Campers have discovered what appears to be an ancient elephant skull at Elephant Butte Lake State Park.
The New Mexico State Game Commission prohibits coyote-killing contests and the hunting of nongame species, including rabbits, prairie dogs or coyotes on its Wildlife Management Areas.
Nine athletes representing Tresco Inc.'s Team Socorro participated in the 2014 Special Olympics New Mexico Summer Games at the University of New Mexico May 30-June 1.
The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands' Sandia, Mt. Taylor, Mountainair and portions of the Magdalena Ranger District began Stage II fire restrictions on Monday.
New Mexico Tech President Dan Lopez announced Wednesday that Warren Ostergren has been selected as the new vice president for academic affairs.
Civil Air Patrol veterans of World War II, who volunteered for combat operations and other emergency wartime missions under hazardous conditions, have been awarded a Congressional Gold Medal.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will pass through Socorro Wednesday, May 28 between 11 a.m. and noon, according to Bureau of Land Management Ranger Marc Wheeler.
The Socorro High School Lady Warriors' 800-meter relay team of senior Tamera Chavez, junior Daneisha Thornton and freshmen Kalynn Darras and Maya Cordova raced to a second-place finish with a time of 1:48.50 at the 3A state track meet last weekend at the University of New Mexico.
The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands and Kirtland Air Force Base will host a site visit to view some of the air operations conducted by the Air Force during training exercises on the Magdalena Ranger District.
Governor Susana Martinez is encouraging New Mexicans to cast their votes in the "New Mexico True Breakfast Burrito Byway" competition, a contest to determine the top 50 breakfast burritos in the state. More than four hundred restaurants from throughout New Mexico are competing for a spot on this new culinary roadmap being developed by the New Mexico Tourism Department.
A couple of area leapers proved they could jump with the best at the New Mexico Activities Association Class A-AA Track and Field State Championship this past weekend at the University of New Mexico.
Socorro's Shania Berger captured the A-3A girls golf state championship, which took place Monday and Tuesday at New Mexico State Golf Course.
The Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Council is extending the deadline for livestock producers to submit applications to receive payments for wolf presence under the Mexican Wolf/Livestock Coexistence Plan. The previous May 1 deadline has been extended to June 2 to accommodate additional livestock producers desiring to apply.
This Saturday is a day for art lovers in Magdalena, with two show openings presented by Warehouse 1-10.
Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands Forest Supervisor Elaine Kohrman announced that the Sandia, Mountainair, Mt. Taylor and Magdalena Ranger Districts will begin Stage I fire restrictions this Monday, May 5 at 8 a.m.
This Saturday, May 3, Friends of Bosque del Apache presents another in a series of its ECOLAB (Every Child Outside Learning About Bosque) field days.
The Socorro Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol will host an open house at Socorro Municipal Airport, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26. The event is free and the public is invited.
A new season brings new art and artists showing at Vertu Fine Art Gallery, where a new exhibit, "Visually Vital," opens Wednesday, April 30.
To coincide with Saturday's annual open house at the Trinity Site, the Tularosa Basin Downriders and Las Mujeres Hablan will convene a peaceful demonstration, informing the public and honoring those injured by the first atomic detonation.
Following a presentation Tuesday focused on a new program that may be implemented within classrooms in Socorro's school district as early as the 2014 fall semester, dozens of questions from teachers and parents arose.