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It was deep within the untamed foliage near the murky banks of the Rio Grande just within city limits where a few tattered shirts, a coffee mug and some empty cans laid abandoned in a small dirt clearing.
After a contentious discussion, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees voted to table a request from Magdalena Schools superintendent Mike Chambers to fulfill an agreement previously made by the board on April 14.
A man who is a member of the Navajo Nation in Alamo pleaded guilty to a robbery charge in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, according to a news release from the Department of Justice.
Pretty soon the sweet smell of roasting chiles will fill the air. It's chile harvest time in Socorro County, a time when outdoor roasters are fired up and residents stock up for the winter.
Georgia Seery celebrated her 90th birthday Aug. 7, surrounded by 60 of her friends and former students at the M Mountain Grill at the New Mexico Tech golf course.
Gov. Susana Martinez will have a few local contestants from which to select the area's new judge.
The Socorro Dispatch Center was approved to be run by its own newly-created department by city council at council's meeting Monday.
If Socorro could lay claim to just one celebrated figure of the old west, it would be Elfego Baca.
Timmy Leyba, 22, who is accused of multiple assault felonies – including breaking into the Magdelena Marshal's home and beating him – and a series of misdemeanors allegedly committed in March, was recently found not competent to stand trial, his lawyer told El Defensor Chieftain.
The $600,000 general fund deficit the county has budgeted for the new fiscal year may come with a silver lining, according to Socorro County Manager Delilah Walsh.
Once well-known for the best beer and ale in New Mexico when William G. Hammel founded his Illinois Brewing Co. in 1883, Socorro will once again be home to locally-made beer as The Twisted Chile Brewing Company opens for business.
Joe Baca learned how to be who he is today with the help of the New Mexico Boys Ranch. On July 26, Baca, as well as a number of other former and current ranch residents, supporters and community members, joined together to celebrate what is now known as The Ranches' 70th anniversary.
On June 26, Tom and Sissy Olney, with granddaughter Jenna Rose, led Bureau of Land Management New Mexico state paleontologist Phil Gensler and Gary Morgan of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History in Albuquerque to a 5-foot long juvenile mammoth tusk on their ranch west of Socorro. The find, along with another significant find near Elephant Butte in the same month, has helped to confirm Socorro County and the surrounding region as a paleontological hot spot.
The New Mexico Lottery unveiled its new logo Wednesday.
If everything goes according to plan, the new building for the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources should be completed by March 2015.
Where can students eat the best huevos rancheros in town (even at 1 a.m.), drink unlimited cups of coffee while studying undisturbed for hours, or lounge on a comfy couch and indulge in homemade sweet treats during Sunday afternoon review sessions – and all they while surf the net for free?
New Mexico Tech is hosting a first-of-its-kind workshop that will address the relationship between petroleum drilling and earthquakes, or "induced seismicity."