Black Fire Updates

June 27, 2022: The Black Fire, located 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences, covered 325,136   acres on Sunday night. 180 fire personnel are on-site. The fire is 70% contained. The Southwest Area Incident Management Team is providing regular updates.

Petition for the Creation of a Special Hospital District in Sierra County

The Sierra Vista Hospital Joint Powers Committee voted unanimously to move forward with creation of a Special Hospital District and a referendum to put this issue on the November ballot. To do this, 472 signatures from registered voters in Sierra County must be obtained prior to June 14th 2021.

Please see attached map of districts, and the petition. For more information contact JPC Chairman Kim Skinner: 575-740-1777. All petitions can be submitted to the County Clerk’s Office.