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Mayor wants to see co-op quorum

Socorro City Council echoed its position from a month ago in the ongoing effort to sever its franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative by unanimously approving an additional resolution Monday, citing alleged breaches of "principles" of the co-op's functionality.

Calendar of Events (07/17/14)

LIVE MUSIC kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday Jen Exten at the Bodega, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday Deltaphonics at the Cap, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday Live…[Read more]

Obituaries (07/17/14)

PERDUE — Johnnie Perdue, 92, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. A Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Del Norte Baptist Church, 5800 Montgomery Blvd….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (07/17/14)

Preserve public lands for future generations Citing unfounded criticism of Socorro Electric Cooperative rates and service, the Socorro city Council recently voted to conduct a feasibility study about taking over…[Read more]

$1 million awarded to parent of child in fatal 2006 accident

It's been almost eight years since Annine Gabaldon lost her son in a car-to-pedestrian accident, but in October she was granted $1 million in combined restitution when a judge ordered the defendants he found responsible for wrongful death and failure to provide aid to do so.

City may lease excess water

In a time of "severe" and "extreme" drought, according to the National Drought Mitigatino Center, the city of Socorro actually is swimming in its own surplus water rights.

Calendar of Events (07/10/14)

LIVE MUSIC kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday Mariam Funke at the Bodega, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday Suavecito at the Magdalena Old Timers Reunion 9 p.m. Friday Live…[Read more]

Obituaries (07/10/14)

FOGG — Raymond Gridley Fogg, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was born in Palo Alto, California on December 30, 1927 to Raymond Gridley Sr. and…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (07/10/14)

Preserve public lands for future generations The Cibola National Forest has recently undergone public comment and review of its newly formed Assessment Plan, asking average town and country folks for…[Read more]

Former county employee files lawsuit

Luke Dienlen, a former Socorro County roads department mechanic, has filed a lawsuit against the department and the Board of County Commissioners that accuses his superiors of retaliating against him after he states working conditions were unsafe and not up to standards.

Calendar of events (07/03/14)

LIVE MUSIC kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday Socorro Community Band, Stasia and Mariam, Suavecito, El Gringo, Al Hurricane and Al Hurricane Jr. and The Remedy at Tech’s Fourth…[Read more]

Obituaries (07/03/14)

GALLEGOS-BRAWLEY — Joye Lynn Gallegos-Brawley, 56, departed this life on Monday, June 16, 2014, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Joye was born on August 28, 1957 in Socorro, New Mexico. She…[Read more]