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The New Mexico State Personnel Office in coordination with the Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board and New Mexico Workforce Connection announced dozens of internship opportunities from fields in engineering to public relations and social work. The internship openings pay from $12.72 to $20.10, based on the education level of the intern. The internships will span the summer months and be complete when the student returns to school. There is a mix of on-site and virtual positions with some positions available in Silver City and Santa Clara. Education requirements range from High School Students to Graduate Students and include out of school youth and young adults. Some colleges will provide course credit for internships when the experience is applicable to the intern’s area of study and students will need to coordinate course credit with their university. There are currently more than a dozen internship openings listed on SPO’s website at

The Grant County DWI and D.A.R.E. Programs will be hosting a summer fun opportunity for youth on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s at two locations in Grant County. Kids will be engaging in fun activities and crafts as well as learning about topics related to drugs and alcohol. The kids that join each week will be entered in special drawings for prizes. The group will be meeting on Wednesday’s at Gough Park in Silver City and on Thursday’s in the Bayard Community Park, both from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00A.M. For more information, call the Grant County DWI Program office at 575-388-4083.

Effective yesterday, Jerome Flood, Acting Park Superintendent, has announced the re-opening of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. According to a release, as the Johnson Fire cools down on the eastern boundary, fire managers a have determined that the risk to the public is minimal and visitors can safely visit the area. In addition, and importantly, visitors can view the Cliff Dwellings from the trail in Cliff Dweller Canyon but will not be able to enter the caves. Great views are still accessible from several viewpoints along the trail and park staff will be available to answer questions and give directions.

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