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HMS Celebrates “Health Center Day” with the Community

Photos and article by Charlie McKee

Silver Consolidated Schools Announces its Strategic Plan for the 2014-2015 School Year

Adopted by the Board of Education

District Goals

• Attendance
Each school will increase attendance by 1% until a 95% attendance rate is achieved. When a 95% attendance rate is achieved, this % will be-- Continue reading

Gila/San Francisco Water Commission tables or approves agenda items

By Mary Alice Murphy

With a quorum on hand, the Gila/San Francisco Water Commission was able to complete several items of business at its meeting Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014.

The first item was public comments. M.H. "Dutch" Salmon, county resident, said he understood that the commission's aide, Dolores Dominguez, had retired. "Do you have a replacement yet?

"I think the advertisement will go out this week," GSFWC Chairman Anthony Gutierrez replied. "We apologize for not getting emails out. We couldn't find her list. We will try to do better with the emailing next time."

"What about Rick McInturff?" Salmon asked. "I understand he has retired."

"He has retired and been replaced in his position as Deming city manager, but I think he is still involved with the AWSA (Arizona Water Settlements Act). Jim Massengill was his alternate, but Jim couldn't attend today. Tom Bates is representing him."-- Continue reading

Weather Advisory - I-10 Lordsburg, NM Area

(Aug. 19, 2014) Lordsburg: The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District One office is reporting heavy rain with low visibility along various sections of I-10 between the Arizona state-- Continue reading

Silver City Police Department Weekend Report: 08/15/14 at 4:00 PM – 08/18/14 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend, beginning Friday, August 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, August 18, 2014 at 8:00 am Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 42 calls for service and had 237-- Continue reading

Grant County Unemployment Rate at 7.8 Percent

By Jim Owen

The official unemployment rate in Grant County stayed about the same in July, according to the state Department of Workforce Solutions.

There were 907 people (out of a work force of 11,592) actively looking for jobs. That amounted to a rate of 7.8 percent, the same as in July 2013. In June this year, 905 of 11,703 workers (7.7 percent) were seeking employment.

After falling below 6 percent in May, the first time in years it had been that low, the rate has been slowly increasing. The county was 11th in the state in joblessness last month, worse than its 13th-place ranking in May. Luna County continues to top the list, reaching 15 percent unemployment in July.

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Grant County Flash Flood Watch from 8/19/2014 12:00 PM to 8/20/2014 6:00 AM MDT

Grant County  Flash Flood Watch from 8/19/2014 12:00 PM to 8/20/2014 6:00 AM MDT

Urgent - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Nm
920 Am Mdt Tue Aug 19 2014

...Flash Flood Watch Is in Effect for Southwestern New Mexico...

.the Moisture Plume that Has Been Bringing Lots of Rain to Parts Of Arizona for the Last Couple of Days Will Shift Back to the East This Afternoon and Evening. This Moisture Plume Will Combine With An Approaching Upper Level Storm System to Bring a Chance For
Heavy Rain and Flooding to Southwest New Mexico This Evening Into The Early Morning Hours on Wednesday. Copious Amounts of Moisture Will Remain in the Area for Wednesday and Thursday so that The Flash Flood Watch May Need to Be Extended and Expanded to Other

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Trails Group Seeks Continued Funding

By Jim Owen

A Silver City group seeking to expand area hiking trails has applied to the National Park Service for continued funding.

A grant from the federal agency's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program financed the Gila Conservation Education Center RTCA Committee's pursuit of several projects during the past year. A newly formed group, the Silver City RTCA Coalition, last week sent a letter to the NPS requesting a grant for next year.

Accomplishments in 2014 have included the designation of Silver City as a "gateway community" for the Continental Divide Trail, and progress on a Silver City Master Greenways Plan featuring trails and parks. More than 75 area residents have served on subcommittees working on the projects.

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