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Sept. 17 at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street – "Keeping Your Head above Water When the World is Going Crazy" People often have difficulty taking care of themselves because they are so aware of events in the world, and they desire to help, that they neglect their own well-being. Reverend Carole Czujko will talk about the balance of being able to help others more by keeping ourselves healthy. Reverend Czujko is a semi-retired Unitarian Universalist minister who has served congregations in California and New Mexico. Although this is not a Family Program Sunday, there will be childcare available for parents who would like to attend. There will be coffee and conversation after the service, and visitors are welcome. If you'd like to find out more about the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, email uufellowshipofsilvercity@gmail.com or visit our website at www.uufsc.com.

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017
10 am to 12 noon

Where: The Commons: 501 E. 13th Street, Silver City (behind the Knights of Columbus off Swan St)

The Seed Library round table discussion continues at The Commons (aka The Volunteer Center) where we have a garden to learn from!

Participants will receive lots of local insights about how to grow food through our cold season.

Grant County Federated Republican Women will meet on Wednesday, September 20, at WNMU Cafeteria in the Sunset Room, at 11:30 a.m. Amy Wagner, the new Executive Director of the Gospel Mission, will speak. A hot buffet lunch will be served for a cost of $10. Members are encouraged to bring canned items for the mission or for care packages to be mailed to our military overseas. Visitors are welcome.

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Sept. 8

Domestic disturbance
Bayard – 9:20 a.m.
Caller advised that she was involved in a domestic at a Pearl Street address yesterday, but she didn’t report it, just left for her safety. Advised her partner pulled a knife on her.

Request officer
Pearl Street – 3 p.m.
Caller advised that a named female is there now.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Unwanted subject
N. East Street
Caller advised that a named male is intoxicated and sitting on the front steps/an elderly female lives there alone/she told caller to call police anytime the male is seen.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Welfare check
Cobre High School
15-year-old male sitting outside the cafeteria waiting for a ride. Officer advised clear/juvi was picked up.

Disturbance
N. East Street
Caller advised that a male is breaking car windows and fighting with people outside. Officer advised units clear/he was damaging his own vehicle in reference to his mother dying and freaking out.

Hurley Police Department

Sunday, Sept. 10

Breaking and entering
Lea Drive
Caller advised that someone tried to enter into the back sliding door of his mobile home. Officer set up patrol for the next month.

Santa Clara Police Department

Saturday, Sept. 9

Unwanted subject
Santa Clara
Caller advised that some kids are trying to damage some of the items there.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Domestic disturbance
W. Oak Street – 1:23 a.m.
A named individual is there causing problems.

Domestic disturbance
W. Oak Street – 2:12 a.m.
Caller called back advising that the named individual is back at her residence. Officer advised en route to pick him up.

Welfare check
Catarena Court – 8:30 a.m.
Caller called on 911, advised of her address, then disconnected the line. Officer made contact with caller on callback who advised she is locked in her room and her husband does not feed her/she does not have food/he does not get her medicine. Officer requested ambulance for a 79-year-old female on oxygen/alert/bad headaches on and off behind ear and down to her neck.

Welfare check
N. Mineral Street
Everything is okay.

Welfare check
Catarena Court – 5:15 p.m.
Female went home with her husband and caller is concerned because the female was thinking about going to El Refugio. Officer advised everything is okay.

Harassment
N. James and W. Cactus streets
Caller advised that a possibly intoxicated male is throwing things at him. Officer advised en route.

Friday, Sept. 8

Welfare check
Basalt Drive
No report.

Stolen motor vehicle
S. Highway 90 – Grant County
Caller advised that someone stole the red, 2006 Honda 4 wheeler from her residence.

Breaking and entering
Partridge Drive
Subjects in a green Chevy pickup were trying to break in. Deputy made contact and advised everything is okay/all windows and doors secured.

Fight
Golf Course Road
Two males outside the pro shop fighting. All units cleared/verbal only.

Criminal trespass warning
W. Highway 180
Caller wants a male at the trailer park issued an indefinite CTW. Deputy issued the CTW for the park except for one space.

Welfare check
Bobwhite Drive
Caller advised she can hear a female screaming across the street and it has been going on for about 30 minutes now. Advised a female lives there with her boyfriend and two small girls. Deputies made contact and advised everything is okay/verbal only.

Unwanted subject
Tabor Avenue
Caller advised that a named male is there and he is not supposed to be/he was knocking on windows/he is now inside the house/he has been drinking/her 12-year-old son is vomiting from the stress/male threatened to break the glass on the door which is why she let him in.

Fight
Western Drive
Caller advised that her uncles are fighting then disconnected the line. Deputy made contact and caller advised subjects left prior to arrival.

Welfare check
Morales Road – Arenas Valley
Caller requested a deputy go to a Cactus Street address in Silver to speak with her 17-year-old daughter in reference to her father slapping her in the face when he became upset with her for forgetting her house keys/this occurred on Morales Road. Advised that her daughter is no longer on Morales but at her grandmother’s house and does not want to go back with her father. Deputy advised units en route to Morales Road.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Request officer
Chino – Pattie
Flagged down.

