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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

Sheriff's Department investigating death

(Silver City, NM)—On March 24, 2014 at approximately 4:49 pm, deputies with the Grant County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the area of Mahogany Street in Silver City, NM in reference to a female -- Continue reading

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock as of 041514

PHOENIX, AZ, March 26, 2014 – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) today declared a cash dividend of $0.3125 per share payable on May 1, 2014 to holders of record as of April 15, 2014 for its common stock.

FCX is a premier U.S.-based natural resource company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets, significant oil and gas resources and a growing production profile. FCX is the world's largest publicly traded copper producer.

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Cobre School Board Approves 2014-2015 Calendar and Budget Items

by Margaret Hopper

Cobre school board met March 24, 2014, at the District Office in Bayard. Board members present were Fran Kelly, Robert Montoya, Frank Cordova and Toy Sepulveda. Frank Gomez was absent. The closed meeting began at 6:30, according to Sepulveda, where they discussed student identifiable issues, limited personnel, financial issues, and reviewed policies. The open meeting began about 7:25 p.m.

Unfinished business involved the adoption of the 2014-2015 school calendar. The original work created two calendars, labled A and B, which offered variations on the test dates and spring break issues. Superintendent Robert Mendoza asked the board to adopt Calendar A as having better testing plans. The board approved that one.

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National Weather Service Red Flag Warning In Effect From 2 Pm To 8 Pm MDT Wednesday

Red Flag Warning In Effect Wednesday Afternoon Through Early Wednesday Evening For The Lowlands Of South Central New Mexico AndFar West Texas...

.An Upper Level Disturbance Will Quickly Move Through The AreaLate Wednesday And Early Wednesday Evening. As This FeatureApproaches...Mix Down Of Strengthening Winds Aloft Will Occur. In Addition...Development Of A Lee Surface Trough Will Generate Increasing Winds Near The Surface. The Result Will Be 20 FootSustained Winds 25 To 35 Mph From The West-Southwest...With GustsTo 45 Mph Or More Wednesday Afternoon. This Will Occur In An EnvironmentSupporting Extremely Low Fuel Moistures...Lowland Min Rh To The Single Digits And High Or Greater Fire Dangers. East Slopes Of Area Mountain Ranges Will See The Highest Gusts Into The Early Evening Hours.

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Grant County Sheriff's Office Conducts Enforcement Operation


(Silver City, NM)—On March 18, 2014 the Grant County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Homeland Security Investigations, the Border Drug Task Force and the Adult Probation and Parole conducted an enforcement operation here in Grant County. During this operation the teams were able to arrest 4 individuals on warrants, seized a firearm and a quantity of methamphetamine. The individuals arrested during this special operation were:

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Grant County Deputies Respond to Shooting

On March 21, 2014 at about 6:20 pm Grant County Deputies responded to the 3800 of Saavedra Street in reference to Joshua Medina shooting at a male subject. Joshua knocked at the door, and a male subje-- Continue reading

SCPD Weekend Report: 03/21/14 at 4:00 PM – 03/24/14 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend beginning Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, March 24, 2014 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 54 calls for service and had 206 s-- Continue reading

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