It was deep within the untamed foliage near the murky banks of the Rio Grande just within city limits where a few tattered shirts, a coffee mug and some empty cans laid abandoned in a small dirt clearing.
New Mexico Tech is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop that will address the relationship between petroleum drilling and earthquakes, or "induced seismicity."
If everything goes according to plan, the new building for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources should be completed by March 2015.
The $600,000 general fund deficit the county has budgeted for the new fiscal year may come with a silver lining, according to Socorro County Manager Delilah Walsh.
Timmy Leyba, 22, who is accused of multiple assault felonies – including breaking into the Magdelena Marshal's home and beating him – and a series of misdemeanors allegedly committed in March, was recently found not competent to stand trial, his lawyer told El Defensor Chieftain.
The Socorro Dispatch Center was approved to be run by its own newly-created department by city council at council's meeting Monday.
July 19 was a big night for three Socorro athletes.
Socorro Consolidated Schools' overall success isn't reflected in the grades recently released by the Public Education Department (PED), according to Superintendent Randall Earwood.
The new school year for the students of the Alamo Navajo Community School has already begun.
Socorro County residential property taxes, when comparing 2003 to 2013, have for the most part remained under the federal estimated rate of inflation.
With an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, passed by Congress May 22, officials with the SunZia transmission line expect to remain on schedule.