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Shoppers flock to 110th Church of the Good Shepherd Annual Bazaar

Photos by Shirin McArthur

Dozens of people flocked to the 110th annual bazaar at Church of the Good Shepherd on Saturday, tasting made-to-order brunch items and shopping for delicious baked goods and-- Continue reading

Día de los Muertos 2014 Community Ofrendas

Photos of ofrendas set up on Saturday are by Shirin McArthur

Altars to the dead, called ofrendas, have been set up in various galleries around Silver City to honor deceased loved ones for All Souls' Day, November 2.

A blessing of the ofrenda at Artesanos Gallery (211-B North Texas St) will be held on Sunday, November 2 at 1 pm.

Also, the WNMU Newman Club Young Adult Ministry, in collaboration with the Expressive Arts Department, the Art Club and the Miller Library will present Atziry Apodaca's ofrenda "in honor of our dead." Festivities will include a process with music from the Student Memorial Building courtyard ending at an altar in the foyer of the Miller Library. The opening celebration will take place from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Refreshments will follow.-- Continue reading

GRMC Halloween 2014

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Gila Regional Medical Center medical and marketing staff on Friday afternoon gave out goodie bags to lots of ghouls, critters, princesses and other costumed kids, big and s-- Continue reading

Central Elementary School Parades against Drugs

Article and Photos by Shirin McArthur

GSFWC approves resolution, prioritizes projects

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Gila/San Francisco Water Commission held a special meeting today to finalize and approve a resolution, which had been discussed at the meeting held Oct. 21.

With commissioners representing nine entities and three on the conference call, representing four entities, the group had a quorum.

Charles "Tink" Jackson, representing Luna County and the village of Columbus, moved to approve the resolution, which was read by GSFWC Chairman Anthony Gutierrez, and Janice Kiehne, representing the 1892 Luna Ditch Association in Catron County, seconded the motion.-- Continue reading

Good Shepherd Prepares for Holiday Bazaar

Photos by Shirin McArthur

Volunteers were busy on Friday preparing for the 110th annual Bazaar at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. The Bazaar is on Saturday, November 1, from 9 am to 1 pm, a-- Continue reading

Cobre School Board, 102914 part 2-Hurley Crosswalk

By Margaret Hopper

In a follow-up to the paragraph on the letter of information between the Town of Hurley and Cobre schools regarding the crosswalk at Hurley Elementary School, Cobre's superintendent, Robert Mendoza, offered more comment and said he would be pleased if more information went out on the work being planned.

According to Mendoza, the school and town have been working, for the past two months or longer, on the changes that should make peak traffic periods smoother and safer for everyone.-- Continue reading

Silver City Public Library celebrates new mobile digital lab

Article and Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

At the Silver City Public Library on Thursday afternoon, a couple of dozen laptop computers were set up for viewing and use in the conference room.

People chatted as they sat in front of the computers and waited for the celebration to begin. Some ate cake and fruit, and drank juice. 

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