Welfare check
Galaz Street – San Lorenzo
On his 75-year-old relative who was released from GRMC yesterday and caller cannot get hold of him. Deputy made contact advising relative is okay/deputy will call caller.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Suspicious vehicle
Fort Bayard
Deputy advised there were about four vehicles here/everything is okay/they are leaving now.

Loud music
Bataan Memorial Park
Caller advised he could not believe people could be there this late and music is extremely loud. Caller called back advising they are starting to clear out/units can cancel.

Harassment
Bobwhite Drive
Caller is having issues with her ex re: texts and phone calls. Deputy made contact with ex and told him to stop texting and calling.

Welfare check
Rio de Arenas Road
Caller advised a named male told her yesterday that he was going to kill himself because she does not want to go out with him.

Unwanted subject
Chukar Drive
Caller advised that a named male is yelling and cussing at her sister’s friend and threatening to bust out all of the sister’s car windows.

Welfare check
Kirkland Road – Arenas Valley
Caller advised that three males on horses are flipping people off and drinking alcohol.
Deputy has contact at U-Store It.

Criminal sexual penetration
Hot Springs Canyon Road
13-year-old stepdaughter advised that a 45-year-old named male abused her by kissing her and touching her private parts/it happened a few weeks ago.

Larceny
W. Hester Street
Caller advised her handgun was taken from inside her home and she believes her daughter took it when she was visiting.

Welfare check
Gold Rush Road – Hanover – 6:35 p.m.
Caller advised that last week her husband punched her and tonight he called her advising he will be lighting a bonfire to burn all her belongings He is also texting caller to advise what else he will destroy. Caller advised that her husband already destroyed her rock wall. Deputy advised that if caller requests a civil standby she will have to schedule it between 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Welfare check
Highway 180 – Arenas Valley
Caller advised a female has been yelling very upset for about an hour/she lives right across or next to the church/she is yelling at her husband. Deputies had contact.

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Photo courtesy of the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium, WNMU
On Sunday, September 17, 2017, the Gila Native Plant Society will conduct its last field trip of the season. We will head for Black Jack Trail in the Big Lue Mountains in Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, just over the state line in Arizona. One-way travel time is approximately 1½ hours. This moderate hike on FS Trail 568 at elevation 6300 feet starts at the Black Jack Campground. Expect to see geraniums, fleabanes, penstemons, Chihuahua pines and more. The forecast is for good September weather.

All those interested should meet a little before 8 a.m. in the south parking lot of the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater for carpooling. Please come prepared with good footgear, sun protection, plenty of water and lunch or snacks. For further information contact Kevin Keith at 575-535-4064.

The Gila Native Plant Society conducts field trips on the third Sunday of each month from April through September. Each field trip is to a different location, in order to explore the diversity of our native plants. All field trips are free and open to the public.

Gila Native Plant Society is committed to promoting education, research and appreciation of the native flora of the Southwest, encouraging the preservation of rare and endangered plant species and supporting the use of suitable native plants in landscaping. For information on programs, publications and membership, please visit www.gilanps.org.

Silver City, NM – The traditional sounds of Estonia with a modern twist will be performed live on the Western New Mexico University campus, Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Trad.Attack!, an internationally popular and endlessly energetic trio, will rock Light Hall Theater beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Drawing inspiration from recordings of the great Estonian folk singers and instrumentalists, Trad.Attack! brings these traditions to the 21st century but also experiments with different styles and musical directions. Creating the perception that there are more than three people on stage, Trad.Attack! builds on ancient rhythms, fleshing out Estonian folk songs with acoustic 12-string guitar, drums, whistles, bagpipes, and Jew's harps; plucked instruments that produce one pitch with multiple overtones.

Band members and close friends Sandra (bagpipe), Jalmar (vocals) and Tõnu (trombone and drums) had each individually been engaged with the Estonian music scene for more than 15 years prior to forming Trad.Attack!, which began as an experiment.

Formed in 2014, the band has since released two albums, toured in 31 countries, and earned 14 music awards in Estonia.

Admission is $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Hunter Hall, in the Office of Cultural Affairs or online at wnmu.edu/culture. The event is sponsored by Lawley Toyota, WESTAF and National Endowment for the Arts, and the Western Institute of Lifelong Lerning (WILL).

For more information, contact the Office of Cultural Affairs at 575-538-6469.

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Friday, Sept. 8

Welfare check
Bayard Street
Caller from HMS advised that a named individual called and told therapist she had cut herself badly/was advised to go to the hospital/unknown if she is at GRMC or at home.

Unwanted subject
1502 Silver Heights Blvd.
A named male is bothering customers, asking for money. Officer made contact and issued the male an indefinite CTW.

Criminal damage to property
Water Works – 1625 Little Walnut Road
Front door kicked in.

Game and Fish
Florida Street
No report.

Harassment
2005 E. Highway 180
Caller advised she was being harassed at work by a named male and a named female. Officer made contact with caller who advised a named male hit her on the butt twice with a towel.

Larceny
600 N. Hudson Street
Caller advised that her mother’s phone was taken from Millie’s today. Officers made contact with a named male and advised the male did give officers the phone back.

