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Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Carolyn Paez again organized the annual holiday bazaar at the Crosspoint Church. Vendors sold jewelry, wooden items, specially-dyed fabrics, sewn fabrics, food, domestics, cooking ingredients and various crafts.

Photos and video by Sandra Michaud

The third day of the Día de los Muertos celebrations, November 2, is known as All Souls Day, the time when the souls of the beloved are said to cross the veil and visit their loved ones. Altars, or Ofrendas, are created; traditional Día de los Muertos decorations such as skulls, marigolds and candles are combined with the deceased’s favorite things.

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

The entire southern half of the Gila Regional Medical Center Parking lot filled with vehicles and business hosts handing out candy to the hundreds, maybe thousands of costumed kids and adults who came through on Halloween afternoon.

grmc verNovember 7, 2018 – Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC), a 68-bed acute care hospital serving Grant County in southwest New Mexico, announced today they are updating their brand image.

At the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on October 26, GRMC executives presented a new logo and brand image. The marketing team at GRMC spent months developing the new logo design and communications to create a new brand image. GRMC will roll out the logo in stages over the next year on signage, marketing brochures, advertising, and website.

By Mary Alice Murphy

In a short in-session special meeting and a longer executive session meeting, Grant County commissioners considered several items and made a decision on one. The executive session would include discussions of the county manager and the county attorney evaluations and their contracts.

At the beginning of the meeting, commissioners had confusion on which version of an agenda should be used. Once that was sorted out, several changes were made and approved to the agenda.

Election night results 110618

By Mary Alice Murphy

These are preliminary not yet canvassed results from Grant County voters, with 35 of 35 precincts at least partially reporting, as of 8:56 p.m.

For United State Senator, incumbent Martin T. Heinrich has received 6,572 votes; Gary E. Johnson 1,418; and Mick Rich 3,552.

For U.S. Representative District 2, Xochitl Torres Small has received 6,983 and Yvette Herrell 4,465.

Photos and article by Mary Alice Murphy

On Friday afternoon, a large motorhome with signs for Steve Pearce and Michelle Garcia Holmes, candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, respectively, drove into the parking lot of the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center.

Pearce and Yvette Herrell, candidate for Congressional District 2 strode across the lot to the center.

Several other vans, cars and motorhomes followed behind.

pearce 04 mr. bustillosCruz Felipe Bustillos of Silver City receives 14 medals for his service in Vietnam from Congressman Steve Pearce.C

Cruz Felipe Bustillos of Silver City was one of three veterans receiving medals from Congressman Steve Pearce today in Albuquerque

Washington, D.C.(November 5, 2018) Congressman Steve Pearce proudly presented three New Mexico veterans with medals today, honoring their service and valor in Korea and Vietnam.

“As Veteran’s Day quickly approaches, it provides an excellent reminder for just how important our military members are to our nation’s freedom and success. We should not only think of their great service and sacrifice just once a year, but throughout the year. Their dedication to our nation, sacrificing their freedoms for our own, should never go overlooked. That is why I am glad to honor three New Mexico veterans today for their service to our country in the Korean and Vietnam wars. As a veteran myself, it is a privilege to work on behalf of these three families.”

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