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“Tourists Welcome!” shouts the message painted in a script font on the side of the light green building. Above that are the words, in neat block letters, “Wm. HINDI STORE, … more
In 1775 Benjamin Franklin was appointed the first postmaster general in the United States. Letters were taken to a post office, where the postmaster would note the postage in the upper right … more
Two of America’s most iconic national symbols celebrate anniversaries in September. Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 is the 206th anniversary of Francis Scott Key’s "Defence of Fort M'Henry," which would become “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 marks the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, which was ratified and became the supreme law of the land June 21, 1788 when New Hampshire approved it, the last of the nine states required for its ratification. more
With coronavirus in his hair and murder hornets for cufflinks, Old Man Gloom aka Zozobra, heavy with the sadness and gloom of people across New Mexico, went up in flame Friday, Sept. 4. Zozobra is a … more
Both the Las Cruces Fire Department and New Mexico State University held remembrance events for those who died 19 years ago in New York City on Sept. 11. more
Every week the Aging and Long-Term Services Department [ALTSD] offers a Facebook Live segment, called Senior Social Hour, where ALTSD host, Dolores Gonzales interviews providers, advocates, and … more
Every month I need to have my article to the editor by a certain deadline. And every month, around the beginning of the second week, I realize I have nothing. With deadline getting closer and closer, … more
If you’ve ever driven up to Cloudcroft from Alamogordo before, you’ve probably wondered about the little metal pedestrian bridge. I know I have. How do I get there? What trail do I have … more
Silver City MainStreet’s annual fundraiser, the Taste of Downtown, usually features a walk around sweet and savory tasting at downtown eateries on Labor Day weekend. This year, due to the … more
Recently, Silver City MainStreet received a call from a Grant county resident who was in town to pick up her takeout and have lunch. She was looking for a place to enjoy her lunch and got the last … more
New Mexico State University operated television station KRWG-TV has earned a number of accolades this awards season. KRWG includes a National Public Radio (NPR) affiliated radio station and Public Broadcasting (PBS) television station in Las Cruces on the campus of NMSU. more
After performing in area rock group 91 Proof, George Jacobs (bass) and Eugene Sartor (guitar) decided they wanted to return to their jazz roots and start another group. more
Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (TBML) will present a book talk via Zoom with guest author Maida Tilchen at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Tilchen is the author of the historical novels “Land … more
Catalina Claussen, Kate Rauner, Lynne Zotalis and Kris Neri have 2020 book offerings enough to keep Grant County residents busy for a season. more
Pickamania 2020, live streaming Sept. 11, 12, and 13, is a virtual acoustic music festival held in Kingston. Hosted by the Black Range Lodge, this annual event features The Hard Road Trio with … more
Every Labor Day Weekend for the past 37 years the Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society has hosted their gem and mineral show. Not this year. Because of the desire to reduce the spread … more
In these racially turbulent times, the Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL), an adult-learning group of some 400 members in Grant County, has been responding in various ways. As part of … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything about our lives and how we navigate them. Some cherished annual events have been cancelled altogether, and others have adopted a new format. … more
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will host its last scheduled public meeting Wednesday, Sept. 2, to hear from community members and accept feedback on the draft environmental impact … more
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