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    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.

   First District Court Judge Jason Lidyard ruled Nov. 20 in favor of the Rio Grande SUN in its writ of mandamus against the Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, clearing the way for the SUN to inspect much of the Co-op’s records without charge.

    The Española City Council voted at its Nov. 10 meeting to table an ordinance implementing new fire inspection and false alarm fees. The fees were designed to generate additional revenue for the department and encourage those with constant false alarms to address the underlying cause of t…


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   April Abeyta went to a softball tournament in Phoenix, Ariz. just to watch. But when she was at the tournament earlier this spring, she hit in batting practice with the mens team she was watching.


    Rosina Pacheco, 85, Colorado Springs, Colo., died on an undisclosed date.

David Lee Otero, 72, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  To view information or leave a…

Dennis Salazar, a resident of Española, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 due to co…