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Project Aims to Help New Mexico Farmers’ Markets Sellers, Customers

June 30, 2015 Non-Local News Releases
(LAS CRUCES, N.M.) - Fans of farmers' markets, local food, and New Mexico agriculture are invited to participate in a project that aims to benefit small local farmers and their customers. New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) is looking for people across the state who frequent their local farmers' market. The agency is asking them to take a few notes about the prices of the fruits and…

Air Race Classic Racer No. 29 comes in 17th

The three Baldwin generations of Air Race Classic No. 29 pose in Indianapolis on the way to the start in Stafford, VA. From left are Caroline Baldwin, Lydia Baldwin and Cara Baldwin. (Courtesy Photo)

Caroline Baldwin, Silver City resident, said of the Air Race Classic: "We are very pleased to report that we, Classic Racer 29, placed 17 of 50 starting planes. Forty-nine finished, and four never made it to the start because of weather." Read more...

Tourism Forum brings out community members

A photo of the Gila Cliff Dwellings on the side of a trolley in Tucson. People gather afterward to discuss ideas.(Photo Courtesy of Shirin McArthur)

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Silver City Arts and Cultural District and Tourism held an informational forum and gathered public input at what the organization hopes will become an annual event. About 60 people attended the event at the Western New Mexico University Besse-Forward Global Resource Center auditorium.

Lee Gruber, SCACD board president, said the group just received its non-profit 501c3 status.

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Commissary Fire Update of June 30, 2015, 12:00 P.M.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION

For the Santa Fe National Forest

Commissary Fire Update of June 30, 2015, 12:00 P.M.

Start Date: June 5, 2015 Percent Contained: 0%
Size: 1,531 acres Growth Potential: Low
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush

Summary: Crews on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, will continue chipping and piling operations around the perimeter of the fire today. On the western border, chipping along Forest Road 66 will connect with Forest Road 83. Another chipping crew is working its way north on the eastern side of Forest Road 83. Read more...

Red Canyon Fire Reaches 15,401Acres 062915 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION for the

U.S. Forest Service
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands
Magdalena Ranger District
Magdalena, New Mexico

Magdalena, NM; June 30, 2015 -- AM Update --The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District reached 15,401 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line. The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Read more...

New Flag Raised at Spruced-up Santa Clara Cemetery

Photos and Article by Shirin McArthur

A brand new stars and stripes, donated by the local American Legion Post, was raised at the Santa Clara Cemetery on Monday morning. Read more...

Commissary Fire Update of June 29, 2015; 2:00 P.M.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION for the Santa Fe National Forest

Commissary Fire Update of June 29, 2015; 2:00 P.M.

Start Date: June 5, 2015 Percent Contained: 0%
Size: 1,531 acres Growth Potential: Low
Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush

Summary: The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM, and two miles south of Barillas Peak. Read more...

Red Canyon Wildfire Update- June 29, 2015 a.m.

EMNRD-FORESTRY DIVISION For :

U.S. Forest Service
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands
Magdalena Ranger District , Magdalena, New Mexico

Incident Name and Update : Red Canyon Wildfire Update of June 29, 2015 -- 9:30 AM

Red Canyon Fire at 14,997 Acres

Magdalena, NM - For Immediate Release. The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in acreage to 14,997 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line. The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Read more...

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