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Letter to the Editor (10/16/14)

Not pleased with city utilities Citizens of Socorro must weigh the circumstances we face if the city takes over the electric co-op. Utilities will then be a monopoly under the…[Read more]

Calendar of Events (10/16/14)

LIVE MUSIC Twisted Chile open mic 7 p.m. Wednesday The Vigilantes at the Cap, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday as part of New Mexico Tech’s 49ers celebration First annual…[Read more]

Changes coming for SNAP

As part of an initiative to incentivize people enrolled in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) to find employment, the state's Human Services Department (HSD) is reestablishing some old requirements.

Military study looks at area needs

A sweeping land-use plan involving communities near Department of Defense operations throughout Socorro and neighboring counties is coming to fruition.

Obituaries (10/09/14)

ANAYA — Paul D. Anaya, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Paul or “Mr. Shine” as he was affectionately known for that grin that was like the…[Read more]

Calendar of Events (10/09/14)

UPCOMING New Mexico Tech’s annual 49ers Celebration runs Oct. 15-19. For a full schedule of events, visit The Best Western and Holiday Inn Express Hotels will host a Halloween…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (10/09/14)

Don’t disregard privilege to vote On Nov. 4, the voters of Socorro, Catron, Sierra and Torrance Counties will have a rare opportunity to really choose a public official with the…[Read more]

Council looks at substance abuse figures

Numbers comprised by the New Mexico Health Department and presented by City Councilor Ernest Pargas reveal the area's youth are cutting back on substance abuse, but Socorro County is still above the state average.