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.
After feeling feverish for almost two weeks, and after the flu medicine his doctor prescribed proved ineffective, Española resident Israel Sanchez was given two tests at the Española Hospital: a test for pneumonia and another for COVID-19.
The New Mexico Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a temporary moratorium on evictions for inability to pay rent during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
When Española Pathways Shelter staff received permission in January to open a partial-capacity warming center, they already planned to close the shelter for tenant improvements before reopening at full capacity with increased services.
It is impossible to make an arrest from six feet away, but local law enforcement is doing all it can to adhere to social distancing in an inherently hands-on job.
Northern New Mexico leaders are grappling with how to handle the looming economic crisis and are implementing measures to try to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 before health facilities across the state become overwhelmed.
The Española City Council held an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon where they unanimously passed a resolution declaring a public health emergency in response to the global Coronavirus pandemic.
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Española will continue to provide public services but has limited public meetings, closed city hall and other city facilities.