Wilderness Teen Opportunity: Go Wild, Be Courageous

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Wilderness Teen Opportunity: Go Wild, Be Courageous YMCA Teen Center of Española and Los Alamos is Hosting Wilderness Teen Leadership Program All northern New Mexico youth are welcome to join an outdoor leadership program that features overnight backpacking trips. The Family YMCA’s Boys/Girls Outdoor Leadership Development (BOLD/GOLD), a wilderness-based teen leadership program is hosting several […]

New Mexico Youth Suicide Rate Declines But Still Very High

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New Mexico Youth Suicide Rate Declines But Still Very High The New Mexico high school student suicide rate is more than 60 percent higher than the national average. A Department of Health report finds self-reported suicide attempts among New Mexico high school students (grades 9-12) decreased by 35 percent over the past decade, from 14.5 percent in […]

Free Youth Programming/Coding Academy This Weekend

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Free Youth Programming/Coding Academy Would you like to make your own cartoon or video game? Design the next battleship or cool smartphone app? Come learn to “scratch” and watch your designs come alive! Learn to build your own cities and protect your citizens from alien invasion. Navigate through a maze to find the prize. Have […]

Commissioners Recognize Summer Youth Employees

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Commissioners Recognize Summer Youth Employees The Rio Arriba Summer Youth Employees were recognized for their service this summer to the county at Thursday regular meeting of the Rio Arriba County Commission. Fourteen youth were given certificates of appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Commissioner Barney Trujillo commended youth employees, Evelyn Juarez and Leslie Garcia […]

Free Youth STEM August Activities

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Free Youth STEM August Activities Robots and Rockets and Owls, Oh My! The STEM Scholars of Northern New Mexico College are hosting a free event for approaching 1st-6th grade students of Española.  The activities will take place Monday August 3, 2015 thru Thursday August 6, 2015 from 9-11am at Northern New Mexico College located at […]

Local Youth Selected For Junior National Young Leaders Conference

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Local Youth Selected For Junior National Young Leaders Conference  Images and program information courtesy envisionexperience.com Angelina Vazquez, daughter of Vera Powers and Wilberto Vazquez of Espanola, will be attending the Junior National Young Leaders Conference to walk in the Footsteps of U.S. Leaders.Vazquez is one of a select group of outstanding middle school students from […]

Ohkay Owingeh Youth One Of Four Honored for Advocacy, Community Service Work

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Ulysses Yarbrough, age 13, of Ohkay Owingeh, received 2nd place in the 13-18 age group of the Amy Biehl Spirit Awards. Courtesy photo Ohkay Owingeh Youth One Of Four to be Honored for Advocacy, Community Service Work ALBUQUERQUE—The 21st annual Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Awards was presented to four remarkable youth on Monday, June 29 […]