By Roger Lanse
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at about 5:38 p.m., Grant County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Mobile Drive and Ridge Road in reference to a fighting call, a ‘shots fired’ call, and a report of a male lying face down on the ground.
According to a GCSO offense report narrative, deputies placed two females and three males in investigative detention at the scene and at the Ridge Road Chevron, and interviewed one witness on Mobile Drive who had reported hearing three gunshots. A white Toyota Tundra pickup, reported as being at the scene and detained by deputies at the Chevron station, had blood on its hood, a deputy said.
By Mary Alice Murphy
The Silver City Museum has, as its featured exhibit, photos and histories of ranching in Grant County.
Jo Lutz, museum volunteer and events coordinator, said the panel of three speakers tied into the exhibit. Ron Troy, Southwest New Mexico project coordinator of the New Mexico Land Conservancy; A.T. Cole, owner of the Pitchfork Ranch; and Jim McCauley, owner of the LT Ranch, served as panelists.
By A. J. Ward
The New Mexico Central Arizona Project Entity held its regular monthly meeting on May 7, 2019. This was the second meeting to address an adjustment in the scope of work deadlines as requested by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
During public comment, Allyson Siwik, Gila Conservation Coalition executive director, read from a prepared statement.
New Mexico Fire Weather Zone 111
Southwest Deserts And Lowlands/las Cruces Blm/glz-
253 Pm Mdt Mon May 20 2019
Red Flag Warning In Effect From Noon To 9 Pm Mdt Tuesday For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidities For Fire Weather Zone 111...
..Fire Weather Watch In Effect From Wednesday AfternoonThrough Wednesday Evening For Strong Winds And Low Relative Humidities For Fire Weather Zone 111...
The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
New Mexico Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and New Mexico Agriculture in the Classroom (NMAITC) are pleased to announce that twelve schools across the state have been awarded a year-round garden kit. The kits, awarded through a New Mexico Grow Project grant, contain everything needed for students to grow a garden. Each grant recipient will receive a 4X8 cedar raised bed garden that includes everything from soil, seeds, and a tool shed, to hoop house attachments and an irrigation system. The grant also includes a classroom hydroponic system that allows for unique opportunities to explore the science of growing plants without soil.
NMAITC Southern Regional Director Traci Curry said: “We’re thrilled to partner with NRCS to offer this learning project grant. It is designed to help students learn about the importance of agriculture and our natural resources. With increasing global population growth, challenges facing climate and weather, and a defecit in science education, it is important now more than ever to offer educational opportunities and support such as the NM Grow Project Grant.”
Las Cruces, NM — The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will be monitoring roadway conditions with law enforcement as high wind advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service. The NMDOT would like to remind the traveling public that blowing dust can escalate to blinding dust storms as they move quickly through remote areas. If you must travel, we recommend that you monitor local forecast conditions prior to starting your trip, and visit our web site as roadway conditions change throughout the state of New Mexico.
Mary Alice is back, but on slow-mo, trying to catch up with all that didn't get done before she had to leave.
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