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Public forum — today

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.

Tech gets AAUW grant

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.

State engineer says conserve water

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.

Towner named rangeland manager of the year

Stan Towner

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.

Four step up as Magdalena write-ins

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.

New outreach specialist at PMS

Lacey Wilmoth

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.

Quemado looking for firefighters

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.