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The Gila National Forest has released their final update concerning the Doagy Fire located northeast of Beaverhead Administrative site near Doagy and Corduroy Canyon in Catron County. The lightning caused fire that began on May 14th has been 100% contained at 12,785 acres. There are numerous unburned pockets of fuel within the interior that will continue to smolder and produce smoke until significant moisture is received.
The latest information from the New Mexico Department of Health has reported that all New Mexico counties have been elevated to the least restrictive Turquois level of the color-coded COVID-19 map. According to the public health order, each county will stay in the Turquois level unless there is a mass outbreak or unless the system is phased out due to 60% of the state’s eligible population has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Capacity levels for retail, food and drink establishments remain at 75%, indoor recreational facilities at 50%, indoor bars and clubs at 33%, and mass gatherings limited to 150 persons.
Good news for Silver City Veterans! The DAV transportation van a/k/a “Silver Bullet” is available to drive local veterans to Albuquerque on Tuesdays of each week. Vets need to schedule there VA appointments before 12 noon and transport reservations need to be made 5 business days in advance of the appointment. In addition, transportation is available to take Veterans to local Silver City medical appointments. For more information and to make reservations, call Garland at 575-590-3172.
The Town of Silver City Pool will open to the public tomorrow, June 4th, with a summer schedule. The pool will be available for general swimming Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M., Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., and Sundays from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. The venue will also be available for pool parties by calling 575-388-4165.
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