Shade trees, green lawn and a trickling waterfall. The corner of Bullock Boulevard and Leroy Place has an entirely new look thanks to the landscaping work in front of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, the newest addition to the campus of New Mexico Tech.
A milestone of sorts was passed at the Socorro DAV on April 14 with the swearing-in of Valentina Aguilar-Garcia, the first woman to hold the position of Junior Vice Commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 24. She is also the first woman to be nominated and elected to any position at the Socorro Chapter.
Along with a projected rise in enrollment for the fall semester, New Mexico Tech also will ask the average student to cough up an extra 5 percent more in tuition and fees.
Each year the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators, otherwise known to the public as 911 operators and dispatchers.
The Enchanted Skies Star Party, the annual October event in Socorro County since 1993, has added an additional weekend, intended for the beginning and intermediate sky watcher.
A windy and overcast day didn't keep thousands from converging on Socorro County last Saturday, when a record 5,534 people attended the Trinity Site Open House, breaking the previous record 5,300 on its 50th anniversary back in 1995.
One of the few remaining traditions from the early days of the Old West comes alive this weekend in Glenwood with the Dutch Oven Cook-off.
The largest wildlife refuge in New Mexico, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is offering a select few a unique opportunity to take part in its volunteer naturalist program, a chance to learn in the field – and classroom – about the natural and cultural history of a refuge very few New Mexicans have ever visited.
Vertu Fine Arts Gallery is hosting a new exhibit called "Found in Socorro," a collection of fine art photographs by Don Boyd. The opening reception is 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 10.
The civil suit against Marshal Larry Cearley and the Village of Magdalena concerning a drug bust in 2013 has been dismissed in its entirety in federal court.
New Mexico Tech's annual four-day Spring Fling begins next week, and as part of the stress-relieving activities the Physical Recreation Department is bringing "Star Wars" icons to its Comic Con 2015 on Sunday, April 12 at Fidel Center.
The Socorro Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees has finalized plans for the membership-wide meeting with the approval of the agenda for the April 25 in Finley Gym. The purpose of that meeting is to approve the new set of bylaws which were introduced on Jan. 27 at Macey Center.