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Sanchez declared winner

The waiting is finally over for Clemente Sanchez. Just over a month has passed since the June 5 primary and Sanchez, one of four Democratic candidates vying for the State Senate District 30 seat, was finally declared the winner.

SEC suit moves forward in court

Despite protests that they were never actually party to litigation against the Socorro Electric Co-op, a district court judge allowed for the filing of an amended complaint to replace a SEC board of trustees member with two other member-owners as the class action representative.

County coming up short, looking for money

Socorro County commissioners are looking at increasing the gross receipts tax rates for unincorporated areas of the county in the hopes of fending off a projected budget shortfall for the next fiscal year of nearly half a million dollars.

Judge rules Cases not eligible for county seat

Socorro County is minus one county commission candidate heading into the June primary after a judge's decision Friday.
County Clerk Rebecca Vega said a district court judge appointed out of Albuquerque for this case ruled that Daryll Cases could not run for the county commission District 4 seat, challenging incumbent Republican Daniel Monette.

Enlightening images

Carol Massegee says she always liked photography. But when she got serious about it a year and a half ago, she started down a path she didn't expect.

19 file for June primary race

A total of 19 candidates have filed for elected positions across the county and the state.
The current commissioner for District 2, R.J. Griego, is finishing his first term in office but won’t be running again, leaving that race without an incumbent.

MRGCD raises rates

Irrigators relying on the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District's water bank for the upcoming season will see an increase to the yearly fee.