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Photos and video by Mary Alice Murphy

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

These photos, which do not have the riders identified begin with UCI men riders and continue with UCI women riders. The photos were taken right after the start as they headed down NM 90 toward the turnaround on a blustery, chilly day on Friday, April 20, 2018.


New Mexico Wildfire Update for 4.20.18 - 6:15 p.m.

A wildfire in Socorro County has shut down Highway 116, one mile north of Bernardo, NM. The fire began around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon and is currently threatening 10 to 15 homes and some railroad tracks in the area. The fire is estimated at 30 acres. Multiple resources from NM State Forestry and local fire departments are working to suppress this fire. Check NMFireInfo.com for further updates.

Photos by Paul Michaud

[Silver City, NM, April 19, 2018] Tour of the Gila cyclists had a great day on the course. World-class racers and amateurs alike traveled the Inner Loop Road Race on Thursday, April 19. Different classifications left at different times form two different start points, but all concluded at the Historic Fort Bayard National Landmark with a flat sprint finish for most groups. The UCI Men traveled 76.2 miles and UCI Women traveled 74.1 miles. The race course required 5,781 feet of climbing and had beautiful straight aways with sprint bonus opportunities accompanied by critical descents and tough climbs.

Article by Sandra Michaud, who also created the photosand video unless otherwise marked. Thanks also to Barbara Gabioud.

Over 100 people of all ages gathered at Bear Mountain Lodge Saturday to participate in the dedication of The One Million Bones Installation.

Susan McAllister, Executive Director, and Naomi Natale, Artistic Director, of the Art of Revolution, the organization behind the One Million Bones project, spoke about the history and the reasons behind the project.

[Editor's Note: This author and photographer went to the wrong end of downtown, so she got only one Fantasy Festival photograph.]

img 8265Paul Slattery seemed amazed that everyone knew who he was, in spite of this attire. He planned to get rid of the high-heeled boots as soon as he could.

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

District Silver City Town Councilor Guadalupe Cano chose as her Territorial Charter Day special project the rehabilitation of Ybarra Park. She and others chipped paint, repainted and dug in rough areas.

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

An Autism Awareness Walk took place at Fox Field on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Masters of Social Work student at Western New Mexico University, Amaris Fay, decided to organize and event to bring autism awareness to the community. "After the success of the Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome, I thought it was worth a try. I'm absolutely thrilled with the turnout today."

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