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Monday, October 29, 2018; Silver City, NM: Organizational policies can seem tedious, but they are essential to keep a nonprofit well-maintained and smoothly running. The Nonprofit Resource Group knows organizations can use a bit of polish on their policies. That’s why the consulting group is offering workshop facilitated by nonprofit expert Susan Wilger, MPAff, on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Western New Mexico University.
The workshop, “Do Your Nonprofit Policies Need Updating?” offers best practices for nonprofit personnel and financial policies and procedures, and guidelines for regularly reviewing and updating such essential documents.
Gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce and Congressional District 2 candidate Yvette Herrell to rally in Silver City on Friday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center Lobby.
The 2018 Toys for Tots campaign is underway, and you can help bring a little Christmas to the needy children of Grant County. The Marine Corps Reserves, Marine Corps League Gaffney-Oglesby Detachment 1328, National Toys for Tots Foundation, and many area agencies and organizations are working together to reach the most needy youth in our community and are asking for your help again this year to get it done.
This year marks the seventy-first year that more than 800 Marine Corps Reserves centers and Local Community Organizations like ours have collected and distributed toys across the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and other US Territories. Last year, over 17,000,000 toys were given to almost 7,000,000 children. Because of your generosity, over 1,700 children in Grant County were able to receive brand new toys at Christmas last year.
Glenwood, NM, October 25, 2018— Beginning October 26, the Glenwood Ranger District will begin winter operations at the Catwalk National Recreation Area. While the public is encouraged to continue to enjoy this site, weather permitting, services will be limited during the winter months. The water system will be turned off to prevent freezing and damage to the lines during the fall and winter. The trash service customarily provided will also not be available during the winter season.
In addition, Erick Stemmerman, Glenwood District Ranger, recommends that visitors use caution in the parking lot and while walking on hard surfaces. The parking lot, bridge surfaces and hard trails can become icy and difficult to walk on. In addition, wildlife continues to move close to the water in search of food and water. With limited services we are asking visitors to do their part to pack in/pack out trash and help us keep the area clean. Full services are expected to resume in May.
Remember to “Know Before You Go” and check the weather specific to the area you will be visiting.
For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at here.
Silver City, NM, October 24, 2018— The Gila National Forest will be doing all-employee training sessions on Tuesday, October 30, and will close five of the six offices for these trainings. Please call in advance to 575-388-8201 before visiting our offices.
The Silver City Ranger District, at 3005 E Camino del Bosque, Silver City will be open. The Glenwood Ranger District will be closed from 8:30 – 12:00 noon. The Black Range, Quemado, Reserve and Wilderness Ranger Districts will be closed from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you plan ahead. For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at here.
Reserve, NM, October 23, 2018—For Immediate Release. Beginning October 27, the Reserve Ranger District will begin winter operations of developed recreation sites including Dipping Vat, Aeroplane Mesa, Ben Lilly, Willow Creek, and Apache Creek Campgrounds. While the public is encouraged to continue to enjoy these sites, weather permitting, services will be limited during the winter months. The water system will be turned off to prevent freezing and damage to the lines during the fall and winter. The trash service customarily provided will also not be available during the winter season.
With limited services we are asking visitors to do their part to pack in/pack out trash and help us keep the campgrounds clean. Full services are expected to resume in May.
For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at here.
For the week beginning Monday, October 15, 2018 at 08:00 a.m. and ending Monday, October 22, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Officers of the Silver City Police Department responded to 213 calls for service and had 333 self -initiated activity. 14 total arrests were made, of those, 1 was for possession of a controlled substance, 2 for possession of paraphernalia, and 3 for DWI.
Included in the above calls for service are 16 alarms, 1 burglary, 2 fight calls, 5 domestic disturbance, 3 larceny, 1 intoxicated person, 2 criminal damage to property, 5 agency assist, 1 loud music, 3 traffic complaints, 1 unattended death, 1 battery, 1 narcotic violation, 6 suspicious vehicle, 2 fraud/embezzlement, 1 disturbance, 7 shoplifting, 2 abandoned 911, 5 harassment, 12 welfare check, 15 animal , 4 reckless driver, 1 injuring – tampering, 8 unwanted subject, 5 suspicious person, 1 loud party, 1 code enforcement, 6 suspicious activity, 18 citizen assist, 1 panhandler, 1 counterfeit money, 1 suicide threat, 2 private property accident, 5 hit & run accident, 2 vehicle accident no injuries, 1 vehicle accident with injuries.
Bayard Police Department
Friday, Oct. 19
Caller stated that a named individual is at the residence and has a knife on him/advised would harm them if they called the cops.
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