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The Commons Center for Food Security and Sustainability in Silver City has welcomed two interns from WNMU serving this semester. Annabella Crowley, is serving as a Legislative Support Intern and is responsible for the website re-design, legislative newsletter, and other outreach to elected officials and community leaders. Casey Hawkins, is serving as an Administrative Support Intern and is helping with community outreach, entrepreneurial initiatives, and other program support. In other news from The Commons, Food Pantries in Silver City are offered for first Saturday and last Wednesday of the month. In addition, food distribution in the Mining District (Fort Bayard) is scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month. More information is available on their website,

The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed a fox from Catron County, near Reserve has been tested positive for rabies on Friday, February 11th. According to a news release, the fox was submitted to the state public lab in Albuquerque after an individual was bitten. The person is receiving post-bite treatment. Individuals are reminded to keep pets fully vaccinated and microchipped, keep outdoor garbage containers tightly sealed, and keep pets indoors at night when wild animals are most likely to be present.

Today, February 17th has been designated “National Random Act of Kindness Day.” The day is celebrated each year by individuals, groups, and organizations nationwide to encourage acts of kindness. Established in 1995, the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, an internationally recognized non-profit organization, was founded upon the powerful belief in kindness and dedicated to providing resources and tools that encourage acts of kindness and to pass it on to others. For inspiration and more information, visit

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