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Kids, young and old, make mural tiles

As preparation for Comcast Cares Day on Saturday, April 26, kids, old and young, were invited to create tiles, which will be installed at the Silver City Rec Center. Diana Ingalls-Leyba, who offered t-- Continue reading

Easter Egg Hunt not deterred by drizzle

The Kiwanis Club of Silver City hosted an Easter egg hunt at Penny Park for ages from younger than 4 years old to more than 12 years old under drizzling skies Saturday morning. The rain didn't deter t-- Continue reading

Crew of WNMU Football Team Members helped clean up dead grass at Fort Bayard

On a drizzly Saturday morning, a crew of Western New Mexico University football players helped clean up dead grass near the historic homes at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark. Included in the group, under coaches Robert Rodriguez and Slover, players were Zachary Andrews-Worline, Willie Bobbitt, Oscar Ceniceros, Avery Crump, Joshua Mcintire, Anthony Phillips, Marcus Smith, Larry Young, Kyle Buedreux, Dylan Contreras, Greg Elliott, Cody Hawkins, Jacob Dexter, Adam Perez, Mana Semo and David Vasquez.-- Continue reading

Carmen Small Returns to Race Silver City's Tour of the Gila.

Carmen Small Returns to Race Silver City's Tour of the Gila.

 

2012 Final Podium - Carmen Small finishes 2nd on GC (black Optum Jersey) behind winner, Kristin Armstrong, and ahead of Alison Powers in 3rd. Photo by Rebecca Reza

Silver City (April 17, 2014) – Silver City's Tour of the Gila powered by SRAM is thrilled to announce the participation of the current US National Time Trial Champion, Carmen Small. She has been racing full-time overseas since last year with UCI Team Specialized-lululemon. Cycling fans here will now have the chance to cheer her on in Silver City as a guest rider with the elite team, DNA Cycling presented by K4.

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Fire Restrictions to Begin on the Gila

SILVER CITY, NM; April 18, 2014 – The Gila National Forest will begin campfire and smoking restrictions Tuesday, April 22 at 8:00 a.m. These restrictions are deemed necessary to provide for public safety and help prevent human-caused fires. The restrictions are:-- Continue reading

NM GSD representatives tour Fort Bayard

NM GSD representatives tour Fort Bayard

The group that toured old Fort Bayard on Thursday afternoon, included, from left, Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society member Gerald Schultz, member Ansel Walters, member Dale Giese walking between member Martin Miller in the back, and FBPHS president Cecilia Bell in front; GSD representatives, Jim Thalmann, partially obscured behind George Morgan, GSD members Pam Nicosin and Alexis Johnson, looking where FBPHS member Dr. John Bell is pointing.-- Continue reading

NMISC hosts AWSA quarterly public meeting April 14, part 3

Editor's Note: This is the final in a series of three articles on the Interstate Stream Commission quarterly meeting addressing the Arizona Water Settlements Act planning process.

By Mary Alice Murphy

David Anderson, ISC environmental scientist, gave a presentation on the AWSA Ditch Improvement Proposals, which included preliminary engineering and environmental assessments.

"It covers four proposals—the 1892 Luna Irrigation Association Ditch, the Pleasanton East-Side Ditch Co., and the Sunset and New Model ditches in Hidalgo County," Anderson said. "The four proposals are to use AWSA funding to conserve water by improving the community ditches."

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NMISC hosts AWSA quarterly public meeting April 14, part 2

Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of three articles on the Interstate Stream Commission quarterly meeting addressing the Arizona Water Settlements Act planning process.

By Mary Alice Murphy

The next report at the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission's April 14, 2014 quarterly public meeting, held in Cliff at the high school gymnasium, was given by Ali Effati, ISC civil engineer/water resources.

"This is the phase 1 Assessment of Potential Ecologic Impacts from Diversions from the Gila River under the Terms of the 2004 AWSA," Effati introduced the presentation. "The main objective is to quantify ecologic impacts of removal of the full amount of the AWSA water on key species."-- Continue reading

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