In light of the water crisis that plagued the Village of Magdalena for up to five months last year, Mayor Diego Montoya proposed an ordinance to limit residents' water usage at Monday night's meeting of the Village Board of Trustees.
Responsible for maintaining more than 3,400 miles of power lines, Socorro Electric Cooperative crews have their hands full fixing streetlights, replacing poles, installing meters — and occasionally, responding to outages.
Almost two years after admitting to his involvement in an incident that happened in 2010, Johnny Marquez, 72, of Lemitar, was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday in district court.
Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators, those who the public know as dispatchers.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department is "critically short" of patrol cars, officers said at Tuesday's county commission meeting.
After seven years leading Socorro’s only public charter school, administrator Karin Williams is planning to hand the reins over to Dr. Avery Ewing, a young educator from Tennessee selected for…[Read more]
Students at two Socorro schools will be seeing positive messages every single day, thanks to an artist from Boston.
As discussion surrounding Socorro Consolidated Schools' new multi-age program continues, the superintendent expanded on benefits and obstacles that the district foresees during a meeting Monday at Parkview.
The area's first large wildland fire this season — the Pino Fire, spanning the Socorro/Valencia county line — took five days and 110 personnel to get under control.
The Magdalena Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first-ever star gazing event this Saturday, April 5.
The case against Joseph Vallejos, owner of JM Abstract and Title Company, has finally come to a resolution. Vallegos pleaded guilty in Seventh District Court to 30 felony counts; four counts of embezzlement and 26 counts of fraud.
A windfall of $10 million from the federal government means the first two phases of the long-awaited U.S. Corps of Engineers Rio Grande Floodway levee project are now funded, nearly doubling the length of the river levee to be re-engineered in the next two years, according to project manager Jerry Nieto.
A cross country relay, which aims to raise money for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, passed through Socorro County this week.
Following a presentation Tuesday focused on a new program that may be implemented within classrooms in Socorro's school district as early as the 2014 fall semester, dozens of questions from teachers and parents arose.
New Mexico State Police were able to rescue a hiker in the Ladron Mountains early Monday morning, with help from search and rescue volunteers.