The Gila Regional Medical Governing Board will convene in a Regular Meeting.  The meeting will be Thursday, April 27th at 9:00 a.m. and will take place in the Commission Meeting Room at the Grant County Administration Center. At this meeting, Julie Bighley will be recognized for her 15 years of service in the Pharmacy department. For more information go to website

The New Mexico Wildlife Federation will be sponsoring a free event for those in the Deming area. There will be archery stations, trout fishing, wildlife calls, a wildlife identification station and much more. It will take place April 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m. at Trees Lake in Deming. Lunch will be served with an authentic field to table experience. For more information call 575-495-5507.

Gila National Forest employees recently completed a 4-day trip along the Gila River and reported numerous trees down across the channel. Within a few short miles off of New Mexico Highway 15, near Gila Hot Springs, is where the first of many trees are down across the river. If planning a trip across the Gila Wilderness river it is recommended that rafters have an understanding of how to read the river,  be ready to carry boats and gear around numerous obstacles and have well-developed wilderness skills. For more information , go to the Gila National Forest website. 

The Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico is offering a Housing Stability program to Grant, Luna and Hidalgo counties. This program helps the community manage and sustain affordable housing. They will help individuals find assistance programs, navigate community resources and match them to client needs, complete applications with clients for housing services and much more. To apply for this program, go to website or call 575-527-8799.