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These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

The Nonprofit Resource Group (NRG) will host a brown bag training on Thursday, February 22, 2018, from noon to 1 p.m. at College Street Plaza Suite 5, located at 301 W. College Ave. Facilitator Susan Wilger will discuss how policies guide nonprofit staff and board members in appropriate action, ethical decision making, legal compliance and conflict resolution. According to Wilger, policies and procedures help to diminish liability, potentially harmful situations, improper behaviors and ineffective decision making. Come learn which policies and procedures are essential for any nonprofit to have in place. The training is offered at no cost, but participants must RSVP due to limited seating. To register call NRG at (575) 597-0035 or email NRG@frontierus.org.

 Come take a walk through history at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Center on Saturday, February 3. The easy walk around the Mimbreno pre-historic cultural area begins at 1 PM from the museum. Included in the tour are a visit to the Granville N. Wood's doctor office and the Gooch House, which is now the museum. Historian and guide Bill Hudson will tell many a wonderful story and share facts about life spanning hundreds of years at the sight.

Black Range Ranger District to hire a four-person seasonal Veteran Crew
Truth or Consequences, NM, January 31, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District is hiring a four-person Veterans crew for the upcoming wildland fire season. This crew would complete fuels-related work and prescribed burning.

The requirements for this position are:

· Must have at least three (3) years of military service

· Must have an Honorable Discharge

Make New Year's Resolution every year? Does weight loss and eating healthier, or increasing physical activity always make it on your list? Tired of yo-yo Dieting? Here's an opportunity to truly address the issues and improve your health.

"Healthy You," an evidence-based program developed by Colorado State University's Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center is a series of 6 classes designed to promote behavior and attitude changes. It is not a diet program but rather a healthy living or behavior change program. The program works because the changes are designed to be sustainable. It is important to have a baseline when beginning a behavior change program, therefore a self-assessment will be completed before beginning the class.

Mimbres, NM; January 28, 2018 – The Wilderness Ranger District will be conducting preparing for prescribed burning by doing black-lining around the perimeter of the L-T West burn area. The planned dates are February 26 – March 2, weather dependent.

The L-T West Rx Burn is located off Hwy 35 near mile marker 17, east of the Old GOS Ranch, between Lincoln Canyon (FSR 4079T), Terry Canyon (FSR 4079V), McKenna Mesa (FSR 4079C), FSR 4079P and North Star Road (also known as the Wall Lake Road, FSR 150). The project is a 5,500 acre broadcast burn and will take several days to complete. Ignitions within the burn area will be done by helicopter ping-pong drops.

Green Drinks This Thursday!
Green Drinks

Please join us for Green Drinks Thursday, February 1st, starting at 5:30pm in the backroom of Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery, 200 N. Bullard Street.

The speaker will be Larry McDaniel of Conservation Voters New Mexico who will discuss the organization's mission, 2018 goals, legislative platform and candidate endorsements.

las campaign pic 2018The Public is Invited to Attend a “Coffee with Lynda: Meet and Greet” with Lynda Aiman-Smith, Seeking Re-election for Town Council District 2

When: Saturday Feb 3, 2018 from 9:30am-11:30am
Where: UU Fellowship Hall, 3845 N. Swan, Silver City NM

Bayard Police Department

Friday, Jan. 26

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Cobre High School – 11:15 a.m.
Teacher’s tires were slashed on her vehicle in back of the school by the gym.

Injuring/tampering with motor vehicle
Cobre High School – 11:50 a.m.
Another staff member’s tires slashed.

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The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a new 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.

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