The decision about whether to proceed will be made at the November council meeting when more detailed financial information will be presented.
Sierra County Manager Bruce Swingle fears that the U.S. Census Bureau’s overestimation of the number of residential units in the county will throw off the county’s apportionment of federal dollars.
The New Mexico State Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences has two residents and four employees who have tested positive during the pandemic for COVID-19, according to Public Information Officer Breanna Anderson at the state Aging and Long-Term Services Department. But faulty data posted by the New Mexico Environmental Department reporting 54 veterans’ home employees…
Sierra County Regional Dispatch Authority will buy radio tower and radios to “improve range immensely”
SCRDA’s current radios and headquarters in the county administration building at 100 N. Date St. are so outdated, the investment is needed, the county manager said, to protect the dispatch service’s operational integrity.
Department of Health spokesperson explains “community spread” versus “hot spots” in COVID-19 contact tracing
Sierra County has recently experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases, which stood at 47 on Oct. 1 and at 76 on Oct. 20, a 62 percent increase in cases in three weeks. New Mexico Department of Health spokesperson David Morgan, in an email exchange on Oct. 14, said Sierra County has no known hot spots…
The Truth or Consequences City Commission passed a resolution expressing support for a spaceport visitors’ center located north, near Interstate 25, but the New Mexico Spaceport Authority—which would pay for it—says it currently has no plans to put one there.
Cantrell Dam wasn’t on anyone’s radar until the midsummer deluge gave it importance. Its partial breach contributed to extensive flooding downstream in Williamsburg and western Truth or Consequences.
This summer Truth or Consequences experienced two major disasters within 40 days—a fire and then a flood—which tested and revealed the area’s level of hazard preparedness.
Our two-part series examines the circumstances surrounding these emergencies and assesses lessons learned, starting today with the Mims Lake fire that began June 17 and ended June 20. Next Thursday, the second part of the series will provide a similar evaluation of the July 26 rain event and the infrastructure malfunction that contributed to extensive flooding in Williamsburg and western T or C.