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Fort Bayard demolition update 050216

Fort Bayard demolition update 050216

At about 1 p.m. this afternoon, crews continued to knock down the East Wing of the old Fort Bayard Medical Center, according to these photos by Dave Schuhmann.

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Photo Added: Big-Horn sheep in Silver City? What gives?

Photo Added: Big-Horn sheep in Silver City? What gives?

Big-horn sheep near Cooper Street in Silver City (Photo Courtesy of June Decker)

By Roger Lanse

On Friday, April 29, at about 3:40 p.m., shots were reported from around Bremen and Cooper streets. A Silver City Police officer advised that it was New Mexico Game and Fish personnel using fireworks to try to get rid of mountain sheep. Again, on Saturday, April 30, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a call came into the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority reporting about 10 big-horn sheep in the parking lot of the District Courthouse and some of the sheep were running behind the jail.

Mountain sheep were also reported in the same general area about a month ago.

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Now Open:US 180 eastbound and westbound at mile marker 137 closed

Traffic is flowing

US 180 closed in both directions at mile marker 137 due to a grass fire on both sides of the road. Emergency personnel are on scene. Please use caution and expect delays. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

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Sears holds spring sale promotion 043016

For KNFT, one of Silver City Radio's stations, from left manager Sabrina Pack and Chad Smith played music and entertained the customers for the Sears spring sale, on Saturday, April 30. Charles Kelly, owner of Sears, and his wife Frances Kelly greeted customers and fed them with hot dogs.


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Pedalista! held Saturday 043016

Pedalista! was held Saturday, April 30, at Gough Park to raise funds for BikeWorks, founded and managed by Dave Baker.

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MRAC Mural at Office of Sustainability 043016

The Mimbres Region Arts Council, as part of Comcast Cares Day, the sponsor of the event, participated in filling the "tree canopy" at the Office of Sustainability with leaves on Saturday, April 30. Vo-- Continue reading

Grant County Democratic Party hosts forum for Democrat candidates for county commissioner 042816

Grant County Democratic Party hosts forum for Democrat candidates for county commissioner 042816

From left are County Commission District 3 Democrat candidates Ralph Dominguez; District 4 Democrat candidates Marilyn Alcorn, Jeremiah Garcia, and James McCauley, with Tony Trujillo unable to attened; District 5 Democrat candidates Harry Browne, Stephen Edwards and Simon Ortiz.

By Mary Alice Murphy

The Grant County Democratic Party, along with Western New Mexico University's MECha and Miller Library hosted the monthly Grant County Democratic Party Forum on Thursday, April 28, to hear from the Democrat candidates for County Commission, districts 3, 4, and 5. Districts 4 and 5 are new this year, but all five districts have been reconfigured with the change from a three-person commission to a five-person commission.

Allyson Siwik of Gila Resources Information Project moderated the forum. She said her job, as director, is to provide information so people can make informed decisions on natural resources.

She introduced the candidates.

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Fort Bayard demolition update 042916

Fort Bayard demolition update 042916

Dave Schuhmann went out to Fort Bayard again Friday about noon and took these photos. He's hoping they don't destroy the green shrub next to the fence. "It looks like the East Wind is about two-thirds gone."


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