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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010 ~" Public review nd ment sought on Mogollon Mining ct Submitted by GILA NATIONAL northwest of Silver City. The FORESTISilver City Mogollon Mining District con- The Southwestern Regional sists of 16 individual mine sites. Office of the Forest Service lo- The proposed No Action al- cated in Albuquerque, NM, is ternative involves leaving the seeking public review and corn- mine sites at their current state. merit on the proposed action for There would be no removal or the Mogollon Mining District. containment of any of the mine An Engineering Evaluation/ sites. The No Action alternative Cost Analysis (EE/CA) report is based on the current minimal was prepared that determined risk levels posed to visitors on the No Action alternative was the mine sites and the negative the recommended alternative environmental impacts associ- for the Site. Located in the ated with construction of access Mogollon Mountains on the roads and conducting removal Glenwood Ranger District of actions at these sites. the Gila National Forest, the Site A final alternative will be is approximately 63 miles selected after considering all in- Music Ministry Team to visit Lordsburg on June i formation submitted during the 30-day comment period that has already begun. The public is encouraged to comment on the proposed action, as well as all the other alternatives presented in the EE/CA, or suggest other alternatives. Two locations have been scheduled for the public to view the Administrative Record for the Site. These two locations include the Glenwood Ranger. District, G|enwood, NM, and the Forest Service's Southwest- ern Regional Office, Albuquer- que, NM. Public comments will assist the Forest Service in making fi- nal decisions about the proposed action which may result in a fi- nal alternative that differs from the proposed action. The final alternative will appear in a docu- Courtesy submission ment called a Removal Action The public is invited to attend a special presentation by the Bob Approval Memorandum ex- Jones University Music Ministry Team at Scripture Baptist Church pected to be completed in 2010. on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 7:00 RM. The group will present a program of familiar hymns and gospel Written comments on the songs, consisting of vocal, piano and instrumental music, as well as Mogollon Mining District's pro- testimonies from team members. The leader of the team, Joel Arnold, posed action must be post- will close the service with a brief message from the Word of God. marked by May 30, 2010, and The Music Ministry Team is touring the Western United States mailed to Steve McDonald, On- this summer. Members of the group are students at Bob Jones Univer- Scene Coordinator for the sity in Greenville, S.C. Bob Jones University is a Bible-believing Southwestern Region. For Christian liberal arts university with an annual enrollment of over questions, additional informa- 4,000 students from all 50 states and over 45 foreign countries. BJU tion, or request of a CD of the offers over 60 undergraduate programs with dozens of concentrations EE/CA, please contact and over 30 graduate programs. McDonald. Local teams compete in Alamo Gus Macker Several local three-on-three basketball teams made the trip to Alamogordo last weekend to partici- pate in a Gus Macker tournament.The Monsters, above, took third place in the age group and were awarded the sportsmanship award.The Jalapeno Grill, below, took first place in their age group. Photos courtesy JAMIE DIAZlLordsburg Astronomy evening at Gila Cliff llings National Monument June 5 Update on the Willow Prescribed Fire Project Submitted by GILA NATIONAL FORESTISilver City The Willow Prescribed Fire project is progressing well, ac- complishing hazardous fuels re- duction by consuming mostly dry grasses, litter, debris, and some small trees. As of Friday afternoon, 1400 acres were successfully treated with prescribed fire, using hand ignitions only. The project began Thursday, May 13. With favorable weather con- ditions in the forecast, firefighters will continue ignition operations Oak Grove Subdivision in the Burro Mountains. Submitted by GCDNMISilver City home planisphere will show you This event is free and open Take advantage of New "what's up" each night, to the public. For further in- Mexico's dark skies by attend- 8:45 - 9:15 p.m. formation, please contact Becky ing the season's first astronomy Evening program: Stars of the Latanich at (575) 536-9461 or evening at Gila Cliff Dwellings Gila by e-mail at National Monument. Join as- Dr. A1 Grauer, an astrono- on the Willow Prescribed Fire through the weekend and possi- Smoke. generated from the tronomer Dr. A1 Grauer "at the mer at the University of Ari- fire is also being closely moni- Aldo Leopold Amphitheater zona, will present an illustrated bly into Monday. The project tored. Most of the smoke is ex- area will continue to be patrolled pected to dissipate as daytime and monitored days after to en- temperatures increase and light sure successful completion of the project. The Willow Prescribed Fire project's total size of acreage to be treated is 3275 acres, and is located 15 miles southwest of Sil- ver City, NM, and south of the adjacent to the Gila Visitor Cen- ter on Saturday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m. for an opportunity to ex- winds develop; lingering smoke plore the wonders of the cos- will be most notable at nighttime mos. and during early morning hours. Schedule of events: For additional information, , 8:00 - 8:45 p.m. please call the Public Information Make your own Star Wheel Officer at 575-388-8245 or 575- Navigate your way around 313-7824 (cell). the night sky. This fun take- program examining the connec- tion between the night sky and the Gila's earlier inhabitants. 9:15 - 11:00 p.m. Night sky viewing (weather per- mitting). Telescopes provided, by area astronomers, but visitors are encouraged to bring their own field glasses or telescopes. Martina " lnagn trate Court * 27 Years of Judicial Court Experience * Your Vote & Support are ~reatl~t appreciated. C0naragul on d ,v You D Love, Grandma Vera, Grandma L Grandpa Tony & Grandpa Willie I SEPTIC TANK SERVIC I [ Septic Tank Installation [ | Septic Tank Pumping & Inspections [ ] Portable Toilet Rentals & Service ] ] Septic Tank Treatment Products I /Elbrock Water Systems, LLC , I 1 575 548 2429 BONDED & INSURED| I " " NM LIC.,#81570-MS031 ] 575-557-2291 Az LIC. #194466-K-801 Business Experience: 35 years experience, self employed with Ramos Farms: creating budgets, working with different equipment planting & harvesting multiple crops, making difficult decisions in the balance. , Owner of small local business since 1999, Lordsburg Auto Parts Center: Having the pleasure of serving the best customers in Hidalgo County. Working with the retail side of business and keeping informed. , Business in Deming for 14 years, serving as President of New Mexico Chile Products. Public Service: Electe t to the NRCS district board, for the past 24 years holding various positions. Also appointed to the state Soil & Water Conservation Commission Region 111. Only candidate with County Commission Experience serving ten consecutive years in county government ending term as chairperson. Using business experience and common sense approach. Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church serving as member of Finance Board for 12 years, PAID It will be a privilege and honor to serve you again as Hidalgo County Commissioner with your vote and support. O The family of Oralda .... - express our sincerest wonderful friends for prayers, cards= Your generosity and t c): difficult time was are blessed to St. Joseph's provide thank you .... The music pro~dedby q i To Ronnie your