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Paulo Veltri to Talk About Native American Students

Nov. 19 at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street - "Water Is Life" Native American Student Organization (NASO) Cultural Center Director Paulo Veltri, an Apache tribal member and WNMU Native American recruiter, will speak about developing WNMU's American Indian Center and bringing academic development to students, while at the same time promoting the ideals, traditions and cultures of Native Americans throughout the United States. NASO will also share traditional ceremonial aspects of Indian Country. 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.

Christmas is coming and Grant County Federated Republican Women are celebrating on Wednesday, November 15 at 11:30 a.m., at The Old Hurley Store at 99 Cortez Ave. in Hurley. Please bring your Holiday Spirit, a dish to share, a Toy for Tots and/or a donation for the Silver City Gospel Mission. Also bring your Christmas gift list as there will be Trump T-shirts, hats, and flag sets for sale; plus there are lots of interesting items to purchase at the store. Linda Beattie will report on the NMFRW Biennial Convention, which she and Candy Luhrsen attended last month.

Becky says the Store will be all decorated for Christmas with trains and a Christmas Village. Come and start the Holiday Season off right!

Bayard Police Department

Monday, Nov. 6

Welfare check
Budge Drive
Caller, who is in Mexico, advised he hasn’t had contact with his mom since last Friday and they usually talk every day. Officer made contact with the mom and advised her phone is out.

Stolen motor vehicle
Walnut Street
Received a phone call about someone trying to steal a pickup. Officer advised it was a misunderstanding/everything is okay.

Monday, Nov. 6

Game and Fish
Crum and Racetrack roads
Caller advised he found the deer that was killed yesterday. NMSP was notified/will send G&F.

Domestic disturbance
Camino Tolteca – 11:40 a.m.
Caller advised that her boyfriend was hitting her in the head then disconnected. Deputy made contact with neighbor who advised caller was fighting with her boyfriend because he was refusing to give her the keys.

Saturday November 11 is Veterans Day and Post 18 will have the ceremony at 10:00
Location: Fort Bayard National Cemetery.
The ceremony will honor all Veterans Past and Present.

The American Legion Post 18 Christmas Party will be Saturday December 5 at 6:00. Music by Jericho, Turkey and trimmings for the hungry. No charge, but a donation of an unwrapped toy or stuffed animal would be appreciated.
Please plan to attend the party.

Ken Ladner, Mayor of Silver City, would like to invite you to come share your ideas and suggestions on how we can make our town even better.

This Month’s Monday With the Mayor will be on, November 13, 2017, at Daylight Donuts from 8 to 11AM. Daylight Donuts is located at 1332 N. Hudson Street.

Mr. Michael Madrid, owner of Daylight Donuts, is not normally open on Mondays but he will be for open for this special edition of Monday With The Mayor.

Everyone is invited to stop by and share your thoughts and suggestions and enjoy a complementary donut.

Silver City, NM, November 6, 2017—For Immediate Release. All Gila National Forest offices and ranger stations will be closed on Friday, November 10. Regular business hours will resume Monday, November 13.

Despite the office closure, law enforcement officers, and recreation staff will be on-duty on the holiday for the safety of visitors. 

Know Before You Go. Check the weather for the specific part of the forest you will be visiting at http://www.weather.gov/epz/. Remember to practice good campfire safety and respect your public lands by packing out your trash.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GilaNForest/ or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.

"Ken Ladner, Mayor of Silver City, would like to invite you to come share your ideas and suggestions on how we can make our town even better.

This Month's Monday With the Mayor will be on, November 13, 2017, at Daylight Donuts from 8 to 11AM. Daylight Donuts is located at 1332 N. Hudson Street.

Mr. Michael Madrid, owner of Daylight Donuts, is not normally open on Mondays but he will be for open for this special edition of Monday With The Mayor.

Everyone is invited to stop by and share your thoughts and suggestions and enjoy a complementary donut."

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