Carrying just one substitute player, 16 New Mexico Tech Pygmies fulfilled their travel obligation to the University of Texas at El Paso Saturday, but their version of "ironman rugby" fell short in a 39-22 defeat. In a contest between a superior forward pack (NMT) and an ascendant backline (UTEP), the backs carried the day for the Miners, avenging a 28-27 loss in Socorro on Sept. 13.
The letter from Socorro Electric Cooperative President Anne Dorough in the Feb. 19 El Defensor Chieftain was long on self-serving rhetoric but short on facts. I would like to point out a few surprises hidden in just the first section of this document.
The Very Large Array (VLA) Visitor Center is expanding its guided-tour schedule, starting March 1.
Following successful summer performances at three of the biggest music festivals in the world is the highly acclaimed Celtic band Lúnasa, scheduled to appear at New Mexico Tech's Macey Center at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in a Performing Arts Series (PAS) event.
Amigos de la Sevilleta, the Friends group that supports Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), has received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to train volunteer naturalists and to increase public awareness of the refuge.
Many people have been wondering and asking about the earth work going on in what was formerly a drainage area at the corner of Leroy Place and Bullock Street.
Socorro High School and Cottonwood Valley Charter School students took part in the State Science Olympiad last Saturday at New Mexico Tech.
What Socorro County administration viewed as a way to recoup damages to roads from major projects was met with backlash from local business owners who use large trucks for business.
Across the United States, some parents in states where the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test has been implemented have chosen to remove their child or children from taking the standardized exam.
Officers arrested Joseph L. Padilla, a.k.a. Joseph Montano, 33, Feb. 17 in Socorro by way of a federal warrant in regard to conspiracy to abet trafficking 18.7 pounds, 8.5 kilograms, of cocaine into New Mexico, according to U.S. District Court documents inspected by El Defensor Chieftain.