People living in Española who do not have a place to stay during cold nights this winter can find warmth at the Española Pathways Shelter.
The Española School District and McCurdy Charter School are set to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding in which both institutions will share one equity council, a new mandate from the state Public Education Department geared toward improving equality in schools for disadvantaged groups.
The Rio Arriba County Community Health Council approved a resolution declaring the teacher shortage plaguing districts across New Mexico a public health emergency.
Last legislative session, New Mexico lawmakers appropriated $590,000 to Northern New Mexico College, which would serve as the fiscal sponsor for the Anna, Age Eight Institute, an organization dedicated to studying childhood trauma and abuse in the state.
When District 2 Rio Arriba County Commissioner Leo Jaramillo was in fourth grade, he began doodling campaign slogans and signs in his notebook during a class lesson about the importance of public service.
With the opening day of the 2020 legislative session two weeks away, Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Ojo Caliente, will serve five days in jail for a June 2019 drunk driving incident in which he rear-ended a couple at the intersection of Paseo de Oñate and Fairview Lane, injuring both.
The Española City Council unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 10 to support an existing state law, which protects mothers from criminal prosecution if they choose to give up custody of their newborn children to hospital staff, firefighters or police officers.
It has been more than four months since the state Public Education Department (PED) returned the Española School District its financial authority, and the costs are still are being felt.
Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Ojo Caliente, will likely see at least five days behind bars after Judge Francis Mathew found him guilty of aggravated driving under the influence and reckless driving in a bench trial Tuesday.
Mandi Torrez, New Mexico’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, spoke before the Legislative Education Study Committee about many of the issues she sees plaguing students in her classroom and across the state.
Alfonso Duran, an Española Valley resident who has long been involved in Rio Arriba County politics, is hoping that the U.S. and state of New Mexico will recognize Santa Cruz de la Cañada as a township instead of a land grant and, in the process, alter current landholdings.