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Socorro man accused of armed robbery

Charles Baca, 26, is being evaluated to determine if he is competent to stand trial, after he was accused of and subsequently arrested for holding a man at knifepoint and robbing him of a cell phone Dec. 6 on Bullock Boulevard near Sedillo Park.

Sevilleta refuge to host annual meeting Jan. 18

Photo courtesy of Fish and Wildlife Service: A group of pronghorn gather around “drinkers” of water around the McKenzie Flats of the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge north of Socorro. Amigos de la Sevilleta along with the  refuge will host their third annual meeting 1-3 p.m. Jan. 18 at the visitors center.

In a celebration of wildlife and biological education, the members of the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge will host their third Annual Meeting in conjunction with the Amigos de la Sevilleta friends organization.

Magdalena clinic gets new practitioner


After being without a permanent medical provider for 12 weeks, the clinic in Magdalena finally has a new Family Nurse Practitioner. Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) welcomes April Dobroth as the new Medical Director for PMS – Magdalena Area Health Center.

NMDOT offers winter weather driving tips

The District One office for the New Mexico Department of Transportation and local law enforcement offices are monitoring roadways as weather conditions change through the winter months.

Strange galaxy perplexes astronomers

With the help of citizen scientists, a team of astronomers has found an important new example of a very rare type of galaxy that may yield valuable insight on how galaxies developed in the early Universe. The new discovery technique promises to give astronomers many more examples of this important and mysterious type of galaxy.

Refuge seeks bids from farmers


To be a five-year tenant of the agricultural land at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, producers must ensure an annual supply of 1.5 million pounds of non-genetically-modified-organism (GMO) corn.

Accident sends one to hospital

Northbound lanes of California Street between Abyeta and Manzanares avenues were closed after two vehicles collided into each other around 10 a.m. last Friday.