Stuff you need to know, 10.4.23

“‘Time crunch’ to get 2022 Black Fire repair work finished”
by Megan Gleason, Source NM
October 4, 2023

Because of bureaucratic snafus, New Mexico has only last month approved fire-damage repair projects for Sierra and Grant Counties with $2 million in funding that expires in June 2024. Now local officials are contending with an unnecessarily short deadline, seasonal weather change and the requirement to front the repair monies.

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Diana Tittle
Diana Tittle

Diana Tittle, a member of the board of Sierra County Public-Interest Journalism Project, was the editor of the Sierra County Sun, the Citizen's precursor. A former resident of Truth or Consequences who now lives part-time in northern New Mexico, she spent her 42-year professional career in Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer and editor, book author and publisher and publishing consultant. She is the recipient of a Cleveland Arts Prize for Literature.

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