Hunters who need access to computers or need help with the Department of Game and Fish online-only license application system can find both at locations statewide beginning Saturday, Feb. 25.
Magdalena artist Natasha Isenhour, co-owner of Curious Crow Studio with Margi Lucena in Socorro, has been spending a good part of her time lately in Santa Fe with a variety of art projects.
Just as one election finishes up, another one is looming on the horizon, the general election in November.
Tuesday, Mar. 6, is the day Magdalena voters will decide on the municipal judge and two village trustees.
Incumbent Judge Robert Serna is being challenged by Toby A. Jaramillo.
A request for funding to overhaul the generator and wiring at the village’s Trujillo Well was turned down by the state government duriung the legislative session in February.
Mayor Sandy Julian told the Village Board the capital outlay request was only for $10,000. “We’ll have to add it to the next ICIP for next year, or try to find the money somewhere else.”
By Jon Spargo
New Mexico Tech Astronomy Club
March starts with a fine apparition of Mercury lasting from the 1st through the 10th. The best viewing will be on the 1st through the 4th. Looking west-southwest, about an hour after sunset Mercury, at magnitude -0.5, will appear about 30 degrees (three fist widths) below and slightly to the right of Venus.
A $10,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person or persons responsible for a rash of dog shootings in the Lemitar area.
According to the Socorro County Sheriff’s Department, between December 1 and January 23 at least eight dogs were shot.
By Nancy Newberry
You may not have noticed the four-horse trailer unloading at the corner of First and Main on Thursday, Feb. 9. The cargo was not horses, and not cows, but something else probably quite well-known in Magdalena’s heyday. Four antique letterpresses and six cabinets of lead type have recently taken up residence in Laurie Taylor Gregg’s Village Press. One of the presses is as old as Magdalena itself. The Boston-made, green-enameled Golding Pearl #3 has 1884 cast into its iron frame, the year Magdalena was founded.