Upcoming Events

  1. Rural Bookmobile West August Schedule

    August 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Great American Deming Duck Race

    August 24 @ 6:30 pm - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Hidalgo County Fair and Rodeo

    August 25 - August 27
  4. First Annual Murray Ryan Memorial Golf Classic

    August 26 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Rural Bookmobile West September Schedule

    September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Latest From Silver City

August 3rd, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Catwalk Recreation Area is temporarily closed due to high water and debris blocking the entrance.  The New Mexico Department of Transportation has been contacted to clear the crossing, but it may be next week before the Catwalk re-opens.  Please contact the Glenwood Ranger District for more information. The Town of Hurley held an [...]

August 1st, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Mayor and Town Council have extended the deadline for submissions for Welcome Sign designs to the end of August.  Guidelines to consider for submission include: sign must be read in seconds by traffic moving at highway speeds; signs should represent Silver City’s rich history, culture and friendly people; monument style designs are more [...]

July 31st, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The National Weather Service in El Paso issued a flood advisory for northeastern Grant County this afternoon.  Camp Thunderbird, Bear Canyon Lake and NM 35 north of Camp Thunderbird to Lake Roberts were expected to experience flooding.  Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall can cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and [...]

July 27, 2017: Local Headlines

  Here is a look at some local headlines: Congratulations is extended to Mariachi Plata from WNMU in their first place finish at the annual Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque.  In 2016, the WNMU group received 2nd place and impressively received 1st this year.   This past week, the Community Partnership for Children, with Terry Anderson who is the coordinator, [...]

July 26, 2017: Local Headlines

The Silver City Town Council met yesterday. Major moves made involved a Silver City Town Council vote to rescind an increase in property taxes previously passes by the council, which raised property tax rates in the town by one mill. The previous measure to increase property taxes was done in case the state reduced the amount of “hold harmless” [...]

Mule Deer Foundation Gila Chapter 1st Annual Dinner and Banquet

The first annual Mule Deer Foundation Gila Chapter dinner and banquet will be this Saturday at the Santa Clara National Guard Armory at 6pm. Enjoy a great evening and support the conservation of habitat for mule deer in our beautiful Gila National Forest and Wilderness.  There will be over 10 firearms in the live and silent auctions, along with [...]

July 25, 2017: Local Headlines

Here is a look at today’s headlines: Freeport McMoRan would like to have community input to prioritize community needs.  They have an online survey for you to complete regarding programs and projects.  Visit FreeportInMyCommunity.com to participate. Freeport-McMoRan is proud to be a partner in Grant County and is continually striving to support programs and projects that promote long-term prosperity [...]

July 24, 2017: Local Headlines

The clean-up held this past weekend at Bill Evans lake was a success.  The much needed clean-up was conducted by volunteers with more than 25 bags of garbage being removed. The dam and infrastructure is owned by Freeport McMoRan, but the New Mexico Game and Fish Department manages activities at Bill Evans Lake. The lake is supposed to be [...]

July 21, 2017: Local Headlines

Tomorrow there will be a cleanup  at Bill Evans lake from 9a to 2p.  Organizers of the cleanup say the Game and Fish Department have authorized a free-fee day for those attending. Anyone is invited to come out and help. There is a lot of work to be done to restore some of the cleanliness of the area. In [...]

July 20, 2017: Local Headlines

Here are some of today’s headlines: On July 9th, the Silver City Police Department’s impound lot was broken into and a 2007 jeep inside the lot had been set on fire.  The vehicle had been impounded after a traffic stop on July  6th and the jeep had been seized. Allegedly, after search warrant issued, the police found almost 33 [...]