CIBOLA COUNTY – Many senior citizen area residents are preparing for July’s New Mexico Senior Olympics in Roswell, and potentially the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. This year, top winners at the state level move onto National competition in 2017.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced earlier today that a 54-year-old man from Cibola County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the second case of HPS in New Mexico this year. An environmental investigation will be conducted at the patient’s home to help reduce the risk to others.
CIBOLA COUNTY – Mayor Martin Hicks, who is known for his aggressive and direct approach on issues, advised councilors last week during their regular scheduled meeting that they should consider the consolidation of three offices – Grants MainStreet, Chamber of Commerce and Cibola Communities Economic Development Foundation.
New Mexico's delegation was ranked among the best in Congress for pro-environment voting by the League of Conservation Voters in its 2015 annual scorecard.
CIBOLA COUNTY - The Grants/Cibola County School Board held their regular board meeting on Tuesday evening, Feb. 16.
Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel media company and guidebook publisher, released its annual “Best in the U.S. Top Ten” list recently, naming Southern New Mexico No. 9 out of all travel destinations in the country for 2016.
A new medical center focused on treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is coming to the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (HSC).
UPS announced recently that nine elite drivers from New Mexico are among 1,613 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.
The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (NMFOG) recently developed an online training program based on the state's Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records Act. The course, which consists of 19 learning modules and 10 self-graded quizzes, is posted on the organization's website, www.nmfog.org.