Subjects: Mines and mineral resources--New Mexico. Continues: Southwest Sentinel. Absorbed: Grant County Democrat (Silver City, N.M. : 1897). Merged with: Silver City Daily Press to form: Silver City Daily Press and Independent.
Formed by the union of: McKinley County Republican and Carbon City News. Published with Noticias del hispano-americano and the McKinely County Republican, May 27-June 23, 1915. Continued by: Carbon City News (Gallup, N.M. : 1915).
Continues: Las Vegas Daily Optic (Las Vegas, N.M. : 1880). Continued By: Las Vegas Daily Optic (East Las Vegas, N.M. : 1921). Other editions available: Weekly Optic and Live Stock Grower; Scattered issues missing.