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Silver City MainStreet Project announces line-up for the 24th annual Lighted Christmas Parade.

November 28, 2014 Front Page News
The word on the street is that Santa Claus is making a special stop in Downtown Silver City on Saturday, November 29th at 7:00pm for the 24th annual Lighted Christmas Parade. Participants from all over Grant County have been working on their entries in hopes of taking home a prize in Silver City's key kickoff event for the holiday season. "The number of groups and individuals who come together to…

The Festival of Trees is Coming Soon

Photos and Article by Shirin McArthur

On Monday, November 24, a variety of people from Grant County gathered at 614 North Bullard Street, the Silver City Food Coop's event space, to decorate live Colorado Spruce, Austrian Pine and Ponderosa Pine trees for this year's Festival of Trees. The trees will go on sale, beginning Black Friday, as a fundraiser for the Guadalupe Montessori School. Read more...

NMISC voted to accept several staff recommendations

NMISC voted to accept or modify most staff recommendations

By Mary Alice Murphy

The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission members at their meeting, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Albuquerque accepted or modified staff's recommendations that were presented at a public meeting in Silver City on Nov. 14, 2014, and are posted at nmawsa.org.

The ISC was tasked with sending a letter to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior by Dec. 31, 2014, stating New Mexico's intent to develop the 14,000 average annual acre-feet of water, as allocated to the southwestern four-county region of New Mexico by the 2004 Arizona Water Settlements Act. Read more...

Interstate Stream Commission Votes In Favor of a Sustainable Water Future for Southwest New Mexico

(SANTA FE, New Mexico) – The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission voted in a public meeting today to support water conservation projects, rural communities and the environment in Southwestern New Mexico through the Arizona Water Settlement Act (AWSA). The Commission's recommendation includes municipal water conservation, capturing and saving flood waters for future use, and effluent reuse in the Luna, Grant, Catron and Hildago County areas. New Mexico has no financial obligation at this time.

The AWSA allocates to New Mexico an annual average of 14,000 acre-feet of additional water from the Gila Basin and up to $128 million in non-reimbursable federal funding. Read more...

W&N holds 11th annual Thanksgiving dinner for community

Article and Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

W&N Enterprises hosted its 11th annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the community Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23, 2014, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Swan Street.

A steady stream of people entered and exited the building. Some stayed and ate dinner in the hall, while listening to music by Jericho; others carried meals out in packages to go. Read more...

Three Generations of Veterans Grace Forum Panel

Photos and Article by Charlie McKee

The topic of the November Public Forum hosted by Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Miller Library, the Grant County Democratic Party, the Native American Club, and ASWNMU on Thursday, Nov. 20, was "Honoring Our Veterans."

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