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Incumbent Mayor Ravi Bhasker and challenger City Councilor Michael Olguin, Jr., will answer voters' questions from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, Feb. 20, at the Socorro County Annex, 198 Neel Ave. Light refreshments will be served.
The U.S. Corps of Engineers will break ground on the first phase of a long-awaited river levee project this summer, according to project manager Jerry Nieto.
One of the best examples of the future of agriculture in Socorro County can be found in two student-centric organizations — 4-H and Future Farmers of America.
The sounds and smoke of muskets, cannonade and other weapons used in the Civil War will be filling the air this weekend at an encampment where the Escondida Bridge crosses the Rio Grande.
Magdalena-area residents can now join a grass-roots "Biggest Loser" contest. The top loser will get a lot less than the $250,000 Rachel Fredrickson did, the controversial winner on the popular NBC show. On the other hand, Magdaleneans won't have to travel to California or even Socorro for personal coaching and healthy foods, according to organizer Alice Lawton.
Now that everyone should have received their W-2s and other income documentation, it's time to start planning for that great American tradition of filing out income tax forms. The task can be made a little easier this year, thanks to a program new to Socorro.
Surf the internet for any length of time and one is bound to come across a homemade video.
In front of a full house Tuesday night, the Magdalena Village Board of Trustees, in a 2-1 vote, disbanded the Magdalena Water Team – the committee that was formed in January to help the board make decisions on water system plans. Mayor Sandy Julian said since the New Mexico Rural Water Association provides the same service, the local volunteer water committee was not needed.
The students and staff at Magdalena High School are hosting a village mayoral candidate public forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the school’s fine arts center.
A Socorro man has been arrested and charged with four felonies in connection with a burglary and car theft on Feb. 2.
Local artist Peter Rice unveiled his latest mural this week — spanning an entire wall in the library of Midwest New Mexico CAP on Garfield Street, formerly known as Torres School.
Retiring Veguita Fire Chief Tony Ortega was honored at the Tuesday, Feb. 11, County Commission meeting. In giving him an inscribed plaque, Commission Chair Danny Monette said that for over 35 years, Ortega has been a valuable asset to the public safety of Veguita and northern Socorro County.
If everything goes according to plan, people will soon be able to keep up with City Council business live on the internet.
Socorro High School's Science Olympiad team made the trek down to Silver City where they competed, and placed first overall, against more than a dozen other schools in the southwest regional tournament on Jan. 25. Sarracino Middle School's team was not far behind, nabbing sixth place.