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A positive case of rabies was reported on May 3rd in the Gila National Forest in Sierra County. According to a news release from the Gila National Forest, a visitor was bitten by a fox near Carbonate Creek drainage on Forest Service Road 4087S, just 2 miles northwest of Kingston. In addition, “visitors are asked to keep their distance from foxes or any animal exhibiting odd and erratic behavior in the Black Range District of the national forest. Should folks encounter animals displaying “excessively wobbly or circling” type behavior, they are urged to keep their distance and report the animal’s location to the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish.

Grant County property owners are reminded that the second half of the 2021 property taxes were due on April 10th, and to avoid interest and penalty charges, payment must be paid or postmarked by the end of the grace period, tomorrow May 10th. Failure to pay will result in interest at a rate of 1% percent a month and a penalty not to exceed 5% of the delinquent amount except when the penalty is less than $5.00, then the penalty will be $5.00. More information can be obtained if the property misplaced or did not receive a tax bill by calling the Grant County Treasurers office.

The Silver Scholars Academy has now opened registration and parents are invited to a Pre-K Open House on Thursday, May 12 at 5:30 P.M. The Silver Scholars Academy is a 5-star rated program and located at 600 East 32nd Street in Silver City. For more information call 575-956-2080.

The Town of Hurley regular monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday May 10th at 5:00 P.M. has been canceled. For more information on the rescheduled date of the meeting, visit

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