Salazar Says He Will Run One More Time

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It’s official; Representative Nick Salazar has declared his intention to run for reelection this year setting the stage for what may be the most watched primary race in June.

Wednesday morning representative Salazar visited with press at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe to inform them that he has decided to go ahead and run for reelection this year. This announcement comes after Rio Arriba County Commissioner Barney Trujillo earlier announced his intention to run for the State House District 40 seat…

Ojo Caliente Solar Collector Workshop

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Ojo Caliente Solar Collector Workshop   The residents of Ojo Caliente, the Owl Peak Farm, and the Heart Mind Alliance invite all those interested in how to build a low-cost do-it-yourself solar air collector for heating living spaces directly (“sensible” heating) or indirectly by heating either a crawlspace or floor itself (“radiant” heating). This workshop is […]

Rio Arriba Bioregional Council Oct Meeting

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Rio Arriba Bioregional Council Oct Meeting RIO ARRIBA BIOREGIONAL COUNCIL CELEBRATING AND ACTING UPON WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON PUBLIC BRAINSTORMING SESSION All are invited!      ¡Todos invitados! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 from 7-10PM at LOS LUCEROS RANCH  Sponsored by the local Heart Mind Alliance    www.heartmindtrust.com          Your ideas and hopes will be heard with Talking Stick guarantee!  Bring food for […]

$1.4 Million Investment Granted To Build Agriculture Center

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$1.4 Million Investment Granted To Build Agriculture Center WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a more than $1.4 million grant to Siete del Norte Community Development Corporation (SdNCDC) in Embudo, New Mexico to develop Phase 1 of the Hunter Arts & Agricultural […]

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday The Rio Arriba Sheriff’s Office annouced that they will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take Back Day at the Espanola WalMart on Saturday September 26, 2015 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. They will be collecting expired/unused/unwanted prescription drugs. According to Lieutenant Randy Sanches, “the Sherriff’s Office has a drop off box that […]

Local Girl Scouts Troop Honored For Outstanding Work

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(Courtesy Photo – Horizon Cowgirls, Jasmine, Mia, Mercedes, Tessie, Alyssa and Destiny, at Camporee at Rotary Park in Bernalillo NM) Local Girl Scouts Troop Honored For Outstanding Work Girl Scouts Troop #10532 or better known as the Horizon Cowgirls, participated in a statewide project to collect canned goods for New Mexico’s needy families. The Horizon […]

Progress At Canjilon Community Center

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Progress At Canjilon Community Center Rio Arriba Public Works Director, Jon Paul Romero has exciting news for the residents of Canjilon. There is progress being made on the new Canjilon Community Center and the concrete for the foundation has been poured.  Check back over the next couple of weeks as the project is completed.  (Photo […]

Commissioner Naranjo Holds Alcalde Town Hall

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Alcalde area residents were eager to discuss many issues with County Commissioner Alex Naranjo at a Town Hall he held on Wednesday night. Issues covered included progress on the walking path promised over the last two years, concerns over road maintenance and urged staff to do more to address the weed growth that occurred after weeks of rain. Read on for more on Commissioner Naranjo’s  Town Hall.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bigs Of The Year

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Bigs Of The Year Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Alamos Rio Arriba recently announced their Big Brothers and Big Sister of the year for 2014. The winning volunteers were recognized at the 4th annual Drive for Matches Golf Tournament awards dinner.  The tournament and awards dinner were held in Los Alamos […]

Commissioner Trujillo Holds Chimayo Town Hall

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Community members and Rio Arriba County employees joined Commissioner Barney Trujillo for a town hall Monday, August 3 at the Arboleda Community Center in Chimayo. Commissioner Trujillo welcomed residents and shared some exciting news for local residents. Read on for more details.