Published on Saturday, 30 July 2016 07:22
Photos by Shirin McArthur
Over 80 people filled the courtyard and exhibit space of Seedboat Gallery for Thursday evening’s CLAY Gala. Nancy Spencer spoke about the Memory Jugs exhibition opening in the -- Continue reading
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 19:11
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Silver City Museum on Thursday, July 28, 2016, dedicated a plaque to the founder of the museum, Harry Benjamin.
Museum Director Carmen Vendelin thanked Syzygy Tile for creating the plaque.
Vendelin stood under The Learning Tree mural at the back of the museum courtyard. She said the previous museum educator had developed the idea for The Learning Tree. The tile leaves were made by younger children and installed by older children.-- Continue reading
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 18:43
(Photo by Mary Alice Murphy)
Representatives of the First United Methodist C-- Continue reading
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 15:26
Photographer Dave Schuhmann said the pile of debris on Thursday was getting smaller.
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016 15:16
Photos by Shirin McArthur
Silver City’s fifth annual CLAY Festival held its Gallery Night on Tuesday, July 26. Over a dozen galleries in the historic district participated in this opportunity for locals-- Continue reading
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 20:44
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Grant County Commission held a special meeting Wednesday morning, July 27, 2016, to make final adjustments to the fiscal year 2016 budget. According to Financial Officer Linda Vasquez the adjustments included a $153,000 increase in property tax receipts and a $390,200 increase in the federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes.
In the financial report ending June 30, the county Road Fund had a cash balance of $305,000.
The General Fund had a cash balance of $3.291,797.-- Continue reading
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 19:44
Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy
Grant County Commissioner Gabriel Ramos, who has been working on a similar project for about five years, has teamed up with Santa Clara, Bayard and the Forest Service to plan wetlands using treated effluent from the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant to recharge aquifers and provide riparian habitat.
A field trip on Tuesday morning took officials out to the general area along Twin Sisters Creek, where wetlands might be placed. They included Ramos, Gila National Forest Supervisor Adam Mendonca, Santa Clara Mayor Richard Bauch, Bayard Mayor Pro Tem Chon Fierro, and Aaron Beckworth, Drinking Water Bureau compliance officer. In addition Mike Natharius, Gila National Forest soil biologist; Carolyn Koury, GNF hydrologist; Tony Ybarra, GNF wildlife biologist; Forest Service intern Paul Min; and volunteer Uri Seitz, plus this reporter, went on the trip.-- Continue reading
Published on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 17:44
All lanes are now open
CLOSURE – LORDSBURG AREA 072716
I-10 westbound at mile post 16.8 passing lane is closed due to a commercial vehicle fire. Law enforcement is on scene, motorists are asked t-- Continue reading
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