As part of an initiative to incentivize people enrolled in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) to find employment, the state's Human Services Department (HSD) is reestablishing some old requirements.
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Magdalena Volunteer Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant testing Sunday, and Fire Chief Richard Rumpf said residents may experience some cloudy drinking water for a brief period of time. Because 42 fire hydrants will be flushed at once, the potable water system may get comingled with some sediment, he said.
"Double Value" funds are now available at the Socorro Farmers Market for people who receive SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as food stamps.
Formed in the mid-to-late 70s, some of the Socorro Amateur Radio Association's (SARA) original founders are still active today. Several amateur radio operators, often known as 'hams', maintain an active organization that today has more than 30 members.
Celebrate the change of seasons in beautiful southern New Mexico with Spanish music, regional cuisine, and museum exhibits at El Camino Real Historic Trail Site. This Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the site presents the first of three free concerts and festivals designed for the entire family, all featuring music of the Spanish guitar.
Although the county's domestic violence agency is seeing a surge in people seeking assistance, a report of last year's incidents showed a drop in abuse numbers.
Michael Bletzer has a rough job ahead of him. The Albuquerque archaeologist is determined to map the boundaries of the original pueblo over which Socorro was built.
To facilitate a broader spectrum of teens in the area, the Socorro County Juvenile Justice Board (SCJJB) is in the process of hiring a new teen center manager.
The 34th annual Alamo Navajo Indian Days celebration will take place in Alamo Friday through Sunday, Oct. 10-12 at Walters Park.
Two Alamo Navajo Community School students are vying for the crown of Miss Alamo. Tierra Lynn Apachito and Dessikah Secatero, two high school students from the Alamo community, will compete for the crown.
Numbers comprised by the New Mexico Health Department and presented by City Councilor Ernest Pargas reveal the area's youth are cutting back on substance abuse, but Socorro County is still above the state average.
The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources is celebrating Earth Science Week with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 at the bureau's office on the New Mexico Tech campus.
Celebrating the free state of Socorro, this year's Socorrofest offers something for everyone, as the cliché goes.
Coming down from the mountains of Ruidoso, Jones And Miles will add a splash of bluegrass and folk music to Socorrofest.
These young Navajo male musicians stand confident and calm in most of their pose band photos.
A person's face makes for the best kind of "canvas," according to Albuquerque artist Gigi Archibeque.
At the center of the Socorrofest main stage is the multi-faceted Rhythm Divine, with band members who bring multitudes of experience.