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Local News Releases

These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

10th Annual HMS "JUMP Into Summer" Family Fun Event Saturday, June 9, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Gough Park - Silver City Call for more information: 575-534-0248

The regular monthly board meeting of the Grant Soil & Water Conservation District will be held Monday, June 18, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Natural Resources Conservation Service/Grant SWCD office located at 3082 32nd Street Bypass, Suite C, Silver City, NM. To request a copy of the agenda or for more information, please call 575-388-1569 or email grantswcd@zianet.com. The public is welcome to attend.

Pierre Nichols will be the guest author on "All About Books" Show, KTAL-LP Radio (Las Cruces, NM) 101.5FM. Live streaming from KTAL, as well at 12:30PM, tomorrow June 8. Pierre will be talking about his memoir, "Secrets of the Blue Door"

Silver City, NM, June 7, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest will be doing all employee training sessions and will be closing their offices for these trainings.

· Reserve Ranger District will be closed on Tuesday, June 12 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

· Black Range, Quemado, Silver City, Supervisor’s Office and the Wilderness Ranger Districts will be closed on Wednesday, June 13 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

· Glenwood Ranger District will be closed on Thursday, June 14 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

If the ranger district closest to you is closed, please check the schedule above and you may contact another ranger district. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Those interested in supporting the life of unborn children by preventing abortions are invited to participate in an upcoming meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at 40 Flury Lane in Arenas Valley. The purpose of the meeting will be to determine what should go into a Fourth of July Parade float.

Pro-Life organizers continue to hold efforts to save unborn lives, with poster waving in the area in front of Walmart. The group will promote life from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018.

As organizer Carmen Terrazas said: I know that we have many Pro-Lifers here in Grant County, and in the surrounding areas. We need you ...Grant County men, woman and children, to come and be part of this pro-life movement! Please join us at our Pro-Life Rally on Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m., between the Walmart Parking Lot and Hwy 180. Let us help one another in Promoting Life and helping to save lives! You see .. . . abortion destroys both lives - those of the unborn and those of mothers that have had an abortion. It also affects those of us that have had any part in promoting abortions. By attending these Rallys, it will help you to carry that heavy burden that you have had to carry, many times alone. You are NOT alone! We are here to help you in helping both lives - the unborn and You. Thank you!!! We hope to see you at the rally."

Mimbres, NM, June 6, 2018—The two temporary fuelwood cutting areas, known as Gatton’s Park Unit 1 and Unit 4, on the Wilderness Ranger District of the Gila National Forest will be closing at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, June 10.

There are still ponderosa pine which has been cut in four (4) foot lengths on the ground in Gatton’s Park, Unit 4. This wood may be gathered by obtaining a fuelwood permit, and without using a chain saw, until Sunday June 9 at 11:59 p.m. Wood cutters may not cut dead, standing trees or standing green trees of any species or size due to wildlife concerns. The best access is off Hwy 35 near Mile Marker 17 where there is a jeep trail west of Spotted Horse Ranch. FSR 4085V & 4085U bracket the unit. This unit is available until Sunday, June 9 at 11:59 p.m. (Unit 4 map attached)

In an ongoing effort to provide top-notch constituent service, my staff travels throughout the state to hold Mobile Office Hours at convenient locations near you. At Mobile Office hours, my office can help with things like Social Security benefits, Medicare, veterans benefits, student loans, immigration, and other federal programs.

On Wednesday, June 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. my staff will be in your area at the Lordsburg Senior Center and on Wednesday, June 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Silver City Senior Center.

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The Grant County Beat endeavors to post to the Elections page, under News, at the least, notices of candidates for Grant County races. Some candidates for statewide races have also sent their notices. 

The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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