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Grant County Water Commission -tentatively scheduled March 21, 2024

This communication is to notify that the GCWC (Grant County Water Commission) Meeting tentatively scheduled for this Thursday, February 22, 2024, is being cancelled.  The next meeting will be tentatively scheduled for the March 21.  Please advise if you have any concerns. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; it was a result of the occurrence of circumstances that were out of our control.

Volunteer Trail Projects in the Gila ~ Join us!

Spring Trail Projects: March – May - All trail users welcome.  No trail work experience needed.

Gila Back Country Horsemen (Gila BCH) organizes volunteer trail projects in the Gila National Forest and Gila Wilderness.  View our spring 2024 trail project schedule details and RSVP:

These projects are a great way to explore a new area while giving back.  Trail projects range from front-country to remote back-country trails and are between 1 – 7 days.  

The Gila Chapter partners with other trail users like hikers and bikers to keep trails open for all. Celebrating 20 years in 2021, Gila BCH’s mission is to “Perpetuate the commonsense use and enjoyment of horses in America's backcountry and wilderness areas.” 

Silver City Police Department blotter – Feb. 16 through Feb. 18, 2024

Friday, Feb. 16

Suspicious vehicle
Gough Park – 12:39 a.m.
Parking lot/multiple vehicles. Officer advised vehicles left upon request.

Dog bite
Silver Street @Silver HIgh School
A dog a couple of houses up from the high school bit a student/three dogs in the yard/student in nurse's office/treated by nurse. Officers out at a N. Silver Street address.

Reynolds Circle
Caller was scammed/she gave them $900.

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Whiskey Creek Zócalo - March events

Friday, March 1

Hieronymus Bogs

Orchestral Folk/Performance Art

Music: 7:00pm/ by Donation

Hieronymus Bogs’s eclectic blend of orchestral folk, spoken word, and performance art nearly evades traditional classification altogether. Evoking an ancient crooner, Bogs’s voice sits comfortably between Roy Orbison and Scott Walker, with hints of Antony and the Johnsons’s theatricality. Commandingly fusing mystically inspired lyricism and delicately stark instrumentation, his songs set emotions free in an almost hypnotic way.

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Tri-City police department blotters – Feb. 16 through Feb. 18, 2024

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Feb. 16

Counterfeit money
101 Tom Foy Blvd.
Report, no narrative.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Vehicle accident-no injuries
Bayard city limits
Report, no narrative.

Hurley Police Department

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Grant County Sheriff's Office blotter – Feb. 16 through Feb. 18, 2024

Friday, Feb. 16

Criminal trespass
North Hurley Road
Caller advised someone is on his property/he is in the 25-foot house trailer on the property and doesn't want to come out. Caller is very hard to understand, speak to caller in person. Deputy investigating.

Unattended death
S. Highway 90 – Grant County
61-year-old male not breathing/caller advised is bagging him now, but it is not working/TYFD paged twice with no response/caller has been doing chest compressions since the beginning/gate is open. TYFD advised to send deputy. Deputy advised to send OMI.

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Permaculture Silver City Plant Swap

Bring your extra seedlings, starts, cuttings and plants to Gough Park to exchange. If you don't have any to share, you are welcome to bring other items such as your eggs, home processed foods, homemade soaps, dried teas and herbs, seeds, and services to barter with instead. We suggest you bring a table, but not required.

March 17th.


Silver City Community Theatre seeks shelf donantions

Affordable Self Storage, on 32 St, has donated a unit to SCCT. It is time for SCCT to move our equipment BUT to take full advantage of this space WE NEED SHELVING!
Can you donate shelves? OR wood to build shelving? Anything/Everything will help!
Many thanks, MaryAnn
575 313 5891

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