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Services could be affected by budget decisions - Rio Grande Sun
Rio Arriba County leaders held a workshop July 7, to discuss a budget that could leave some citizens on the short end of needed services. County Commissioners met with the county manager and his finance team to discuss a projected $29,021,821 budget that ...
Heavy rain causes flooding - Rio Grande Sun
Murky water engulfed some city streets Tuesday after five inches of rain fell Monday night over much of the Española Valley, according to Albuquerque television stations' weather data. Another .6 inches fell Tuesday, national weather service data states.
Don't Like Those Odds - Rio Grande Sun
There are two sarcastic phrases coined in the 1980s, which are even more apropos today: Trust me, I’m with the government and I’m with the government, and I’m here to help. The same can be said for the New Mexico Lottery Commission and its Chief ...
Northern AD closes deal with several in-state high school standouts - Rio Grande Sun
The road to the 2015 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national basketball tournament will run through Española. Northern New Mexico College was selected to host the Association of Independent Institutions Conference championships Feb. 27 ...
School district eyes new school resource officer - Rio Grande Sun
Española City Councilor Peggy Martinez addressed its Española School Board at the July 2 meeting to present her concerns regarding the school resource officer position. “I was told that there was a good possibility that contract will be leaving us and ...
Rent spike expected for low-income tenants - Rio Grande Sun
Low-income families in Rio Arriba County and across the state will soon see a three-figure increase in their public housing rents. Rio Arriba County Housing Authority officials are working to implement a federal rule revising flat-rate rent schedules for ...
Abiquiú man charged with vehicular homicide - Rio Grande Sun
State Police agents charged a 41-year-old Abiquiú man July 11 with DWI vehicular homicide after he allegedly ran over his 28-year-old girlfriend. Richard Trujillo allegedly told agents he was driving his 1983 dually flat-bed Chevrolet truck when Lisa ...
Petition Calls for Finance Authority To Reject Budget - Rio Grande Sun
Former Northern New Mexico College employees have been circulating a petition and urging fellow community members to support it. The petition is asking the New Mexico Higher Education Department to reject Northern’s proposed 2014/2015 budget because of ...
E911 director recognized - Rio Grande Sun
When the Cerro Grande wild fire raged through Bandelier National Monument, threatening life and property in the Los Alamos area, Marti Griego and her young son slept on her office floor so she could help keep people safe. That was nearly 15 years ago, when ...
Truck bid causes accusations to fly - Rio Grande Sun
Amid the governing body’s push for residents to purchase more from Española businesses, one Española city councilor has accused a city official of lying about shopping locally. City Councilor Cory Lewis said that at a city council meeting June 24 ...