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Over a month after it was originally due, the McCurdy Charter School Governance Board reviewed its end-of-year financial report on Sept. 18, although it did little to lessen the confusion surrounding the School’s finances.

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Rio Arriba County voters will have to decide the fate of six bond and mill levy questions in the upcoming November election.

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Though the Española Public Library’s attendance numbers dipped in Fiscal Year 2019, staff continues to push a flood of events and programs to promote community engagement and keep the Library in the running for often-competitive state and federal funding.

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The Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s deputy who used a taser on a 15-year-old special education student may soon find himself wearing handcuffs now that New Mexico Office of the Attorney General has filed charges Monday, accusing him of child abuse and battery.

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Henrietta Trujillo, 63, of Corrales, tried to plead guilty to embezzlement of over $20,000 Monday, but First Judicial District Court Judge Jason Lidyard rejected the plea arrangement.

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Chief Executive Officer Luis Reyes stood in front of a large, nearly empty dirt lot Sept. 13 and spoke to a crowd of just under 100 people about the new 1.5 megawatt solar array that will soon generate electricity for Northern New Mexico College’s El Rito campus.

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In the past year, McCurdy Charter School officials have consistently failed to submit on time budgetary reports to the state Public Education Department.

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When Cipriano Vigil was eight years old, he taught himself to play guitar by sneaking out to dances with a pencil and paper and taking notes on how the guitar player moved his fingers.

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The Española School Board will have at least one new face after its election on Nov. 5. after candidates for every school board in the state filed their candidacy on Tuesday.

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At the city of Española-run school supply drive and touch-a-truck on Aug. 4, Mormon missionaries and church members distributed backpacks, operated religious carnival games, and staffed an evangelizing booth in the Plaza de Española’s prime real estate just in front of the supply distribution area.

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The 6th Annual Abiquiú Equine Expo will include at least eight workshops and demonstrations ranging from saddle selection to packing a horse or mule for work.

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Officials from the Española School District and New Mexico Public Education Department reversed their decision on the District’s Board of Finance — again.

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It has been over two months since Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Barnes tased a 15-year-old special education student at Española Valley High School. His internal affairs investigation is on-going, but a review by his supervisors said his behavior might have made the student feel …

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Former Northern New Mexico College finance director Henrietta Trujillo was charged with embezzlement of over $20,000 by the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Santa Fe.

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One month after an Española Valley High School student was tased three times by Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jeremy Barnes, the top security official at Española School District was let go from his position.

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After various instances of budget mismanagement — including several illegal contracts signed by District leaders — the New Mexico Public Education Department took control of the Española School District’s finances and suspended their Board of Finance in the fall of 2016.

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The Española School District took on 11 additional distribution sites for the Summer Food Service Program this year after Rio Arriba County stopped participating due to fiscal issues.

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Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jeremy Barnes did not disclose to the County that he had been the subject of an excessive force lawsuit during his time with the Grants Police Department, Sheriff’s Office Maj. Randy Sanches said in a June 10 interview.

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Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Barnes — who tased an Española Valley High School student in the chest three times on May 10 — never completed any of the training required for a school resource officer (SRO) in the Española School District.

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It was right after the fifth-period bell last October that Sebastian Montaño lay face down in the grass outside Alamogordo High School, screaming for his mother, as two police officers pinned him to the ground and thrust a Taser in his back.

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The New Mexico Attorney General is investigating and New Mexico Lt. Governor Howie Morales called for additional training for law enforcement after an article in last week’s Rio Grande SUN detailed how Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Barnes used a Taser on a 15-year-old Española Va…

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An Española School District vehicle was stolen from the District Office on Hunter Street May 6, but none of the District’s employees noticed it was missing.

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Española Valley High School Assistant Principal Veronica Dean filed a report with the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office after an audit revealed over $53,000 of electronics were unaccounted for within the school.

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A 15-year-old special education student at Española Valley High School was tased by Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Barnes on May 10, for allegedly failing to comply with a search.

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An Española Valley High School football player claimed he was sexually assaulted, but law enforcement was not notified until months after the initial complaint, a new report from Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Robert Vigil states.

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The Española School District Board approved April 17 on a 4-1 vote to extend Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez’s contract through June 30, 2020, with the option for either party to cancel the contract by Jan. 31, 2020, if a new superintendent is hired.

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The Española School District Board approved April 17 on a 4-1 vote to extend Superintendent Bobbie Gutierrez’s contract through June 30, 2020, with the option for either party to cancel the contract by Jan. 31, 2020, if a new superintendent is hired.

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The final two students in the Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative Spanish Spelling Bee sparred for 27 rounds before a winner could be declared in the competition.

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    Four new Northern New Mexico College regents took the oath of office March 22, together representing current and former Northern students and leaders on the Board of Regents.

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   For five hours on Sunday, visitors to the Pueblo de Abiquiú Library and Cultural Center did something many people have not had the chance to do since elementary school: Listen to someone read them a story.

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While a bill to create a statewide Rural Library Endowment is headed to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s desk for her signature, the appropriation to start the endowment was gutted in the last days of the legislative session.

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Instead of focusing on what he was not able to accomplish during his first legislative session, District 40 Rep. Joseph Sanchez, D-Alcalde, said he is happy with what he was able to get done.