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Dollar Tree store set to open

John Larson — El Defensor Chieftain - A new Dollar Tree store is slated to open in early 2015 on South California Street.

Construction is well underway for the Dollar Tree store on South California Street, which could spell good news for those limited to a tight budget. Adopting a concept reminiscent of the old five and dime store, Dollar Tree sells nothing over one dollar.

Office of State Engineer to launch updated website

The Office of the State Engineer and Interstate Stream Commission soon will launch a newly-designed and reorganized website providing comprehensive information about the agency's water-related policies, programs and issues.

Three arrested in car chase

Three men were arrested last Thursday, Oct. 30 following a vehicle pursuit by Socorro Police Department, which also led officers to chase one person on foot.

Two die in rollover accident on I-25

New Mexico State Police released the names of those involved in the rollover-fatality car accident about seven miles south of Socorro last Thursday.

Supreme Court side-steps water grab issue

The New Mexico Supreme Court last week chose not to consider a petition filed by Ray and Carol Pittman of Datil to order the Office of the State Engineer to dismiss an application from San Augustin Plains Ranch LLC.