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Aldo Leopold Students to Entertain Rotarians December 13, 2022

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the meeting of the Rotary Club of Silver City has a change of venue. The meeting will be at Q’s Southern Bistro, 101 W. College Ave., corner of Pope. There will not be a speaker, but several Aldo Leopold students, along with Wendy Spurgeon, an instructor at Aldo Leopold and a former Rotarian, will provide holiday songs. Entry is to the left: food can be ordered from the regular and lunch menus. Hours will be from11:30 to 1:30 pm.

Normally, the Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon to 1 p.m. in the Sunset Room at WNMU, Student Memorial Building, second floor.

There will not be any meetings after December 13, until January 10, 2023, because of the holidays.

To find out more about Rotary or membership in the local club, email:

Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – Dec. 2 through Dec. 4, 2022

Friday, Dec. 2

Domestic disturbance
T&M Dairy Road
Caller advised a named female is throwing rocks at his front door and is trying to damage his Jeep/advised he allowed her to stay at his residence because their child is ill. Deputy advised female was gone prior to arrival/clear.

Welfare check
Ft Bayard Medical Center – Santa Clara
Someone appears to be asleep in a silver Volkswagen Jetta. Vehicle registered in Cibola, NM.

DVO served x 3
Morales Road, N. Gold Street, Canal Street
No reports.

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Silver City Police Department blotter – Dec. 2 through Dec. 4, 2022

Friday, Dec. 2

Criminal damage to property
1313 E. 32nd Street
Caller advised a named female is in the lobby hitting the machines and refusing to leave/she is threatening security and nursing staff/she is having suicidal ideations as well. Officer issued Cristina Proudlock a CTW/can only be seen for medical attention.

Aggravated assault
San Vicente Street
Caller advised her sister just threw a screwdriver at her/sister is on narcotics and is outside/she is inside the camping trailer. Officers out with sister and caller.

Accident-property damage
E. Highway 180 and Ranch Club Road
T-Bone accident/no injuries. Second caller advised unknown injuries. Officer advised 57-year-old male/air bag deployment/send next wrecker for blue Honda with heavy front-end . . .

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Upper Gila Valley Arroyos Watershed District Meeting December 12, 2022

The board meeting of the Upper Gila Valley Arroyos Watershed District will be held Monday, December 12, 2022 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Fire Station in Cliff, New Mexico and is open to the public.

The meeting will also be held via Zoom: 

Join Zoom Meeting 

Meeting ID: 819 1060 5519

Passcode: 293090

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Next Sunday, December 11, 2022, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City

December 11, at 10:00 am, 3845 North Swan Street – "Border Chronicles”

Author Todd Miller and co-author Melissa del Bosque will talk about “The Border Chronicle,” a Substack site, why they started it, what "border journalism" is and why it's important. They will bring up some of the issues they've covered, ranging from technology and climate change to border theater, the wall, and the right wing. 

“’The Border Chronicle’ has also had a special emphasis on different groups offering alternatives such as Cafe Justo which is a people's coffee company, and humanitarian organizations like Humane Borders,” Miller said. 

Todd Miller has been one of the leading U.S. writers on border issues for several decades. He has written four books and many articles on the subject and has traveled all over the world to investigate these issues. Among his singular contributions are his concept of the "border-industrial complex," by which he explains the tight interconnections of government, high-tech industries, and the military in enforcing border restrictions; and his analysis of the elasticity of borders, whereby border enforcement activities are carried out far beyond the nation's ostensible geographic boundaries.

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Tri-City police department blotters – Nov. 28 through Dec. 1, 2022

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Nov. 28

Suspicious vehicle
Chino Street
Caller was informed by a neighbor that someone with a flashlight is on her rental property/she did just have a tenant evicted today. Officer advised all windows locked and secure/had contact with caller/set up frequent patrol for next week.

Guinevan Street
Caller advised she got home and the TV/laptop and some games are gone from the residence/she believes she knows who took the items.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

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Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – Nov. 28 through Dec. 1, 2022

Monday, Nov. 28

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Highway 35 – Upper Mimbres
Caller advising his ex just showed up to his home and slashed his tires/she already left in a white SUV headed south on 35. Deputies had contact with female at La Tienda/advising she advised she did not do it/advised she was issued an indefinite CTW for caller's residence and . . .

Suicide threat
Old Little Walnut Road
No report.

Highway 61 – Lower Mimbres
Caller advised a named male is yelling at him. Deputy advised out on Royal John Mine Road/spoke with male. Caller called back advising the named male is back at the house/request deputy respond back to the house.

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Silver City Police Department blotter – Nov. 28 through Dec. 1, 2022

Monday, Nov. 28

1810 N. Swan Street
Two males in the store fighting/advised one hit a female/unknown who they are. Officers advised tazer deployed/request ambulance for 30-year-old male tazed twice/contact with other party at a Gold Street address/out with a named male and a named female/one male has an extraditable active warrant out of Las Cruces.

Criminal damage to property
114 W. 11th Street
Caller advised one of the windows to the building is broken/believes there was an attempted break-in.

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