Is the $2 billion SunZia Transmission Line planned to be constructed through more than 300 miles in New Mexico beneficial to the state trust lands?
Counties with room to spare for Socorro County's inmate overflow reaped the benefits by more than $450,000 last year, and the county is on track to spend about that much this year.
In approximately five weeks the owner/members of the Socorro Electric Cooperative – that is, everyone who receives an electric bill – will have a chance to make sweeping changes to the governance of the co-op.
Part of a shrine for American war veterans in Socorro has caused an uncomfortable discussion among people who take great pride for what it stands.
Starting April 1, the Socorro County Assessor's Office will send out evaluation notices to all property owners.
Robert Cormack – the longest-serving, full-time member of the faculty at New Mexico Tech –Passed away last Saturday, March 14. A professor of psychology at Tech since 1968, Cormack retired recently and was granted emeritus status by the Board of Regents on Friday, the day before he died.
Every year, the Irish and Irish-at-heart honor the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, on the day he was said to have died, March 17, 460. The Tourism Department of the City of Socorro maintains that even if one wasn't from Ireland they can still be Irish for one day.
Hot air ballooning has made New Mexico famous the world over, not only for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta but also from the activities and efforts of Socorro balloonist Mike Shrum.
The conflict between the village of Magdalena and the Municipal Schools appears to be coming to a resolution.
Dario Olivas, 24, of Veguita, N.M., was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Santa Fe, N.M., to 60 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for his methamphetamine trafficking conviction.
Four organizations requested preliminary funding increases prior to the county budget formation for the next fiscal year, during the Tuesday Socorro County Commission meeting.
A man arrested following a pursuit was accused of possession of illegal narcotics with intent to distribute Feb. 25 in Socorro, according to Socorro Police Department incident reports.
Magdalena Schools teacher Deb Ingersoll was named Educator of the Year at the New Mexico Organic Farming Conference in Albuquerque. She won the award for the greenhouse class she teaches and her efforts in getting fresh vegetables and greens to the school cafeteria.
For those who spend their golden years making lives better for their community constituents, the Socorro County Senior Center will host a recognition event for their senior volunteers.
Eggsibition 2015, the latest in a long line of egg shows curated by Magdalena artist Yvonne Magener, presents eggs as artwork. The South African native said it was tradition in her mother's family to decorate eggs.
Some motorists blared their horns, either in opposition or solidarity, Monday along California Street in Socorro to acknowledge a student protest.
Timmy Leyba, 22, was already facing felony charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and more. Now he will have to face more felony battery charges after fighting a correctional officer and making a futile attempt to escape custody.
Because of an agreement the City of Socorro said it has made with the contractors of the San Acacia Levee project, some road funds may be allocated to other areas.