Local News: March 13, 2023

For Grant County residents, this Saturday is considered “Spring Cleaning” time in the communities of Grant County. You can bring your large items for disposal for free and help put trash where it belongs. On March 18th from 9am to noon at Gough Park in Silver City drop off your large items such as refrigerators, washers and dryers and the [...]

Local News: March 10, 2023

Western New Mexico University announced that they completed the public input phase of its updated 5-year Master Plan that included a public meeting hosted on the WNMU Silver City campus and two periods for online review of the draft plan with the ability to submit input. In total, 101 comments were shared with the university. Many of the comments received [...]

Local News: March 9, 2023

Fort Bayard annexation passes House Committee unanimously. This has been a look at some local happenings. Thanks for listening to Silver City Radio. Yesterday the NM House Government, Elections, and Indian Affairs Committee passed HJM 8, a measure that will annex Fort Bayard into the village of Santa Clara. HJM 8 is sponsored by Grant County Representative Luis Terrazas, a [...]

Local News: March 8, 2023

The Hunting License application deadline is March 22. The deadline is approaching to apply for draw licenses for Barbary sheep, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn, oryx and private land-only deer licenses in Units 2A, 2B 4 and 5A. Applications must be completed before 5 p.m. Mountain Standard time on March 22. To learn more, inquire with the New [...]

Local News: March 7, 2023

A Regional Farm to Food Bank Program has been established. Since it is estimated that one in eight New Mexicans experience food insecurity on a daily basis.In an effort to reduce this statistic, the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, the New Mexico Association of Food Banks, The Food Depot and the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association have initiated the Regional [...]

Local News: March 6, 2023

Recently the Grant County 4-Hers held their Annual Awards Banquet for completion of project record books. Honors were extended to in the senior division, Ari Martinez; in the junior division, Kayleigh Massengil; in the novice division, Peyton Waters; and in the Cloverbud age division, Raely Mounyo.  For the livestock, ambassadors were selected based on their hard work toward raising and [...]

Local News: March 2-3, 2023

The New Mexico Music Commission announces Professional Development Business Workshops for the music community of the State of New Mexico. These free, nine-hour workshops are broken down over three days and are presented virtually (online) in association with Artist Inc. The workshops will address the unique challenges of the music industry and help musicians learn business skills relevant to their [...]

Local News: March 1, 2023

The USDA-NRCS has announced that March 24th is the deadline for Burned Land EQIP Special Rate Initiative to assist New Mexico Farmers and Ranchers Impacted in 2022. The Black fire is one of the eligible fires for funding. EQIP may provide up to 75 percent of the costs of certain conservation practices. However, socially disadvantaged, limited-resource, beginning, and veteran farmers [...]

Local News: February 24, 2023

This week, Representative Gabe Vasuqez visited the southwest, meeting with business owners and officials in Silver City, Deming, and Columbus. Also, this week, Senator Siah Correa Hemphill, working together with state officials and community leaders, secured $375,000 in emergency funding to help clean and repair acequias damaged from the Black Fire that burned over 325,000 acres in the summer of [...]

Local News: February 23, 20223

This week is National FFA week. This is a great time to recognize all the work and accomplishments of local FFA students.  FFA provides agricultural education and promotes ranching and farming. This past year, state membership grew from 4,400 to over 5,300.  FFA judging contests will be happening later this spring at NMSU where more than 1,800 FFA members will [...]

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