By Roger Lanse
A resolution, sponsored by Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner, to streamline future passage of funds from the State of New Mexico and the federal government to the town as a result of the town’s compliance with state and federal directives and recommendations, to stem the spread of coronavirus, was approved by the Town Council at an emergency meeting via computer on Friday, Mar. 27, 2020.
SANTA FE – New Mexico public education will shift to a learn-at-home model as schools remain closed for the rest of the academic year, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state education and child care officials announced Friday.
The decision is part of a two-pronged plan to protect New Mexicans from COVID-19 and ensure that children are protected, fed and educated and that families are supported through this crisis.
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita,
846 AM MDT Fri Mar 27 2020
To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Provides Update on Cerro Verde Mine in Peru
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that the Peruvian Government has extended the declaration of a National Emergency to April 12, 2020, associated with the Peruvian government’s efforts to contain the outbreak of COVID-19.
Cerro Verde is engaged in discussions with Peruvian government authorities regarding health protocols which would enable Cerro Verde to conduct limited operations during the state of emergency and position Cerro Verde for a return to normal operations as restrictions are lifted.
Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 outbreak and Grant County's response to the declared public health emergency, the Grant County Sheriff's Office has established the following ways to contact us:
EMERGENCY ONLY: "911"
24-HOUR NON-EMERGENCY: (575) 388-8840 - Grant County Dispatch
• NO COVID-19 inquiries -- Contact NM Dept. of Health hotlines
• For law enforcement, fire EMS non-emergency issues
To contact the GRANT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE:
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 24 additional positive tests for COVID-19.
Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
Seven new cases in Bernalillo County:
A female in her 20s
A female in her 30s
A male in his 40s
A male in his 50s
Three males in their 60s
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