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The Gila National Forest is currently designated as in Moderate Fire Danger. It is recommended before traveling in the forest, to check weather conditions in the specific you will be travelling by going online to In addition, campfire safety is of great importance and visitors are reminded to use at least 5 gallons of water to put out a campfire, stir, feel, and keep stirring until cold and the fire is dead out.

Silver City Mainstreet is installing new street signs and banners thanks to a grant from Suzi Calhoun and Janey Katz. According to a release, New Mexico MainStreet revitalization specialists worked with Silver City MainStreet, the State Historic Preservation Department, the Town of Silver City and stakeholders to develop a downtown Silver City signage plan. The plan includes directional highway signs, wayfinding signs, welcome signs, and the street signs. The street signs will be installed in the entire Silver City Historic District and match the four wayfinding signs that were installed last year as part of the same signage plan.

The City of Bayard is providing COVID-19 Care Packages to households that have active water utility service in Bayard, Bayard Housing Authority, and with the Hanover Mutual Domestic Water Authority. The packages will be distributed on Thursday and Friday of this week, November 12th and 13th at Snell Middle School between 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Individuals will be required to provide the account name, address, and phone number associated with the utility service. The package contains items that include: hand sanitizer; hand soap; disinfectant wipes and spray; and a box of gloves and masks.

The team at SkyWest Media and Silver City Radio wish to take a moment on this on this Veteran’s Day to offer thanks to the extraordinary men and women who have protected this great nation throughout history. We salute you and thank you.

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