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Silver School Board holds special session to redo votes of incorrectly noticed regular meeting

Due to a technicality on notifying the public of the May 16 board meeting, the district called a special meeting, according to board president Mike McMillan. He said he called the State Attorney General’s office and was told if Silver had a special meeting within 15 days, there would be no infraction of the open meetings act.

On this agenda, all the board votes from the last meeting were called up again and re-voted to satisfy the situation. Additionally, there were a few add-ons, as some conditions had changed and it was convenient to make the changes now. All board members were present: Frances Vasquez, Patrick Cohn, Ashley Montenegro and Justin Wecks. This meeting began at 5:03 p.m. and ended before 5:30.-- Continue reading

Denny's today, May 25

Photographer Dave Schuhmann continues to chronicle the progress on Denny's. He says it looks like a box but more work is going on inside.

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State Police Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols in Counties Across the State in June 2017

Statewide - State Police will be conducting Sobriety Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols, and Registration, Insurance and Drivers' License Checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of June 2017.

We are bringing awareness to this, in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities, through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.-- Continue reading

Grant County Commission holds special meeting on hospital issue 052417

By Mary Alice Murphy

The special meeting called by the Grant County commissioners on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, had as the main agenda item a discussion of the request for proposal (RFP) process for operation of the Cancer Center at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Commission Chairman Brett Kasten reminded the audience that the trustees and their guests, counsel Caralyn Banks and Chris DeMeo, "are our guests. Treat them with the utmost respect."

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Jordan Ownby is Miss Turquoise Circuit Queen for 2016-2017

Jordan Ownby is Miss Turquoise Circuit Queen for 2016-2017

Jordan Ownby, Miss Turquoise Circuit QueenJordan Ownby is an Arizona cowgirl born and raised! Currently residing in Chino Valley, she is the 19-year-old daughter of Chad and Dana Ownby, and is enrolled at Yavapai College. Jordan has spent most of her life on horseback, competing through the American Quarter Horse Association, 4-H, and the Arizona High School Rodeo Association. When she is not on her horse, she enjoys theatre, the outdoors, and making lasting memories with friends and family.
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CANCELLED:AMBER ALERT updated phone number - Marissa Bibiano- Belen 052517

CANCELLED:AMBER ALERT updated phone number - Marissa Bibiano- Belen 052517

Belen, NM - Please cancel the Amber Alert for Marissa Bibiano. She has been located by the Belen Police Department and is safe. Please contact the Belen Police Department for more information.

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Immigration forum featured retired Border Patrolman Zack Taylor

Immigration forum featured retired Border Patrolman Zack Taylor

Photo of Zack Taylor courtesy of Tom Vaughan of FeVa Fotos

By Mary Alice Murphy

A forum on border control and immigration, hosted by the Grant County Federated Republican Woman, took place Tuesday, May 23, 2017 and featured retired Border Patrol agent Zack Taylor.

Don Luhrsen, president of the Grant County Republican Party, introduced Taylor and said he had served in the Border Patrol for 26 years.

Taylor asked the attendees, of which there were 75 to 85, to pick up a copy of the Plan for Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement and Reform, which was created by the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, a national, non-profit, public interest organization of concerned citizens.

The message from the chairman of the NAFBPO stated, although the officers are retired, "we recall our oath of office and we share a common bond and heritage with our brothers and sisters who still serve our country as members of the Department of Homeland Security. With that oath and bond in mind, we submit to you" this proposal.-- Continue reading

New Mexico State Police Investigation I-10 Mile Post 63, Public Assistance Requested

Luna County

On Tuesday May 23, 2017, around 7:28 p.m. New Mexico State Police officers responded to a call of a man lying on the side of I-10 west bound at mile post 63.

The man told the officer he wa-- Continue reading

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