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January 15, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The Grant County Commission elected a new chairperson and vice chairperson at the regular session meeting last Thursday. District 1 Commissioner, Gabriel Ramos, nominated District 4 Commissioner, Billy Billings, for the position of chairperson. In addition, District 5 Commissioner, Harry Browne, expressed interest in the position and nominated himself. Billings was elected [...]

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018

Today, we celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., the influential American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.

January 12, 2018: Local News

Click edit button to change this text. Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Each year business leaders, local governments and non-profits make the trek to Santa Fe to participate in Grant County Day at the Roundhouse. The Grant County Prospectors, with the help of local Legislators, create an “issues of concern brochure” highlighting the priorities that are a [...]

January 11, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news:   During the Town of Silver City meeting on Tuesday, two City Councilors talked about the veteran’s color guard being disrespected before Western New Mexico University Men’s basketball games. District 3 Councilor, Jose Ray, speaking as a veteran and not as a councilor, stated that a few minutes before the national anthem began and [...]

January 10, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that thousands more New Mexico students than ever before are taking and passing Advanced Placement courses. AP classes are rigorous, university-level courses that give students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. In 2017, New Mexico students passed 6,028 AP exams. At an average [...]

January 9, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at todays’ news:   Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to an aggravated burglary complaint on the 4000 Block of Fran Drive. Officers were informed by the victim that between the dates of December 19th and January 7th, unknown person(s) entered his home and absconded with tools and 10 firearms that included handguns and rifles. [...]

January 8, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: An opportunity for New Mexicans with disabilities to save money, is coming on January the 18th. “ABLE New Mexico” will allow people with disabilities to contribute to an investment account without jeopardizing other benefits such as Social Security or Medicare. The program that is administered by the State Treasurer’s Office, gives people with [...]

January 5, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The New Mexico Department of Health has reported a spike in the number of flu cases across New Mexico in the last few weeks. Compared to the same time last year, influenza-like illness activity is twice as great, with the current flu season not yet reaching its peak. The number of flu related [...]

January 4, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at area news: State officials say two inmates at a southern New Mexico prison have come down with chickenpox, and authorities are trying to limit the varicella virus that causes illness from spreading any further. Besides the two inmates at the Otero County prison facility, 135 inmates in addition to prison staff that may have been [...]

January 3, 2018: Local News

Here’s some news headlines: Many people head to the gym at the start of the new year, making a New Year’s resolution to get and stay fit. Did you know that anyone in the state of New Mexico can be a personal trainer? Although trainers that work with sports teams are required to be licensed and registered with the [...]