Springtime, the time of year when the enterprising homeowner sets to go about making a checklist on needed maintenance or home improvement around the house. It may be repairing screens and touching up adobe or just general sprucing up like washing windows and cleaning the backyard grill. And…
Items taken from reports at the Socorro County Sheriff's blotter
Paves the way towards a COVID preventative
Women living in a large swath of central New Mexico have no access to a hospital providing obstetrics services other than Socorro General Hospital.
Crime prevention on the Alamo reservation comes down to “everybody has a gun,” according to Socorro County Sheriff William Armijo. In his report to the county commission September 8, Armijo said he gets little assistance from tribal police.
JohnRay Dennis, head teacher at San Antonio Elementary School, hurried over to the bright green “hurricane” on the school’s playground, where a half-dozen youngsters on Friday were hanging from the equipment, ready to spin.
A project to turn the old Socorro High School into a community center tops the list of projects for which the city of Socorro will seek funding from the New Mexico Legislature in 2021.
The festival commemorating the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, the San Miguel Fiesta, one of the major community events every year, is yet another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. This year's celebration has been canceled.
The Socorro County Board of County Commissioners approved its Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan (ICIP) for fiscal years 2022-2026 at its Sept. 8 meeting. The plan will be submitted to the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration for consideration during the 2021 session of t…
Sheriff’s Office Blotter
The popular summer Socorro Sessions, featuring local bands playing on New Mexico Tech’s Macey Center stage, returns this fall in a different time slot. Offered by Tech’s Performing Art Series, the concerts will be live-streamed through Facebook, YouTube and Twitch.
Sculptor Judy Richardson has found a home for her art in Magdalena. A relative newcomer, she was attracted to the area by the natural beauty and landscape of Socorro County. Her studio and gallery is in a historic building on North Main Street.
The Magdalena Village Board of Trustees conducted a public hearing for the first reading of its latest Infrastructure Community Improvement Plan (ICIP).
State News Wire
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Department of Health has reported 63 new cases of coronavirus on the vast reservation with three more deaths.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials will be looking for public comment as they prepare to update a rule that guides management of endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), announced that an estimated 1,793 New Mexico health care providers will receive more than $169,486,132 to …
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in New Mexico announced Wednesday it will reopen churches and allow a small number of people to attend public celebrations of Mass in what could be the first move to alter a diocese-declared ban on public services in the U.S.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — There is no end in sight for a public health emergency declared by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to the coronavirus as deaths accelerate.