Latest From Silver City

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August 9th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: Western New Mexico University, in collaboration with PNM, is announcing a new plan to decrease southwest New Mexico’s carbon footprint through the proposed PNM Community Solar Direct project that will provide 50 megawatts of electric into the state’s power grid upon review and approval from the New Mexico Public Regulations Commission. According [...]

August 8, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The New Mexico Racing Commission has announced that a proposed sixth racino license in the state will not be awarded at this time. According to the Hidalgo Herald, the NMRC released an official statement that “it has decided not to issue a sixth racino license and has left open the possibility of [...]

August 7th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: City of Deming employees and elected officials met at the Mimbres Valley Special Events Center to build teamwork skills, train, and discuss ways to improve the community. According to the Deming Headlight, some of the items discussed were the lake at Pit Park, general street maintenance, painting of city water towers, building [...]

August 6th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s local news: The New Mexico Public Education Department is encouraging high school educators teaching STEM subjects to participate in the first-ever Governor’s STEM  Challenge and Showcase. According to a release from the PED, over the course of the 2019 summer break, the New Mexico principals and superintendents in all 89 school districts and charter [...]

August 5th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s local news: The Silver City Woman’s Club provided 80 grade level bags to area students containing grade appropriate school supplies that were listed on the Silver Schools website. Members of the community assisted in the effort by donating many of the supplies and providing funds to purchase what is needed for the children. Members [...]

August 2nd, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax Holiday started today, and will be running through Sunday at midnight. During this time, the law provides a deduction from gross receipts for retail sales of qualifying tangible personal property; in effect allowing the retailer to sell the items “tax free.” According to Taxation & Revenue [...]

August 1st, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: Mayor Richard Bauch, of Santa Clara, has announced that Viola Stone Park will be closed for two weeks due to a construction project taking place on Bayard Street. In addition, the “Movies in the Park” schedule has now ended for the season. The Mayor also thanked the individuals that donated or offered [...]

July 31st, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: Area food pantries from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo, and Luna counties met in Silver City this week under the guidance of the non-profit group, National Center for Frontier Communities. This was the third meeting of the food pantry groups hosted by the NCFC in efforts to build a regional collaborative allowing the opportunity [...]

July 30th, 2019: Local News

Here’s a look at some of today’s local news: In an announcement made by the New Mexico Department of Health, a television ad will begin airing on stations statewide starting this Thursday with the goal to reduce opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose deaths in New Mexico. The new ad features New Mexicans who share their real-life stories about how [...]

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