Do you like “Bird Watching”? The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument will be having a “Gila Bird Walk” tomorrow, April 4th at 9:00 a.m. Grab your binoculars and join them on a walk through the wild Gila to search for birds. Those planning on attending are advised to wear comfortable shoes as there will be walking around on trails and pavement. For more information, visit website

Silver Consolidated Schools, including Cliff Schools, was recently granted funding in the amount of $250,000 from the Capital Outlay by Legislature that the district had requested at the Grant County Prospectors Legislative Forum this past November. The funding will be aimed to help make vital improvements, encompass planning, design, construction and the purchase of essential equipment, with a special focus on enhancements like seeding , sod installation and irrigation for the football field in Cliff. The goal is to help make much needed improvements to all schools in the Silver Consolidated School District to help empower students and teachers to reach new heights. 

The New Mexico State Game Commission will host a workshop and public listening session on April 19th, in Silver City at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center. The agenda and final details will be posted on the New Mexico Game and Fish website once they become available. The commission is proud to welcome a full complement of seven members representing all districts and interests, which includes newly appointed Dr. Sabrina Pack as District 2 Game Commissioner for Catron, Socorro, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra, and Dona Ana Counties. During the April event, the commissioners will hold a public listening session to learn about constituent needs and interests. Some anticipated topics will include the Elk Private Land Use System (EPLUS) and the Mexican Gray Wolf Program. The commission invites you to attend and provide input. 

In Deming News:

Economic and Tourism Development Coordinator and Executive Director of Deming Luna County Economic Development, Cassie Arias-Ward recently received the Certified Economic Developer award from the International Economic Development Council. Cassie was recognized for her hard work and dedication in Economic Development and for her role in driving community growth and sustainability. She was also recognized for her deep knowledge, steadfast commitment and the meaningful impact she has on the field. Congratulations to Mrs. Ward on this significant achievement.