Hanukkah Begins Dec. 24 At Sunset


Hanukkah candles all alight. Courtesy image Hanukkah Begins Dec. 24 At SunsetStaff Report As the majority of the Valley residents gather at home to celebrate Christmas, a small number of our friends and neighbors begin the celebration of Hanukkah. The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century […]

The First Thanksgiving – A Pueblo Perspective


As kids growing up at Ohkay Owingeh, I have fond memories of running along the banks of the two rivers – where the Rio Chama and Rio Grande meet. My family would often gather for fishing and camping under the bright stars. Later, I’ve often reflected how these two rivers served as a historical crossroads where the Spanish first settled in Yungeh, Place of the Mockingbird…

Scenes From Halloween In The Valley

Three yo Ximena Veloz on Halloween

Halloween has come and gone, but on that “frightful day” residents from the Valley came out to celebrate in various ways. Here are a few photos from around the Valley on Halloween…



A U.S.flag, “Old Glory,” at rest on its flagpole on this Independence Day at an Espanola home with nary a breeze to unfurl it. Photos by Robert A. Naranjo with the VDP MEMORIES OF JULY Editor’s Note: The second part of “Memories of July” will continue on July 5th. By Robert A. Naranjo July – […]

Happy Fathers Day


Happy Fathers Day Have a great day everyone! -The Valley Daily Post Family