GMCR Special Coverage / Cobre Schools – SC Daily Press Candidate Forum

GMCR presents the Silver City Daily Press sponsored Cobre School District Candidate Forum.  It took place on Thursday 19 January 2017 at Cobre High School Performing Arts Center with SCDP publisher Nick Seibel moderating.

Election Day is Tuesday 7 February 2017 and early / absentee voting has already begun.

Additional information on the forum is available via the following links…

  • Silver City Daily Press (http://scdailypress NULL.com/site/2017/01/20/cobre-board-candidates-discuss-budget-identity/)
  • Grant County Beat (http://www NULL.grantcountybeat NULL.com/news/news-articles/34209-four-candidates-vie-for-three-positions-on-cobre-school-board)

The Cobre Schools – SC Daily Press Candidate Forum broadcast schedule is..

  • 20 January 2017 / 9am
  • 30 January 2017 / 2pm
  • 31 January 2017 / 8pm
  • 5 February 2017 / 6pm
  • 6 February 2017 / 2pm

Or listen at your convenience via the following links…


We apologize for poor and variable audio quality due to a number of technical issues in the auditorium’s sound system.  Members of the audience commented on difficulties in hearing the speakers several times during the event.  The condition of the PA system speaks to some degree about the difficult financial circumstances that the Cobre and Silver schools are faced with but poor audio quality in most government, public and private facilities in Grant County speaks further about the importance that these facilities owners and operators place on intelligible communication  to their constituents and audiences and the priority that they place upon correcting longstanding and/or recurring problems.  Not least of these difficulties is the human factor and lack of training and familiarity with PA systems, microphones, etc. Transparency and Accountability are inhibited when public officials cannot be heard or understood.

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