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GRMC Board of Trustees heard draft audit report in executive session

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees meeting, board and staff members seemed euphoric after the brief executive session at the beginning of the meeting. They heard a report from the auditors about the draft findings of the audit. Because it was the draft audit, which has not yet been submitted to the state, their lips were sealed, but they were smiling from ear to ear.-- Continue reading

Grant County Water Commission hears about PER

By Mary Alice Murphy

At the Grant County Water Commission meeting held on Thursday, Sept. 25, the commissioners heard an update on the preliminary engineering plan from Gary Berg of Engineers, Inc.

The project is to develop the town of Silver City's water rights near the Grant County Airport.-- Continue reading

Grant County Fair continues Friday and Saturday

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

At the Cliff-Gila Grant County Fairgrounds on Thursday, fair activities were in full swing. Judging took place in the exhibit barn, and young men and women showed their pig-- Continue reading

GCSO investigating aggravated battery in Pinos Altos

(Silver City, NM)—On September 24, 2014 at approximately 2:01 pm, deputies with the Grant County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the area of Main Street in Pinos Altos, NM in reference to an aggrav-- Continue reading

Flood advisory for central Grant County 092514

Flood advisory for central Grant County 092514

Flood Advisory
241 Pm Mdt Thu Sep 25 2014

Sierra Nm-Luna Nm-Grant Nm-
241 Pm Mdt Thu Sep 25 2014

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued An

* Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For...
Central Grant County In South Central New Mexico...
Extreme Northwestern Luna County In South Central New Mexico...
West Central Sierra County In North Central New Mexico...

-- Continue reading

Marilyn Berry honored for her service to Literacy Link-Leamos

Marilyn Berry honored for her service to Literacy Link-Leamos

Photo: Marilyn Berry was honored by Literacy Link-Leamos for her 13 years of service to the organization. She stands with former long-time program director, Michelle Detterick.

Article and Photo by Mary Alice Murphy

Literacy Link-Leamos held a reception, today, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, to honor Marilyn Berry, who has retired as office manager of the organization.-- Continue reading

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock 092414

PHOENIX, AZ, September 24, 2014 – Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today declared a cash dividend of $0.3125 per share payable on November 3, 2014 to holders of record as of October 15, 2014 for its common stock.

FCX is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry-leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a growing production profile. FCX is the world's largest publicly traded copper producer.-- Continue reading

Gila EDA Roundtable 091914 heard community reports and announcements

Editor's Note: This is the concluding report on the Sept. 19 Gila Economic Development Alliance meeting.

The Gila Economic Development Alliance meeting then went into community reports.

County Commission Chairman Brett Kasten said he and others have met with four or five air carriers, including the present one, for the essential air service to the county airport. "Great Lakes would bump up to two flights a day; Mokulele Airlines would offer three flights a day; Pacific Wings, two flights; and Boutique Air, four times a day. Boutique has by far the nicest plane, a Pilatus PC-12. A flight would be about 55 minutes, with eight seats in the plane and a lavatory. We will be making a recommendation, with public input heard on Oct. 7 at a combined work and regular session."-- Continue reading

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