Here’s a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.

The Forest Service is accepting applications starting today through August 23rd for a seasonal or temporary job with the Gila National Forest next Spring. The  temporary positions are for next year’s field season and seasonal positions for engine and hotshot wildland fire crews. There will be an additional application period for more positions this fall. According to a news release, temporary employees are an essential part of the Forest Service’s workforce during the busy spring and summer field season each year. Spending a summer on the Carson National Forest is a great way to gain valuable work experience and apply education to a practical work environment. Many permanent Forest Service employees began their careers as temporary employees. All temporary positions are open to the public. The only way to apply for one of these jobs is through Seasonal employees generally work from mid-March through September.

The Saint Vincent De Paul Food Pantry is available to assist those in need every Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. at 420 West Market Street in Building C in Downtown Silver City. Food assistance is available for anyone living in Grant County and Utility Assistance is obtainable for Silver City residents only. For more information, call the office at 575-538-9373 or come to the Food Pantry on Tuesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. and ask for Betty.

WNMU Cultural Affairs is planning a “Welcome Back Bash” to welcome students and the community back to campus this Friday and Saturday, August 20th and 21st. The celebration marks the return of in-person events and the debut of campus’ new outdoor venue, The Fountain Stage at Regents Square. Headliner Bri Bagwell, who was named Texas Female Vocalist of the Year, will be joined by The Yarbrough Band on Friday night. Tejano favorites Elida Reyna y Avante with Lucky Joe take the stage Saturday. Tickets are available for purchase at and at Hunter Hall on campus.

This has been a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.