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Grant County 4-H teams excel at district contest

Another exciting district contest is in the books and as to be expected Grant County 4-H dominated the competition. The 2016 District Contest was held in Glenwood, NM, on June 15-16. In the Archery contest Grant County’s Open Freestyle Team 1 came in 2nd consisting of Mason Lockett, Jeremy Younger, Rio Koury and Sarah Gardner. The Grant County Open Freestyle Team also did very well placing 4th in the contest. The team is comprised of Aiden Gutierrez, Isabella Tovar and Aiden McDaniel. Krysten Jones, Danielle Parra and Dayton Bizzell represented the Open Freestyle Limited Team and also did very well.

High Point individuals for the day were Mason Lockett receiving 2nd High Point Individual, Krysten Jones as 4th High Individual and Rio Koury as 5th High Point Individual in the Novice Division.-- Continue reading

Dog Head Fire Update 062016 8 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

Below is the text from the current news release from the SW Area Incident Management Team #1 about the Dog Head Fire.

SOUTHWEST INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM #1

Bea Day, Incident Commander

Fire Information: 855-585-5546, 855-585-5547, 855-581-3861, 855-581-3862 (8am – 8pm)
Evacuation / Road Info: 855-620-1747, 855-620-1746, 855-615-5195, 855-615-5196, 888-308-3120 (24 hr.)

Firefighters Continue Aggressive Suppression Operations-- Continue reading

Ban of hand held cell phones while driving goes into effect June 23,2016

Ordinance No. 1246 will go into effect on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The Ordinance bans the use of hand held cell phones while operating a motor vehicle or riding a bicycle within the corporate limits o-- Continue reading

Making a Bouncy Ball Using Common Household Items 061716

Photos by Sandra Michaud

Friday afternoon at the Silver City Public Library’s WildWorks program for youngsters, participants learned how to combine items found in most households and a knowledge of chem-- Continue reading

Dog Head Fire Update 061916 9:30 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

Below is the text from the current news release from the SW Area Incident Management Team #1 about the Dog Head Fire.

SOUTHWEST INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM #1
Bea Day, Incident Commander
Fire Information: (855) 585.5546, (855) 585.5547, (855) 581.3861, (855) 581.3862 (8am – 8pm)
Evacuation / Road Info: (855) 620.1747, (855) 620.1746, (855) 615.5195, (855) 615.5196, (888) 308.3120 (24 hr.)
Higher Humidity Minimized Overnight Fire Activity

Acres: 17,617
Containment: 9%
Cause: Under Investigation
Start Date: June 14, 2016
Jurisdiction: Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency, BLM
Location: 6 miles NW of Tajique, NM
Vegetation: Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands
Damage Assessment: 24 single residences and 21 other minor structures
Total Personnel: 953

COMMUNITY MEETING TONIGHT
Roosevelt Middle School, 11799 South Highway 14, Tijeras, NM at 4:30 p.m.-- Continue reading

The North Fire Grows to 35,218 Acres 061916

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

USFS News Release: North Fire, 6.19.16.

Below is the US Forest Service's news release about the North Fire in the Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands for today, Sunday, June 19, 2016.


Magdalena, NM; June 19, 2016 – The North fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in size yesterday and is now 35,218 acres; at 30% containment. The lightning-caused fire started on May 21st and is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 25 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. It continues to be actively managed for multiple resource benefits.-- Continue reading

Dog Head Fire update 06182016 –9 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

Below is the text from this morning's official news release from the SW Area Incident Management Team #5 about the Dog Head Fire.

SOUTHWEST INCIDENT
MANAGEMENT TEAM #5
Rich Nieto - Incident Commander

Estimated Acres: 17,615 Start Date: June 14, 2016
Cause: Under investigation Location: 6 miles NW of Tajique, NM
Containment: zero Fuels: heavy dead/down timber, ponderosa pine stands
Total personnel: 741

Fire information: 855-581-3861, 855-585-5546, 855-581-3862, 855-585-5547

Evacuations:
For evacuation information in Bernalillo County call the Dog Head Fire Joint information Center at
855-615-5195, 855-615-5196, 888-308-3120.-- Continue reading

Corrected:Old Fort Bayard hospital demolition 061716

Corrected:Old Fort Bayard hospital demolition 061716

Photographer Dave Schuhmann reports that a lot of debris has been removed and the partially demolished end of the West Wing was mostly down on Friday.

 

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