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Cobre School board members approve financial reductions

Cobre School board members approve financial reductions

Cobre board members come out of closed session; Irene Rodriguez, secretary, Frank Gomez, Fran Kelly, Frank Cordova, Superintendent Robert Mendoza, Toy Sepulveda and Robert Montoya.

Photo and article by Margaret Hopper

The Cobre school board met Monday evening at the District Office in Bayard with all five board members present: Frank Gomez, Robert Montoya, Fran Kelly, Frank Cordova and the board president, Toy Sepulveda. The closed session began at 6:03 p.m., said Sepulveda, where they discussed student identifiable information, limited personnel issues and superintendent evaluations. No decisions were made in the closed session, he said.-- Continue reading

Freeport-McMoRan Announces Early Results of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today the early results of its previously announced offers to eligible holders to exchange any and all of the outstanding senior notes issued by Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC (FM O&G), FCX Oil & Gas LLC and FMSTP Inc., as co-issuers, and guaranteed by FCX, for (1) new senior notes to be issued by FCX and guaranteed by FM O&G and (2) cash.-- Continue reading

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, saw several happenings in Silver City

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Silver City was its usual busy self on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. This photographer got to three of the activities.-- Continue reading

WNMU Fall Graduation takes place Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Photos Courtesy of Western New Mexico University Photographer Jay Hemphill

The Western New Mexico University fall graduation took place Friday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2016,at the Fine Arts Center Theatre.

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Victorian Christmas Open House at Silver City Museum December 8

Photos by George Plant

On Thursday between 5:30 and 8:00 pm Silver City Museum Society held its annual Victorian Christmas Open House, sponsored by First American Bank. Attendees were treated to hot b-- Continue reading

Aldo Leopold Charter School holds internship showcase 120716

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

At the internship showcase held twice a year at the Aldo Leopold Charter School, students who developed posters about their internships talked to friends, family members and the community about their projects.-- Continue reading

Grant County Water Commission meets and hears updates 120816

By Mary Alice Murphy

Silver City Town Manager Alex Brown, who serves as the chairman of the Grant County Water Commission said he had received a letter from the Interstate Stream Commission requested a status report on the $2.1 million allocated to the commission from the New Mexico Unit Fund for the regional water project to get water to Hurley.

As a result, the main item of business for the commission meeting on Dec. 9, 2016, at the Town Hall Annex was the consideration of a resolution transferring to the town of Hurley all allocated funds related to the design and construction of a well field and water transmission system from a point in Grant County to the town of Hurley.-- Continue reading

NM CAP Entity hears engineering update from AECOM

By Mary Alice Murphy

The first part of the New Mexico Central Arizona Project Entity meeting, held Dec. 6, at the Grant County Administration Center, featured roll call and a request for a change to the agenda to place the item on public comment and telephone participation to the January meeting, as the requestor was not present.

After approval of the revised agenda and the minutes from the last meeting, public comment was given.

Allyson Siwik of the Gila Conservation Coalition was the first to speak. "There is nothing on the agenda about the schedule. It seems like we're about three months behind on AECOM getting going on Phase 2. I hope to hear during the meeting where we are in this process. I would also like to hear about where we are in the process and items for the Interstate Stream Commission funding for non-diversion projects. The deadline is the end of this month. I know some have requested extensions."-- Continue reading

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