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 Grant County Ag/4-H Agent Jessica Swapp received an award for the New Mexico Association of Extension 4-H Agents in the Communicator Category Radio Program for her newest venture with “The Extension Connection Podcasts”. This innovative approach to Extension Education has been met with a great following with listeners as far away as Australia.

According to Gila Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees Chairman Tony Trujillo, Chief Executive Officer Taffy Arias "has chosen to separate herself from the hospital. She was not fired."

He said the official reason for her separation will be discussed at a special board meeting at noon on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 in the hospital conference room. 


To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Increase in Aggregate Purchase Price of Offers to Purchase Certain Outstanding Senior Notes

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that it has amended its previously announced tender offers to increase the aggregate purchase price from $800 million to $1.1 billion (such amount, subject to further increase, decrease or elimination, the Aggregate Maximum Tender Cap) that it may use to purchase a portion of its outstanding 4.00% Senior Notes due 2021, 3.55% Senior Notes due 2022, 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.55% Senior Notes due 2024 (collectively, the Notes), upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated February 19, 2020. Holders of the Notes are urged to carefully read the Offer to Purchase, which sets forth a more detailed description of the tender offers, before making any decision with respect to the tender offers. No other terms of the previously announced tender offers have changed.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Upsizing and Pricing of $1.3 Billion of Senior Notes

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that it has priced an upsized offering of $1.3 billion of senior notes (collectively, the Notes). The offering size was increased to $1.3 billion from the previously announced $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount. Following is a summary of the two tranches of debt:

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On Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, The U.S. Forest Service, assisted by the Fort Bayard and Whiskey Creek volunteer fire departments, and the Grant County Fire Management Officer, responded to a grass fire, according to Randy Villa, GCFMO.

The fire blackened approximately 70 acres about one mile south of the USFS Fort Bayard Administration Site, Marta Call, USFS Public Affairs Officer, told the Beat. The fire was human caused, she said and no injuries were reported. The incident is still under investigation.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Offers to Purchase Certain Outstanding Senior Notes

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) announced today that it has commenced cash tender offers to purchase a portion of its outstanding 4.00% Senior Notes due 2021, 3.55% Senior Notes due 2022, 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.55% Senior Notes due 2024 (collectively, the Notes) for an aggregate purchase price up to $800 million (such amount subject to increase, decrease or elimination, the Aggregate Maximum Tender Cap), subject to the acceptance priorities set forth in the table below.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Senior Notes Offering

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes in two tranches in an underwritten registered public offering. FCX intends to use the net proceeds from the offering and, if necessary, cash on hand or available liquidity to fund its concurrent cash tender offers for up to $800 million aggregate purchase price of its 4.00% Senior Notes due 2021 (the “2021 notes”), 3.55% Senior Notes due 2022, 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.55% Senior Notes due 2024 and the payment of accrued and unpaid interest, premiums, fees and expenses in connection therewith. To the extent all of the 2021 notes are not tendered and purchased in the tender offers, FCX may, but is not obligated to, use a portion of any remaining net proceeds from the offering to redeem all or a portion of the remaining 2021 notes in accordance with the provisions of the indenture governing the 2021 notes.

montoyaUnidentified woman introduces Dr. Don MontoyaPhoto and article by Hallie Richwine

This year’s celebration of Territorial Charter Day included a presentation on the economic and social conditions that led to the adoption of the Territorial Charter, presented by Dr. Don Montoya. The event was presented by the Silver City Museum and was held at the El Sol theater.

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New classified for Silver City church seeking office manager.

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