facebook-24x24

Click to search Click to search

Front Page News

During the press conference Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Secretary-designate Dr. Tracie Collins gave an update on the vaccine in New Mexico.

"As you know, what we are doing is obtaining information on how many are being administered," Collins said. The New Mexico Department of Health is using the New Mexico State Immunization Information System (NMSIIS) to track immunization data.

Of the 106,525 doses received, 58,299 have been administered, with only 74% of providers reporting in NMSIIS at this time. "That means the amount of doses administered is 62,000-68,500, making New Mexico among the states with the highest administration rates in the United States," she said.

Thirty additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 1,645 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
430 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
76 new cases in Chaves County
22 new cases in Cibola County
30 new cases in Colfax County
53 new cases in Curry County
5 new cases in De Baca County
202 new cases in Doña Ana County
57 new cases in Eddy County
20 new cases in Grant County
4 new cases in Guadalupe County
5 new cases in Hidalgo County
55 new cases in Lea County
19 new cases in Lincoln County
7 new cases in Los Alamos County
19 new cases in Luna County
99 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Mora County
19 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Quay County
27 new cases in Rio Arriba County
13 new cases in Roosevelt County
95 new cases in Sandoval County
182 new cases in San Juan County
15 new cases in San Miguel County
81 new cases in Santa Fe County
7 new cases in Sierra County
13 new cases in Socorro County
12 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
57 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

The Department of Health on Friday reported thirty additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Thirty-nine additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,841 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
449 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
77 new cases in Chaves County
23 new cases in Cibola County
7 new cases in Colfax County
35 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
117 new cases in Doña Ana County
131 new cases in Eddy County
33 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
7 new cases in Hidalgo County
47 new cases in Lea County
19 new cases in Lincoln County
11 new cases in Los Alamos County
24 new cases in Luna County
69 new cases in McKinley County
52 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
73 new cases in Rio Arriba County
24 new cases in Roosevelt County
143 new cases in Sandoval County
231 new cases in San Juan County
12 new cases in San Miguel County
131 new cases in Santa Fe County
11 new cases in Sierra County
4 new cases in Socorro County
13 new cases in Taos County
5 new cases in Torrance County
5 new cases in Union County
65 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County
16 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

The Department of Health on Thursday reported thirty-nine additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

henry provencio head shot copyMimbres, NM, January 7, 2020--Henry Provencio has accepted the position as acting District Ranger on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Provencio will serve as the acting ranger through the end of May 2021.

Forty-seven additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 1,496 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
443 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
76 new cases in Chaves County
14 new cases in Cibola County
6 new cases in Colfax County
13 new cases in Curry County
164 new cases in Doña Ana County
14 new cases in Eddy County
23 new cases in Grant County
6 new cases in Guadalupe County
4 new cases in Hidalgo County
56 new cases in Lea County
2 new cases in Lincoln County
15 new cases in Los Alamos County
5 new cases in Luna County
82 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
28 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
93 new cases in Rio Arriba County
3 new cases in Roosevelt County
96 new cases in Sandoval County
154 new cases in San Juan County
6 new cases in San Miguel County
103 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
15 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
57 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Wednesday reported forty-seven additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Twenty additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 1,201 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
484 new cases in Bernalillo County
47 new cases in Chaves County
17 new cases in Cibola County
2 new cases in Colfax County
15 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
117 new cases in Doña Ana County
25 new cases in Eddy County
8 new cases in Grant County
58 new cases in Lea County
7 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Los Alamos County
7 new cases in Luna County
93 new cases in McKinley County
26 new cases in Otero County
5 new cases in Quay County
17 new cases in Rio Arriba County
78 new cases in Sandoval County
104 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
37 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
2 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
28 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Roswell Correctional Center

The Department of Health on Tuesday reported twenty additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Woman arrested for aggravated assault

By Roger Lanse

Three Silver City Police Department officers were dispatched to 310 Reynolds Circle on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in reference to an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon call. The officers were advised that the female involved had left the scene in a blue Chevy car headed toward town.

According to an SCPD offense report narrative, officers made a felony stop on the blue Chevy driven by Gina Turrieta, 52, of the Reynolds Circle address, at the intersection of College Avenue and Corbin Street.

By Roger Lanse

A Silver City Police Department officer responded to 1412 N. Bennett Street at approximately 10:45 p.m. in reference to an injuring/tampering with a motor vehicle complaint. The officer had been advised by the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority that a female said her vehicle's window had been broken by another female.

When officers arrived at the address the victim told them, according to an SCPD report narrative, she and a male friend had arrived at 1605 Canal Street at about 10:30 p.m. to pick up her dog from Andrea Amyx, who had been caring for the animal, when the two females got in an argument. Amyx, the narrative said, told the 27-year-old victim she needed to leave the property and when the victim got in her van to leave, Amyx punched the victim's driver side door window with her closed fist causing it to shatter. Officers noted the damage to the victim's vehicle and later, also observed shattered glass at the Canal Street address

Live from Silver City

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Four NEW classifieds for furniture and an REI screen house

A new classified just came in from a fellow looking for work doing thinning, fire protection work, etc. 

Classifieds: We have changed Classifieds to a cheaper and shorter option. Check periodically to see if any new ones have popped up. The former software failed us, so it's just a category now, with prices posted. Send your information to editor@grantcountybeat.com and we will post it as soon as we can. Instructions and prices are on the page.

Those new to providing news releases to the Beat are asked to please check out submission guidelines at https://www.grantcountybeat.com/about/submissions. They are for your information to make life easier on the readers, as well as the editor.

Images: We have received complaints about large images blocking parts of other articles. If you encounter this problem, click on the title of the article you want to read and it will take you to that article's page, which shows only that article without any intruders. It

Compliance: Because you are an esteemed member of The Grant County Beat readership, be assured that we at the Beat continue to do everything we can to be in full compliance with GDPR and pertinent US law, so that the information you have chosen to give to us cannot be compromised. 

New Columnists: The Beat continues to bring you new columnists. And check out the old faithfuls who continue to provide content.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues.

The Beat totally appreciates its readers and subscribers!  

WARNING:

All articles and photos with a byline or photo credit are copyrighted to the author or photographer. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.

NOTE: If an article does not have a byline, it was written by someone not affiliated with the Beat and then sent to the Beat for posting.

Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ads on the Beat.

Newsletter: If you opt in to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Here for YOU: Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Feel free to notify editor@grantcountybeat.com if you notice any technical problems on the site. Your convenience is my desire for the Beat. 

Disclaimer: If you find errors in articles not written by the Beat team but sent to us from other content providers, please contact the writer, not the Beat. For example, obituaries are always provided by the funeral home or a family member.

We can fix errors, but please give details on where the error is so we can find it. News releases from government and non-profit entities are posted generally without change, except for legal notices, which incur a small charge.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com

20191110