Upcoming Events

  1. Fort Bayard Summer Film Series

    August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Silver FFA Chile Sale

    August 17 - August 19
  3. 39th Annual Great American Duck Race

    August 23 - August 26
  4. Full Moon Hike at Gila Cliff Dwellings

    August 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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July 27, 2017: Local Headlines 2017-07-27T17:01:57+00:00

Local News: July 23rd, 2018

Here’s a look at today’s local news: The Grant County Commission has renewed a contract with “Wildlife Services”, a program that is part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The program is tasked with protecting resources from damage or threats posed by wildlife. Two amendments propose by Commissioner Harry Browne will require [...]

July 20th, 2018: Local News

The Grant County Commission, voted unanimously to retain ownership of Gila Regional Medical Center during their meeting yesterday morning. The commission began exploring ownership options last year with the hiring of consultant, Juniper Advisory. In addition, during a special meeting on July 10th, the Grant County Commission approved a letter of recommendation to the U.S. Department of Transportation, requesting [...]

July 19th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The El Grito Head Start Program is now recruiting for the 2018-19 school year. They are accepting 3 and and 4- year old children, in addition to children with special needs, and 5- year old children that do not meet the Kindergarten public school age deadline of August 31st, 2018. Classes are [...]

July 18, 2018: Local News

Here’s some local news: Representatives from the Village of Santa Clara travelled to Denver, Colorado and received the “Project Sponsor of the Year” award from Americorps NCCC. AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, residential, team-based program for young adults, age 18-24, whereby members develop leadership skills and strengthen communities by completing service projects and gaining life experience. Teams, comprised of [...]

July 17, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news: Due to the decreasing risk of fire danger, the Gila National Forest has lifted all fire restrictions across the forest effectively immediately. In addition, Fire Danger has been modified down to Moderate from Very High. Visitors are always expected to use caution with campfires and other potential ignition sources in addition to camping [...]

July 16th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at some local headlines: The Hurley Community Pool has been closed for the remainder of the season due maintenance issues, according to Hurley Supervisor, Blas Rodriguez. In early June of this year, the pool opening was delayed because of a split check valve. In additional business, the Hurley Town Council approved a Notice of Intent to [...]

July 13th, 2018; Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Silver City Police have charged 37- year old Donald Vincent, with the murder of Clyde Perry. The victim was discovered in the early morning of June 22nd in the 200 Block of F Street in Silver City, lying in the road and unresponsive. Perry was airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso, [...]

July 12th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s local news: Western New Mexico University Assistant Professor of Philosophy & English Dr. Phillip W. Schoenberg was awarded a fellowship to attend National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Institute for College and University Faculty called Reviving “Philosophy as a Way of Life” this month. Hosted by Wesleyan University, the institute includes scholars from around [...]

July 11th, 2018: Local News

Here’s some local news: The Imagination Library of Grant County has promoted Nancy Stephens, as the first Executive Director of the local Dolly Parton affiliate. Nancy is a licensed social worker and has worked with Aldo Leopold Charter school and various community groups and organizations. The two primary tasks of the Imagination Library of Grant County are to register [...]

July 10th, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at some local news: The Owl Fire that started on June 30th, is located on Aspen Mountain and has crossed FR 209 into Frieborn Canyon in an inventoried roadless area. The fire is comprised of 4,543 acres and is currently 63% contained. On the southwest corner of the fire, crews have halted fire spread with direct [...]