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.
New Mexico State Police were able to rescue a hiker in the Ladron Mountains early Monday morning, with help from search and rescue volunteers.
The New Mexico Rodeo Association Membership Drive Rodeo will be held this Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, at the Socorro County Fairgrounds.
Filing day for write-in candidates for the June 3 primary election in New Mexico was Tuesday, March 18; according to Socorro County Clerk Rebecca Vega, there were no local write-ins.
Monday's city council meeting began with the Mayor Ravi Bhasker and the re-elected councilors being sworn in, followed by an overview of the governing rules and the mayor's committee appointments — one of which reflected a key topic in the recent mayoral election.
During the city council meeting March 3, members of the community showed their support and talked about future plans for the new soccer fields on Highway 60.
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.