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SASS office vandalized and burglarized

The Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services office was broken into and damaged about a week ago.

Last Monday, June 30, Acting Director Stephanie Gonzales walked into the office about 9 a.m. Because she could smell smoke, she backed out and called Dispatch. Police and the Fire Department answered the call and put out the fires of papers smoldering on three desktops and investigated.

"Our three computers, an old and a new projector and their remotes and a brand-new never-used camera, also were taken," Gonzales said.-- Continue reading

Silver City Police Department Weekend Report: 07/03/14 at 4:00 PM – 07/07/14 at 8:00 AM

For the weekend, beginning Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, July 7, 2014 at 8:00 am, Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 123 calls for service and had 417 se-- Continue reading

Gila National Forest Lifts Fire Restrictions

July 07, 2014- Silver City, NM - With the onset of summer rains, the Gila National Forest will be lifting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions on July 08, at 8:00 A.M. MDT, allowing forest visitors to enjoy campfires again in undeveloped areas across the Forest.

"I appreciate how the public took care to be careful with campfires this season, visitors were diligent in following the restrictions and allowed forest personnel to focus on other fires that occurred," says Forest Supervisor Kelly Russell. The Gila National Forest has suppressed 44 fires for a total of 5,776.30 acres so far this year.-- Continue reading

Flood advisory for East Central Grant County on Silver Burn Scar 070514

Flood advisory for East Central Grant County on Silver Burn Scar 070514

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service El Paso Tx
300 Pm Mdt Sat Jul 5 2014

t Jul 5 2014

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued An

* Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For...
East Central Grant County In South Central New Mexico...

 

* Until 500 Pm Mdt

* At 257 Pm Mdt...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Across The Advisory Area. Doppler
Radar Estimated About A Half Inch Of Rain Had Fallen On The Silver
Fire Burn Scar...Which Is More Prone To Flooding Than Other
Terrain.

-- Continue reading

Fireworks July 4th 2014

The main shooting firework in the middle is courtesy of B.J. Agnew. This composite photo is made up of many small photos by Mary Alice Murphy from several miles away and the main photo from much closer.

 

 

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July Fourth in Silver City, NM

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Included in the three slideshows are photos before the parade, during the parade, after the parade in Gough Park and several from the Silver City Museum Ice Cream Social. Included in the following paragraphs are the winners of the parade.-- Continue reading

Small Stream Flood Advisory North Central Grant County July 4, 2014 until 4 p.m.

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service El Paso Tx
155 Pm Mdt Fri Jul 4 2014

Grant Nm-
155 Pm Mdt Fri Jul 4 2014

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued A

* Small Stream Flood Advisory For...
North Central Grant County In South Central New Mexico...

-- Continue reading

Strong thunderstorms threatening northwestern Grant County 070314 through 4:45 p.m.

Strong thunderstorms threatening northwestern Grant County 070314 through 4:45 p.m.

National Weather Service El Paso Tx
416 Pm Mdt Thu Jul 3 2014


Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range Nm-Southwest Desert/Lower Gila
River Valley Nm-Upper Gila River Valley Nm-
416 Pm Mdt Thu Jul 3 2014

...Strong Thunderstorms Threatening Northwestern Grant County Through
445 Pm Mdt...

At 411 Pm Mdt...National Weather Service Meteorologists Were Tracking
A Strong Thunderstorm 12 Miles West Of Buckhorn...Moving West At 10
Mph.

Hail Up To The Size Of Pennies And Wind Gusts Up To 50 Mph Are
Expected With This Storm...Along With Heavy Rain.-- Continue reading

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