Here’s a look at today’s news: Anonymous donors recently contributed funds to the Western New Mexico University Foundation, establishing an endowed named scholarship to support Native American students. In addition to the scholarship, the donors created an immediate use fund to supplement the endowment while it grows. Endowed scholarships are created with gifts that total a minimum of $15,000, [...]
The “J.D. Power Ace Neighborhood Tour” came Mountain Ridge Ace Hardware in Silver City on January 13th. The community was invited to celebrate the locally owned store’s Eleventh Year in a Row ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores!” Congratulations to Mountain Ridge Ace Hardware!
Here’s a look at some local news: The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico has been named beneficiary of an estate gift of over $1 million from the late Dr. Robert Palmer, with 75 percent of the gift being earmarked for Luna County. This generous gift will have a positive impact for years to come for nonprofit groups and [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]