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Air Quality Reports for east and west of Continental Divide in Gila National Forest 062017

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25 Vehicle Crash/Multiple Fatalities/I-10 WB 061917

Lordsburg, NM / Hidalgo County

Yesterday evening around 5:15 p.m. New Mexico State Police officers responded to a catastrophic multi-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound just outside of Lordsburg, NM.

The twenty-five car pile-up occurred when adverse weather conditions moved in abruptly causing a dust storm and limiting visibility in the area. The vehicles involved were commercial motor vehicles, passenger vehicles, and motorcycles.-- Continue reading

Ace Hardware celebrates 10th anniversary 061717

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Aldrich invested as 6th Judicial District Court judge

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Timothy L. Aldrich officially became the newest judge of the 6th Judicial District Court, after being recently appointed by Gov. Susanna Martinez to replace Judge Henry Quintero, who retired earlier this year.-- Continue reading

GRMC CEO meets community at meet and greet 061517

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees Chairman Jeremiah Garcia spoke after new GRMC Chief Executive Officer Taffy Arias had welcomed community members individually to the reception, which was held in the Southwest Bone and Joint Institute conference room Thursday evening, June 15, 2017.

"The hospital is going through challenging times," Garcia said. "When Mrs. Arias interviewed, she did an excellent job with the community and the board."-- Continue reading

Grant County Business Resources Expo 061517

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Local man arrested on a felony warrant 061817

By Roger Lanse

Silver City police officers on Saturday, June 17, at about 4:27 p.m., requested assistance from the Grant County Sheriff’s Department and the New Mexico State Police, to serve a felony warrant on Antonio Hernandez, 40, no address given, at 1609 Virginia Street. County and state officers responded and the three law enforcement agencies blocked off several area streets and surrounded the house.

Officers were advised Hernandez had a violent criminal history and ICE agents were looking for him as well, according to the SCPD incident report.

A resident of the home advised that Hernandez was possibly inside the house and he did not have any firearms but was trying to get one. Another person was shown a picture of Hernandez and she advised he was inside the residence.-- Continue reading

Commercial Motor Vehicle fatality/ State Road 9

On Monday June 12, 2017 around 4:43 p.m. New Mexico State Police officers responded to SR 9 mile post 130 for a vehicle crash.

Upon arrival officers learned that a Commercial Motor Vehicle(CMV) traveling in the opposite direction had a tie down restraint disengage from the load it was carrying and go into a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.-- Continue reading

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