During the last week of the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment testing at the high school, one of the test booklets disappeared from a teacher's desk.
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A 911 call to New Mexico led authorities to a woman who had been shot at a home in Stafford County, Va.
Lawmakers amended the state's Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act during the Legislature's 2013 session, closing some loopholes and clarifying issues.
The Open Meetings Act was amended by the Legislature this year, and the new requirements were discussed at New Mexico Association of Counties legislative update April 10 at the Socorro County Annex.
The Santa Fe Opera's musical ambassadors are ready to set out on the annual spring tour with stops throughout New Mexico and Texas.
The Cibola National Forest and Grasslands' Magdalena Ranger District is planning two prescribed burns to benefit wildlife habitat and to prevent the threat of potential wildfire. The burns will begin next week and will continue until completed, depending on weather and vegetation conditions.
The Glenwood convenience center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
Albuquerque Christopher Heath, 29, of Socorro, was sentenced April 17 to 63 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of…[Read more]
Robert Gonzales and Rick Aster were the only Socorroans who ran in the Boston Marathon Monday, and both were well away from the course when two massive explosions marred the annual Patriot's Day sporting event.
The rumor about the mayor suspending the Magdalena Marshal's Office is just that — a rumor, said village Mayor Sandy Julian during the public input section of Monday night's village board of trustees' meeting.
The eighth annual Historic Forts Day will be held this Saturday at El Camino Real International Heritage Center south of Socorro. Enjoyed by the entire family or history buffs alike, the annual event focuses on living history of the Territorial military days, Fort Craig, and the Camino Real trail.
Hold harmless was one topic broached at New Mexico Association of Counties legislative update April 10 at the Socorro County Annex, but neither the city nor county of Socorro will be affected — for now.
Astronomers using a worldwide collection of telescopes including the Very Large Array west of Socorro have discovered the most prolific star factory in the universe, surprisingly in a galaxy so distant that they see it as it was when the universe was only 6 percent of its current age.
Low-income seniors, pregnant and postpartum mothers, and children under 6 can get a free food basket every month if they qualify under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Council for Helping Others program.
Almost 100 mathematicians converged on New Mexico Tech last weekend for a two-day conference about college-level math. They arrived from New Mexico, Arizona and El Paso for a joint meeting of the New Mexico Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges and the Southwestern Section of the Mathematical Association of America. The conference was co-chaired by Dr. William D. Stone and Dr. Annette LaRussa of the NMT Math Department.
The Save Our Bosque Task Force is having its fourth annual Bosque Benefit Brunch on Saturday at the Socorro Plaza from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast burritos, fresh fruit salad, juices and coffee will be available for purchase. Local musicians will provide entertainment starting with Doug Figgs at 10 a.m., Stasia Kerkmans at 11 a.m., and Roon members Johnny Dean and Jim Ruff at noon. A silent auction will feature fine art, jewelry and local crafts.
An intensive three-day training session scheduled for this weekend at Speare Hall on the New Mexico Tech campus should prepare students to pass the Federal Communications Commission Technician Class Amateur Radio Operator's license examination. People interested in upgrading their ham radio license can also take exams on Sunday afternoon.
Socorro Search and Rescue sponsored a mock search held March 30 in the foothills of the Magdalena Mountains southwest of Socorro.