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It was felt not only on the third floor of a building at New Mexico Tech but also in Magdalena and Hop Canyon. An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale occurred at 9:52 p.m. Saturday near Duncan, Arizona, 160 miles away.
With extraordinarily dry weather and the eccentricity of Fourth of July week, a few man-made fires occurred recently, according to local fire officials.
Court documents attached with memos from the Office of Navajo Labor Relations (ONLR) stated it has initiated its own investigations in regard to complaints filed against Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc. Executive Director Michael Hawkes.
In an effort to reduce conflicts and problem areas between it and the members, the Socorro Electric Cooperative's Board of Trustees is trying something new.
A black bear was struck and killed by the driver of a 2010 Chevy Impala Saturday on Interstate 25 near San Acacia.
New Mexico's standing as a paleontological hot spot has once again been confirmed.
A power failure at the Socorro County Detention Center Tuesday evening resulted in the transfer of 53 prisoners to alternate facilities. Detention Center Director Evangel Maldonado said the jail went dark at about 7 p.m. and immediately contacted Socorro Electric Co-op and Socorro Fire Department.
Don't worry: the answer isn't brown.
While some students take the summer off to relax and recharge, one New Mexico Tech undergraduate took advantage of the time to intern as a technical writer for both the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Socorro.
Kirtland Air Force Base gathered 25 high school students to begin their exploration of space on June 23, all thanks to the local chapter of the nonprofit Tuskegee Airmen Inc.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) reminds New Mexicans that the state's prohibition of texting while driving went into effect July 1.
Socorro General Hospital (SGH) was recently named a Top 20 Best Practice for quality by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA’s Critical…[Read more]
Hotona Secatero, an Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc. business office employee, filed a petition for domestic abuse and motion for temporary protection order May 8 in Alamo Family District Court of the Navajo Nation against the school board's executive director Michael Hawkes.
The Magdalena Village Board of Trustees is now short one trustee.
Deputies from the Socorro Sheriff's Department were dispatched June 19 to Lemitar on a report of a swarm of bees attacking a horse and its foal. The bee attack resulted in the death of a 10-year-old mare named Show Me The Bunny and her 32-day-old foal.
As state representatives and local stakeholders lobby to strengthen Payment in Lieu of Taxation (PILT) funding from the federal government, Socorro County recently received about $420,000 more in from the federal government than its officials anticipated at the beginning of the fiscal year.
County officials are looking into creating a new inmate coordinator position to combat potential problems that could arise as a result of inmates who suffer from mental health issues as well as the jail's inability to hold more people.
It is clear to the children and staff members of the Socorro Youth Center that sustainable gardening through reusable items is a flourishing environmental concept.