Local News: October 3rd, 2022

Here’s a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio. Due to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, Gila Regional Medical Center has received a new 2021 F-550 ambulance. The new unit will provide patients throughout Grant County with better quality care and a more comfortable ride. In addition, the federal funding will purchase new [...]

Local News September 29, 2022

The Silver City Museum will feature a new exhibit, “The Life and Times of Arturo Flores.” Auturo Flores was a World War II veteran, retired mine worker, and a Local 890 union activist. Arturo was very proud to be a mine worker and advocated for unions. His passion was to preserve Mine Mill Local 890’s building in recognition of [...]

Local News September 28, 2022

The NMDOH and the Grant County Community Health Council are offering a special presentation by Dr. Joshua Whaley entitled “Grant County at a Glance,” which is a review of County specific data to outline health aspects of Grant County. This will be a hybrid data presentation at the County Commissioners Office in Silver City, on 1400 Highway 180 East [...]

Local News September 27, 2022

Honor Flight of Southern New Mexico and El Paso is finalizing the preparation for its 14th mission. Along with their guardians, 32 veterans will depart Thursday morning, September 29th to make this year’s trip to Washington D. C. Veterans will be escorted to visit memorials that were built to honor those who made the sacrifice to serve. Mission 14 [...]

Local News September 26, 2022

The Big Ditch has new lights installed! Thanks to Freeport McMoRan Foundation for funding a grant in the amount of $29,000 for Big Ditch Lights. New efficient lights have been installed by the Town of Silver City, between Market Street and the Main Street Plaza on 7th Street. Many of the old lights were broken and more than 20 [...]

Local News September 23, 2022

The Gila National Forest personnel continue efforts toward recovery from the Black Fire and flooding. The Burned Area Emergency Response Team continues to perform fire restoration applications in the Black Fire area. However, the National Forest Roads remain a major concern. Many roads are impassable and cause visitors to get stuck in the forest. The forest road crew members [...]

Local News September 22, 2022

New Mexicans will receive an extension on reduced health care costs. The residents can now take advantage of extended federal health-insurance subsidies. For three more years, until 2025, under the Inflation Reduction Act, which was signed by President Biden on August 16th, will reduce health care costs for New Mexicans at little or no cost. Open enrollment for plan [...]

Local News September 21, 2022

Grant funded MainStreet Projects are in progress. Work is in progress on the Lion’s Park project funded by NM Outdoor Recreation Divisions Trails plus grant. A new wayfinding sign can be seen from Bullard Street directing pedestrians to the Parks and trails and interpretive signage of our native plants have been installed.  Silver City Recycles is having a recycling [...]

Local News September 20, 2022

State reminds seniors that one fall can be detrimentally life changing. Adult Falls Prevention Week is September 18 through 24. The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) and Aging and Long-Term Services Department collaborates with many community-based groups nationwide to provide prevention tools during Falls Prevention Awareness Week. For many older adults, one fall can be detrimental to his [...]

Local News September 19, 2022

Western New Mexico University will host some Gila River Festival events.  On Thursday, September 22nd, in WNMU’s Global Resource Center auditorium, at 6 pm, Leeanna Torres will give a lecture about the Gila as the place of her “guerencia”. This word is derived from two Spanish words. “Querer” means desire and the second part, “herencia”  meaning inheritance or heritage. [...]

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