The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation of Los Angeles has stepped up to help Socorro build a bridge — a bridge from the rich past of the area to the expansive future of its children.
Marine, Air Force and U.S. Forest Service representatives met with residents of the Cibola National Forest's Magdalena Ranger District area to talk with them about a proposal to continue and expand military training in the area.
The Socorro Electric Cooperative board of trustees certified the District III vote for Melissa Amaro at its meeting Nov. 21.
While a total of 184 people voted in the District III Socorro Electric Cooperative trustee election on Nov. 16, co-op attorney Lorna Wiggins has said the vote is not valid.
At the District II Socorro Electric Cooperative meeting Nov. 10, incumbent Trustee Charlie Wagner was voted in for another term on the co-op board of trustees. Wagner received 119 votes to opponent Manny Marquez's 80 votes.
For what is probably the first year in Socorro Electric Cooperative history, districts that are not electing trustees are holding business meetings. These meetings do have the ability to develop bylaw amendment suggestions to bring before the membership in the next annual meeting.
The first of the Socorro County Electric Cooperative district meetings took place Oct. 5 in Quemado.