Location: Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Black Range Ranger District

Start Date: June 6, 2017 Size: 7,397 acres Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: Ponderosa pine and grass with a mixed conifer component

Resources: 2 EMTs, 1 water tender and other fire personnel with a total of 34

Containment: 10% (managed for


Las Cruces, NM- The United States Marshals Service is looking for New Mexico's Most Wanted Fugitive Martin Lopez. Lopez is wanted on a NM probation violation warrant for the original charge of resisting an officer or arrest. Criminal history on

By Mary Alice Murphy

Taffy Arias said her new job as Gila Regional Medical Center chief executive officer is a challenge. "Certain people want life to go on the same way forever and ever, and they're happy that way. I'm one of those who want to make things better and bring meaning to one's life

Once again Grant County 4-H has done very well at the annual District Contest. Novice and Junior age division members competed against other 4-H members in the southwest region at the District competition held in Socorro, NM. Members must qualify through an elimination county contest where only the

Reserve, NM, June 28, 2017—There has been a waterline break at the Dipping Vat Campground. Staff are currently working to locate the leak and repair it, but do not anticipate having water available before the 4th of July.

Please bring water with you both for drinking and for putting out your

Location: 1 mile southwest of Copperas Mountain, Gila Wilderness, Wilderness Ranger District

Start Date: June 27, 2017 Size: 10 acres Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: Heavy fuels including large grass component, mostly ponderosa pine with an oak component.

Resources: 9 person Wilderness hand crew, 3

Representative Martinez named Co-Chair of the Military & Veterans Affairs interim committee, and voting member of the Water & Natural Resources interim committee.

Las Cruces - After the adjournment of the special session in Santa Fe, legislators are quickly getting back to work as interim


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