Magdalena girls' and boys' basketball coaches Wally Sanchez and Jory Mirabal agree on one thing – there's always room for improvement.
The latest step in the SunZia Transmission Line was published last Saturday — and with it, a conglomerate of comments and concerns from local ranchers, White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), Socorro County Board of Commissioners and environmental entities.
Editor's note: Positions for Magdalena Municipal School District Board of Education are chosen by candidates and have no political affiliations or district gerrymandering. The candidates' names are as they will appear on the ballot. Election Day is Feb. 3. Polling places are the Magdalena Senior Center and Alamo ANSB Wellness Center and open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day.
Through a series of audience-submitted questions last Thursday during a public forum hosted by American Association of University Women Socorro Branch, Socorro Consolidated Schools Board candidates answered questions about what they would do if elected school board and their intimate knowledge of the districts strengths and weaknesses. Candidates were also questioned about their knowledge of state and education law and how they intend to utilize these laws.
Residents of the Texas Streets area in Socorro were vocal at the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) hearing last Thursday, miffed in their point of view that the city has not significantly progressed on specific road and drainage improvements.
Commercial trucking vehicles may have to obtain a permit from Socorro County when coming in high volume in the near future.
Although the project has not been canceled, Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KM) announced Friday it will withdraw its application for right-of-way assessments from the Bureau of Land Management for the Lobos CO2 Pipeline that was planned to be constructed through Socorro, Torrance and Catron counties for the time being.
A looming assessment test for students is around the corner, and school districts across the state are making sure every aspect is thoroughly prepared.
New Mexico Tech has started a new bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences. Students have already started enrolling in the program, which was approved by the Board of Regents in November.
The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands; Magdalena Ranger District is planning to burn piles in Patterson Canyon.
New Mexico Tech is seeking comments from the public about the institute in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.
I took a drive down Highway 60 out to Catron County Saturday afternoon – Datil to be specific – and was reminded of how nice that drive is – the western part of Socorro County with its rolling hills and then down into the Plains of San Agustin.