The Council of the Town of Hurley will hold a Workshop to discuss the Fiscal year 2024 budget. This meeting will take place Thursday, April 27th at 5:00 p.m. at 302 Carrasco Avenue in Hurley. For more information on what is on the agenda, go to their website.

The Silver City Public Library in conjunction with the Southwest New Mexico Seed Library are having an “April Craft” event. Children will have the opportunity to paint a pot and plant seeds to take home with them as well as be able to learn about the benefits of saving and using native seeds. This event is geared towards ages 6 to 12 years old and will take place on Friday, April 28th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about this event, call the library at 575-538-3672. 

The Silver City Community Theatre will present an hour of Shakespearean entertainment. There will be presentations of Shakespearean verse, music and monologues. This event will be on Saturday, April 29th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Big Ditch. It will be held outside, so a blanket or chair is recommended. The event will be free to the public.

The Gila National Forest is asking that the community take caution when hiking the Continental Divide Trail and other areas. They are asking hikers to take a few minutes to ensure that no belongings are left behind and to use campfires only when necessary. If using a campfire, always ensure that the fire is completely extinguished and cold before leaving. For more information go to the Gila National Forest website. 

Michelle Lujan Grisham recently signed House Bill 505 which includes more than $1.2 billion for infrastructure projects throughout the state of NM. The budget includes individual outlay funds for each county of New Mexico to use on requested fund projects. Over $4,000,000 will be spent for road equipment for Luna County, road and parking lot improvements to the Animas Public School District, training facility for the Deming police department, installing meal equipment for the Deming senior center, water system improvements for Luna County and much more.