GRANTS, N.M. - The State of New Mexico is currently in its 55th legislative session. There are several bills that have local law enforcement concerned. Those bills are House Bill 4- Civil Rights Act, House Bill 140- Minimum Sentencing, House Bill 254-Police Use of Force and Reporting, House Bill…
SANTA FE, N.M. – A bipartisan group of New Mexico State legislators is working to limit the governor’s power when it comes to emergency declarations. The proposed legislation, House Bill 139, adds a new section to the Public Health Emergency Response Act, which would limit the length of any public…
GRANTS, N.M. - The City of Grants Feb. 16 council meeting was streamed live on the city’s Facebook page. But the audio was not working properly because of technical difficulties, according to city officials. (The meeting agenda can be found on the City Council tab on the city’s website, https://…
Thursday, February 25 GHS Anchors Club annual spring blood drive 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Grants High School south gym, Second Street, Grants. All donors will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Results available in donor online account after 10-14 days. Call 505-246-1457 for more information or…
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GRANTS, N.M. - A new television-type show is being filmed in Grants at Route 66 Junkyard Brewery. The show features two female FBI agents who are in the fictional town, Uranium, in Cibola County. The town has two law enforcement officers, a sheriff, and his deputy, and coincidentally they are son…
As editor of the Cibola Citizen it has been my policy over the past 40 years that I have the privilege of holding this title to not allow opinion pieces on the front page, but the time has come to bring out the obvious about Mr. Jackson. He. Is. A. Thug.! As a community how can we allow him to move…
Early Friday night, known drug trafficker Sean Reed, from California, lost control of his sedan hitting a SUV injuring four and killing one. The New Mexico State Police recovered 56 Kilos of Cocaine, a meth pipe, and other drug paraphernalia. Mr. Reed fled the scene and is wanted by law enforcement…
Cibola County Sheriff Deputy John Martinez Jr. has been shot by local junkyard and brewery owner Jackson Jackson. Deputy Martinez is in stable condition with non-lifethreatening injuries. No charges will be brought against Jackson as Sheriff John Martinez Jr., the deputy's son, witnessed the…
GRANTS, N.M. - The recipients of the 2020-2021 All-State Scholarship for the NMSU-Grants have been announced - Katelyn Kirlin and Dorissa Phillips. The Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for degree-seeking college students, sponsors the Grants Branch All-State Scholarship. The…
GRANTS, N.M. - Come summertime, the New Mexico State University-Grants campus is going to become the home of an “energy- and water-efficient” container farm. This is part of the Grants Branch effort to establish a study for agricultural research and innovation. “The project will use a container-…
SANTA FE, N.M. – A bipartisan group of New Mexico State legislators is working to limit the…
GRANTS, N.M. - The City of Grants Feb. 16 council meeting was streamed live on the city’s Facebook…
MILAN, N.M. – The Honorable Willie Jaramillo, Village of Milan municipal judge, administered the…
GRANTS, N.M. - The State of New Mexico is currently in its 55th legislative session. There are several bills that have local law enforcement concerned. Those bills are House Bill 4- Civil Rights Act, House Bill 140- Minimum Sentencing, House Bill 254-Police Use of Force and Reporting, House Bill 263- Criminal Justice Reform, Senate Bill 192-Law Enforcement Disclosure of Evidence, Senate Bill 105-Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion and Senate Bill 376-Qualified Immunity.
Question: What ornamental or fruit tree could I safely plant in a west-facing 8-foot by 8-foot niche outside my kids’ bedroom windows without worrying about it…
CIBOLA COUNTY - Air temperature and frost dates are important in planting, but soil temperature is especially important if you are doing any winter growing or…
GRANTS, N.M. - The City of Grants Water Conservation Plan committee held its final workshop on Feb. 10. This was the fourth session in the process, which…
GRANTS, N.M. - Last week, three Grants High School seniors traveled to AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Texas to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.…
MILAN, N.M. - The Village of Milan Natatorium, Cibola County’s only public indoor pool, created the 500 Mile Club last summer. The swim club currently has 22…
Bryan Jacob Hernandez, Cyler Aragon, and Terrell Hocker will be representing Grants High School and the State of New Mexico at the Offense/Defense All American…
Jeffrey “Jeff” Michael Killough, age 32, of Branson, Missouri, passed away on January 18, 2021. Jeff was born on March 30, 1988, in Grants, New Mexico, to…
Shauna Rae Draper McNeill, formerly from Bluewater, NM. After struggling with Dementia, Shauna passed away peacefully on February 20, 2021 at her home in…
Sister Dianna Ortiz, 62, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph for 43 years, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C., after a brave battle with…