Welfare check
Highway 180 @Skate Park
An elderly female is on the side of the roadway next to a white Toyota car and she seems to be disoriented and confused as to where she is. Officer made contact and advised they are okay/just waiting for a fifth wheel trailer.

Larceny
1060 E. Highway 180
Caller advised that on Saturday a Kindle and a coin purse was stolen from a guest.

Shoplifting
2501 E. Highway 180
Female that has shoplifted jewelry and has a pair of shoes on she has not purchased/she walked out of the store toward the gas station and got into a vehicle.

Larceny
San Vicente Street
Caller advised that a named female walked into her house and stole some money/female is still there in front of the house. Officer advised will be clear/no report.

Welfare check
N. Silver Street
Caller on 911 advising he was going to kill himself tonight. Dispatch kept talking to him and caller advised he said he had access to knives because he makes “chicharrones.” Dispatch advised an officer would be sent and caller could talk to the officer while he makes “chicharrones” for them. Caller advised thank you and advised he would be waiting to speak to . . .

Welfare check
Leslie Road
Caller is screaming and yelling on non-emergency line. Officer advised clear/everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
1775 E. Pine Street
Caller advised that a male in the parking lot is hitting a female. Officers had contact with female near Mag Court/female advised it was only verbal, nothing physical. Officers will be giving the female a ride home.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Disturbance
Leslie Road
Caller advised she can hear people arguing outside and a male saying, “If someone felt like dying.” Caller advised it looks like a male is trying to make a female . . .

Welfare check
200 W. Broadway
Caller advised that two subjects in a black truck threatened to shoot a female who is in the lobby. Officers requested EMS for a 35-year-old female who believes she was poisoned by cigarettes the two subjects gave her. Officers ATL for the black truck.

Assault
The Hub
Caller advised she was poisoned at her residence and now is in the ER. Officers made contact with caller at GRMC and were unable to get any information from her because she was out of it and they were unable to understand anything she said.

Larceny
E. 20th and N. Silver streets
Caller advised that his lawn mower was just stolen/a beige truck with a blue heeler in the back took it from him. Officers made contact with vehicle on 29th Street.

Domestic disturbance
W. 19th Street
Verbal at this time between male and female. Second caller advised that his partner won’t give him his money and all he wants is his money to leave. Officers on scene.

Welfare check
Cactus Street
CYFD Central Intake received a call requesting welcheck on two teenagers who are afraid to return to the father’s home.

Criminal damage to property
3302 E. 32nd Street
Caller advised that the front monitor by the door has been ripped off.

Domestic disturbance
15th Street
All verbal at this time/female will be leaving with the children.

Unwanted subject
2289 Superior
Caller advised that a named male is in the lobby with two other males about to cause problems.

Accident-property damage
Pope and W. 12th streets
Caller is in a Dodge dually diesel/other vehicle is a white Mazda SUV.

Shoplifting
1956 E. Highway 180
A female has taken hair products and has them in her purse. Officers turned emergency lights on in the parking lot and the vehicle didn’t stop until Rosedale/city limits. Officer spoke with a male by phone and was advised no charges/just wants merchandise recovered and indefinite CTWs issued.

Disturbance
Leslie Road
Caller advised she can hear a couple yelling at each other. Officer had negative contact/advised they walked the whole complex.

Unwanted subject
2020 Memory Lane
Caller advised some juvis were no longer wanted there/unknown what they were doing or if they were causing problems. Officer advised everything is okay.

Suspicious vehicle
Little Walnut Road
Caller advised that lights from a green Jeep were flashing in her windows. Officer made contact and advised subject will turn off his lights.

Suspicious vehicle
Fox Field
Officer advised vehicles are unoccupied.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Domestic disturbance
N. Silver Street
Caller advised she can hear a male and a female yelling. Officer advised out at a named male’s residence/clear.

Criminal damage to property
2110 E. Highway 180
Broken windows.

Loud music
Crescent Street
Officer made contact with homeowner and they will be turning it down.

Larceny
Hill Street
Caller advised the padlock to her garage is gone. Officer set up frequent patrol.

Stolen motor vehicle
Leslie Road
Officers have contact with ATV/possibly stolen/on foot in ditch/two in investigative detention/one issued indefinite CTW for a Twin Sisters Creek Road address/advised to send wrecker for a side-by-side.

Stolen motor vehicle
Hidden Way – 8 p.m.
Caller advised that a named female was staying with her and took her 2004 silver Subaru Baja. Officer advised ATL given to Tri-City. Officer advised he found the vehicle and it is out of gas.

Welfare check
Leslie Road
Female called 911 yelling and crying.

Unwanted subject
3514 Fowler Avenue
Caller advised a male is in front of the Silver Care Center who does not want to leave. Advised his family member is passing away and he is causing problems with the family. Officer made contact/everything is okay/male did leave.

Disturbance
Hidden Way – 10:50 p.m.
Caller advised that the female she allowed to stay at her house is causing problems/she was taking things out of the house and kitchen. Officer made contact near Mike’s Tires and requested a Bayard unit meet him to give a named female a ride to the Bayard Income Apartments.

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