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Charter school principal resigns

Avery Ewing

It was announced during the Monday Socorro Consolidated Schools District meeting that Avery Ewing, former administrator (principal) of Cottonwood Valley Charter School, had resigned after four months in the position.

County tosses old solid waste pay plan

With little to no public resistance to the proposed solid waste ordinance, county officials said, the commission adopted a new way to pay for trash dumping around the county.

Mag school board OKs upgrades

The Magdalena Schools Board of Education is poised to spend over one-half million dollars on equipment, building upgrades and maintenance next spring.

Rocket, fuel test successful at EMRTC

The proving grounds of New Mexico Tech's Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center has long been the preferred site to carry out a wide variety of projects and testing, from the collapse of the twin towers of World Trade Center to the John F. Kennedy assassination. Now you can add rocket testing to that list.

Mag to restrict well drilling

In an effort to have more control over the municipality's water, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees has drafted an ordinance to restrict the drilling of new domestic water wells within 300 feet of a municipal distribution water line, if the property is inside village limits.

Socorro ghost hunters look for answers

Cody Polston of Socorro looks for the truth in the strangest of places. He and members of the Southwest Ghost Hunters Association, an organization he founded in Socorro in 1985, are trying to clear up mysteries or, as the case may be, validate claims of hauntings.

Socorro nearly tops NM gas prices

Despite the seasonal trend of autumn's fall in gasoline prices, the Socorro area remains above the New Mexico average as well as neighboring counties.

Military study looks at area needs

A sweeping land-use plan involving communities near Department of Defense operations throughout Socorro and neighboring counties is coming to fruition.