Articles for the ‘News’ Category

Calendar of events (06/05/14)

UPCOMING Warehouse 1-10, 110 N. Main St. in Magdalena will host 7 Video Installations: Diane Armitage, Michaela Bisbee, Hannah Hughes, Marisela LaGrave, Michael Mideke and Laura Schwamb. Opening reception is…[Read more]

New Chieftain editor settles in

El Defensor Chieftain: New Chieftain Managing Editor Anthony Welch, who moved from Colorado Springs, discusses story ideas with John Larson

Readers of the newspaper may have noticed little improvements in the Chieftain over the past month, that is, ever since Colorado native Anthony Welch took over the reins as managing editor in early May.

Calendar of events (05/29/14)

LIVE MUSIC kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday Open mic at Sofia’s Kitchen, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday Stasia and Mariam at the Bodega, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday…[Read more]

2014 Primary

Magistrate judge Felix William Saavedra Democrat A. I have 25 years experience in the criminal justice system, 18 of which were in administration, four terms as your elected county sheriff,…[Read more]

Co-op seeks funds to fight city

The Socorro Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees is asking for at least a quarter of a million dollars from the Cooperative Finance Corporation's Cooperative System Integrity Fund to resist a takeover by the City of Socorro.

Air Force conducts training tour

John Larson - El Defensor Chieftain:  About three dozen area residents were given a tour on May 22 of the training site used by the 58th Special Operations Wing based at Kirkland AFB. Top, a CV-22 Osprey, a VTOL (vertical take off and landing) aircraft used for rapid special ops troop deployment in remote areas.

In an attempt to be more transparent in its training operations in the Bear Mountains north of Magdalena, the U.S. Air Force hosted a second public tour and demonstration for the general public last Thursday, May 22.

Calendar Of Events (05/22/14)

LIVE MUSIC kNights Song Circle at the Cap, Thursday Open mic at Sofia’s Kitchen, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday Jen Exten at the Bodega, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday Livingston…[Read more]

Village clerk resigns

Magdalena Village Clerk/Treasurer Jeanie Johnston has resigned after being on the job for only about seven months.