Congratulations to Cobre High School students Keira  Aguirre, Adam Martinez and Mateo Salcido who earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These programs celebrate students’ hard work in high school and showcase their strong academic performance. All three students received recognition for the National Rural and Small Town program, National Hispanic program and Ms. Aguirre was also recognized for the National First-Generation Recognition Program. Congratulations again to all 3 students.   

The Western New Mexico University Foundation will be hosting a “Professional Etiquette Dinner” for high school seniors and WNMU students. Students will get the opportunity to learn from experts and connect with their peers while practicing professional dining etiquette. The dinner will take place April 4th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the WNMU Dining Hall. This event is free but prior registration is required by April 1st. To register visit the website

New Mexico Workforce, Deming Cesar Chavez High School and Deming Luna County Economic Development recently held a “Own Your Future” workshop for senior students at Deming Cesar Charter High School. The workshop covered various topics such as professional attire (dressing for success), interview techniques, workforce resources, and career exploration. The main goal of the workshop was to help equip students with essential life skills for post-graduation success and to help prepare them for the future.

The City of Deming has begun construction to install sewer lines, which will affect Saddler Street Southeast and Sunday Drive. Lane closures and delays are expected to occur over the next 4 to 6 weeks. For the safety of the construction crews, please follow all posted traffic signs and directions of traffic personnel. For any inquiries regarding this project, contact Deming City Hall. 

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The New Mexico Energy Minerals and Natural Resources Department Forestry Division and partners are kicking off “Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week”, which is March 25th to March 30th, in an effort to educate the public and help communities reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire damage. This will be a social media driven campaign that will include public service announcements (PSA’s) on how to increase defensible space around the home; how to prevent fires when camping and how to engage your community to prepare for wildfire. To view the PSA’s the Forestry Division has posted, visit the New Mexico Forestry Division’s Facebook page.