Campers have discovered what appears to be an ancient elephant skull at Elephant Butte Lake State Park.
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While many of the nation's bridges are needing repair or replacement, New Mexico Tech students are learning to build safer and more durable bridges.
Socorro's children have a better chance of avoiding "summer slide" – and winning some pretty awesome prizes – thanks to three summer reading programs happening now through July.
The New Mexico State Game Commission prohibits coyote-killing contests and the hunting of nongame species, including rabbits, prairie dogs or coyotes on its Wildlife Management Areas.
Approximately 3,540 of the 9,987 registered Socorro County voters cast their ballot for the 2014 Primary before the polls closed Tuesday evening, according to the New Mexico Secretary of State website.
Socorro youth have easy access to alcohol and many kids are starting to drink around ages 13 or 14, according to Pat Lincoln, local evaluator for the Socorro County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.
The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands' Sandia, Mt. Taylor, Mountainair and portions of the Magdalena Ranger District began Stage II fire restrictions on Monday.
Every Thursday afternoon needy families of Socorro line up at the Socorro Storehouse, the primary source for regular food distribution in the the city.
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.
He's been making prickly pear jelly for almost 40 years.
While all graduating seniors are each one deserving of applause and admiration, one Socorro High School graduate stands apart, not just for his academic accomplishments, but also for being civic minded.
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.
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.
Magdalena poet Bruce Holsapple has just published his ninth collection of poems.
The Magdalena Samaritan Garden is back on track, after a false start last spring because of the water shortage.
Magdalena Village Clerk/Treasurer Jeanie Johnston has resigned after being on the job for only about seven months.