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Grant County Voter Registration Tues-Thurs

April 19, 2011

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Certified Grant County voter registrants will be at the WNMU Silver City campus on Tuesday, April 19 through Thursday, April 21 registering voters. The registrants will be in the Student Memorial Center 1st floor each day from 9am to 3pm. Anyone eligible to register in Grant County can register with a certified registrants. Advertisements

Rio Grande Designated as National “Great Water”

April 7, 2011

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  New Mexico, Colorado, Texas and 5 Mexican States Join Together in Restoration Efforts   Santa Fe, NM – In the wake of passage of SB 373, which removed funding for some New Mexico water restoration projects, and federal legislation that threatens to cut $2.5 billion in restoration programs nationwide, the Rio Grande-Rio Bravo Regional […]

Martinez Signs School-Grade Bill Into Law

March 31, 2011

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SANTA FE – Public schools in New Mexico soon will be graded in plain terms, A through F. Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday signed a bill to remove verbiage from the state’s school ratings and replace it with a system everybody understands. “Assigning a simple letter grade to New Mexico’s schools provides a clear picture […]

Don’t Miss Financial Aid Night!

March 23, 2011

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Please RSVP by emailing peralesa1@wnmu.edu. Please include the number of guests, name, school and grade level. Early Freshman Scholarship qualifications include: 19 ACT/3.0 GPA, or 18 ACT/3.25 GPA, or 17 ACT/3.5 GPA (the value is full tuition for initial semester). See you there!

Micro Grants Available

March 21, 2011

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Micro Grants Available to Create Badly Needed Economic Opportunities for Women Statewide It’s not news that times are tough. But for poor and under served women and girls of   New Mexico times are even tougher.  It is 2011 and statistics show women are still making about 80 cents on the same dollar men are making. […]

Silver City Museum Calendar of Events

March 21, 2011

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Silver City Museum   CALENDAR OF EVENTS   April 2011       New Exhibit Open at the Museum!   The Flood Season: How Silver City’s Main Street Became the Big Ditch       Saturday, April 2   1 pm at the Museum, 312 W. Broadway   Reading and Book Signing: Author Uncle River reads […]

New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce Applauds Legislature’s Passage of Clean Energy, Local Business Bills

March 21, 2011

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  The New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce today congratulated New Mexico legislators for their continued investment in a clean energy economy and for initiatives supportive of local business and healthy communities. “In the midst of budget challenges, the Legislature recognized that New Mexico’s economic future lies in our world class solar, wind and geothermal […]