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Six Deming Early College High School students were published in the International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology this summer. The students took part in a dual enrollment program with where they can earn an associate’s degree at Western New Mexico University. According to the New Mexico Public Education Department, there are 24 early college high schools in the state participating in dual enrollment where college tuition is waived, local agencies provide instructional materials and families cover course fees and transportation.
The U.S Forest Service Gila National Forest reports that the Burned Area Emergency Response Team is continuing to work on their propose post fire treatments for the Black Fire area. Currently, a major concern is the condition of the National Forest System Roads. According to a news release, “crews are working on Forest Roads 150, 152, 226, 226A, 225, 18, 500 and 62. Personnel are utilizing two graders, three backhoes and a dozer. Due to the high amount of rainfall in the burn area, portions of these roads have become impassable at times because of washouts, debris, and large rocks on roadways. Forest road 150 has been very problematic in Rocky Canyon and the Diamond Creek area.”
Literacy Link Leamos, a non-profit organization working to raise literacy levels in Grant County, is seeking volunteer tutors who would like to work with adult and elementary students at the Bayard Public Library. Volunteer tutors are needed to teach English as a second language, basic reading, high school equivalency preparation, and basic computer skills. Contact Kim Godfrey at the Silver City Public Library for more information.
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