Local News Releases

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.

Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services-Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners has an immediate opening for an Executive Director. The hiring committee is accepting applications consisting of a current resume/vita including current references with contact information, unofficial college transcripts, and a letter of intent in person at the SRSASS office, 301 West College Ave, Suite 11 or via email to riverstanya@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed as received beginning November 22 until the position is filled.

Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SRSASS-SANE) is a non-profit rape crisis center established in 2011. We are located in the southwest region of New Mexico providing services to survivors of sexual violence in Grant and Hidalgo Counties. SRSASS provides services to survivors of sexual violence and their families through case management services, crisis intervention services, community education and awareness services, counseling services, and accompaniment services for both the SANE exam and legal proceedings. SANE, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation in the medical forensic care of the patient who has experience sexual assault or abuse.

Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving. The university will be closed Nov. 18-26, 2017, for the holiday.

Western New Mexico University has served the people of the state of New Mexico and its surrounding areas as a comprehensive, regional, rural, public coeducational university since 1893 and serves a student body diverse in age, culture, language and ethnic background.

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, December 11, 2017, 10:30 am at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. We will enjoy a social hour. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.

Silver City, NM, November 15, 2017—For Immediate Release. Permits for cutting Christmas trees on the Gila National Forest will again be available at all ranger district offices starting Monday, November 20. Families can obtain their permit and cut the family Christmas tree during the Thanksgiving holiday along with any visiting family or friends and avoid the after Thanksgiving Day rush.
Permits sell for $5.00 each (for any species) with a limit of one permit per household; or free permits are available for the aromatic piñon trees. Any tree species up to 10' high may be cut.

A Christmas tree tag, an information sheet on cutting regulations, and maps of designated cutting sites are included with the permits. The Gila NF accepts debit/credit cards, checks and cash (exact change please).

Santa Fe, NM - The State Transportation Commission will hold a meeting Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the NMDOT District One Auditorium 2912 E. Pine Street, Deming, NM 88030. The six member governor-appointed commission determines policy for the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Community members are invited to attend and time will be allotted for public comment.

The agenda is available on the New Mexico Department of Transportation's website http://dot.state.nm.us/content/nmdot/en/TC_Publications.html or by calling (505) 827-5258.

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A FREE CONCERT at the Library Tuesday November 21 from 6 pm - 8 pm
Rooted in Celtic and American folk, inspired by Indian Raga and Ethnic idioms;
a diverse and inventive Traditional Music Experience.

gs 370 veterans day rsGirl Scout Troop 370 delivered letters of appreciation and pictures to the veterans at Fort Bayard Medical Center on Thursday to show their Appreciation and Thanks for their dedication. Pictured above in back row from left to right are Gabby Arciero, Kaileen Maynes, Nevaeh Cabrera, Raegan Salcido, Kayhine Harper. In the front row is Aaliyah Cordova, Trinity McBride, Kamera Ortiz, Aimerie Pena and Lucy Montenegro. Not pictured but other girls who helped prepare the project are Shavelle Ortiz, Eva Montes Esperanza Alcorta, and Megan Bauch.

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The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include 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 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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