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Silver City Police Blotter — May 22-23
Domestic Disturbance: McDonald’s advised a couple was fighting outside, with the female holding her ear. They were the couple sought for CTWs at Bosworth Drive, above. One subject had a warrant.
District attorney’s trial moving forward
Estevez is still facing several misdemeanor charges, including reckless or careless driving, two counts of harassment for allegedly harassing two police officers, and one count of Violation of Ethical Principles of Public Service (Obtain Personal Benefit) for allegedly driving her state-issued car o
Fire damages vacant building on Hudson St.
Silver City Fire Department Capt. Nathaniel Schwarz said an abandoned campfire behind the building, next to the Big Ditch, made its way underneath the building and caught the interior of the structure on fire.
Virus kicks off repertory season with melodrama
Silver City’s experimental Virus Theater returns with a set and story sourced straight from its surroundings with “A Weasel in the Hen House, or … Ladies A’ Peril,” a melodrama. “A Weasel in the Hen House” is the first performance in Virus’ inaugural repertory season, which began with auditions late
Villarreal: Long history behind the shortest-lived American flag
At a dinner earlier this week, I sat next to an American flag that was beautifully lit and framed. Hanging on a wall inside the historic Buckhorn Saloon and Opera House, it gave me that little feeling of patriotism you feel when you hear the beautiful words of "America The Beautiful," or see members
BREAKING: Silver to close, relocate Opportunity High
According to a presentation from Director of Finance Michele McCain, the district will have a $298,449 deficit next year — after a $731,406 drop in revenue compared to last year.
EMS Week lunch lauds staff
(Press Staff Photo by C.P. Thompson)Emergency medical workers took time out for a selfie during a luncheon Tuesday at the EMS building to recognize National EMS Week. Native Air 32 provided a free lunch of brisket, pasta salad, bread and cake.
Bring On The Blue: Blues Festival brings in early crowd
The crowd dances to the Bus Tapes during the 23rd annual Silver City Blues Festival, which kicked off Friday evening at Gough Park. A full slate of blues performers will take the stage throughout the weekend, from Kansas City to Memphis blues.(Press Staff Photo by C.P. Thompson)
23rd Annual Silver City Blues Festival
The 23rd Annual Silver City Blues Festival will take place May 25-27, 2018, Memorial Day weekend, in Silver City, NM. This year’s festival continues to be free for all to enjoy. It is a supported by many local businesses and individual blues lovers. The festival kicks-off on Friday, May 25, at 6:00
Silver City news and notes: 24 Club Home Tour to fund scholarships
The 24 Club of Silver City announces its upcoming annual Home Tour on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost for tickets is $20 each, with proceeds funding two WNMU scholarships for women.
City Council: Fire protection agenda item draws turnout
However, questions from Councilman Lupe Diaz, which touched on some of the funding provided for fire protection, were interrupted by City Attorney Paul Loucks who felt discussion was drifting from the posted agenda.
Blues festival highlights Memorial Day weekend
The Gila Glass Classic Flame Off, hosted by Silver City’s The Glasserie, will take place at 5 p.m. Friday at Gough Park. See talented artists compete in creating unique glass blown sculptures. Two-time New Mexico Music Award winners The Bus Tapes Band will play starting at 6 p.m.
Sheriff hopefuls compare training, experience
The three Democratic candidates running for the office of Grant County sheriff rolled out their platforms and answered questions about their experience and how they would approach the position, if elected, at a Daily Press candidate forum Tuesday night at Western New Mexico University’s Global Resou
Fish Friends: Students say goodbye to their buddies
In 2011, the New Mexico Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office began a project called Native Fish in the Classroom, which had students help raise native fish in their schools and then release them into their natural habitat. The project has reached several elementary schools in New Mexico, most of th
Daily Press to hold law enforcement forums this week
Democratic candidates for sheriff — Frank L. Gomez, Lonnie Alexander Sandoval and Robert R. Tovar — will meet at WNMU’s Global Resource Center at 6:30 Tuesday night, May 22, to discuss the issues facing countywide law enforcement.
Gila Native Plant Society Field Trip
May 20Meet at the south parking lot of the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre for carpooling, Silver CityMay 20, 2018Category:Club Listings
Western New Mexico University’s ¡Fiesta Latina! Invites Cultural Exchange
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University’s second annual ¡Fiesta Latina! will run June 22 – 24, 2018, in Old James Stadium on the Western New Mexico University campus (1000 W. College Ave.).
Silver approves town budget, tax increase
The Silver City Town Council approved a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2019 Tuesday night, which included plans to finally increase gross receipts taxes due to the ongoing Hold Harmless repayment phaseout. And one week after longtime Silver City Police Chief Ed Reynold announced he will retire,
Aldo Leopold graduates special class
This year’s graduates stand out especially because they — some of them, at least — were the first class of students to attend Aldo Leopold Middle School, followed by the longer-running high school. That means they are the first to have spent five years within the school’s structure, centered around
Silver City news and briefs: Silver City Museum to participate in Blue Star program
SILVER CITY - The Silver City Museum will participate in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty milita