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Neighbor Gets Menacing following Flooding - Rio Grande Sun
The police blotter is published to give readers an abridged look at criminal activity in their community and neighborhood. It is simply an illustration of what local law enforcement, funded by taxpayers, must deal with daily throughout the Española Valley.
Education Not a Priority - Rio Grande Sun
There are so many issues to address regarding the Española School District Board and San Juan Elementary, one hardly knows where to begin. During the last school year (2014-15) the San Juan Parent Advisory Committee, at the request of San Juan Principal ...
White House Honors Doctor - Rio Grande Sun
An Española doctor will receive national recognition for her work to mitigate the impact of heroin and prescription opioid addictions that continue to wreak havoc on families in Rio Arriba County and across the nation. El Centro Family Health Family ...
Board’s Actions Criticized - Rio Grande Sun
The Española School District Board heard from concerned community members, parents, faculty and students during the public participation portion of the April 20 meeting. For more than 35 minutes, various speakers expressed their disapproval over the ...
Teen Center Broken into over Weekend - Rio Grande Sun
At 3 a.m., Sunday morning, Española Teen Center Director Ben Sandoval received a call. Motion sensors in the Teen Center building detected broken glass. At 3:25 a.m., he received another call, for another glass break. Sunday morning, when he arrived, he ...
Looking for Answers - Rio Grande Sun
The Rio Grande SUN has joined several other media organizations to undertake a project focused on solutions to problems in the readership area. Hosted by Solutions Journalism Network, a non-profit organization, the goal over the summer will be to share ...
City Authority Must - Rio Grande Sun
It’s been clear for a long time the members of the North Central Solid Waste Authority don’t play well together. The Board’s maverick general manager doesn’t do much to create cohesion. In fact he’s usually the one throwing gasoline on the fire.
Lady Lobos Take First in Escalante - Rio Grande Sun
Windy weather hindered athletes all day, but the host school took advantage of a break in the clouds to qualify a relay team. The Escalante High School Lady Lobos qualified their 400-meter relay during a brief period of sunlight and enjoyed an all-around ...
Local Graduation Rates See Increase - Rio Grande Sun
Española Valley High School saw its graduation rate increase from last year’s 55.5 percent to 61.7 percent, according to information released by the Public Education Department last week. The Department released, on April 15, a graduation rate of 68.6 ...
Officials Question Technology Contract - Rio Grande Sun
The Española School District approved a contract for networking, surveillance installation and phone and security systems at the March 23 School Board meeting. As of April 20, the District has also entered into a vigilant maintenance plan with a ...
Suicide Touchy Subject - Rio Grande Sun
Below, at right, is an editorial written by the editorial team at the Roswell Daily Record. A former reporter killed himself, hitting the newsroom understandably hard. Bring up at a meeting of editors the issue of writing about a suicide in the local ...
College President Search - Rio Grande Sun
As Northern New Mexico College officials move through the theatrics of hiring the new president, community members Monday night had an opportunity to have four of the five finalists answer questions and interact with the finalists. The forum was well-attended.
College President Pool down to Four - Rio Grande Sun
The community got an opportunity to meet and hear from the four candidates vying for the open president position at Northern New Mexico College. The second of two public forums designed to solicit input on the search process for the College’s top ...
School Board Members - Rio Grande Sun
Is there a job description for school board members? In recent memory every campaign for every candidate in some from has said, “It’s for the students. It is all about the students.” Maybe that should be number one in the job description. The ...
Baby Angel Ortiz-Martinez - Rio Grande Sun
was born and died Saturday, April 9, 2016. Angel was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother and paternal grandmother. She is survived by her parents Eugene Martinez Jr. and Dinah Ortiz, brother Bently Martinez and paternal grandfather and maternal ...