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Taste of Downtown 2014 presents flavors to residents and visitors

Article and Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Silver City MainStreet Project Manager Timothy Brown told the Beat that up to the day before the Taste of Downtown, which was held Saturday, that 1,800 tickets had been sold, and more were being sold on Saturday. Visitors from Tucson and El Paso, as well as local residents, strolled down the sidewalks of the downtown area to visit 14 restaurants and their booths on Broadway.

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CANCELLED: Grant County Flash Flood Watch from 9/5/2014 6:00 AM to 9/8/2014 6:00 AM MDT

CANCELLED: Grant County Flash Flood Watch from  9/5/2014 6:00 AM to 9/8/2014 6:00 AM MDT

Urgent - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
433 Am Mdt Fri Sep 5 2014

...Flash Flood Watch CANCELLED

.a Very Moist Tropical Air Mass Has Moved into the Region Numerous Showers and Thunderstorms Expected Today through Sunday. Rain Amounts of An Inch to as Much as Four Inches May Occur Through the Weekend. Thunderstorms Will Be Efficient Rain
Producers...capable of Producing a Lot of Rainfall in a Very Short Period of Time...which Will Lead to Excessive Runoff. There Is Potential for Flash Flooding along Drainages...small Streams And Normally Dry Arroyos and Low Water Crossings.

 

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Grant County Flood Advisory: Valid from Sept. 4, 2:43 PM to 10:45 PM MDT

Grant County Flood Advisory: Valid from Sept. 4, 2:43 PM to 10:45 PM MDT

 

Flood AdvisoryNational Weather Service El Paso Tx, 243 pm Mdt Thu Sep 4 2014

The National Weather Service in El Paso Has Issued a

* Small Stream Flood Advisory For... Northeastern Grant County in South Central New Mexico... West Central Sierra County in North Central New Mexico...

* until 1045 pm Mdt

* at 238 pm Mdt...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Thunderstorms with Heavy Rainfall Have Produced 1 to 2 Inches of Rain Over the Northern Portion of the Black Range...including the Silver Fire Burn Scar Area. Runoff from These Storms Will Cause Enhanced Flows in the Upper Mimbres...mcknight Canyon...palomas... And Seco Creek Basins Over the Next Several Hours.

 

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Silver City Police Department Weekend Report: 08/29/14 at 4:00 PM – 09/02/14 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend, beginning Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, September 2, 2014 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 86 calls for service and had 1-- Continue reading

2014 Gem and Mineral Show Sparkles through Labor Day

Photos and article by Shirin McArther

Chicano Music Fest Draws a Crowd Saturday, Continues Sunday

Photos and article by Shirin McArthur

Grant County Commission Proclaims “Walk for Heroes Day” and Approves Numerous Resolutions

Grant County Commission Proclaims “Walk for Heroes Day” and Approves Numerous Resolutions

Article and photo by Charlie McKee

Photo: "Walk for Heroes Day" Proclamation (left to right) Frank Donahue, Cos Erwin, Raul Turrieta, Commission Chairman Brett Kasten, Commissioner Ron Hall, Liz Lopez, and Commissioner Gabriel Ramos.

In a Special Meeting on Aug. 28, 2014, preceding the Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners, the Board conducted a Public Hearing regarding the issuance of a restaurant beer and wine liquor license to La Tienda del Sol of San Lorenzo. Two citizens testified during the hearing: Kendra Milligan of the Grant County Health Council, who urged the Commission to consider public health and safety in their deliberation; and Thomas Law, CPA, who stated that the establishment in question was an "excellent contributor to the business community." The Commission approved Application No. 912075 Restaurant Beer and Wine License for La Tienda del Sol and adjourned the Special Meeting.

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New Agreement Strengthens Medical Transport for Silver City

New Agreement Strengthens Medical Transport for Silver City

Photo: CareFlight Air Ambulance

Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC), TriState CareFlight (TSCF) and Elite Medical Transport are pleased to announce their new partnership, which is expected to vastly improve life-saving air medical services to the residents of Silver City and the surrounding areas.

"This newest agreement allows emergency medical services in the Grant County region to streamline the transport process to provide a heightened efficiency in our response times," said John Cole, director of business development for TriState CareFlight, which is headquartered in Bullhead City, Ariz. "We're pleased to be able to continue to offer the highest quality of critical care transport services to the people living in rural southwest New Mexico."

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