Silver City, NM, July 1, 2019 – Gila Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the Gila Regional Sleep Lab recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), the gold standard for sleep labs. The Gila Regional Sleep Lab offers sleep studies in private rooms, with clinical evaluation and diagnosis of over 80 sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, circadian rhythms, periodic leg movement, parasomnias, Insomnias, degenerative neurologic, narcolepsy, cardiopulmonary disorders affecting sleep, psychiatrics that affect sleep, shift work disorder, and other medical disorders.
Story by Dr. Wiebke J. Boeing, NMSU
Mimbres, NM, June 26, 2019 — Exploring the majestic beauty of the Gila Wilderness on a backpacking/camping adventure while learning science became reality for twelve female high school students from the southern New Mexico and western Texas area. The high school students are participating in a program known as GALS: Girls on Outdoor Adventures for Leadership and Science. Four trip leaders from the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Ecology at New Mexico State University (NMSU), USDA Jornada Experimental Range, and the University Program in Ecology at Duke University guided students who are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
Before the end of the recent school year, Kathryn Woodward, a 6th grade student at Harrison Schmitt elementary participated in an extra-curricular program, the National History Day program. National History Day (NHD) is a non-profit organization that operates an annual project-based contest for students in grades 6-12. Its purpose is to promote the study and appreciation of history among students. The 45th annual national judging event held at the University of Maryland hosted nearly 3000 students with their families and teachers for the week-long event.
Monday, June 24, 2019; Silver City, NM: The National Center for Frontier Communities (NCFC) is the proud recipient of a grant from the New Mexico Community Foundation Permaculture Fund 2019. The awarded funds, of nearly $20,000, will help the region towards attaining food sovereignty, a state of producing enough food to equal the needs of southwest New Mexico residents.
Silver City, NM, June 25, 2019 - For Immediate Release. The first phase of the environmental cleanup at the Royal John Mine and Mill located is expected to be completed in late July. The mine site is east of San Lorenzo, New Mexico in Grant County on the western slopes of the Black Range of the Mimbres Mountains on the Silver City Ranger District of the Gila National Forest.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Saturday morning, June 22, for the new Walmart Curbside Service that will begin on Tuesday, June 25, at the store in Silver City. Speakers included management at Walmart and members of the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday, June 20, 2019; Silver City, NM: There’s a new face behind the wheel of the Southwest New Mexico (SWNM) Food Hub’s delivery van. Local food activist and aspiring farmer, Kristin Lundgren is tooling around in the Hub’s custom refrigerated van, ferrying produce from regional growers to distribute throughout the area to grow the local food economy.
Silver City, NM – Four alumni were recently inducted into the Western New Mexico University School of Education Hall of Fame 2019 for their outstanding career achievements. The inductees Max G. Padilla, Emma V. Saucedo, Barney P. Brienza and Olivia L. Ogas.
“The WNMU School of Education Hall of Fame inductees are WNMU alumni who demonstrated a primary interest in classroom teaching and devoted most of their careers to classroom teaching. They have inspired in students a willingness to learn, imparted knowledge, instilled confidence, and maintained a respect for learning and students,” WNMU School of Education Associate Dean Dr. Debra Dirksen said.
Check out a new column that will talk about the town of Silver City and its news and services.
Those new to providing news releases to the Beat are asked to please check out submission guidelines at http://www.grantcountybeat.com/about/submissions. They are for your information to make life easier on the readers, as well as the editor.
Classifieds: Check periodically to see if any news ones have popped up. Welcome to our new version of classified ads. We invite you our readers to post your own classifieds, which are available for viewing 24/7 and are very reasonable in price, because you do all the work yourselves. A recent classified for a van brought a sale within two days. It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat. Post YOURS for quick results!
Images: We have received complaints about large images blocking parts of other articles. If you encounter this problem, click on the title of the article you want to read and it will take you to that article's page, which shows only that article without any intruders. It's a software problem, not easily fixable, other than showing fewer articles per summary page. If you are a frequent visitor, you might not mind fewer articles per page, but if you only come once in a while, you likely want to see more articles to browse. Write me at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know your feelings on this issue.
Compliance: Because you are an esteemed member of The Grant County Beat readership, be assured that we at the Beat continue to do everything we can to be in full compliance with GDPR and pertinent US law, so that the information you have chosen to give to us cannot be compromised.
New Columnists: The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions include one about end of life options, Compassionate Care.
The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.
The Beat totally appreciates its readers and subscribers!
All articles and photos indicated by a byline are copyrighted to the author or photographer. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.
NOTE: If an article does not have a byline, it was sent to the Beat and written by someone not affiliated with the Beat
Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ad on the Beat.
Newsletter: If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
Here for YOU: Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.
Feel free to notify email@example.com, if you notice any problems on the site. Your convenience is my desire for the Beat.
Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com