Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A Fire Weather Watch is in effect through Saturday evening for strong winds and low relative humidity in Fire Zone 111. This area includes most of Luna, Hidalgo, and southern Grant Counties. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Watch for later [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: The Quemado Ranger district yesterday announced plans to bury the Hough Archaeological Site west of the community of Luna during the week of May 22nd. In 1992, a large archaeological ruin was uncovered during an archaeological survey for a highway project. In 1995, the artifacts were recorded and removed. [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A high wind warning is in effect much of southwest New Mexico, and the New Mexico Department of Transportation advises drivers that visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles should use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway and update the event as conditions change. [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: A federal jury sitting in Las Cruces, N.M., returned a verdict on Friday, April 21st, finding Trevor Lee Thayer, 46, of Silver City, guilty of violating the federal firearms and narcotics trafficking laws after a five-day trial. The jury found Thayer guilty on two firearms charges and one narcotics [...]
The 31st edition of the Tour of the Gila "Gila Monster Road Race" concludes the race week on Sunday with Day 5 –a grueling 105-mile race with over 9,100 feet of climbing and more than 8,200 feet of descent! Races start at Gough Park in Silver City at 7:30 am and end in Pinos Altos in front of the Buckhorn. Come up [...]
Day 4 of The 31st edition of the Tour of the Gila is the Downtown Silver City Criterium which will begin at 8 am on Saturday. Downtown road closures start at 5 am Saturday morning. Streets affected include Bullard, College, Cooper and Broadway. Entry points into the course are Santa Rita Street at Cooper, and Arizona Street at Broadway. Residents living [...]
Here’s a look at today’s headlines: On Wednesday, April 19th, Hidalgo Medical Services and Genoa celebrated the Grand Opening of their new, on-site pharmacy at the Silver City Community Health Center with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. HMS Chief Executive Officer Dan Otero stated, “HMS’ addition of pharmacy services has already demonstrated improved quality of care [...]
Join the Cowbelles for their Annual Copper CowBelles Shindig on Saturday, April 22. Their theme this year is "Bunkhouse Bash". Doors open at 6 pm, dinner served at 6:30 pm, the dance starts at 7:30 and ends at 11:30 pm. The Shindig will be held at the Flame Convention Center on Pinos Altos Road in [...]
Cyclists race through the beautiful pines of the Gila Wilderness during the Stage 2-Inner Loop at the 31st Annual Tour of the Gila, April 20th, 2017. Photos courtesy of Serina Pack, SkyWest Media.
Cyclists take part in the Silver City to Mogollon race during Stage 1 of the 31st Annual Tour of the Gila in southwest New Mexico. Photos courtesy of Serina Pack, SkyWest Media.