Socorro City Council echoed its position from a month ago in the ongoing effort to sever its franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative by unanimously approving an additional resolution Monday, citing alleged breaches of "principles" of the co-op's functionality.
Three miles west of Magdalena the old west comes alive for two Saturdays every month when members of the Trail Drivers Cowboy Action Shooting Club get together to practice their skills at a mock-up of a typical western town of the late 1800s.
New York company Augustin Plains Ranch, LLC is continuing its efforts to get approval by the Office of the State Engineer for its water project in Catron and Socorro counties.
In a time of "severe" and "extreme" drought, according to the National Drought Mitigatino Center, the city of Socorro actually is swimming in its own surplus water rights.
It's been almost eight years since Annine Gabaldon lost her son in a car-to-pedestrian accident, but in October she was granted $1 million in combined restitution when a judge ordered the defendants he found responsible for wrongful death and failure to provide aid to do so.
The search continues for a new trustee in Magdalena.
A 5-year-old child was attacked by a 4-year-old Rottweiler June 16, and the dog was then shot by a person who owned a concealed carry permit.
Luke Dienlen, a former Socorro County roads department mechanic, has filed a lawsuit against the department and the Board of County Commissioners that accuses his superiors of retaliating against him after he states working conditions were unsafe and not up to standards.
It was felt not only on the third floor of a building at New Mexico Tech but also in Magdalena and Hop Canyon. An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale occurred at 9:52 p.m. Saturday near Duncan, Arizona, 160 miles away.
With extraordinarily dry weather and the eccentricity of Fourth of July week, a few man-made fires occurred recently, according to local fire officials.
Court documents attached with memos from the Office of Navajo Labor Relations (ONLR) stated it has initiated its own investigations in regard to complaints filed against Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc. Executive Director Michael Hawkes.
Hotona Secatero, an Alamo Navajo School Board, Inc. business office employee, filed a petition for domestic abuse and motion for temporary protection order May 8 in Alamo Family District Court of the Navajo Nation against the school board's executive director Michael Hawkes.
The Magdalena Village Board of Trustees is now short one trustee.
Deputies from the Socorro Sheriff's Department were dispatched June 19 to Lemitar on a report of a swarm of bees attacking a horse and its foal. The bee attack resulted in the death of a 10-year-old mare named Show Me The Bunny and her 32-day-old foal.
As state representatives and local stakeholders lobby to strengthen Payment in Lieu of Taxation (PILT) funding from the federal government, Socorro County recently received about $420,000 more in from the federal government than its officials anticipated at the beginning of the fiscal year.
A man armed with a gun threatened two employees of a Burger King, 1020 California St., before robbing the establishment of $320 on June 11. The suspect has not been apprehended at this time, Socorro Police Department officials said.
A group of Tech students may be on the verge of developing a technology that could provide an alternative source of electric energy.
U. S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich's final version of their New Mexico Drought Relief Act of 2014 surprised many regional water stakeholders when it was introduced in Congress last Thursday.
Due to extremely dry conditions, both the Village of Magdalena and the Socorro County Commission this week banned the use of most fireworks for the next 30 days.
The organization responsible for maintaining ditches and levees, as well as distributing water for irrigation throughout the valley, is raising taxes and water rates.