Upcoming Events

  1. New Mexico Cowbells District III Workshop

    March 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. “Secret Lives of Snakes” Presentation

    March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Deming/Luna County Chamber Business Expo

    March 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. National Vietnam War Veteran’s Commemoration

    March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Latest From Silver City

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

February 14, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s top stories: Mandatory harvest deadlines are fast approaching for hunters and trappers who held licenses for New Mexico’s 2017-18 seasons. The deadline to file a free report for hunters who held 2017-18 deer, elk, antelope or turkey licenses is midnight February 15th. After that date, an $8 late fee will apply. Hunters must report [...]

February 13, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look some headlines: The New Mexico Department of Health reports the number of flu-related illnesses and deaths continue to increase across New Mexico. The NMDOH reports 28 flu-related deaths and 100 pneumonia related deaths in adults so far in the 2017-2018 flu season in addition to flu-related hospitalizations, especially in those aged 65 and older, continue to [...]

February 12, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation through the Grant County Community Investment Fund, has awarded the Silver Opportunity School $80,000 to continue the school’s vision of focusing on vocational education. The funds will allow Opportunity School students to use the WNMU campus and facilities. Currently, some students are taking an introduction to Social Work class in [...]

February 9, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news: On Wednesday, a Silver City Police Officer discovered a homeless man inside a residence on the 200 Block of 12th Street in Silver City. The officer was patrolling on 12th Street when he noticed a residence with an open door and an adjacent broken window. The man was discovered inside asleep and told [...]

February 8, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Voters in Luna County approved the issuance of general obligation bonds up to $10 million for school buildings or grounds, computer software and hardware for student use, or matching funds for capital outlay projects. This bond was a continuation of a bond approved by voters in 2014 and its passage will not increase [...]

February 7, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news: The Gila National Forest hopes to release a preliminary draft plan for feedback in the first half of 2018 as part of the Forest Plan Revision process.  This preliminary draft plan reflects local input and describes the strategic direction for management of forest resources.  The Gila National Forest highly encourages feedback on the [...]

February 6, 2018

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: Yesterday, a House Joint Memorial #2 that would support behavioral health services, passed the House Appropriations and Finance Committee. HJM 2 would create a comprehensive plan for the establishment of publicly funded inpatient mental health services in southern New Mexico. In 2013, behavioral health services across the state were disrupted by an investigation [...]

February 5, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced their ranking of the safest cities in New Mexico for 2018. The data was compiled from the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Reports statistics along with collected population data and other research. Cities with populations under 10 thousand were eliminated from the study.  The [...]

February 2, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s news: Work started on the Gatton’s Park last Thursday. The funding for this project is a result of approval for a Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Grant being administered by the Grant Soil and Water District. The Wildland Urban Interface treatment was selected to reduce fire risk and enable landscape-scale fire restoration on Upper Mimbres [...]

February 1, 2018: Local News

Here’s a look at today’s headlines: As part of Western New Mexico University’s celebration of Black History Month, the Black History 101 Mobile Museum will be on campus. Black History 101 Mobile Museum Founder, Khalid el-Hakim, will bring 150 original artifacts representing slavery, politics, Jim Crow, science, religion, education, music, sports and civil rights. One of Black Enterprise’s 100 [...]