange button on the upper left side of most pages, you will find out how you can help the Beat defray its expenses, which, with increased readership, continue to grow.

You will arrive at a page that gives you options of how you can Help the Beat. All help is greatly appreciated and keeps the news you want and need coming into your browser.

Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.

Go to top