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Pino Fire Information - 3/28/14 - 8 pm

Start Date & Time: 3/28/2014 @ approx. 15:40

Start Location: #1 Pino Road, west of Rio Grande between Socorro/Valencia County Line and Highway 346, closer to county line.
Cause of Fire: human, under investigation
Area Vegetation: grass, brush, salt cedar
Acres Burned: 40 acres - estimated
Ownership(s): Private
Structures Threatened: 5 to 6 residences/several hay barns
Structures Burned: none reported
Evacuations (Y or N & #): none reported-- Continue reading

Pino Fire Information

Start Date & Time: 3/28/2014 @ approx. 15:40

Start Location: #1 Pino Road, west of Rio Grande between Socorro/Valencia County Line and Highway 346, closer to county line.

Cause of Fire: human, under investigation
Area Vegetation: grass, brush, salt cedar
Acres Burned: Estimated at 10 to 20 acres
Ownership(s): Private-- Continue reading

HMS-CHI holds open house

The Center for Health Innovations is a division of Hidalgo Medical Services for developing and implementing strategies and models to improve health and quality of life.

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Fire Weather Watch for Sunday afternoon 033014

Fire Weather Watch In Effect Sunday Afternoon Into Early Evening
Evening For South Central And Southwest New Mexico And Far West
Texas...

.Another Fast Moving Upper Level Disturbance Will Move The Central
And Southern Rockies Sunday And Sunday Evening. As This Feature
Approaches...Strong Winds Aloft Will Mix Down As A Lee Surface
Trough Develops Over Eastern New Mexico...Generating Strong Winds
Near The Surface. The Result Will Be 20 Foot Sustained Winds 25 To
35 Mph From The West- Southwest...With Gusts To 45 Mph Or More
Wednesday Afternoon. This Will Occur In An Environment Supporting
Extremely Low Fuel Moisture...Lowland Min Rh Near 10% And Near
Record Afternoon High Temperatures. High To Very High Fire Dangers
Will Exist Throughout The Area. East Slopes Of Area Mountain Ranges
Will See The Highest Gusts Into The Early Evening Hours.-- Continue reading

Council Approves Silver City as the Continental Divide Trail's First Gateway Community

Council Approves Silver City as the Continental Divide Trail's First Gateway Community

 

Back row, from left Shelby Hallmark (partially hidden), Raul Turrieta, Deb Preusch (partially hidden), Michelle Giese, holding proclamation, and Mayor Mike Morones. Three unidentified members of the Grant County Trails Group, front row from left, hold the banner.

Article and Photo by Charlie McKee

In the New Business portion of the Tuesday, Mar. 25, Silver City Town Council meeting, the Town Council approved Resolution No. 2014-14, which supports the designation of the Town of Silver City as a Gateway Community to the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) System. (See the Beat's article: New Mayor and Council Hear about "Warrior Hikers" and Silver City's Gateway Opportunity.)

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SCPD arrests Josh Medina

The Silver City Police Department arrested Josh Medina on the Grant County Sheriff's Office Warrant. Medina also received additional charges related to the arrest.

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Residents of Cottage San meet with county personnel

By Mary Alice Murphy

About a dozen residents of Cottage San Road met with County Manager Jon Paul Saari, Commissioner Ron Hall, Road Superintendent Earl Moore and Greg Byres of Engineers Inc. They were concerned about a set of flashing lights that had been placed at a curve on the road.

At the most recent County Commission meeting, several had expressed their dismay at having the lights intrude into their homes.

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Silver City over Times Square

Silver City over Times Square

Five million people are expected to see the Gila Cliff Dwellings over Times Square during the week of April 1-7, 2014.

A 5-second animated advertisement will promote Silver City and the surrounding-- Continue reading

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