Students along with their friends and families gathered at Sarracino Middle School last Thursday, Oct. 3 to experience hands-on science exhibits and games. Most every department of New Mexico Tech was represented with entertaining yet informative displays, from biology to physics.
Amateur radio operators and emergency-communications volunteers from throughout New Mexico and surrounding states will meet Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, for Hamfest 2019. The annual Socorro Hamfest will be held at the New Mexico Firefighters Training Academy from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The …
Socorro Electric Cooperative plans to battle a New Mexico state agency stating its recent ruling was “arbitrary and capricious” and not supported by substantial evidence.
Early voting for the November election has begun and will continue through November 2.
Beginning in 2018, the Socorro County Sheriff's Office began operation New Day. The operation focuses on street-level narcotics traffickers in the Socorro County area.
The granting of a quick claim deed was anything but quick. Last week, the City of Socorro was asked to grant a quit claim deed for .115 acres of city property to private citizens, Augustine and Leyla Gallegos. The land, according to the Mayor Ravi Bhasker, has never been developed, thus it i…
The Accidentals, a group known for genre-crossing musical chops and top-notch instrumentals, will play in concert at 7:30 pm on Friday, Oct. 25, at N.M. Tech’s Macey Center in a Performing Arts Series (PAS) event.
Socorro County Sheriff’s Blotter
The mural “Nuestra Señora del ocorro de Pilabó” is an imaginative rendering, retablo-style, of the namesake of our community’s first mission church, with symbolism to honor our Spanish and Native American heritage, and a sampling of local crops, flora, and scientific research.
Magdalena Marshal’s September blotter
New Mexico Tech's 49ers Homecoming celebration represents the college's history as a mining and technology school. Next week, Tech will celebrate its 130th anniversary of the founding of the School of Mines in 1889 and its 100th anniversary of its homecoming parade.
The Socorro County Board of County Commissioners at its last meeting in September voted to raise the country’s gross receipts tax by .125 percent. The change will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal unveiled Wednesday for legal marijuana sales throughout New Mexico would use taxes to subsidize medical pot purchases for low-income patients and set aside money for police and loans to cannabis startup companies.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of environmental groups and scientists are asking U.S. wildlife managers to rethink how they plan to ensure the survival of Mexican gray wolves in the American Southwest.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recognizes, Western governors said.
Last month USDA Forest Service received an order from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona stating that the agency’s “timber management” actions must cease on six national forests in Arizona and New Mexico pending formal consultation regarding potential effects to the…
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is extending tax relief for farmers and ranchers in many New Mexico counties who were forced to sell livestock due to drought and other severe weather in recent years.