With four candidates running for the at-large seat on the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District board of directors this year, it's a deep field for Socorro County voters.
Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) Secretary Monique Jacobson has been making rounds to local media outlets in regard to changes and goals to the department.
A milestone of sorts was passed at the Socorro DAV on April 14 with the swearing-in of Valentina Aguilar-Garcia, the first woman to hold the position of Junior Vice Commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 24. She is also the first woman to be nominated and elected to any position at the Socorro Chapter.
New Mexico Tech staff and students are encouraging everyone on campus to take a stand against sexual assault and harassment.
Patrick Torres, 24 or 25, was arrested March 24 in connection to felony charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Torres was arrested in conjunction with Koshman Alvarado-Carson, 23 or 24, who was reported to be with Torres at the time of the incident. Alvarado-Carson was arrested for multiple charges of felony assault and battery as well as fleeing a peace officer and possession of meth or another narcotic with the intent to distribute.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in February by WildEarth Guardians in regard to endangered species in areas where the San Acacia Levee is being constructed will not slow the construction of the project, officials said.
New Mexico's Boards of Education announced the selection of 78 deserving individuals to receive the New Mexico School Boards Association 2015 Excellence for Student Achievement Award.
Along with a projected rise in enrollment for the fall semester, New Mexico Tech also will ask the average student to cough up an extra 5 percent more in tuition and fees.
Each year the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators, otherwise known to the public as 911 operators and dispatchers.
A lone bird at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge has tested positive for a highly pathogenic avian influenza strain that affects wild and domestic fowl, but is not known to be harmful to humans, officials announced.
People seeking work in Socorro County have had help from constituents. Now local officials are looking to partner their efforts with local employers.
The Enchanted Skies Star Party, the annual October event in Socorro County since 1993, has added an additional weekend, intended for the beginning and intermediate sky watcher.
More commonly known for its con amore role in holiday festivities, mistletoe is a much more insidious fungus.
It's the story that has become a springtime tradition in hot, dry areas receiving little to no moisture.
Chris Apachito, 41, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Magdalena, pleaded guilty March 26 in federal court in Albuquerque to felony information charging him with sexually abusing four minor females over a 21-year period.
Since the retirement of the Library Director Paula Mertz in late 2014, Socorro Public Library has been without a full-time director.
Planned to be equipped with a concession stand, bleachers and surrounding infrastructure, the new rodeo arena at the industrial park is planned to attract various events to Socorro.
A windy and overcast day didn't keep thousands from converging on Socorro County last Saturday, when a record 5,534 people attended the Trinity Site Open House, breaking the previous record 5,300 on its 50th anniversary back in 1995.