Update includes four additional deaths related to COVID-19
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 127 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
24 new cases in Bernalillo County
4 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Curry County
13 new cases in Doña Ana County
33 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Rio Arriba County
1 new case in Roosevelt County
5 new cases in Sandoval County
37 new cases in San Juan County
4 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Torrance County
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
1 new case among federal detainees held by ICE at the Torrance County Detention Facility
The Department of Health on Wednesday also reported four additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:
Man dies in crash on Highway 61
By Roger Lanse
The Grant County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a Dodge 2500 pickup. The crash occurred on Highway 61 – MM 10 at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, resulting in the death of the motorcyclist, Darrin Dwayne Caldwell, 49, of Highway 35, Mimbres.
Caldwell was transported to Gila Regional Medical Center at 11:27 p.m., according to the Office of the Medical Investigator, and pronounced deceased at 11: 38 p.m. The cause of the crash is as yet undetermined as the incident remains under an ongoing investigation.
By Roger Lanse
District 3 Councilor Jose Ray Jr., at the Tuesday, May 26, 2020, virtual meeting of the Silver City Town Council, proposed making the La Capilla area a city park and asked Town Manager Alex Brown to look into the possibility. Ray said the area at present seems to be a dump site for all kinds of trash including personal garbage, construction debris, broken beer bottles, drug needles, and human and animal waste, and people are camping overnight. He stated that lots of people go there to enjoy the view, fly kites, and just have a good time. "It's a nice place. A lot of people are going there to take pictures of the whole town. I don't think we should have it as a dump. It's too nice of a park." Ray suggested starting a GoFundMe site to raise funds for a city park at the site. "We need to find a solution, I want public opinion," Ray said.
Update includes five additional deaths related to COVID-19
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 107 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
15 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Cibola County
3 new cases in Curry County
4 new cases in Doña Ana County
22 new cases in McKinley County
3 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Sandoval County
26 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in Taos County
12 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
14 new cases among federal detainees held by ICE at the Torrance County Detention Facility
The Department of Health on Tuesday also reported five additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:
By Mary Alice Murphy
In a short special meeting on May 26, 2020, Grant County commissioners approved two items related to rehabilitation/reconstruction of Grant County Airports aprons and taxiways.
The first item authorized submission of an application for airport aid to the Federal Aviation Administration and to the New Mexico Department of Transportation Aviation Division to pay for 95 percent of the cost of the rehabilitation/reconstruction of the aprons and taxiways at the Grant County Airport. The 5 percent match from the county will come from county bonds.
The Tour of the Gila 2020 is now in the history books in more ways that one. This year it was virtual, yet in many ways just as exciting for viewers, as they were able to watch the entire races on the internet. It was shortened to three stages, but thanks to the efforts Race Director Jack Brennan and sponsorship of Project Echelon and Swift, racers had a similar experience with the up and down terrain, but without the camaraderie (and potential accidents) of the real race.
For full results visit https://www.projectechelonracing.com/virtual-gila.html and scroll down to Official Results on the right hand side of the page.
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