Socorro mayoral candidates Ravi Bhasker and Michael Olguin, Jr., went back and forth answering a variety of questions during a public forum Feb. 20 at the county annex.
El Camino Real Historic Trail Site, formerly El Camino Real International Heritage Center, sheds light on the role of New Mexico's early forts Saturday, March 1, during Historic Forts Day.
Incumbent Mayor Ravi Bhasker and challenger City Councilor Michael Olguin, Jr., will answer voters' questions from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at the Socorro County Annex, 198 Neel Ave. Light refreshments will be served.
Surf the internet for any length of time and one is bound to come across a homemade video.
Mandatory harvest deadlines are fast approaching for hunters and trappers who held licenses for New Mexico's 2013-14 seasons.
New Mexico Tech has formed a Strategic Planning Committee that will be developing a new three-to-five-year plan for the university.
The American Association of University Women announced last week that New Mexico Tech along with 10 other schools will receive a total of $45,000 in grants for campus projects.
The Office of the State Engineer and New Mexico Intestate Stream Commission encourages New Mexicans to plan ahead for drought and engage in water conservation. Farmers and ranchers are particularly vulnerable to drought impacts and we encourage our agriculture community to plan ahead.
Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees gathered at the co-op's board room at 310 Abeyta for the first meeting in the new year to choose its officers.
Stan Towner, Natural Resources Conservation Service District Conservationist of the Datil Service Center, was named the Rangeland Manager of the Year for 2013 by the New Mexico Section of the Society of Range Management, during the winter SRM meeting held in T. or C. on Jan. 8, 2014.
Voters in Magdalena will have the opportunity to cast their vote for one of four additional candidates vying for village trustee. Jan. 14, was the one day reserved for a person to submit his or her name to be considered a write-in candidate.
Socorro Mayor Ravi Bhasker has announced, in a news release, that he will be running for another term as mayor.
Presbyterian Medical Services – Socorro Community Health Center has added Lacey Wilmoth, an outreach and enrollment specialist who will assist the local community with understanding and accessing the various health care insurance options.
Late autumn/early winter is the time the Forest Service recruits for summer/seasonal temporary jobs for the upcoming 2014 wildfire season. The Quemado Ranger District (RD), Gila National Forest, is offering an orientation/training session for the Southwest Fire Fighter (SWFF) program.
Please visit the 2013 A Year in Review section for some of the top stories of the past year.
El Defensor Chieftain offers a look at some of the highlights of 2013. The past year has seen growth and controversy in the counties. The new year promises more positive advancement. Review stories can be found on Pages 5 and 8. Starting on Page 9, find some of the year's sports highlights.
Socorro Unitarian Universalists present their seventh annual Christmas concert at Epiphany Episcopal Church, 908 Leroy Place, at 4 p.m. on Dec. 15. A full orchestra will accompany soloists and singers from various Socorro community choirs. The program is conducted by Paul Barrientos of New Mexico Tech. Admission is free.