Local News: March 21, 2023

Next week, the Hidalgo County Teen Maze will take place on Tuesday, March 28th, and Wednesday, March 29th.  There will be more than 1000 junior and high school students from the area participating.  The teen maze is a three-dimensional game-based maze in which 35 agencies collaborate to ensure that youth have the opportunity to make real-life hypothetical decisions and also [...]

Local News: March 20, 2023

The Silver City Public Library will be holding classes on basic computer literacy on March 22 and 29, both Wednesdays, from three to five. These will be very basic classes covering the most essential parts of computer usage for beginners such as mouse usage, keyboard usage, file and folder structure, emailing and Web searches. Class size will be limited to [...]

Local News: March 17, 2023

Here is a look at some local news and happenings brought to you by Silver City Radio. The Gila National Forest is reporting an unusually wet spring on the Gila National Forest. Caution is advised to nearly all visitors due to soft roads and abnormally high river flows. The 2022 monsoon season delivered nearly double the amount of rain as [...]

Local News: March 16, 2023

The Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District is planning on burning the slash pile at the Reserve Community Slash Pit. Officials plan to ignite the prescribed fire as soon as desired weather and fire conditions permit. Following last year’s pause of prescribed fire operations, Forest Service Chief Randy Moore released the USDA Forest Service National Prescribed Fire Review on Sept. [...]

Local News: March 15, 2023

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has made recent appointments to field offices.  Clint Anderson has been named to fill the Disabled Veterans Services field service division office in Las Cruces. Mr. Anderson, a Navy veteran, will be located at the DVS office, located at 2024 East Griggs Avenue in Las Cruces. For the Silver City office, Clarissa Sierra, [...]

Local News: March 14, 2023

Former U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will give a talk titled, “The Breakdown in Congressional Governing Norms, and Impediments to Serving the Public Interest.” The presentation is based on his book Breakdown: Lessons for a Congress in Crisis, published in 2022, and is sponsored by Western New Mexico University in conjunction with the 2023 New Mexico History Conference in Silver City. [...]

Local News: March 13, 2023

For Grant County residents, this Saturday is considered “Spring Cleaning” time in the communities of Grant County. You can bring your large items for disposal for free and help put trash where it belongs. On March 18th from 9am to noon at Gough Park in Silver City drop off your large items such as refrigerators, washers and dryers and the [...]

Local News: March 10, 2023

Western New Mexico University announced that they completed the public input phase of its updated 5-year Master Plan that included a public meeting hosted on the WNMU Silver City campus and two periods for online review of the draft plan with the ability to submit input. In total, 101 comments were shared with the university. Many of the comments received [...]

Local News: March 9, 2023

Fort Bayard annexation passes House Committee unanimously. This has been a look at some local happenings. Thanks for listening to Silver City Radio. Yesterday the NM House Government, Elections, and Indian Affairs Committee passed HJM 8, a measure that will annex Fort Bayard into the village of Santa Clara. HJM 8 is sponsored by Grant County Representative Luis Terrazas, a [...]

Local News: March 8, 2023

The Hunting License application deadline is March 22. The deadline is approaching to apply for draw licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn, oryx and private land-only deer licenses in Units 2A, 2B 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Standard time on March 22. To learn more, inquire with the New [...]

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