Upcoming Events

  1. Cliff-Gila Grant County Fair

    September 20 - September 24
  2. 13th Annual Gila River Festival

    September 21 @ 12:00 am - September 24 @ 12:00 am
  3. WNMU Homecoming 2017

    September 21 - September 23
  4. Rural Bookmobile West September Schedule

    September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Rural Bookmobile West Visits

    September 21 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm

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Latest From Silver City

September 6, 2017: Local News

Here's a look at today's headlines: The Gila National Forest is hosting a Forest Plan Revision Open House on September 11th, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 3005 E Camino del Bosque in Silver City. The open house format is a casual opportunity to engage with Forest Service specialists about Forest Plan Revision.  Stakeholders can arrive any time, [...]

September 5, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Grant County resident, Jeramie Carrillo, organized a community supply drive to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey, that struck Texas late last month. This humanitarian effort resulted in the collection of several tons of needed items and non-perishable food and water. As word of this effort spread to local residents, some businesses offered a [...]

September 1, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at todays’ headlines:   This week we have continued to cover the New Mexico Department of Education school grading results. We have previously announced Cobre, Silver and Luna County Schools. Today we will share with you some of the results for Hidalgo and Catron County Schools. In Lordsburg, Central Elementary went from a “D” last year [...]

HMS Shares Donation for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

  Thanks to the coordination of Abby Spann, RN, HMS Clinical Nurse Trainer, HMS participated in a recent purchase of food, water, and necessary emergency supplies for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The donated items from HMS, and other community members, were collected by a local resident whose hometown is Refugio, Texas. Donated supplies were transported directly to individuals, neighbors [...]

August 31, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Freeport-McMoRan is taking steps to resume mining operations at its Cobre Mine, enabling them to transport copper ore to its Chino operations. The proposed mine plan would include approximately 36 acres of land held by the Bureau of Land Management and require the construction of a new 3.5 mile haul road linking Chino [...]

August 30, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   The New Mexico Public Education Department released their 2017 school grades with Cobre District Schools either improving or remaining the same as last year. The three schools that improved for the 2017 year were Central Elementary, raising their grade from an “F” to a “B”, and Hurley Elementary and Snell Middle School [...]

August 29, 2017: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Governor Susana Martinez along with local business leaders, recently announced that the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) created more than 2,000 jobs in 2017 which brings the total amount of JTIP jobs created over the last seven years to nearly 10,000. In addition, this program also saw its second-highest average rural wage at [...]

August 28, 2017: Local News

  Here’s a look at today’s headlines:     Last Tuesday, the Board of Regents at Western New Mexico University, voted unanimously in favor of the positive results of the annual performance evaluation for University President, Dr. Joseph Shepard. Several community leaders representing local government as well as area businesses and organizations, delivered remarks in support of Dr. Shepard, [...]

August 24, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   The Deming Literacy Center recently honored local tutors who have served in the program for 20-plus years. Special awards were presented by Mayor Benny Jasso and State Representative Candie Sweetser, to recipients, Miguel Briceno, Marisol Perez, Roxana Rincon and Lois Tharp. The Deming Literacy Program has been active since 1990 and offers [...]

August 23, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines:   The Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society will hold their 34th Annual Gem & Mineral Show Labor Day weekend, September 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.  This year, the event will return to the newly remodeled Grant County Veterans’ Memorial Conference Center located at 3031 Highway 180 East, in Silver City. There [...]