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Bill That Could Have Helped Jemez Customers Dies - Rio Grande Sun
Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative customers could have gotten some help from an unlikely source, with future electricity bills. The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill, March 9, that would prevent Native American governments from charging ...
Rio Arribans Helping Each Other - Rio Grande Sun
Volunteers from one Rio Arriba County-based program dedicate their time and energy to teaching basic skills to some of the area’s most vulnerable residents. Three times a week, for the past couple of years, Ernest Cata has volunteered with the Rio Arriba ...
Projects' Hope Ends with Session - Rio Grande Sun
Rio Arriba County officials watched their hopes of securing $500,000 in funding to help the expansion and upgrade efforts for the Rio Arriba County Detention Center wastewater treatment project, circle the drain with approximately 21 other water projects.
School Districts Delinquent - Rio Grande Sun
All the new school boards are in place. They’re earnestly learning their jobs and responsibilities. All of the candidates who won in the February election touted transparency in government and access for all. We’d like to take them to task on that issue.
Española Coach Asked to Resign - Rio Grande Sun
An Española Valley High School assistant baseball coach was asked to resign last week after he repeatedly insisted school administrators conduct repairs on the high school’s baseball field. District Athletic Coordinator Eric Vigil allegedly asked ...
Camino de Paz Receives Award for Edible Magazine's Best Farm - Rio Grande Sun
Camino de Paz School and Farm seventh-grader Justin Sánchez thought about fresh berries as he pointed at a shrubby patch of land. “That’s where we grow our raspberries,” Sánchez said. “There’s nothing like eating fresh raspberries right after ...
State Wants Money Back From Sheriff's Office - Rio Grande Sun
The Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office suspended its state-funded DWI program following a dispute over the use of grant money awarded by the state, to carry out the program’s task. New Mexico Department of Transportation officials billed the County ...
One Dead After Saturday Crash - Rio Grande Sun
A 65-year-old Ohkay Owingeh man died following a car crash, March 21, at the intersection of Santa Clara Bridge Road and Old Los Alamos Highway. After the 4:40 p.m. crash, Ross Garcia Sr. died at the Española Hospital at 5:36 p.m. from a heart attack ...
Pojoaque Teams Place Sixth at Invitational - Rio Grande Sun
The Pojoaque Valley High School boys and girls track and field teams both placed sixth overall in the team standings at the Pojoaque Invitational meet March 19 at Pojoaque. The Elks scored 28 points and recorded their first state-qualifying time of the season.
Support Grandparents' Efforts - Rio Grande Sun
It’s astonishing to think 60 percent of children raised in Rio Arriba County have grandparents filling in as parents. That’s the official statistic and yes we lead the state in shirking our parental duties. The reasons are many and Rio Grande SUN ...
College Name Change Bill Dies - Rio Grande Sun
Northern New Mexico University will continue to be considered a college by state legislators, as they did not have enough time, by the end of this year’s legislative session, to pass a bill aimed at formalizing the institution’s recent name change.
Board Accuses Cariños of Sabotage - Rio Grande Sun
sabotaging the School District’s budget process. Board members bashed Cariños Principal Vernon Jaramillo for his absence from the Board’s Feb. 25 budget work session. Jaramillo was supposed to present the charter school’s preliminary budget for ...
Bobcats Place First at Jemez Meet - Rio Grande Sun
The McCurdy Charter School boys track and field team took first place at the Jemez Valley Invitational, March 14 at Jemez Pueblo. The Bobcats scored 89 points, to finish ahead of second place Academy for Technology and the Classics, which scored 67 points.
Raising Grandchildren Hits the Pocketbook - Rio Grande Sun
This is the final installment of a three-part series that explores the economic, educational and emotional challenges some family members of young children face when raising their loved ones. While the first installment looked at how one ends up having ...
Bosque Fire Rattles Residents - Rio Grande Sun
Firefighters evacuated some residents of two city streets Sunday afternoon, as the first fire of the season ravaged a bosque area near Española. Deputy Fire Chief Eric Tafoya said firefighters responded to the scene of a blaze dubbed the “Welcome Back ...