Socorro County Manager Delilah Walsh called it a Hail Mary pass that went for a touchdown.
Amid concerns and complaints from a small group of Socorro Electric Cooperative members, the co-op's board of trustees approved a draft of a revised contract covering Renewable Energy Credits (REC) at last month's meeting.
I’m going to miss Socorro — for all the reasons Tom Kozeny mentions (see Socorro on My Mind below) and more.
Voters in Socorro County and across the nation turned out to vote in primary elections on Tuesday, June 5. Many of the local elections were uncontested, but a few candidates…[Read more]
Eight to 15 Socorro County employees could lose their jobs if the county can't come up with another way to address a budget shortfall for the fiscal year beginning July 1. A lack of revenues generated through the assessor's office was largely to blame for a $291,975 deficit to the $12,334,801 interim budget approved by the county commission at its May 22 meeting.
The tornado that touched down near Magdalena earlier this month was a reminder that community emergencies can happen at any time and without warning. That's why the village of Magdalena is preparing for the next emergency – whatever it may be.
Socorro Electric Cooperative Trustee Charlie Wagner suggested he may sue his colleagues on the board of trustees after they again denied him reimbursement for expenses he incurred more than two years ago.
Socorro Electric Cooperative's board of trustees are seeking the advice of an attorney to determine how to handle the reduction of the size of the board from 11 to five trustees, as members mandated be done two years ago.
A long, flat cloud hovering over the western horizon obscured the annular phase of Sunday’s solar eclipse, but those who made the march out to the Jansky Very Large Array didn’t let it rain on their parade.
It’s been more than two years since member-owners of Socorro Electric Cooperative implemented a new bylaw that calls for the co-op’s board of trustees to abide by the Open Meetings Act. It’s been a year since a district court judge told them they must follow OMA — and should have been all along.
At Wednesday's Socorro Electric Cooperative board of trustees meeting, member-owners of the private, non-profit corporation picked up where they left off at the annual meeting two weeks earlier, railing against the board of trustees during the public comment period.
Socorro Electric Cooperative's board of trustees voted to hold district elections later this year, deviating from unwritten guidelines it had been following for the past two years.
It's been a long road back for Magdalena High School's Daniel Hand. But as the state track and field meet approaches, that final mile is in sight.
Teachers at Magdalena School delivered mostly good news during the programmatic portion of the Board of Education's meeting on April 17. Progress students made during the current school year could be seen, heard and read in the numbers reported by elementary, mid school and high school educators.
New Mexico Land Com-missioner Ray Powell is making the rounds and was in Socorro on April 2 to visit with city and county officials, and administrators at New Mexico Tech.
A Socorro woman fell — or possibly purposely went over the rail — onto Interstate 25 on Wednesday and is recovering from leg and back injuries at an Albuquerque hospital.
Magdalena Schools will proceed with caution in providing students with information relating to sex education.
Socorro Electric Coop-erative provides power to approximately 10,000 customers in west-central New Mexico. But "Power to the People" took on an altogether different meaning for the co-op when its member-owners came out in force for the annual meeting on Saturday.
A former Socorro County Sheriff's Department deputy was sentenced to six years in prison and recommended to undergo sex offender intervention and therapy while incarcerated and as conditions of parole for coercing female drivers into sexual favors during traffic stops last year.
You never know when a community emergency or catastrophic disaster might strike. The village of Magdalena wants to be ready if and when it does.