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Grant County Commission hears county reports and elected officials' reports 041817 and 042017

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Grant County Commission held a work session on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and a regular meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017. At these meetings they heard reports from officials.

At the work session, Gila Regional Medical Center Interim Chief Executive Officer Alfredo Ontiveros said the January and February financial reports had the hospital at about break even. "We are still closing the numbers for March, but I think it will be positive."

He noted that the Meditech 6 upgrade, which has been underway for several years, would go live on June 1. "We are still in the final testing until May 1, then we will start training."-- Continue reading

3D movie based on Silver City resident's books to be screened at Cannes film festival

Silver City resident Angela Sommer-Bodenburg has written a series of The Little Vampire books, children's books, which have been translated into languages all over the world.

A new 3D animation of the story, currently in production, is scheduled for a worldwide release on Halloween 2017. A trailer should be available for viewing in June.

More details can be seen at this link http://www.cinemamanagementgroup.com/film/the-little-vampire/ -- Continue reading

Emma White wins Silver City criterium for Rally Cycling

Emma White wins Silver City criterium for Rally Cycling

Emma White wins Silver City criterium for Rally Cycling (Photos Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton Photography)

Tour of Gila Criterium women's podium (Photos Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton Photography)

Wiles retains race lead heading into the final stage

April 22, 2017 (Silver City, NM) – In a surprise twist, 18-year-old Emma White took the downtown Silver City criterium for Rally Cycling team, powering ahead of Lauren Stephens (Tibco) and Lizzie Williams (Supermint-Hagens Berman) in the closing meters of the 25-lap race.-- Continue reading

Eric Young sprints to crit win at Tour of the Gila

Eric Young sprints to crit win at Tour of the Gila

Eric Young sprints to crit win at Tour of the Gila (Photos Courtesy of Mitchell Clinton Photography)

Tour of Gila Criterium men's podium. From left areTravis McCabe (UHC), Eric Young (Rally Cycling), and Jose Alfredo Rodriguez (Elevate - KHS)

Huffman keeps leader jersey heading into Gila Monster stage

April 22, 2017 (Silver City, NM) – Eric Young cinched another win for his Rally team at the downtown Silver City criterium Saturday. The 28-year-old sprinter phenom came out of nowhere to take victory ahead of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling’s Travis McCabe and Jose Alfredo Rodriguez (Elevate-KHS), who finished second and third respectively.

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Tour of the Gila UCI women Results - Stage 4 Criterium

Tour of the Gila UCI women Results - Stage 4 Criterium

Tour of the Gila 2017

UCI Women Results - Stage 4

Downtown Silver City

CORRECTION: Previous email had the "Men Results" as the subject line. These are indeed the WOMEN UCI Results from Stage 4. Thank-- Continue reading

Tour of the Gila UCI Men Results - Stage 4

Tour of the Gila UCI Men Results - Stage 4

Tour of the Gila 2017

UCI Men Results - Stage 4

Downtown Silver City

April 22, 2017 (Silver City, NM) – Here are our results for the UCI Pro Men Stage 4. Race report to follow.

 

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Grant County Commission work and regular sessions agenda 041817 and 042017

Commissioners approved several proclamations.

[Editor's Note: This is part of a multi-part series. Because this author was out chasing news all day Wednesday, the work session review of the agenda will instead become what happened at the regular meeting on Thursday, but with comments from both meetings.]

By Mary Alice Murphy

In the review of Thursday's regular meeting agenda at the Tuesday, April 18, 2017 work session, and again at the regular meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017, where the report was approved, the Grant County commissioners heard the financial report, including several extraordinary expenses.

Financial Officer Linda Vasquez said the total expenditures for the past month totaled $2,168,427.02, including two payroll periods totaling $409.020.15.-- Continue reading

Tour of the Gila 2017 - UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila 2017 - UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial

Tour of the Gila 2017
UCI Men Results - Stage 3 Tyrone Time Trial
April 21, 2017 (Tyrone, NM) – Here are our results for the UCI Pro Men. Race report to follow.
*NOTE: We have yet to receive Stage 3 BYR-- Continue reading

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