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May 22nd, 2015: Local Headlines

//May 22nd, 2015: Local Headlines

May 22nd, 2015: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:

Demolition has begun on the NM 90 Hudson Street Bridge.  The NMDOT and Interstate Highway Construction have CLOSED all access over the bridge.  The contractor has installed various notifications alerting motorists of the closures.  In addition, the NMDOT will have traffic control advising motorists that the county Truck Bypass route will be available.  San Vicente Trail will be closed at Corbin Street along with South Mill Road, and under the bridge.

The Silver City Public Library is well on their way to a goal of 1,000 responses to a community survey.  The survey is available both online and in print, and is a chance for residents to shape the future of Grant County’s largest public library.  “We would really love to hear from everyone in the community – even people who don’t use the library.  We want to be sure we’re meeting the needs of all community members,” said library director Eileen Sullivan.  The survey will be available through June 1st.

The National Weather Service will be presenting two Skywarn Spotter classes in Grant County in June.  Skywarn storm spotters are part of the ranks of citizens who form the Nation’s first line of defense against severe weather.  Anyone with an interest in public service and access to communication is encouraged to join the Skywarn program.  Classes are held June 2nd and 9th and are free to the public.  Check out today’s news on our website at Silver City Radio dot com to find out how you can learn more.  For more information, please contact Jason Laney with the National Weather Service at jason.laney@noaa.gov or Marc Levesque with the Grant County ARES-Skywarn at marc@acadiagis.com.

The Gila National Forest is notifying the public of the initiation of the Assessment Phase of the Gila National Forest Land Management Plan Revision.  The Gila National Forest is inviting the public to engage in a collaborative process to identify relevant information and local knowledge to be considered for the assessment. The trends and conditions identified in the assessment will help determine the current plan’s need for change and aid in the development of plan components. Public participation opportunities are coming in the future to discuss the assessment process.

This year’s Memorial Day event in Grant County is hosted by the Allingham-Golding American Legion Post 18.  IT will begin at 9:45 am on Monday, May 25th, at the Ford Bayard National Cemetery.  The featured speaker is the director of the Albuquerque Veterans’ Administration Hospital.  The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 pm local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.

Please join us on Monday, May 25th at 3 pm in a moment of silence to honor our veterans.  Have a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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