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A Time for Silence and Respect - Rio Grande Sun
(Photo courtesy Roberta Cocking) Los Alamos Middle School students Leah Wolfsberg (left, front), Alejandro Treviso (left, right), Echo Rogers and Alex Storm prepare for the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Va.
Fiesta Council - Rio Grande Sun
The Oñate Fiesta is eight short weeks away. To hold a respectable event that pays for itself, function planners should have been working on the 2015 event, the day after 2014 event wrapped and all the corn dog wrappers and turkey leg bones were being ...
Visitor Guide No Answer - Rio Grande Sun
Finally an idea from our $72,000 annually salaried Rio Arriba County economic development director. Unfortunately it wasn’t thought through. Chris Madrid told County commissioners April 30 that spending $4,000 to publish a visitors guide will turn things ...
Bobcats Baseball Team Comes up Short - Rio Grande Sun
The McCurdy Charter School baseball team made a stirring run to the championship game at the Class A-2A state baseball tournament, knocking off last year’s state runner-up, Questa High School, in the quarterfinals, 2-0. They also defeated last year’s ...
Sundevils Fall To Hilltop Rivals - Rio Grande Sun
Against a familiar foe, the Española Valley High School baseball team battled to the end in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state baseball tournament, before losing to Los Alamos High School, 7-6, May 14, at Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho.
Elks Track Team Inspired - Rio Grande Sun
The Pojoaque Valley High School boys track and field team turned tragedy into inspiration on the final day of the Class 4A state track and meet at the Great Friends of UNM track and field facilities in Albuquerque. On the opening day of the meet, May 15 ...
County Officials Hope Guide Will Attract Tourists - Rio Grande Sun
When it comes to indicators of economic stability, such as unemployment and per capita income, Rio Arriba County is worse off than 27 of the state’s 33 counties. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the County had an average ...
Judge Will Not Allow Cariños into Old Building - Rio Grande Sun
The Cariños Charter School will not return to its old home any time soon. First Judicial Court Judge Sarah Singleton denied, at a May 13 hearing in Tierra Amarilla, the charter school’s motion for summary judgment, which insisted on Cariños’s right ...
Cash Handling Questioned - Rio Grande Sun
It’s been a little more than six months since the new Fiesta del Valle de Española Council took over, and city officials are having a hard time determining exactly how much money remains from the 2014 Fiesta. For more than six months, City Clerk Anna ...
Alleged Altercation Case Goes to Court - Rio Grande Sun
Northern New Mexico College Vice President of Institutional Advancement Ricky Serna, and former Northern employee Angelo Jacques, have less chance of getting into another verbal altercation anytime soon following a decision by First Judicial District Court ...
No Funding for Some Schools - Rio Grande Sun
Española School District officials will not receive state funding this year to renovate two local schools. State Public School Facilities Authority officials rejected school administrators’ funding pre-application for the renovation of Chimayó and ...
Local Schools Produce Winners - Rio Grande Sun
The chilly temperatures and stiff winds that blew across the Great Friends of UNM track and field facilities couldn’t put a damper on the competition at the Class A-3A State Track and Field Meet, May 8 and 9, in Albuquerque. Local athletes gave it their ...
Sundevils Break Out the Broom - Rio Grande Sun
The Española Valley High School baseball team made the most of hosting an opening-round series of the Class 5A state baseball tournament by sweeping Farmington High School, 2-0 in the best-of-three game series. Both victories were close, with the ...
An International Success - Rio Grande Sun
During the first rounds of the RoboRAVE International Robotics Competition, April 30 to May 2, at the Albuquerque Convention Center, the Española Valley High School team encountered some calibration problems. The team ranked eighth, but they had some ...
Accused Molester Headed to Trial - Rio Grande Sun
The man accused of raping his two granddaughters in Abiquiú is headed to trial after a series of competency evaluations. Joe Gomez, 58, of Tierra Amarilla, will next be in court at 9 a.m., July 14, in Tierra Amarilla, after District Judge Jennifer Attrep ...