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WNMU and the community take part in Bash on Bullard

WNMU and the community take part in Bash on Bullard

(Photos courtesy of WNMU)

Western New Mexico University held its annual Bash for students just prior to the beginning of classes, which began Monday, Aug. 17.

The Bash is usually on Broadway, but due-- Continue reading

Update for NM 90/Hudon Street Bridge Project Silver City, NM 0801815

Silver City: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) along with Interstate Highway Construction continues with work at the NM 90/Hudson Street Bridge in Silver City, New Mexico.

Repairs to the intersection of US 180 and Bypass Road beginning on Monday, August 24th at 8:30 am and completing this operation on Friday, August 28th. Traffic will experience slight delays due to one lane closure for repairs.-- Continue reading

Silver Alert out of Douglas, Ariz.-missing man

The Douglas Police Department is currently seeking information in locating a missing person from the Douglas Area.

On Saturday, August 15, 2015 at approx. 5:40 pm, the Douglas Police Department was advised of a 80-year-old man, who was missing from the Douglas Area. The reporting party, advised Douglas Police Officer that his father was last seen between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, after he left for a walk from the 700 block of 16th Street.-- Continue reading

New GNF supervisor brings community-minded philosophy to his job

New GNF supervisor brings community-minded philosophy to his job

By Mary Alice Murphy

"I want to earn your trust," Gila National Forest Supervisor Adam Mendonca (pronounced men-dohn-sah—it is Portuguese), said. "I consider myself from Silver City, although I was born in Truth or Consequences. My father, a school teacher then and now principal, moved the family here to Silver City when I was about 3 years old. I graduated from Silver High School."

He attended college at Northern Arizona University where he received a degree in forestry. "As part of the forestry program, we were required to choose an emphasis," Mendonca said. "I completed the additional 16 required hours in forest restoration.-- Continue reading

RPNM chairwoman makes stop in Grant County

RPNM chairwoman makes stop in Grant County

 

From left are Republican Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debbie Maestas, Grant County GOP Chairman Mike Rowse and RPNM Political Director Todd Johnson. (Courtesy Photo)

By Mary Alice Murphy

 

 

On the last stop in her quest to visit all 33 counties in New Mexico, Republican Party of New Mexico Chairwoman Debbie Maestas visited with the Grant County GOP chairman, Mike Rowse, today.-- Continue reading

High water on Sunday over Pine Street

High water on Sunday over Pine Street

Thanks to Sandra Michaud for sharing these photos of water flooding a low-water crossing on Pine Street. She reported that most cars turned around, because the water was probably at least a foot or more deep. One very high truck managed to get through it safely.

 

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End of World War II commemorated

Photos and Article by Mary Alice Murphy

At Fort Bayard National Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, the Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League Detachment 1328 held a short ceremony to commemorate the end of World War II on Aug. 15, 1945, 70 years ago.

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Storm causes damage in Silver City

Storm causes damage in Silver City

The hail, rain and wind storm that passed through Silver City on Sunday mid-afternoon, caused trees to fall and branches and leaves to be ripped off trees.

Thanks to Jane Janson for these photos.

12th and Pope

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