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Report on Silver School Board's training sessions

By Margaret Hopper

In two Special Board Meetings given to training board members after the recent elections, all five were present at the Administrative Office. The interactive sessions were held on Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27, with an agenda and materials given to each member for reference and study as each topic came up. Some activities were for reading and interpretation, and others were for stimulating discussion which would lead later to decision making, as no decisions could be made at this time.-- Continue reading

Fire Reported on Gila Wilderness Ranger District

MIMBRES, N.M., March 28, 2015 – Gila National Forest fire personnel are responding to a reported fire on the Wilderness Ranger District approximately six miles northwest of Mimbres, NM on North Star Mes-- Continue reading

Mis Amigos Celebrates Tenth Anniversary March 28

by Shirin McArthur

Mis Amigos Pet Care Center celebrated its tenth anniversary with an Open House on Saturday, March 28. Pets got a chance to paint with their feet while pet owners sampled cake and co-- Continue reading

NM Forestry Wildland Fire Information-Salado to begin chainsaw work-032815 8 am

Fire Information

Situation: Fire activity at the bottom of the draw continues to smolder at the edge and containment lines are now holding. Heavy fuel loading requires chainsaw work to completely exti-- Continue reading

Grant County Commissioners Make Six Proclamations at Regular Meeting

Photos and Article by Mary Alice Murphy

During public input at the beginning of the Grant County Commission regular meeting on Thursday, March 26, Lonnie Sandoval, spokesperson for the Loma Verde Subdivision road improvement request, asked for an update.-- Continue reading

Catwalk Status and Reconstruction Update

GLENWOOD, N.M.; March 27, 2015 - Gila National Forest personnel were updated this week by representatives from Central Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration on the status of reconstructing the Catwalk National Recreation Trail and parking facilities. A change in the process to approve and disburse emergency funds from Federal Highway Administration to Central Federal Lands Highway Division resulted in delays to reconstruction efforts. Funds were recently approved and the project is expected to gain momentum again.-- Continue reading

NM Forestry Wildland Fire Information-Salado kicks up -032715 4 pm

Fire Information

Situation: Fire has kicked up fire activity. Fire has escaped the containment lines from last night. Inmate Work Camp Hand Crew and 1 type 6 engine has been ordered.


Incident Name: Salado

Start Date & Time: 3/26/2015 @ 6:55PM

Start Location: Guadalupe and DeBaca County Line ( Salado Draw area) North of Yeso NM

Cause of Fire: Control Burn-- Continue reading

Bar Six Prescribed Fire Planned for Silver City Ranger District for April

SILVER CITY, N.M., March 27, 2015 – Fire managers continue to evaluate current and forecast conditions in order to initiate the Bar Six Prescribed Fire on the Silver City Ranger District. This project is a 650-acre broadcast burn, less than one mile southwest of the Flying A subdivision and approximately 12 miles southwest of Silver City, N.M. off Forest Road (FR) 851, also called Red Rock Road, and FR 118.

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