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hms health center rsSilver City, NM – As Hidalgo and Grant Counties' only Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) provides comprehensive primary medical, dental, mental health, and family support services to more than 16,000 individuals, who receive more than 80,000 health care visits, every year. In a rural service area where there are approximately 25,000 – 30,000 residents, HMS' existence and leadership is vital to the well-being of this growing community. A long-standing and recognizable community health care organization since 1995, HMS actively collaborates with many other health care and community-oriented organizations and associations, contributes to local community outreach events and sponsorships throughout the year, and is becoming one of the area's largest health care employers.

20180126 185301From left are: Sensei Trent Petty, Brianna Huntington, Eva Foster, Dylan Porterfield, Xander Powell, Xacceus Porterfield, Hailey Peterson, and Sensei Chad Petty.

We are pleased to present our latest promotions at Oni Ken Karate.

img 3693A photo of Chino Mine by Lynn Springer, a visitor to Silver City, from Caroline Baldwin's airplane

donor signs pledge rsSilver City, NM – Anonymous donors recently contributed funds to the Western New Mexico University Foundation, establishing an endowed named scholarship to support Native American students. In addition to the scholarship, the donors created an immediate use fund to supplement the endowment while it grows.

Silver City, NM, January 16, 2018—The Gila National Forest successfully hosted the 4th Annual Gila Firefighters Line Spike Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, January 13.

For the fourth year in a row, the Gila National Forest sponsored a volleyball tournament to raise money for the Wildland Firefighters Foundation. The main focus of the Wildland Firefighter Foundation is to help families of firefighters killed in the line of duty and to assist injured firefighters and their families.

GROVE CITY, PA (01/16/2018)-- Sarah Gorog, a freshman major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction for the Fall 2017 semester. Sarah is a 2017 graduate of Homeschool and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gorog (Rhonda) from Silver City, NM..

Students eligible for the Dean's List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean's List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean's List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

PORTALES, NM (01/09/2018)

Lloyd Henderson of Gila, NM (88038), has been named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a GPA between 3.25 and 4.00.

ENMU, a state institution offering associate, bachelor and master degree options, serves students from around the world. Courses are offered on-campus and online.

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linda middlebrook rsREALTOR® of the Year award recipient Linda Middlebrook, at left, receives her certificate of award from Cassie Carver, 2017 Silver City Regional Association of Realtors PresidentThe REALTOR® of the Year award is given each year to a member of the Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® through a nominating process. The criteria include REALTOR® spirit, local Association activity, civic activity, State and National activity and business accomplishments.

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