For 34 years, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array on the Plains of San Agustin have been advancing mankind's understanding of the universe through the use of its 27 radio telescopes.
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A cross country relay, which aims to raise money for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, passed through Socorro County this week.
Following a presentation Tuesday focused on a new program that may be implemented within classrooms in Socorro's school district as early as the 2014 fall semester, dozens of questions from teachers and parents arose.
New Mexico State Police were able to rescue a hiker in the Ladron Mountains early Monday morning, with help from search and rescue volunteers.
Money matters and agenda changes were discussed March 24 during the Village Board of Trustees meeting in Magdalena.
Discussion at the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees meeting on Monday was mainly limited to regular agenda business.
On July 16, 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m. the sky over Socorro County turned red and a mushroom cloud appeared in the distance to the southeast.
Socorro music lovers are in store for a little bit of blues — mixed with a side of country, folk and Americana; and plenty more — when Guy Forsyth takes the stage 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Macey Center auditorium.
The case against Timmy R. Leyba, of Magdalena, is temporarily on hold until a psychological evaluation is completed.
The 15th annual Socorro youth fishing derby at Escondida Lake is this Saturday, March 22. Registration starts at 7 a.m.; fishing is from 8 a.m. till noon.
Filing day for write-in candidates for the June 3 primary election in New Mexico was Tuesday, March 18; according to Socorro County Clerk Rebecca Vega, there were no local write-ins.
During its most recent meeting Feb. 26, the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees — with a full house in attendance — touched on concerns of the co-op's operations, issues the mayor has with the SEC and capital credits.
Monday's city council meeting began with the Mayor Ravi Bhasker and the re-elected councilors being sworn in, followed by an overview of the governing rules and the mayor's committee appointments — one of which reflected a key topic in the recent mayoral election.
Confirmed incidents of fox and dog rabies in the Magdalena area and Valencia County last year, as well as an outbreak of equine flu this year and the ever-present West Nile disease, has veterinarian Dean Wilkinson of Animal Haven Veterinary Clinic advising Socorro County residents to vaccinate their horses against these serious diseases this spring.
Socorro Mental Health, a non-profit community mental health center providing services to the residents of Socorro County for 23 years, was acquired on March 1 by Presbyterian Medical Services, a statewide non-profit rural health care network.