Here is some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.

According to the New Mexico Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard, as March 1st, 45% of Grant County residents have registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In addition, surrounding counties are reported as follows concerning the percentage of residents that have registered to receive the vaccination:

  • Luna County at 36.5%
  • Hidalgo County at 39%
  • Catron County 24.2%

The NMDOH reports that statewide, 669,938 residents have registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals can visit to create profile to register and receive a personal conformation code. The NMDOH will notify you when the vaccine is available in your community.

Information on the current 2021 New Mexico State 55th Legislative Session that began on January 19th, can be viewed online. Individuals can search and view legislation by sponsor, number or keyword. Tabs on the site are available to view committees, publications, highlights, and webcasts in addition to a “What’s Happening” tab that displays the upcoming session calendar. Visit to follow what is happening in Santa Fe. The current legislative session will close on Saturday, March 20th.

This evening, a virtual presentation of WNMU’s President’s Chamber Music Series will feature a performance from the Neave Trio. The group, consisting of violin, cello, and piano has performed at many esteemed concert series and festival worldwide playing new works by living composers. This concert was originally scheduled to be performed live at Light Hall as part of the President’s Chamber Music Series. To access the livestreamed virtual performance from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. this evening, visit .

This has been a look at some local news. Thank you for listening to Silver City Radio.