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Letters to the editor (04/17/14)

The informed cynic Editor: Several years ago I set up a website,, dealing with issues affecting the citizens of Socorro County and the surrounding area. I also began filming…[Read more]

Obituaries (04/17/14)

ROSAS — Sophie  Z. Rosas, 68, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born in Socorro, N.M. on April 3, 1946, to Juan…[Read more]

Calendar of events (4/10/14)

LIVE MUSIC Open mic at Sofia’s Kitchen, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday Taiko Drums Performing Arts Series show at Macey Center, 7:30 p.m. Friday Reviva at the Cap, 9 p.m….[Read more]

Tech Pygmies fall in championship match

The University of New Mexico captured the Rio Grande Rugby Football Union 2013-2014 collegiate championship on a blustery Saturday with a 19-5 victory over New Mexico Tech in Socorro. The triumph capped the Lobos' undefeated run through six round robin matches since last September against RGRFU members University of Texas at El Paso, New Mexico State University, and NM Tech. Runners-up New Mexico Tech – 3-3 through the round robin schedule – scored an 8-7 opening round win over New Mexico State while UNM dispatched UTEP 29-0 to advance to the late afternoon championship. Third place NMSU relegated UTEP to the wooden spoon with a 33-8 drubbing.

Calendar of events (04/03/14)

UPCOMING Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, Troop 10488, is hosting an enchilada dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Highway…[Read more]

Obituaries (04/03/14)

SAENZ-GARCIA — Samuel T. Saenz-Garcia, 25, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born in Socorro, N.M. on September 8, 1988 to Jesus Hernandez and Mary Geneva (Garcia)…[Read more]

District continues JUMP discussion

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.

Calendar of Events (03/27/14)

UPCOMING Astronomy with Binoculars and Spotting Scopes will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. If you don’t have a telescope, but would…[Read more]

Obituaries (03/27/14)

SALOME — Our beloved George left this world to meet our Lord on March 20, 2014. George Patrick Salome, Sr., was born on March 17, 1941 in Socorro, New Mexico….[Read more]