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The Mimbres Region Arts Council Southwest Print Fiesta was held on Yankie Street on Saturday. Vendors and artists lined the street, but the big event was the giant printing press in the form of a 3,00-- Continue reading

Gem and Mineral Show took place over three days

The Grant County Rolling Stones 33rd Annual Gem and Mineral Show was held at the Western New Mexico University Intramural Gym Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day.

Photos were taken on Saturday by Mary Alic-- Continue reading

Southwest Print Fiesta 090316

Watch the first part of the process of creating a print using a 3,000-pound steamroller. These are prints by Fred Barraza

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SC-GC Chamber luncheon attendees hear Freeport news

SC-GC Chamber luncheon attendees hear Freeport news

Kevin Cook, Freeport-McMoRan community development manager was one of the speakers Thursday.

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting on Sept. 1 was sold out. People were turned away for lack of seats.

Kevin Cook, Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. manager of southwestern New Mexico community development led off the talk.

"My original intent was to speak only about Freeport's program to develop soft skills in middle school and high school students," Cook said. "But we will also hear from Eric Bower, the general manager of Tyrone Mine, about what's going on with Freeport worldwide."-- Continue reading

FIXED: Flooding in residential Silver City

Flooding occurred in residential areas of Silver City on Thursday. These were taken by Sandra Michaud on Pine Street and of Pinos Altos Creek.

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Live from Silver City click and watch

Livestream of downtown Silver City. It will reside here until a better spot is chosen. Click on it to see the livestream. Enjoy. If it doesn't load, please try again later. Technical difficulties can occur (especially with rain).Try www.livefromsilver.com

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Henry Torres honored as one of NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum founders

Henry Torres honored as one of NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum founders

(Courtesy Photo)

By Mary Alice Murphy

Silver City’s Henry Torres was honored at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum on Saturday, Aug. 27, as the Museum paid tribute to its founders.

"The evening was a great experience," Torres told the Beat. "It was real humbling to receive this honor Saturday evening."

He said he served as the vice chairman of the foundation and then served a term on the board, appointed by Gov. Gary Johnson.

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Relay for Life 2016

Photos by Sandra Michaud

About 150 people attended the 2016 Relay For Life at Silver High School Saturday night. Katie Harlin, organizer, said that this was the 16th year that the event was held there-- Continue reading

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