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County Targets Mental Health

Prior to the September 19 regular meeting, Sierra County Commissioners convened a workshop to receive a presentation regarding a proposed community mental health initiative.
Introducing the issue, county manager Bruce Swingle pointed out a steady decline in mental health services at both the federal and state level. He acknowledged how over recent years this trend has prevented

School Board Votes Against Cummins Extension

Some executive sessions are more controversial than others. When the school board emerged from behind closed doors to resume the public meeting, Thursday, September 14 they took one action that has reverberated across the community. After calling the meeting back order the board voted 3-2, against extending for one year, the contract of school’s superintendent, Dr. Craig Cummins.
On the meeting agenda there were two items to be discussed in the executive session. One, discussion of pending or threatened litigation was removed when

Miss Fiesta Crowned State Fair Queen

Fair officials say they are pleased to report that the newly crowned New Mexico State Fair Queen for 2018 is Clara Rabenau of Sierra County.
Clara was crowned on Saturday, September 16 during the rodeo in Tingley Coliseum. She is the 17-year-old daughter of William and Loretta Rabenau.

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