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  1. Silver City Clay Festival 2017

    July 22 - July 30
  2. Girl Scouts: Story Time and More

    July 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Girl Scouts: Archery

    July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Rural Bookmobile West July Schedule

    July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Girl Scouts: Archery

    July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Latest From Silver City

June 29th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: We have a brief overview of fires on the Gila National Forest.  The Straw Fire located about 2 miles east of the Gila Cliff Dwellings is 9,360 acres in size.  The Round Fire is burning in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness near the Diamond Creek Drainage and is 7,269 acres in size.  The Corral Fire [...]

Grant County 4-H Excels at District Contest

Once again Grant County 4-H has done very well at the annual District Contest. Novice and Junior age division members competed against other 4-H members in the southwest region at the District competition held in Socorro, NM. Members must qualify through an elimination county contest where only the best in each contest move on to district. In order to compete [...]

June 28th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A new fire was sparked on the Gila Wilderness during yesterday’s storms.  The Copperas Fire is currently 10 acres in size.  The fire is burning west of Highway 15 and south of the Clinton P. Anderson Scenic Overlook on the Wilderness Ranger District.  Values at risk include human health, powerlines that serve the community [...]

June 27th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Round Fire on the Aldo Leopold Wilderness is 7,269 acres in size and 10% contained.  The fire is burning near the Diamond Creek Drainage.  Fire behavior is minimal due to over an inch of rainfall over the last 72 hours and plans are to transition to a smaller fire organization by the end [...]

June 26th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Round Fire on the Aldo Leopold Wilderness of the Black Range Ranger District is currently 7,269 acres in size.  The fire is 0% contained and is being managed for multiple resource objectives.  The Round Fire was caused by lightning on June 6th, and is located near the Diamond Creek Drainage. The National Weather [...]

June 23rd, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Corral Fire on the Gila Wilderness is currently estimated at 17,029 acres and burning with low to moderate intensity.  Recent operations have been working to keep the fire from crossing FR 150 and monitoring fire behavior.  FR 150 remains open to motorists, though the Forest Service advises that motorists use caution and defer [...]

June 22nd, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Gravel Fire burning near Snow Lake on the Reserve Ranger District is currently 2,873 acres in size.  The fire was caused by lightning on June 9th, and is being managed for multiple resource objectives.  Snow Lake, Dipping Vat, Willow Creek, and Ben Lilly Campgrounds are still open. Deming High SkillsUSA students are in [...]

June 21st, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Three fires continue to burn in southwest New Mexico.  The Round Fire on the Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Black Range Ranger District, is currently 6,577 acres.  The fire was started by lightning on June 6th and is 0% contained.  The fire is being managed for multiple resource objectives and is burning at low to moderate [...]

June 20th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: New Mexico State Police officers responded Monday evening around 5:15 pm to a multi-vehicle crash on I-10 westbound just outside of Lordsburg.  18 Commercial Motor Vehicles and 7 passenger vehicles, in all 25 vehicles, were involved in a pile-up during a dust storm on the road.  There were six confirmed fatalities including two El [...]

June 19th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Round Fire on the Aldo Leopold Wilderness of the Black Range Ranger District is currently 6,062 acres in size with a total of 85 personnel responding.  The fire is 0% contained and being managed for multiple resource objectives.  There are no area, road or trail closures relating to the Round Fire at this [...]