Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 12:04
At this morning's Grant County Commission work session, Chairman Brett Kasten, during his county report, asked that an item be added to Thursday's regular meeting agenda—a no-confidence vote on the senior management of Gila Regional Medical Center.
"Last week something changed," Kasten said. "It was disappointing to me that the senior administration was not more innovative in their cost-cutting at Gila Regional Medical Center.
Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 11:58
Silver City, NM – More than 300 students will earn certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master degrees at the spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m. in Old James Stadium.
The outdoor ceremony will be streamed live online and can bee seen at http://www.wnmu.edu/commencement.
The Registrars Office reports 40 certificate, 88 associate, 157 baccalaureate and 104 master degree recipients. They are listed by their home city or state.
Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 11:56
Urgent - fire weather message
National weather service el paso tx/santa teresa nm
1014 pm mdt mon may 6 2013
...Critical fire conditions expected wednesday across far west
Texas and the southwest new mexico lowlands...
.Winds aloft will strengthen over the region early this
Week...Ahead of an upper level trough forecast to move through new
Mexico and texas on wednesday. Surface low pressure will also develop
To our east as the trough approaches. This combination will result
In gusty southwest winds...With 20 foot sustained speeds expected
To exceed 20 mph wednesday afternoon. Lowland minimum relative
Humidities to the single digits are also expected. With high or
Grater fire dangers forecast...Development conditions reaching red
Flag criteria is possible wednesday afternoon.
Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 21:07
Editor's Note: This is the final part of the hearing on the copper rule held by the Water Quality Control Commission in Silver City on May 5.
A member of Boulder Associates, a large consulting company, said he believes the community is lucky to have Freeport in the area, because it is a conscientious company. "We have been consulting with Chino Mine on the tailings' reclamation. The company has gone well beyond the requirements. It's also impressive at the Tyrone site."
Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 20:48
Editor's Note: This is part 1 of a two-part series of articles covering the recent hearing on the copper rules.
The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission met in a session in Silver City on Friday, May 3, to hear comments on the recently proposed copper rules from the New Mexico Environment Department. The commission is expected to take into account all spoken and written comments that were to be received by May 3. Deliberations are expected to take place at the Aug. 13 commission meeting.-- Continue reading
Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 18:23
Chris Shao, the first candidate in the second round of interviews for a dean of the new College of Business at Western New Mexico University, spoke to faculty members, students and community members Wednesday evening.
Shao holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Chinese Culture University, Taiwan; an MBA from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration-Marketing with a minor in psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas.
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