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Hundreds of acres of private land will be condemned in three counties — Socorro, Catron and Torrence — for a pipeline carrying liquid carbon dioxide used to enhance oil recovery. The pipeline, snaking across the landscape and under two rivers, will be completed in 2015.
The Magdalena School Board Monday night renewed Superintendent Mike Chamber's contract for two more years.
The Socorro Consolidated Schools board met Monday at Zimmerly Elementary School for a programmatic meeting. They heard from several of the Zimmerly educators about their efforts on behalf of the students as the school strives to overcome the "F" grade it received from the New Mexico Public Education Department in 2013.
After months of delay, sentencing for Johnny Marquez of Socorro is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Seventh District Court. Judge Edmund Kase III took over the case from Judge Kevin Sweazea, who recused himself because of a possible conflict of interest, specifically that the child was a relative of a District Court employee.
Two persons were arrested Jan. 10 during a search of a residence on Chaparral Drive.
Every year, millions of men and women make New Year's resolutions to become more fit or healthy — to lose weight, exercise more, eat better. It can be more challenging to meet these goals in small towns and rural communities, where there appear to be fewer resources at the fingertips of those making such resolutions.
Tuesday was filing day for candidates seeking municipal offices in Socorro and Magdalena. After serving six terms, Mayor Ravi Bhasker has decided to seek four more years. Bhasker is being challenged by sitting City Council member Michael Olguin Jr.
It's been over six months since the only active well in Magdalena stopped producing, but even though the problems have been solved and there are now three wells pumping water to residents, the village government continues to deal with the financial consequences and working to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Socorro Mayor Ravi Bhasker has announced, in a news release, that he will be running for another term as mayor.
From paperboy, to high school newspaper writer, John Larson started out in the journalism business.
New Mexico Tech staff members discovered that more than two dozen residence hall rooms were burglarized over the past weekend.
The Socorro County Commission met in regular session Monday at 10 a.m. in the County Annex Building with its required reorganization the main order of business, which included choosing the commission chairperson and vice chairperson as well as authorizing all county government business for calendar year 2014.
The Socorro County Chamber of Commerce has named Deb Caldwell to the position of Executive Director, replacing Terry Tadano, who has resigned after serving as the executive director for approximately six years.
Presbyterian Medical Services – Socorro Community Health Center has added Lacey Wilmoth, an outreach and enrollment specialist who will assist the local community with understanding and accessing the various health care insurance options.
Late autumn/early winter is the time the Forest Service recruits for summer/seasonal temporary jobs for the upcoming 2014 wildfire season. The Quemado Ranger District (RD), Gila National Forest, is offering an orientation/training session for the Southwest Fire Fighter (SWFF) program.
In the days leading up to the 2013 Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 21, billboards posted around Albuquerque begged a question the locals have been bombarded with for years: will it be red or green?
Please visit the 2013 A Year in Review section for some of the top stories of the past year.