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  1. Copper Cruizers hold annual Run to Copper Country car show 081818Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    The Copper Cruizers had 155 entered in the annual Run to Copper Country Car Show held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Gough Park in Silver City. Vintage automobiles of all types circled the park.

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  2. Gila Fish and Gun Club hold annual show 081118Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Don Williamson, who formerly taught at Cobre Schools, looks at coins from Ralph Harshberger, who also taught at Cobre. Roger Walker from Las Cruces shows a coin while Richard Morris also from Las Cruces watches The Gila Fish and Gun Club held its annual show at the Hanover Outpost on Saturday, Aug. 11. George Shepard, organizer of the event, said about 30 to 40 vendors were taking part in the show.

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  3. GRMC Board of Trustees hear reports and updates on the hospital operations 062918Read the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    At the Friday, June 29, 2018 regular Gila Regional Board of Trustees meeting, the first report was given by out-going Auxiliary President Frances Day. "I'd like to thank all of you for your support of the auxiliary and of your service to Gila Regional.

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  4. Recycling in Silver City and Grant County could changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Silver City Town Manager Alex Brown clarified that the town is until Aug. 1 accepting all recyclables. Assistant Town Manager says the town continues to be "as committed to recycling as in the past.

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  5. Buzzard Fire - June 18, 2018 updateRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Command of Buzzard Fire Transfers to Local Type 3 Team on Wednesday June 18, 2018 Daily Update This will be the last update from the Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Team Acres: 47,370 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 82% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 212 General Information: Even though recent rains dampened much of the fire over the last few days, a few pockets of heat were observed in Kiehne and Perry Canyons. Firefighters will monitor these areas and look for opportunities to secure the fire's edge.

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  6. Buzzard Fire - Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team ...Read the original story

    May 18, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Buzzard Fire - Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Command of Buzzard Fire Transfers to Local Type 3 Team on Wednes Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Command of Buzzard Fire Transfers to Local Type 3 Team on Wednesday June 18, 2018 Daily Update This will be the last update from the Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Team Acres: 47,370 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 82% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 212 General Information: Even though recent rains dampened much of the fire over the last few days, a few pockets of heat were observed in Kiehne and Perry Canyons.

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  7. Buzzard Fire-June 17, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Firefighters Face Warmer and Drier Weather on Sunday June 17, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 47,370 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 74% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 254 General Information: Light showers, increased humidity and cooler temperatures put a damper on the fire Saturday. Although the fire area received over half an inch of rain, the fire continues to creep and smolder in drainages containing stands of pine trees.

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  8. 1st NM Bank hosts rodeo royalty during customer appreciation day 061418Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    The bank hosted royalty in the morning and fed customers throughout the afternoon for their annual Customer Appreciation Day. On June 14, 2018.

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  9. Buzzard Fire - June 16, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Cooler Temperatures and Higher Humidity Have Decreased Fire Activity June 16, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 47,370 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 74% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 274 General Information: More moisture continues to move over the fire area. The fire area received nearly a half an inch of rain overnight.

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  10. Buzzard Fire-June 15, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Fire Suppression Repair Begins on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire June 15, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 45,151 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 74% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 362 General Information: Trace amounts of rain and higher relative humidity caused the fire activity to lessen on Thursday. With control line construction completed and minimal fire activity on the southwest side, fire suppression repair and rehabilitation are beginning.

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  11. Buzzard Fire June 14, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Increased Smoke Due to Firing Operations June 14, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 44,402 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 74% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 384 General Information: As control lines were connected and completed on the southwest side of the fire, crews conducted firing operations to burn out and secure the lines. These operations along with the fire burning in heavier fuels increased the smoke in the air on Wednesday.

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  12. Buzzard Fire - June 13, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Another Hot and Dry Day Before Moisture Moves In June 13, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 44,402 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 74% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 383 General Information: The expected moisture moving into the burn area will lessen fire activity giving firefighters an opportunity to strengthen and secure control lines. As line construction in the southwest portion of the fire is completed, all control lines surrounding the fire will be tied in.

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  13. Buzzard Fire - June 12, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Control Line Construction Nearing Completion on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire June 12, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 43,009 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 69% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 410 General Information: Firefighters are working diligently to complete control lines to tie together all control lines around the fire. Crews continue to monitor fire progression and conduct firing operations to secure control lines.

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  14. Buzzard Fire-June 9, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team Ricky Cox-Incident Commander Buzzard Fire Crews Focus on Line Construction on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire June 9, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 40,303 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 68% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 513 General Information: Firefighters continue to assess fire growth along the southwestern edge of the fire as the fire backs down ridges from Eagle Peak. As fire crews secure fire lines along the eastern portion of the fire, opportunities for suppression repair and rehabilitation are occurring.

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  15. Buzzard Fire - June 8, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    As Fire Activity Decreases, Erosion Control and Seeding Work Continues June 8, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 40,303 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 68% Fuels: Timber Total Personnel: 513 General Information: At 6:00 a.m. Friday morning, June 8, 2018, the Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Incident Management Team took over management of the Buzzard Fire. Firefighters continue to patrol and secure fire lines providing opportunities for suppression repair and rehabilitation to occur.

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  16. Incident Management Team transfers command of Buzzard Fire June 7, 2018 Daily UpdateRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Acres: 39,642 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM Containment: 68% Fuels: Timber Total personnel: 574 General Information: On Friday at 6:00 A.M., Steve Millert's Type 2 Incident Management Team will transition management of the Buzzard Fire to the Gila Las Cruces Type 3 Team, led by Incident Commander Ricky Cox. The number of personnel assigned to the fire will continue to decrease due to successful firefighting efforts.

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  17. UPDATED:Funeral Procession to slow traffic on Thursday, May 24, 2018 on US 180Read the original story

    May 23, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Las Cruces to Ft. Bayard: An alert has been posted for the funeral procession for New Mexico State Police Sergeant Thomas Vitale.

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  18. Grant County Community Health Council discusses changes 052118Read the original story

    May 22, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    Most of the bi-monthly meeting of the Grant County Community Health Council was a discussion on how to continue the organization when its funding is likely to be depleted late this calendar year. The members of the health council are in the midst of handing out assessments to community members throughout the county to be filled out to get a new data set of community needs.

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  19. Bayard City Council approves new business in town 042318Read the original story

    May 1, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    The CIty of Bayard Council Meeting on April 23, 2018 began at 2 p.m. after a work session that was approximately 30 minutes long. Councilors Zeke Santa Maria and Adrian Ortiz attended as well as Mayor Pro Tem Raul Villanueva and Mayor Chon Fierro.

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  20. Traffic snarled due to constructionRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Grant County Beat

    District 4 Councilor Guadalupe Cano and District 1 Councilor Cynthia Bettison brought up the issue of traffic congestion due to construction projects on Highway 15 and Silver Street. Bettison stated, traffic "has moved over to Texas Street to bypass all the traffic that's now going down Swan."

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