Here’s a look at today’s news: The Department of Game and Fish is seeking public comments on proposed revisions to the bighorn sheep and javelina rules. The department is proposing small changes in bighorn sheep hunting across the state, including: adjusting seasons for calendar dates; increasing ram hunting licenses; modifying hunt dates to accommodate more hunters; and adding Rocky [...]
Here’s a look some headlines: The USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the “Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program.” Western New Mexico University is receiving $191,589 of those funds to purchase video conferencing equipment that are intended to provide interactive distance learning services. The project will benefit one hub and eight end-user sites in six communities [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Members of the New Mexico House of Representatives voted unanimously 68-0 to adopt the Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact, allowing nurses to practice in New Mexico and 27 other states without additional licensing requirements. Enactment of the compact means that nurses can still go to work this weekend to provide care for New Mexicans. [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: During the last Silver Consolidated School District meeting, Associate Superintendent, Candy Milam, reported that the district will lose more than $1 million in state funding based on current enrollment numbers that are down 157 students. In addition, there was discussion regarding the recent flu outbreak at the Cliff School, the proposed 4- day [...]
Here’s a look at today’s news: Anonymous donors recently contributed funds to the Western New Mexico University Foundation, establishing an endowed named scholarship to support Native American students. In addition to the scholarship, the donors created an immediate use fund to supplement the endowment while it grows. Endowed scholarships are created with gifts that total a minimum of $15,000, [...]
The “J.D. Power Ace Neighborhood Tour” came Mountain Ridge Ace Hardware in Silver City on January 13th. The community was invited to celebrate the locally owned store’s Eleventh Year in a Row ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Improvement Retail Stores!” Congratulations to Mountain Ridge Ace Hardware!
Here’s a look at some local news: The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico has been named beneficiary of an estate gift of over $1 million from the late Dr. Robert Palmer, with 75 percent of the gift being earmarked for Luna County. This generous gift will have a positive impact for years to come for nonprofit groups and [...]
Here’s a look at some local news: The Grant County Commission elected a new chairperson and vice chairperson at the regular session meeting last Thursday. District 1 Commissioner, Gabriel Ramos, nominated District 4 Commissioner, Billy Billings, for the position of chairperson. In addition, District 5 Commissioner, Harry Browne, expressed interest in the position and nominated himself. Billings was elected [...]
Today, we celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., the influential American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.
Click edit button to change this text. Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Each year business leaders, local governments and non-profits make the trek to Santa Fe to participate in Grant County Day at the Roundhouse. The Grant County Prospectors, with the help of local Legislators, create an “issues of concern brochure” highlighting the priorities that are a [...]