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School Board Played Part in Superintendent Hires - Rio Grande Sun
This is the final story in a three-part series covering the many facets of former Española School District facilities supervisor Mark Chavez’s wrongful termination suit brought against the District. The first week’s story covered how a contractor ...
Escalante Lobos Dominate Mesa Vista Trojans With 37-Point Win - Rio Grande Sun
The Escalante High School boys basketball team improved to 2-0 in District 5AA, with a dominating 73-36 victory over the Mesa Vista High School Trojans Jan. 23 at Ojo Caliente. The Lobos extended their winning streak to 11 games Jan. 24, walloping Walatowa ...
Teen Drives into Saints and Sinners - Rio Grande Sun
A 17-year-old Española boy allegedly drunkenly drove into the side of the Saints and Sinners bar shortly before midnight Jan. 24, while patrons were drinking. Chris Abeyta, who turned 18 four days after the crash, allegedly drove through a fence, a field ...
Eagles Win One, Lose One - Rio Grande Sun
The Northern New Mexico College men’s basketball team rebounded from a tough loss against University of California-San Marcos Jan. 24, with a 79-67 victory over Bethesda University Jan. 25, in Anaheim, Calif. In the 100-91, double-overtime loss to San ...
Need New School Board - Rio Grande Sun
Voters in Española School Districts 1, 4 and 5 have an opportunity to change the way the schools are operated. With three seats placed in voters’ hands, a new quorum could be created that could maybe, just maybe, move us toward educating children and ...
Española Claims 'Ugly' Win Against Del Norte's Lady Knights - Rio Grande Sun
The Española Valley High School girls basketball team defeated a stubborn Del Norte High School team in their District 2AAAAA opener, finally pulling away in the fourth quarter, for a 50-43 victory, Jan. 24, in Española. “It’s nice when you can say ...
FBI Eyes Rodella's Fund - Rio Grande Sun
Former Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella is still under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly extorting money from motorists for his scholarship fund. The FBI seized $3,275 from a bank account set up to hold the money ...
Man denied alcohol does his best camel impression - 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.
School Contracts Reverberate - Rio Grande Sun
This is the second of a three-part series covering the many facets of former Española School District facilities supervisor Mark Chavez’s wrongful termination suit brought against the Española School District. Last week’s story covered how a ...
Help available for County residents - Rio Grande Sun
North central Rio Arriba County residents seeking governmental assistance for working their land will soon be able to find most of the needed resources under one roof. The East Rio Arriba Soil and Water Conservancy District marked the completion and ...
Candidates face off at forum - Rio Grande Sun
Supporting and retaining teachers, students and staff became the hot topic of the first Española School Board forum of this election season. District 5 candidate Ruben Archuleta and incumbent Andrew Chavez participated in the event at the Alcalde ...
School Board Members - Rio Grande Sun
It’s frustrating and a lesson in anger management to read the many depositions taken in the Mark Chavez wrongful termination lawsuit. The former Espanola School District facilities manager brought the suit against former board member Floyd Archuleta and ...
Sometimes Ethnicity - Rio Grande Sun
Being in the newspaper business, one must grow a thick skin and tolerate all sorts of asinine accusations, name-calling and threats. It’s part and parcel of the job. Most of the time we all let it roll off our backs and acknowledge the source and what ...
Lady Sundevils Scorch Cleveland Storm - Rio Grande Sun
The Española Valley High School girls basketball team improved to 14-2 on the season with a 71-54 victory over the Cleveland High School Storm Jan. 17 at Española. The Lady Sundevils trailed 14-10 after the first quarter, to take a 27-26 lead at halftime.
Officer files grievance - Rio Grande Sun
Five days after he filed a grievance against the Española Police Department for a hostile work environment, Det. Cpl. Solomon Romero was put on administrate leave pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation into two criminal charges and ...