Senior Olympians Win Big At Nationals

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Senior Olympians Win Big At Nationals By: Michelle Holland The Rio Arriba County Senior Olympic program supports over 100 senior athletes throughout the year, culminating in sending athletes from 50-90+ years old to compete at the State Games in Roswell, New Mexico every summer.  This year, ten Rio Arriba County athletes, who had qualified in […]

Commissioner Garcia Visits Chama

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Commissioner Garcia Visits Chama CHAMA – Commissioner Danny Garcia and Rio Arriba County staff brought the seventh District 3 town hall to residents of the Village of Chama this past Thursday. Commissioner Garcia was greeted by Village leaders who stated, “He had done more than any of his predecessors to work with the Village of […]

Scenes From Espanola Is Our Beloved Community Event

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People gather during the mural dedication. Valley Daily Post image Scenes From Espanola Is Our Beloved Community Event ESPAÑOLA  – This past weekend a group of community organizations cosponsored a series of events to foster community healing and tolerance in the greater Española Valley. On Sunday the events culminated with a series of activities at […]

Rio Arriba Presents Proclamation for Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Rio Arriba Presents Proclamation for Big Brothers Big Sisters ESPAÑOLA — On Thursday the Rio Arriba County Commission adopted a proclamation declaring June 2015 to be Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Month in Rio Arriba County. Dawn Brown, Regional Director for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region and Leo Marquez represented the organization at the […]

Editorial: A story in remembrance of Lorenzo Valdez, by Lauren Reichelt

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Lorenzo Valdez, Courtesy photo A story in remembrance of Lorenzo Valdez, by Lauren Reichelt This humorous story was originally published on March 7, 2013 on The Daily Koss. The author, Lauren Reichelt submitted it to the Valley Daily Post as a way of remembering Lorenzo Valdez, her former boss and a friend to many. Lorenzo […]

BREAKING NEWS: Lorenzo Valdez, Former Rio Arriba County Manager Passes Away

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Lorenzo Valdez. Courtesy Image BREAKING NEWS: Lorenzo Valdez, Former Rio Arriba County Manager Dies Lorenzo Valdez is reported to have passed away on Sunday, May 3 following a short illness. DeVargas Funeral Home is reporting on their website that a public visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 6th at 6 p.m. at St. John […]