After starting with the Performing Art Series at New Mexico Tech as a volunteer in 2000, Dana Chavez has now done almost every job the series has to offer. Over the years she has put on various events and her role got even bigger this year when everything had to be revamped to do over Zoom. …

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The red planet Mars will continue to dominate the early evening sky while being almost directly overhead at sunset. As the distance between Earth and Mars increases it is becoming increasingly difficult to discern Mars’ surface features, even with moderate-sized telescopes. Nevertheless, Mar…

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Azza Ezzat came to Socorro in 1989 to join her husband who received his PhD degree from New Mexico State University. Ezzat was born and raised in Egypt where she received a medical degree. After coming to New Mexico, she received her teaching certificates and has been teaching biology and hu…

The SEC provides service to residents of Catron, Cibola, Sierra, Socorro and Valencia Counties. If there is a power pole, power line or other equipment owned by the SEC to provide power to members of the SEC, the SEC has an easement which gives a legal right for the SEC to gain access to pri…

Sometimes I've wondered what it would be like to live maybe a hundred years ago and be celebrating Christmas without all the commercialized holiday hoopla that we have today. I mean, you know, before big box stores and mass advertising and marketing focus groups and blue light specials.

The craziness started Friday afternoon when I got home from work. Tigger was very confused as to why I was home before 5 p.m. and started going insane. She was running all over the house, causing the stockings I put up the morning before to continually fall off of their hooks.

My friend, Anita, is felting up a storm. Philip is cooking something new and posting a photo of it every day. Megan is reading Shakespeare on video, Jason is doing woodwork projects, Tom and Mary and Katie are sewing thousands of masks, and Peggy is studying Spanish, German, and Latin—all at once.

Black Friday, that All-American quasi-holiday, is descending on us again. But as I was standing in line to enter Walmart last weekend, I was wondering this year if we'll see the typical Black Friday videos of people jammed together fighting over a TV with a screen the size of Montana at 30 p…

Many people are working very hard to protect us all from the COVID-19 virus, and they deserve our thanks. The City of Socorro, Socorro County, the federal government, state agencies, notably the Department of Health, and the National Guard have contributed resources and labor to the organiza…

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Editor: A couple of days ago, Tri-State generation and transmission, which supplies electrical power to our Socorro Co-op, announced that they would be reducing wholesale power cost by 8%. This reduction won’t happen until 2023, as it takes time to replace expensive, dirty, coal power with c…

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