The New Mexico Supreme Court upheld a Socorro man’s lifetime commitment to a state psychiatric hospital for killing his father with a pickaxe. The defendant, Manuel S. Baca, had been found incompetent to stand trial.
The Roberts Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began July 13, 2019. The fire perimeter has grown to 754 acres. There are approximately 148 personnel assigned. Resources include two Wildland …
The Albuquerque based husband and wife duo of Irma and Scott Reeder will be sharing haunting airs and traditional Christian hymns during a listening concert series at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 21, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1000 Goad, Socorro.
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Magdalena’s Hall Hotel is back in business. After a period of relative neglect this once prominent landmark at 404 Second Street has been given a new lease on life, thanks to a promise Magdalena’s Gail Armstrong made to herself.
Who owns Socorro radio station 102.1 KYRN-FM will be decided during a court trial starting Wednesday, July 24, in Seventh District Court.
“I liked being able to see New Mexico in a way that I haven’t before.”
Packs of loose dogs running in the Polvadera and Lemitar area have been killing chickens and goats. That’s what a string of residents told the Socorro County Board of Commissioners last week.
Fed up with high rates from Socorro Electric Cooperative, Socorro City Council took its first step to establish its own municipal utility.
A lightning caused fire in the San Mateo Mountains west of Magdalena has grown to 300 acres. According to Cibola National Forest’s Magdalena Ranger District, the fire started Saturday, July 13, in the Apache Kid Wilderness in Socorro County, and is designated as the Roberts Fire.
You can see a lot from the top of a forest service lookout tower. For one, and this is primary, smoke from a distant fire. And two — if you look in the right direction — you may be able to spot remnants of New Mexico’s past in the distance.
When doors open in August to start a new school year in the Socorro Consolidated School District, students, teachers and staff will notice a considerable difference in lighting.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are warning horse owners to take precautions to keep their animals from contracting a virus that causes blister-like sores on the mouths of infected animals.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A compensation program for those exposed to radiation from years of nuclear weapons testing and uranium mining would be expanded under legislation that seeks to address fallout across the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — There’s no question Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham wants state lawmakers to take up the matter of legalizing marijuana when they meet again in January.