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Grant County Commissioners Hear County Reports at work session 022415

By Mary Alice Murphy

After the review of the regular session's agenda to be addressed at the Thursday, Feb. 26, regular meeting, commissioners heard reports from county officials.

Brian Cunningham, Gila Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, led off the reports.

"In December, we had our first negative balance of the year, which is not unexpected, because of the holidays and physicians taking vacations," Cunningham said. "We had a negative bottom line of 63,000, but year-to-date, we are still at 1.1 million to the positive. At the end of December, we also had 149 days of cash."-- Continue reading

Grant County Commissioners hold work session 022415

By Mary Alice Murphy

At Tuesday morning's work session, Grant County commissioners heard from County Manager Charlene Webb that the approval of seven Shooting Range Board members would likely be done at a March or April meeting, because "we need to have a more thorough policy in place first." Webb also added an item to contracts and agreements between Grant County and Integrative Leasing for a lease-purchase of an ambulance for Gila Regional Medical Center Emergency Medical Services.-- Continue reading

State Science Olympiad results 2015 for Silver High School

"The kids did a great job competing against 25 other schools in New Mexico at the State Science Olympiad in Socorro this past weekend," Wayne Sherwood, Science Olympiad high school coach said. "Every student that competed came home with a medal, which includes the five ninth-graders that competed in the B division at La Plata. I am very proud of the students' performance and their great behavior. We have many reasons to be proud of our students in Silver City, especially in academics. Great job Silver High School and La Plata."

State Science Olympiad results 2015

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Cobre School Board discusses testing schedule, third place wrestling team win at state, and student representative work

By Margaret Hopper

The Cobre school board met Monday, February 23, at the District Office in Bayard with all members present. According to board president Toy Sepulveda, they discussed limited personnel, student identifiable information and goals for the superintendent at the earlier closed session, but no actions were taken. Those present were Frances Kelly, Robert Montoya, Frank Gomez, Frank Cordova and Toy Sepulveda. That closed meeting began at 6:02 p.m.-- Continue reading

Bayard councilors approve intent to adopt a bond ordinance

By Roger Lanse

The Bayard City Council, at its Monday, Feb. 23 meeting, approved a notice of intent to adopt a bond ordinance in reference to 2015 water improvements consisting of automation of water-- Continue reading

Wind Advisory this afternoon 022415

Wind Advisory this afternoon 022415

Pacific Cold Front To Move Through Southern New Mexico This

.an Upper Low Over Northwest Arizona Will Sweep A Cold Front
Through The Area This Afternoon. Winds Will Initially Increase
Out Of The South Later This Morning And Then Increase To Southwest
25 To 35 Mph As The Front Approaches. Winds Will Turn West And
Slowly Diminish Behind The Front By Late Afternoon. Some Blowing
Dust Is Also Likely With These Winds And Visibilities May Briefly
Drop To 3 Miles Or Less.-- Continue reading

Silver City Police Department Weekend Report: 02/20/15 4:00 PM – 02/23/15 8:00 AM

For the weekend beginning Friday, February 20, 2015, at 4:00 pm and ending Monday, February 23, 2015, at 8:00 am officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 56 calls for service and had-- Continue reading

Cancelled: High Wind Advisory from east of Lordsburg to AZ line

I-10 High Wind Advisory in the Lordsburg area from Arizona State Line to mile marker 34.

High wind advisory has been posted from the Arizona State line (mm 0) to just east of Lordsburg (mm 34) with gu-- Continue reading

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