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Commissary Fire Update of June 29, 2015; 2:00 P.M.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION for the Santa Fe National Forest

Commissary Fire Update of June 29, 2015; 2:00 P.M.

Start Date: June 5, 2015 Percent Contained: 0%
Size: 1,531 acres Growth Potential: Low
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush

Summary: The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM, and two miles south of Barillas Peak.-- Continue reading

Red Canyon Wildfire Update- June 29, 2015 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION For :

U.S. Forest Service
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands
Magdalena Ranger District , Magdalena, New Mexico

Incident Name and Update : Red Canyon Wildfire Update of June 29, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Red Canyon Fire at 14,997 Acres

Magdalena, NM - For Immediate Release. The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in acreage to 14,997 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line. The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM.-- Continue reading

Plata Silver Studio presents findings to public

Photos and Article by Mary Alice Murphy

The public event for those interested in the Plata Silver Studio took place Saturday afternoon at the Western New Mexico University Miller Library.

University of New Mexico School of Architecture Professor Tim Castillo, a native of Grant County, and Woodbury University Architecture Professor Stan Bertheaud brought students to the area this summer for two weeks in a collaboration with Western.-- Continue reading

Red Canyon Remains at 14,418 Acres on June 28, 2015

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

For the:

U.S. Forest Service
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands
Magdalena Ranger District
Magdalena, New Mexico

Red Canyon Remains at 14,418 Acres

Magdalena, NM - For Immediate Release. The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday. The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM.-- Continue reading

Commissary Fire Update of June 28, 2015

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

EMNRD Forestry Divsion For the Santa Fe National Forest

Start Date: June 5, 2015 Percent Contained: 0%

Size: 1,531 acres Growth Potential: Low
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush

Summary: The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM and two miles south of Barillas Peak.-- Continue reading

HMS Family Medicine Residency Program Graduates First Rural Residents

Photos and Article by Shirin McArthur

The first class of Hidalgo Medical Center's Family Medicine Residency Program was honored at a graduation ceremony at Bear Mountain Lodge on Saturday afternoon.-- Continue reading

Saturday was last day for Silver Heights Nursery; Country Girls Nursery moving in

Saturday was last day for Silver Heights Nursery; Country Girls Nursery moving in

From left, Country Girls Nursery owners Sarah Wolf and her mother, Kendra, prepare to move into Silver Heights Nursery, being vacated by Regina and Steve Vinson.

 

 

 

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Cliff 4-H fundraiser dunks Tractor Supply manager multiple times

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

A fundraiser for the Cliff 4-H program and the Grant County Federation of Republican Women was hosted by Tractor Supply on Saturday, June 26, 2015.

Tractor Supply Manager Cris Ochoa volunteered for the dunking chair. He spent as much time in the water as he did shivering on top of the seat. -- Continue reading

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