Upcoming Events

  1. Fort Bayard Summer Film Series

    August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Silver FFA Chile Sale

    August 17 - August 19
  3. WNMU Welcome Back Bash at the Hub

    August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. 39th Annual Great American Duck Race

    August 23 - August 26

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Latest From Silver City

July 27, 2017: Local Headlines 2017-07-27T17:01:57+00:00

August 15th, 2018: Local News

Here’s some of today’s news: According to New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, the extended New Mexico drought and low annual snow pack have caused large numbers of fish mortality in Quemado Lake and other fishing locations across the state. A released stated, “Lakes with critically low water and elevated temperatures have decreased oxygen content available for aquatic [...]

August 14th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The largest law enforcement agency in the country, which is U.S. Customs and Border Protection is in need of hundreds of new officers to be placed nationwide and especially in El Paso, Columbus and New Mexico. As of 2017, the agency employed 19,437 Border Patrol agents and 23,079 Customs and Border Protection [...]

August 13th, 2018: Local News

The New Mexico State Police have filed a criminal complaint against the Luna County Manager, Ira Pearson, Deming school board member, Billy Ruiz, and two county maintenance employees. The complaint, filed last week in Luna County Magistrate Court, alleges that a maintenance worker was directed to purchase plumbing material in Las Cruces to be used at Pearson’s personal residence [...]

August 10th, 2018: Local News

U.S. Border Patrol Agents tracked and apprehended four subjects making an illegal crossing from Mexico while carrying large square backpacks. Agents along with a K-9 partner and members of the Lordsburg Horse Patrol Unit were deployed and followed footprints for 6 miles heading in a northwest direction across the New Mexico/Arizona state line. The suspected smugglers were carrying three [...]

August 10th, 2018: Local News

U.S. Border Patrol Agents tracked and apprehended four subjects making an illegal crossing from Mexico while carrying large square backpacks. Agents along with a K-9 partner and members of the Lordsburg Horse Patrol Unit were deployed and followed footprints for 6 miles heading in a northwest direction across the New Mexico/Arizona state line. The suspected smugglers were carrying three [...]

August 9th, 2018: Local News

In anticipation of a larger enrollment this year, the Cobre Consolidated School District has hired 30 new staff members. The new educational staff members will include elementary teachers, some specializing in math intervention, and special education, in addition to middle and secondary teachers, an occupational and physical therapist, music teachers, social workers, counselors, and Pre-K teachers. Sandra Montoya replaced [...]

August 8th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news: A former Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy, Michael Aguirre, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday in District Court relating to a series of assaults committed last year. The sentence of the court, with Judge J.C. Robinson presiding, was 26 and a half years with 16 and a half years suspended. It [...]

August 7th, 2018: Local News

The Gila National Forest Supervisor’s office is hosting Smokey Bear’s 74th Birthday this Thursday, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at 3005 E Camino del Bosque in Silver City. The public is invited to come by and get a mini-cupcake, party favor bags for the kids, and get a photo with Smokey. For more information, go the Gila National Forest [...]