14 Articles in Espanola News
Rio Grande Sun

by: By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Special to the SUN

16 former Santa Clara Apartments tenants file a lawsuit against the city

Sixteen former tenants of the Santa Clara Apartments are suing the City of Española and the former owners of the apartment complex for a wide swath of civil rights violations related to the abrupt eviction of the income-restricted housing complex that put...


Published: 2024-02-28T18:17:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:25

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer Garcia jgarcia@riograndesun.com Managing Editor

Woman Accused of Murder Remains in Jail

An arrest warrant was issued on Feb. 22 for 34-year-old Stephanie Salazar, of Española, who has been charged in the death of Carmela Moreno, of Chimayó, after the two allegedly got into a fight and Moreno was run over and killed.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:27

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer A. Garcia

Who dropped their porcelain toilets near CVS?

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.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:25

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer Garcia jgarcia@riograndesun.com Managing Editor

USPS Seeks Comments for New Location

It’s been a little over a year since the post office in Chimayó burned down and after having to get their mail out of trucks and then having to drive to Santa Cruz for mail and packages, residents could finally have a local post office again.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:28

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer Garcia jgarcia@riograndesun.com Managing Editor

Sheriff’s Office Gets Money for Retention

The Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to retain its current deputies, but also be able to recruit new ones by remaining competitive with other area agencies when it comes to pay. In an effort to accomplish this, Sheriff Billy Merrifield asked...


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:29

Pets of the Week

Bouncin’ Boone! This brindled boy is a caramel chocolate kiss with lopsided ears and an exuberance for life that fills a whole room with laughter. Even better? He’s trained! Boone will soon be “paw-roled” from our Paws in the Pen program in partnership...


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:26

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Special to the SUN

Marijuana Grower Files Suit Against Village of Chama

A company seeking to build a hydroponic marijuana grow in Chama is suing the village for levying conditions on permits that are impossible for any business to meet.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:29

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Javier Sanchez

Events Reveal a Community at its Breaking Point

Last week, within three days of each other, two young women lay dead in the City of Española. Hardly anyone knows. Even fewer care. And we may never really know why.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:27

Rio Grande Sun

by: From a press release

Chama Peak Land Alliance Brings Funding to Area

Chama Peak Land Alliance (CPLA) will receive $3 million for ecological forestry projects in the watersheds draining into Heron and El Vado Reservoir.


Published: 2024-02-28T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:26

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer Garcia jgarcia@riograndesun.com Managing Editor

Man Arrested After Alleged Rape at Española Party

A 24-year-old Española man is facing six felony charges in the alleged rape of an 18-year-old woman during a party at his house on Feb. 10.


Published: 2024-02-21T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:30

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Special to the SUN

Judge Dismisses Complaint Against Special Prosecutor

The state Disciplinary Board has dismissed a complaint filed by activist Antonio DeVargas against special prosecutor Barbara Romo for her handling of perjury charges brought by a special grand jury investigating the North Central Solid Waste Authority.


Published: 2024-02-21T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:30

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Special to the SUN

Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Baby’s Death

A 28-year-old Española man will spend at least 30 years in prison after a judge sentenced him, Feb. 1, following a jury conviction of intentional child abuse resulting in death.


Published: 2024-02-14T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:32

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Special to the SUN

Effort to Recall Naranjo Moves Forward

A recall effort against Rio Arriba County Commissioner Alex Naranjo is moving forward after the judge assigned to the case retired on Jan. 20.


Published: 2024-02-14T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:31

Rio Grande Sun

by: By Jennifer Garcia jgarcia@riograndesun.com Managing editor

Early Voting Underway for City Election

Election Day is March 5, but early voting is underway for the City of Española Municipal Election.


Published: 2024-02-14T12:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:04:31

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