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Primary Election results on June 2, 2020

Grant County 8:45 p.m. with all precincts PARTIALLY reporting.

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Democrat
Elizabeth Warren - 98
Tulsi Gabbard- 50
Joseph R. Biden-1,124
Deval Patrick-23
Bernie Sanders-312
Andrew Yang-50
Uncommitted Delegate -142

Republican
Donald J. Trump – 1,462
Uncommitted Delegate-53

gcso suspect photo ridges 05302020 1The Grant County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from members of our community in identifying the individual depicted in the surveillance camera photo. Multiple vehicles in the Ridge Road area near Silver City were burglarized May 29 through May 31.

If anyone has information on the identity of the suspect in the photo, please contact the Grant County Sheriff's Office, Detective Bill Mize at (575) 388-8840 or (575) 574-0155.

[Editor's Note: This article was previously published in the June 2020 issue of the Mimbres Messenger, which can be found at http://blackrange.org/mimbres-messenger/mimbres-messenger-june-2020.pdf. The Beat thanks Messenger editor, Mary Willhite for sharing.]

marilyn picThe prestigious CRABTREE AWARD is presented by the Society for American Archaeology (SSA) which honors the recipient for excellence in avocational archaeology. The award was established in 1985 and is named after Don Crabtree of Twin Falls, Idaho, who was known as the "dean of American flintknappers", and for his "Crabtree's Law." He was mostly a self-educated archaeologist, but was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Idaho.

current train 4891Current train running in Fierro CanyonThe trains are running again in Fierro Canyon but only for a short time. On a peaceful Saturday morning November 30, 2013, a single Southwestern Railroad Co. locomotive was dispatched to Fierro to pick up eight loaded cars of magnetite. The locomotive engineer, Donald White, 60, and the conductor, Steven Corse, 38, stopped in Bayard on their way up and picked up Steven's girlfriend, Ann Thompson, 50 who had her pet dog with her. About 12:30 p.m., on the way down Fierro Canyon, not far from the Continental No.1 mine, they had brake failure and the locomotive was unable to hold back the weight of the eight cars of magnetite. The train reached speeds of about 65 mph. It was supposed to travel no more than 8 mph. After the brakes failed, it traveled four miles before crashing into a gully between Hanover and Vanadium, killing all three occupants and their dog.

Update includes six additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 113 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
12 new cases in Bernalillo County
3 new cases in Chaves County
1 new case in Curry County
10 new cases in Doña Ana County
2 new cases in Eddy County
35 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
37 new cases in San Juan County
3 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
The Department of Health on Monday also reported six additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a technical delay affecting Sunday reporting totals, reporting results from some private labs to the New Mexico Department of Health are delayed Sunday, May 31. As a result, the following data reflects only a partial total. This delay does not originate with the Department of Health. The delayed results will be included in the state's reporting Monday, June 1, or as soon as they are received and lab-confirmed.​ We are continuing to actively investigate cases that are reported to the state throughout the day.

Update includes five additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 69 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
12 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Chaves County
2 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Curry County
6 new cases in Doña Ana County
2 new cases in Eddy County
11 new cases in McKinley County
3 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
2 new cases in Sandoval County
19 new cases in San Juan County
2 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Valencia County
4 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health on Sunday also reported five additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:

joe tosses his capDr. Joseph Shepard, who is President of Western New Mexico University, tosses his cap during the university's virtual commencement, which 100 graduates and their loved ones participated in this afternoon.Western New Mexico University Graduates Earn Diplomas, 15 Seconds of Fame
Live Virtual Event Allowed for Personalized Commencement Experiences

Silver City, NM – One hundred Western New Mexico University graduates received their diplomas during the university's virtual commencement ceremony, which was held live Friday afternoon.

The event allowed each participant to have 15 seconds in the spotlight. Graduates used this time to celebrate and receive their diplomas from loved ones, children, pets and even fellow graduates.

Update includes seven additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 134 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

19 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Chaves County
2 new cases in CibolaCounty
11 new cases in Doña Ana County
58 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Rio Arriba County
1 new case in Roosevelt County
8 new cases in Sandoval County
23 new cases in San Juan County
3 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health on Saturday also reported seven additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:

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