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  • Register to vote - and watch out for mailers

    Silver City Daily Press, Syndicated content|Oct 5, 2022

    Brace yourself. Election season is picking up momentum, and citizens can expect at least another month’s worth of robocalls from campaign phone banks and blaring TV ads. You may have also found another alarming symptom of midterm fever: mysterious mailers warning that you may not be properly registered to vote. If they look suspicious to you — you are right. Two of these official-looking letters landed in my post office box, warning, “Someone at this address may not be registered to vote.” For a citizen who is passionate about partici...

  • Team effort goes into capturing bear

    Silver City Daily Press, Syndicated content|Jul 20, 2022

    SILVER CITY - On the morning of July 14, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish officers worked with area law enforcement agencies to capture and relocate a bear that wandered into the northern part of town. About 8:30 a.m., a resident spotted a bear in their backyard and called Central Dispatch to report the animal. Silver City Police Chief Freddie Portillo said Central Dispatch sent out several of his officers as well as animal control to confirm the sighting and try to contain the animal befo...

  • Cross-country teams qualify for state meet

    Silver City Daily Press|Nov 7, 2018

    Both the Tucumcari boys and girls cross-country teams qualified for the state meet after strong performances at the district meet Friday at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. The Tucumcari boys will compete at the state meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rio Rancho High School. The Lady Rattlers will compete for state honors there at 12:05 p.m. Saturday. Tucumcari finished third with 57 points. NMMI won the meet with 20 points, while Cobre was runner-up with 47 points. The top three teams qualified for state automatically. Tucumcari’s Josh C...

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