Upcoming Events

  1. Rural Bookmobile West August Schedule

    August 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Great American Deming Duck Race

    August 24 @ 6:30 pm - August 27 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Hidalgo County Fair and Rodeo

    August 25 - August 27
  4. First Annual Murray Ryan Memorial Golf Classic

    August 26 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Rural Bookmobile West September Schedule

    September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Latest From Silver City

July 11th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Art Cruz of Silver City was the recipient of the Cobre Key Club BBQ Grill Give-Away during the Annual July 4th Celebration in Gough Park.  Raffle tickets for the grill were sold at the Kiwanis all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast and BBQ lunch.  Congratulations to Mr. Cruz. Hidalgo Medical Services School Based Clinics will be opening [...]

July 10th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A new Fire was reported on the Gila National Forest this morning.  The Whiterocks Fire is burning 4 miles west of mile marker 37 on US Highway 180 and south of Saliz Pass near the top of Whiterocks Mountain close to the Arizona border on the Glenwood Ranger District.  The fire was most recently [...]

July 7th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: We regret to report that New Mexico State Police are investigating the death of an unidentified woman.  Police were dispatched on Wednesday just after 4 pm to US70 near mile marker 20 in Hidalgo County in reference to an abandoned vehicle.  The woman’s body was located about a quarter mile from the vehicle.  This [...]

July 6th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Mayor and Town Council are soliciting designs from the community for new “Welcome” signs to be placed on three highways into Silver City.  The Town would like to see designs that represent Silver City’s rich history, culture, and friendly people, be compatible with native landscapes and plantings, and include wording such as “Welcome [...]

July 5th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Gila National Forest has released the final updates on Wilderness Ranger District Wildfires.  The Corral Fire is estimated at 20,240 acres and is showing low behavior.  Crews have been working to ensure the fire does not cross Diamond Creek.  The area has been black-lined and no new growth is anticipated.  The Straw Fire [...]

July 3rd, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: We have a brief update on area wildfires: The Baca Fire was last reported at 11,092 acres in size.  The Round Fire is 7,397 acres.  The Corral Fire is 19,900 acres in size.  The Straw Fire is 9,360 acres, the Teacher Fire is 3,555 acres and the Gravel Fire is 2,880 acres in size.  [...]

June 30th, 2017: Local Headlines

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Round Fire burning in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness is currently 7,397 acres in size.  Management of the fire has transitioned to a Type 4 organization and rehabilitation efforts have begun including rehabbing roads and rebuilding any fences affected by the fire. The Baca Fire area closure was rescinded today as of 10 am.  [...]

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 [...]