The Hype Hair Studio Ribbon Cutting

There was lots of great hype at the ribbon cutting on February 7 for The Hype Hair Studio, 1658 Rio Rancho Blvd SE Suite 108, Rio Rancho. David J. Heil, Chair, Sandoval County Board of County Commissioners, District 4; (R, second row)and Katherine A. Bruch, Sandoval County Commissioner, District 1 (R, first row), cheer on Kristine Templeton, founder-owner, as she … Read More

Black History Month County Proclamation

Sandoval resident, Bishop David C. Cooper, (third from right) senior pastor of New Hope Full Gospel Baptist Church, Albuquerque, received the  County Proclamation for Black History Month at the February 8, 2023, Sandoval County Commission Meeting. Bishop Cooper has served in ministry for more than 30 years throughout the United States, the Bahamas, and Europe. Commissioner Joshua A. Jones, District … Read More

Sandoval County Hosts Active Threat Initial Response Course

Quick reaction, concise planning, and honed medical techniques make a difference in achieving increased positive outcomes in active threat emergencies. Area public safety officials convened recently to learn best practices for such situations. Sandoval County Office of Emergency Management hosted the nationally recognized Active Threat Initial Response Course for public safety officials (January 30 – February 1, 2023) at the … Read More

DWI Awareness Day at the Roundhouse

Sandoval County Prevention and Intervention Division and Sheriff’s Office along with Rio Rancho Police Department joined MADD* New Mexico for DWI Awareness Day at the Roundhouse on January 27, 2023. The event featured several speakers and approximately 20 representatives from DWI prevention, alcohol treatment, law enforcement, and families representing crash victims/survivors. The purpose was to share information and resources regarding the … Read More

Remembering Candace . . . Welcoming Rubble

January 27, 2023 K-9 officers are an integral component of Public Safety. These dogs work diligently with their handlers to protect citizens in various environments such as the Sandoval County Detention Center (SCDC). Recently, retired K-9 Officer, Candace, (pictured in the right-hand corner of the photo) passed. She was a seven-year veteran of Sandoval County, serving at the Sheriff’s Office … Read More

Sandoval County Receives FY2021 Audit and Accountability Award from the New Mexico Counties and State Auditor’s Office

January 25, 2023 Award presented at the NMC Legislative Conference Thursday, January 19, 2023 Sandoval County announced today that it received the Audit and Accountability Large County Award from the New Mexico Counties and State Auditor’s Office.  This award recognizes the County’s outstanding work on its audit, submitting a timely audit, and sustaining excellence with the highest audit opinions. According … Read More

Jayme Espinoza Joins Sandoval County as Director of Community Services

January 24, 2023 Jayme Espinoza has joined the County as its Director of Community Services. In this position, she is in charge of several divisions of its Community Services Department including Animal Care Services, Community Health Services, Prevention & Intervention Services, and Senior Services. In making this announcement, Wayne Johnson, County Manager, said, “We are here to serve the residents … Read More

Joshua Antonio Jones Sworn in as Commissioner District 5

January 11, 2023 Joshua Antonio Jones was sworn into office today as Commissioner for District 5. Commissioner Jones was appointed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham on January 10, 2023, to fill the remaining term of former Sandoval County Commissioner F. Kenneth Eichwald, who resigned to assume the office of Magistrate Judge, Division II. The Oath of Office was administered by … Read More

Sandoval County Swearing-In Ceremony Held December 30, 2022

January 3, 2023 Sandoval County Swearing-In Ceremony Held December 30, 202210 Elected Officials Participated Several Sandoval County elected officials took their Oaths of Office at the Sandoval County Swearing-In Ceremony held in the County’s Commission Chambers, 1500 Idalia Road, Bernalillo, N.M., on Friday, December 30, 2022. Pictured (from left): Michael Meek, Commissioner, District 3; Joshua Hernandez, State Representative, District 60; … Read More

Warm Clothing Drive

Thank you Sandoval County for your kindness, generosity, and compassion. Your warm clothing donations for our vulnerable seniors provided hundreds, yes hundreds, of coats, jackets, scarves, socks, mittens, and more to area residents. Drop-offs were made to senior sites the week of December 19 in Bernalillo, Corrales, Cuba, Pena Blanca, Rio Rancho, and other senior service providers in the county. … Read More