Co-op insurance policy in question

The Socorro Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees has been notified that its insurance company, Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, is reviewing its association with the cooperative – specifically its Directors Officers & Managers Liability and Indemnification policy (DOM) – unless actions are taken to rectify accusations of discrimination by a trustee.

Accident sends one to hospital

Northbound lanes of California Street between Abyeta and Manzanares avenues were closed after two vehicles collided into each other around 10 a.m. last Friday.

Dialysis center planned for Socorro

Representatives with Fresenius Medical Care, an international health care company out of Germany, recently made intentions clear to establish a dialysis treatment center in Socorro.

Session outlines state spending

As incoming money for New Mexico's legislative funding continues to fluctuate, local state representatives hosted the annual forum to discuss needs of their districts.

Veguita man sentenced to six years for sex assault

Juan Guzman-Montesinos, 58, was sentenced Friday in Socorro District Court to six years in a correctional facility after agreeing to a plea deal to third-degree felony criminal sexual contact with a minor under the age of 13.

Hospital conducts Ebola preparation exercise

Courtesy photo: Socorro General Hospital staff members go through an Ebola preparation excercise Dec. 4.

Medical personnel at Socorro General Hospital got the chance to test their skills at handling a highly-infectious disease on Dec. 4., with an exercise mimicking the admittance of a patient exhibiting symptoms of Ebola.

Water grab app sent back

The Office of the State Engine (OSE) has given San Augustin Plains Ranch LLC (APR) until Christmas Eve to be more specific on what it plans to do with the 54,000 acre-feet of water per year it wants to pump from the San Agustin aquifer under Socorro and Catron counties.

BLM opens 30-day comment period on SunZia proposal

As part of federally mandated protocol, the Bureau of Land Management published a notice of the 30-day comment period on the proposals to the environmental assessment of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line.

GRADS celebrates 25th year

Birth always brings new beginnings for families but when it happens in high school, the responsibilities can be weighty for students.