Local News Releases

These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

Silver City, NM, March 22, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest invites you to have a safe and responsible OHV experience on your public lands. The Gila NF has implemented Travel Management across the entire forest. There are an estimated 3,334 miles of road open to OHV riders on the Gila NF. Travel Management maps are available at all six ranger districts and on line at: https://www.fs.fed.us/r3/gis/USFS_Southwestern_Region_MVUM_Repository.html#Gila.

Our replacement shelves are empty

During your Spring Cleaning, clear out your piled-up books and no longer wanted DVDs and donate them to the Friends of the Library. Just drop them off in the Friends’ bins at the library or call Barbara at 538-4940 if you have several boxes. We especially want fiction published in the past 5 years BUT

We also will accept fiction and/or non-fiction regardless of publication date or category of book. Our bookstore sells fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, collectibles, cassette tapes, music CDs, vinyl records, audio books, spiritual, self-help, cookbooks, craft books, reference, foreign language, sheet music, biographies & memoirs.The list is endless.

Silver City, NM — Effective Monday, March 26 the offices of the Silver City Ranger District, located at 3005 E Camino del Bosque, will change their hours when forest products can be sold to 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

A gender-blind, inter-generational, multi-faith cast gathers to sing the epic story.

March 30
12:00 p.m. Good Friday Noon Ecumenical Jesus Christ Superstar followed by Stations of the Cross
3:00 p.m. Spanish Stations of the Cross
5:30 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy

April 1 - Easter Sunday
6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at La Capilla followed by a breakfast at the Parish Hall
8:00 a.m. Rt. I Holy Eucharist Service
10:30 a.m. Rt. II Holy Eucharist Service

What: A Vietnam War 50th Anniversary commemoration ceremony to thank and honor Veterans of the Vietnam War.
Who: Keynote Speaker: NM Rep. Rudy Martinez, 39th District, USAF Veteran
When: March 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Where: Fort Bayard National Cemetery
Contact: Joseph Trujillo, Program Support Assistant
Office: 575-519-9172

Reserve, NM, March 21, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Reserve Ranger District is planning on igniting 220 acres broadcast burning located on and around the Negrito Firebase Administrative Site compound. The prescribed burn is tentatively scheduled for the first week of April as desired weather and fire conditions permit. The project should be completed within a two to three day period. The Negrito Fire Base Prescribed Burn is a Wildland/Urban Interface Fuel Reduction treatment for the protection of the public, firefighters, property, buildings, and other structures. The prescribed fire will also reduce the risk of wildfire spread to and from the surrounding area.

On Sunday, March 25, at 10:00 a.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 N. Swan, the service will be "Celebrating the UU Experience." Members will share memories of growing up in a UU Family, and parents will share stories about raising their children in the UU Fellowship of Silver City.

The Copper Cowbelles are proud to host the New Mexico Cowbelles District III workshop on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center. The NM Cowbelles serves as the premier women’s agricultural organization by promoting and supporting the New Mexico Beef Industry through education. District III includes the Copper Cowbelles, Tobosa Belles, Mesilla Valley Belles, Border Belles, Frisco Belles and Sacaton Belles. Friday’s program will feature 2 local speakers, Connie Rooks and Jeannette Hamilton. Admission is $30, which includes the workshop, food and entertainment. For more information, contact CCB President Deborah van Tellingen at 575-654-1876, or email dvant@live.com.

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Editor's Note

The Grant County Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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