Senate Bill 21 was signed into law this week by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. The bill aims to codify in law that prescribed burns are prohibited on days when a Red Flag wind warning has been issued. 

Area Kids Learn Cycling Skills with WNMU Kinesiology Faculty and Students. The WNMU Kinesiology Department is offering Kinesiology Kids Bike Club to area youth. The group rides on Thursdays from 5:00-6:00 p.m. near the fountain at Regents Square on the WNMU campus.  During each hour-long session Kinesiology students and faculty will teach children, ranging in age from 3-10 years, basic bicycle skills through fun and engaging drills. Interested parents and guardians may reach out to the WNMU Kinesiology department.

The Grant County Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, April 7 in observance of the Spring Holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, April 10. Please contact the Grant County Regional Dispatch Authority at 575-388-8840 with questions or concerns.

Luna County Road Department will be closing all traffic from the intersection of 8th Street & Solano Road Southwest to Lemitar Road Southwest for roadway repairs April 10-14. Please follow traffic control and detours to alternative routes for safety of the public and workers.

Early childhood Education and Care Department offers the free in-home services for children prenatal to age 5 in the Deming, Columbus and Lordsburg areas.  Parent education, parent- child activities, resource connections and much more are provided. Call 575-546-9254 for more information. 

Congratulations is extended to the Hidalgo County 4-Hers for their successes at State. The Hidalgo County 4-H Pasture and Range Team placed second overall as a team. Team members consisted of Russel Haught, Case McSpadden, Francis Racicot, and Leo Kerr.