Here’s a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.

The New Mexico Department of Health announced yesterday that the state has reached a key milestone of 50% of eligible New Mexicans being fully vaccinated  for COVID-19 and more than 61% of eligible New Mexicans have received at least one dose. Parents of New Mexicans 12 years of age and older are encouraged to register and schedule their children for a vaccination appointment at In addition, businesses, nonprofits, religious congregations, community centers, and other organizations can now request on-site vaccination events through a new Department of Health webform at Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced that once 60% of eligible New Mexican’s are fully vaccinated, the state can fully re-open.

 As reported by Carson Billings, Grant County 4-H Council Reporter, Grant County 4-H families joined by local community members presented donated items to the High Desert Humane Society. Community service activities are an important part of the 4-H experience. In the 4-H pledge, members state that they will strive to use their head, heart, hands, and health to improve their club, community, country, and world. Members of 4-H are involved in acts of service which offer an excellent way for youth to practice and enhance their leadership and social skills by working for the common good of their community. The donations made to the humane society included: dog and cat food; pet toys; bedding; and treats along with many other essential items needed to take care of the animals.

Western New Mexico Cultural Affairs is presenting a free Drive-In Movie tonight in the Fine Arts Center parking lot featuring the original “Ghostbusters” film. This is a first come, first serve event. The gates will open at 7:45 P.M. and the film will start at 8:30 P.M.

This has been a look at some local news. Have a great weekend and thank you for listening to Silver City Radio.