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Volunteers recently painted a "traffic calming" test project at the corner of Yucca and 23rd streets to slow down traffic at this busy intersection. The project was hosted by District 1 Councilor Cynthia Bettison, and is the final "Territorial Charter Days"-inspired work project of the year. 

chris debolt 2019Thursday, November 21, 2019; San Lorenzo, NM:  On the third Thursday of November every year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), the member organization for each of the 50 State Offices of Rural Health (SORH), leads National Rural Health Day (NRHD), an annual day of recognition, shining a light on those who serve the vital health needs of the estimated 57 million people living in rural America.

calvary christian school presentation l t r sandra grieve and jeannette hamilton copper cowbelles laura frost cattle growers julie smith teacher students daniel and hayden smithCalvary Christian presentation: Copper Cowbelles Sandra Grieve and Jeanette Hamilton, Laura Frost of the Grant County Cattlegrowers, teacher Julie Smith, and students Daniel and Hayden SmithThe Grant County Cattlegrowers purchase a locally bred and raised steer through donations made by local members. The Grant County Copper CowBelles assist with this worthwhile effort by providing funds needed to process, cut, and wrap the steer. The cut and processed meat is donated to the area Family and Consumer Science teachers to provide students the opportunity to prepare beef dishes.

73342905 2496818197067642 7443537885745119232 oJessie Lee ThetfordSilver City’s Indian Hills Baptist Church opened their doors on November 1 & 2 to welcome women to Brave Ministry’s Stripped Women’s Conference. Speaker Jo Leggett encouraged women to evaluate their response to pain in their lives, looking through the dual lens of Christianity and mental health, to see if their response was what they wanted to present to the world. Jessie Lee Thetford led the 75+ women in worship as well as presented a free concert of original music to end the weekend event.

 dsc2061 7WNMU Drawing I Instructor Jennifer Douglass and graphic design student Christian GonzalezAn Interdisciplinary Collaboration Encourages Critical Thought, Provokes Amazement

Silver City, NM – At Western New Mexico University, which is the state’s only Applied Liberal Arts and Sciences university, students learn to ask fundamental questions like: Where did we come from? What is our purpose? How should I live? Now, in a collaboration between a beginners’ drawing class and the WNMU Museum, they are learning to ask another question: What is art?

gsvetdayTroop 370 delivered veterans cards designed by the girls along with donated items from the Halloween event to the residents at fort Bayard. Front row left Trinity McBride, Kamara Ortiz, Sophia Rodriguez, Angelique Vanatter, Middle row Marissa Garza, Aimerie Peña, Dakota Montenegro, Shavelle Ortiz, Back row Rita Montenegro, Kaileen Maynes, Kayhine Harper, Mariah Rodriguez, and Gabby Arciero

halloween2019aSheriff Frank Gomez and the staff of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office would like to recognize the contributions and active participation by the following Grant County-area businesses, agencies and individuals in the Trunk-or-Treat event held at Gila Regional Medical Center on Halloween. Nearly 5,000 children and their families attended a safe community event and showed-off some really creative costumes!

Jim & Debbie Nennich, W&N Enterprises (Snappy Mart, Food Basket, Wranglers Bar & Grill)

The Republican Party of Grant County

Mrs. Lynn Baca

Beck Family Dental

Western Bank

Griffin’s Propane


 dsc3061 5Silver City, NM – Nursing students at Western New Mexico University learn through scenarios former combat medic and military contractor Lorenzo Saenz creates using high fidelity manikins who he can program to breathe, bleed, wheeze and sweat. He once trained troops preparing for deployment. 

The technology Saenz implements ensures WNMU is poised to integrate the big changes in nurse training methods that he believes are just around the corner. “It’s an exciting time to be in the field,” he said.

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