Created on Monday, 16 March 2015 16:37
SILVER CITY, N.M., Mar. 12, 2015 – As part of a continuing program to reduce hazardous fuels, improve forest health and enhance wildlife habitat, fire managers are preparing to conduct a prescribed fire around the Bar Six area. This is a 650-acre broadcast burn, less than one mile southwest of the Flying A subdivision and approximately 12 miles southwest of Silver City, N.M. off Forest Road (FR) 851, also called Red Rock Road, and FR 118.
The project may begin either the week of March 23 or March 30, 2015, depending on conditions. Once the project is started, ignitions could continue two to four days. The project area will be signed and posted for public safety. Smoke will be noticeable during days of ignitions and may linger at night and early morning.
Created on Monday, 16 March 2015 16:16
Photos by Mary Alice Murphy
Photo: Plants are lined up inside the greenhouse waiting their time to go into the ground.
The Volunteer Center at The Commons held an event Saturday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the large greenhouse. Funded by The Rotary Club and constructed with the help of volunteers, including youths from the Juvenile Probation Office, members of Rotary, as well as the youths and other volunteers from The Volunteer Center were on hand to show off the results.-- Continue reading
Created on Monday, 16 March 2015 16:14
For the weekend, beginning Friday, March 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, March 16, 2015, at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 49 calls for service and had 193 s-- Continue reading
Created on Monday, 16 March 2015 15:41
Situation: Torrance County resources are Initial Attacking a fast-moving grass fire that is threatening 3 structures. *Assistance from Santa Fe County FD and Bernalillo County FD had been requested and are arriving on scene
Progression of fire has been stopped at about 20 acres. Fire fighters continue to secure control lines and cool off hot spots. 1 shed has been damaged by fire.*
Incident Name: McIntosh Fire UPDATE
Start Date & Time: 03/16/15 @ 1230
Start Location: 5 mile East of McIntosh, NM Torrance County-- Continue reading
Created on Monday, 16 March 2015 14:34
Situation: Torrance County resources are Initial Attacking a fast-moving grass fire that is threatening 3 structures.
Incident Name: McIntosh Fire
Start Date & Time: 03/16/15 @ 1230-- Continue reading
Created on Saturday, 14 March 2015 15:33
Bridge expected to be drivable by late 2015
By Mary Alice Murphy
Vince Peña, New Mexico Department of Transportation resident engineer out of the Las Cruces office, opened the meeting, saying it was the third public meeting, and he hoped it would be informative.
He introduced Brian Torres, NMDOT project manager; Alma Quintana, office manager; Luis Gonzales, inspector; and Johnny Macias, project superintendent with the contractor, Interstate Highway Construction.
Torres said the feedback from the meeting was being recorded.-- Continue reading
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