Local News: Monday, November 20th, 2023

The Gila National Forest will begin to offer permits for cutting Christmas trees at all forest offices beginning today, November 20th. Free permits are available for piñon pine trees and for fourth grade holders of the “Every Kid Outdoors Pass”(which can be obtained by visiting every kid outdoors dot gov). Christmas tree cutting is allowed from November 20th through December [...]

Local News: Friday, November 17th, 2023

Pick-It Up-Toss No Mas is inviting the community to their “Turkey Trot for Trash” Community Cleanup event tomorrow, November 18th. Those interested in volunteering are to meet at the Grant County Community Foundation parking lot in Silver City at 9:00 a.m. After the cleanup, all trash and recyclables will be recorded, and the individual and team with the most trash [...]

Local News: Thursday, November 16th, 2023

As a reminder, The Federal Highway Administration, in cooperation with New Mexico Department of Transportation and the Gila National Forest, is preparing to begin improvements to New Mexico Highway 174 which provides access to the Catwalk National Recreation Trail starting tomorrow, November 17th. Construction activities will include repaving the Catwalk parking area, replacement of the concrete low water crossing and [...]

Local News: Wednesday, November 15th, 2023

The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District has resumed thinning with heavy machinery and chainsaws in the Little Walnut area. The project includes two units for mastication by heavy machinery in Unit 6 and Unit 4 in the Gomez Peak trailhead area, which may result in short term closures of the Continental Divide Trail north of Little Walnut Road. [...]

Local News: Tuesday, November 14th, 2023

During the Village of Santa Clara Regular Meeting, the mayor reported that with the completion of the Highway 180 Road Project, the village will be able to get asphalt millings so they can begin work on Pinon Street in the upcoming months. Also, the Grant County Water Commission has 2 project options that will be available for review by the [...]

Local News: Monday, November 13th, 2023

Precipitation has fallen well below average causing high fire conditions across most of the Gila; therefore the Gila National Forest is reminding visitors to be careful with fire by extinguishing all campfires. Some fire safety tips recommended by the Gila National Forest Supervisor is to make a fire only if you have a shovel and sufficient water to put it [...]

Local News: Friday, November 10th, 2023

On Saturday, November 11th, our nation will recognize Veterans Day, honoring all of America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of our country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Thank you to all veterans for your service to our country!  Here are some local Veterans Day events taking place tomorrow: The American Legion Post 18 in Silver [...]

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