A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning at the Silver Pre-K School to celebrate the opening of their new playground. Asst. Superintendent Curtis Clough and Board of Education President Mike McMillan hold the ribbon while School Director Gabriela Sanchez-Walden proudly makes the official cut.
Mimbres, NM, October 1, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District will be welcoming a new law enforcement officer on October 29, 2018. The Wilderness Ranger District is located in the heart of the Gila National Forest and covers an area of 686,171 acres and the majority of the district is designated as wilderness.
Fort Bayard days baseball game...Burros turn the light on to beat Arizona All Stars 12 to 4 on Sunday. Fort Bayard Burros won 2 out of 3 games played. Organizer of the Burros, Mario Quintana, said both teams performed some outstanding plays on defense and good hitting throughout the series.
An Open House and Ribbon Cutting was held at the new offices of Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support located at 905 North Hudson Street in Silver City, New Mexico. The event took place earlier today, Friday - September 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
By Cheryl Thornburg
Polly Tipton has fond memories of the Glenwood Fish Hatchery, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Her father, Elsworth Tipton, was the assistant foreman at the hatchery during the 1940s and they lived in a small rock house on the property. Polly was about one when they moved there. She and her two older sisters, Sally and Nancy, had a unique experience living in rural Glenwood surrounded by all the beauty of the Gila Wilderness and wildlife. That beauty still surrounds us today, but life was very different back then.
Polly talks about how hard her father and the hatchery foreman had to work compared to how the hatchery operates today.
Silver City, NM, September 27, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District supported the Every Kid in a Park program by visiting all three fourth-grade classrooms at Harrison H. Schmitt Elementary. Silver City Ranger District’s Fire Prevention Technician, Jodi Mallozzi, aided by other Gila NF employees, visited all of the fourth graders at Harrison-Schmitt Elementary. She and Smokey Bear taught a stewardship message to the children and then passed out 84 4th-grade passes.
Mary Alice tried out a different format for reporting the lengthy County Commission preliminary budget hearing. Instead of traditional narrative sentences, to do it more quickly and efficiently, she put the name of each speaker before a paraphrased version of their comments. Questions were not necessarily asked by the speaker, but they were answered by the one replying. Please let email@example.com know if you love, hate or are indifferent about the format. It may lead to how some reports are written henceforth in order to get them out in a more timely manner.
Mary Alice is back, but on slow-mo, trying to catch up with all that didn't get done before she had to leave. And doing everything that happened after she got back! Working on it
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