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Tune In for a “Lot-to” Boop-Oop-A-Doop Fun

Have you been tuned in to your favorite station?  We’re giving away Lottery Bucks!  Tune in to KNFT-FM 102.9, KNFT-AM 950 and 96.5 and KSCQ 92.9 now through June 23rd and listen for your chance to win 20 Lottery Bucks to purchase new Betty Boop Scratchers.  Every weekday through the 23rd, we’ll be giving away Lottery Bucks to one lucky [...]

June 13th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District has reopened the Willow Creek Campground.  The creek crossing at the campground has been repaired. All but the fourth campsite are open and available on a first come, first serve basis. All camping on the Gila National Forest is restricted to a 14-day stay. Silver City MainStreet [...]

June 12th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A number of small fires have started recently in the southwest corner of the state.  The Round Fire was caused by lightning on June 6th in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness of the Black Range Ranger District.  The fire is 1,315 acres and is being managed for multiple resource objectives.  The Straw Fire was caused [...]

June 9th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Friday Robert Sandoval, a veteran who served in the US Army in Vietnam, was recently presented with a Quilt of Valor by the local quilters guild.  The red white and blue quilt was crafted by master quilter Claudia Toenies.  According to the Quilts of Valor website, a Quilt of Valor is a single lifetime [...]

June 8th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The New Mexico Supreme Court has issued comprehensive procedural rules governing pretrial detention and release in all criminal cases.  According to a news release from the Supreme Court, the rules reflect national best practices including rules for expedited procedures for pretrial detention of clearly dangerous defendants, expedited procedures to assuring that non-dangerous low-risk defendants [...]

June 7th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Corral Fire in the Gila Wilderness is 720 acres in size and 0% contained.  The fire is currently on monitor status only.  There are no immediate values at risk. The terrain is fairly flat with the East Fork of the Gila River to the northwest and Black Canyon to the south. Moderate growth [...]

June 6th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Corral Fire on the Gila Wilderness was started by lightning on Sunday, June 4th.  The Fire is currently 100 acres in size.  The strategy of this fire is to reduce live woody fuels, reduce fuel loads on the ground, improve forest health and support the reintroduction of fire in the natural ecosystem.  Resources [...]

June 5th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Baca Fire continues to burn on the Quemado Ranger District 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake.  Forecasted moisture that was predicted has not materialized over the fire area.  Yesterday fire activity led to firing operations south along FR13 to Salvador Canyon to keep the fire within the identified confinement area. The Baca Fire is [...]

Wild, Wild West Pro Rodeo Final Night Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

It’s the last night for the Wild, Wild West Pro Rodeo in Silver City!  Tonight, it’s the full rodeo, sponsored by The Brown Boys at Warner Tire: team roping, tie-down, broncs, bulls, barrels, and of course – Mutton Bustin.  Gates open at 6:30, with Mutton Bustin’ sponsored by Circle Heart at 7:30 and the rodeo action starting at 8 pm. Go [...]

June 2nd, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Office of the Medical Investigator has ruled the death of Walter Biebelle III of San Lorenzo a homicide.  Biebelle was found dead in his home on March 25th.  Molynda Brewer, 43, has been charged with an open count of murder and tampering with evidence.  Brewer told Sheriff’s deputies at the time she thought [...]