Responsible for maintaining more than 3,400 miles of power lines, Socorro Electric Cooperative crews have their hands full fixing streetlights, replacing poles, installing meters — and occasionally, responding to outages.
Each year, the second week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators, those who the public know as dispatchers.
Almost two years after admitting to his involvement in an incident that happened in 2010, Johnny Marquez, 72, of Lemitar, was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday in district court.
In light of the water crisis that plagued the Village of Magdalena for up to five months last year, Mayor Diego Montoya proposed an ordinance to limit residents' water usage at Monday night's meeting of the Village Board of Trustees.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department is "critically short" of patrol cars, officers said at Tuesday's county commission meeting.
Students at two Socorro schools will be seeing positive messages every single day, thanks to an artist from Boston.
The area's first large wildland fire this season — the Pino Fire, spanning the Socorro/Valencia county line — took five days and 110 personnel to get under control.
The Magdalena Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first-ever star gazing event this Saturday, April 5.
The case against Joseph Vallejos, owner of JM Abstract and Title Company, has finally come to a resolution. Vallegos pleaded guilty in Seventh District Court to 30 felony counts; four counts of embezzlement and 26 counts of fraud.
For 34 years, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array on the Plains of San Agustin have been advancing mankind's understanding of the universe through the use of its 27 radio telescopes.
A cross country relay, which aims to raise money for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, passed through Socorro County this week.
Money matters and agenda changes were discussed March 24 during the Village Board of Trustees meeting in Magdalena.
Discussion at the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees meeting on Monday was mainly limited to regular agenda business.
On July 16, 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m. the sky over Socorro County turned red and a mushroom cloud appeared in the distance to the southeast.
Socorro music lovers are in store for a little bit of blues — mixed with a side of country, folk and Americana; and plenty more — when Guy Forsyth takes the stage 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Macey Center auditorium.
The case against Timmy R. Leyba, of Magdalena, is temporarily on hold until a psychological evaluation is completed.
During its most recent meeting Feb. 26, the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees — with a full house in attendance — touched on concerns of the co-op's operations, issues the mayor has with the SEC and capital credits.
A Magdalena man is in custody after being charged with four felonies and six misdemeanors in connection with a vehicle accident, a domestic dispute and a home invasion on Sunday, March 9.
As a snowstorm held Socorro County paralyzed last week, all highways in and out of the area were closed, numerous wrecks on Interstate 25 stranded dozens of travelers, a vehicle carrying potentially dangerous insects overturned and snowbound cattle trucks stranded hundreds of cows — emergency services were taxed to the limit.