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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 http://www.nmt.edu/news/all-news/522-2014/5225-complete-49ers-schedule. 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.

Obituaries (10/02/14)

GONZALES – Josephine M. Gonzales, 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 with her loving family at her side. She was born in Coruco, New Mexico on Sept….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (10/02/14)

SEC shouldn’t be priority for city I’ve been talking to ranchers, farmers and people who live in the county, and they’re all wondering what will happen to them if the…[Read more]