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August 19, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: Last Thursday, Western New Mexico University’s President, Joseph Shepard presided over press conference regarding the university’s participation in the Community Solar Direct agreement with PNM. The agreement will provide renewable energy to the university and other entities. PNM Solar Direct was created governmental and large businesses achieve their goals in a cost-effective [...]

August 16th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some of today’s local news: While routine testing of the water at the Catwalk NRT/Whitewater Picnic Area, a problem was noted. Currently both the Catwalk and the picnic area are open, however, there is no potable water available until further notice. The Forest Service Gila National Forest appreciates the public’s your patience and understanding until [...]

August 15th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The New Mexico Department of Information Technology and the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management have implemented communication system upgrades in Hidalgo County. According to the Hidalgo Herald, this initiative of Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham, will provide more effective communication capabilities there were previously available to Lordsburg Schools, law enforcement, fire, and [...]

August 14, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s local news: The Grant County “Complete Count Committee” is actively meeting and planning assistance to implement the upcoming 2020 National Census. The Census, held every 10 years will use primarily online data collection for the first time, that should enable data collection to occur at a much more rapid level. Rural areas present a [...]

August 13th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: New Mexico Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed a new secretary of the New Mexico Public Education Department. Ryan Stewart, was introduced by the Governor yesterday during a news conference. Stewart, is an educator with experience in public education and education reform, according to release from the NMPED. In addition, he has [...]

August 12th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments has been selected to participate in the U.S. Economic Development Administrations 2019-20 Americorps VISTA Program. The review team was impressed with the Council of Government’s project scope in the community and believes that the program will fulfill many local economic development goals. Since 1965, over [...]

August 9th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: Western New Mexico University, in collaboration with PNM, is announcing a new plan to decrease southwest New Mexico’s carbon footprint through the proposed PNM Community Solar Direct project that will provide 50 megawatts of electric into the state’s power grid upon review and approval from the New Mexico Public Regulations Commission. According [...]

August 8, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The New Mexico Racing Commission has announced that a proposed sixth racino license in the state will not be awarded at this time. According to the Hidalgo Herald, the NMRC released an official statement that “it has decided not to issue a sixth racino license and has left open the possibility of [...]

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