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IAIA Awarded USDA Funds to Build New Performing Arts Center

October 30, 2014 Non-Local News Releases
USDA Rural Development's Community Facility Program Used to Fund Construction (October 28, 2014 Albuquerque, NM) Earlier today, USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner was joined by Doctor Ann Bartuska Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economist (REE) at USDA to present a certificate of obligation to the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, New…

Extraordinary Financial Turn-Around Accomplished At Gila Regional

Some of the GRMC caregivers and personnel involved in the financial turn-around are from left, Liz Martin, R.N, Mike Martin, Senior Telecommunications Specialist, Brian Cunningham, CEO

Brian Cunningham, CEO at Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) announced at the October Board of Trustees meeting that the State approved audited financials for Fiscal year 2014 demonstrated that, in less than 11 months, GRMC had achieved an extraordinary financial turn-around. Read more...

SCPD investigating two robberies, for which Crime Stoppers has offered rewards

Robbery #1:
On October 22, 2014, at about 7:55am, a resident in the 300 block of N. Arizona, in Silver City, called to report a robbery, which had just occurred at his residence. According to information, the 88-year-old male victim heard a knock at his door and when he opened the door, a person with a mask attacked him and robbed him of his wallet which contained $280. Read more...

Silver City Town Council hears proposal for radio-read water meters

By Roger Lanse

The Silver City Town Council at its Tuesday, Oct. 28 meeting heard a presentation by Scott Griffith, Senior Sales Executive of the Yearout Energy Services Company of Albuquerque in reference to replacing all the water meters in the town with a radio-read meter system, which can be read by meter readers driving by and accessing a radio signal emitted by the meter. All the town's meters could be read in a single day by the town's four meter readers with the new system, Griffith said, while it takes two weeks today. Read more...

Gila National Forest announces new Silver City District Ranger

SILVER CITY, N.M. – The Gila National Forest has announced that Diane Taliaferro has accepted the position as the new Silver City District Ranger and will assume her duties on Nov. 3, 2014.

"We are fortunate to have Diane on the Gila as she will bring a wide array of experiences to the forest," said Kelly Russell, Forest Supervisor.

Taliaferro comes from the Forest Service Region 3 office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she held the position of Wilderness and Wild & Scenic Program Manager. Read more...

Ceremony to Honor Veterans on Veterans' Day

November 11, 2014
Fort Bayard National Cemetery

Come join us as we honor all Veterans Past and Present
Hosted by The American Legion Post 18

Participating will be the Silver/Bayard VFW, The Marine Corps League, and The DAV nd the Ladies Auxiliaries

Special Tribute to the WW-II Veterans
Come be a part of the special day that is set aside to honor those who gave a part of their lives to secure our freedom.
For more information contact Ray Davis 956-5153

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