Published on Monday, 07 November 2016 15:40
The Grant County Clerk's Office has created a flyer listing the Voter Convenience Centers for Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016.
Results will be posted on the Beat as they become available.
-- Continue reading
Published on Sunday, 06 November 2016 20:47
By Mary Alice Murphy
A candidate forum between the two candidates for the New Mexico Congressional Second District was held on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 at the Western New Mexico University Besse-Forward Global Resource Center. It featured the two candidates—Democrat challenger Merrie Lee Soules and incumbent Republican Stevan Pearce answering questions from the audience and from the sponsor, the Silver City Daily Press and Independent. A co-sponsor for the event was the WNMU MeChA group, which made use of the room possible.-- Continue reading
Published on Saturday, 05 November 2016 14:32
By Mary Alice Murphy
In a one-on-one interview with Congressman Steve Pearce, the Beat heard his opinions on education, jobs and veteran services.
Pearce said the problem with jobs is that they are being sent out of the country because of this country's having highest tax rate on businesses in the world and because of regulations. "We have one of the most intense regulatory regimes in the world. We need to take a close look at the things that matter to this area—mining, timber, ranching and farming. The reason we are in this fight is to keep the federal government from interfering. And it's a total all-out fight."-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 04 November 2016 20:33
By Mary Alice Murphy
On Wednesday evening, Nov. 2, 2016, members of the Gila National Forest staff were on hand to answer questions and to seek input from the public at the Western New Mexico University Besse-Forward Global Resource Center.
This open house is one of seven in the areas around the forest and includes one in Las Cruces.
Posters and summary pages about each aspect of the plan had some people standing reading the posters and others gathering the summaries to peruse at their leisure.
The draft preliminary plan has been completed. The process is still in the assessment stage, with public input required for needs for change.-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 04 November 2016 17:50
By Mary Alice Murphy
On Tuesday evening, Nov. 1, 2016, one week before the General Election on Nov. 8, the two candidates for New Mexico House District 38—Republican Rebecca Dow and Democrat Mary Hotvedt—took part in a forum, sponsored by the Silver City Daily Press. Both, at the beginning of their opening statements, thanked the newspaper and those gathered to hear them.
Hotvedt gave the first opening statement. "We are the voters, we are the issues and we need to discuss them."
She said she spent 24 years in a small business group, as a therapist, a family therapist and marriage therapist. "I teach as an adjunct professor at Western New Mexico University. I am concerned about a lot of the issues, including the budget."-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 04 November 2016 17:20
By Roger Lanse
Protect America, a national home security company, in its annual program, which lists the Top 10 Burglary Safe Zones in each state, has ranked Hurley as eighth in New Mexico.
Zane Scharwzlose, community liaison for the company, said that each year the FBI releases their Uniform Crime Report detailing the number of crimes in each municipality in the U.S. The 2016 report was released Sept. 28, he stated, and Protect America determined the burglary safe zones based on that data.-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 04 November 2016 15:58
Glenwood, NM; November 4, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Catwalk National Recreation Area will be temporarily closed until further notice, due to concerns of flooding and public safety. The National W-- Continue reading
Published on Friday, 04 November 2016 08:18
From left are Bruce Ashburn, Chamber board member and State Treasurer Tim Eichenberg
By Margaret Hopper
State Treasurer Tim Eichenberg spoke at the November 3 Chamber of Commerce luncheon meeting held at Western New Mexico University on Thursday. His many credentials include being a county treasurer, past state senator, state property tax director, appraiser, Realtor and numerous other positions. Recalling past experiences in Grant County and times he and Raul Turietta agreed and disagreed, Eichenberg said he was able to relate to the needs of rural counties and their financial conditions.-- Continue reading
WARNING: All articles and photos indicated by a byline are copyrighted. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.
Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ad on the Beat.
Grantcountybeat.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
Check Out Classifieds. And look at Sponsors to see who is helping the Beat.
It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.
Post YOURS for quick results!
Note that if an article does not have a byline, it was sent to the Beat and written by someone not affiliated with the Beat
Remember that all articles and photos are copyrighted to the person who wrote or took them. Please ask permission before using anything written or photographed. We charge a small fee for use of photos.
When you click on the blue and orange button on the upper left side of most pages, you will find out how you can help the Beat defray its expenses, which, with increased readership, continue to grow.
You will arrive at a page that gives you options of how you can Help the Beat. All help is greatly appreciated and keeps the news you want and need coming into your browser.
Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.
Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.