Bernalillo Hosting Mountain West Brew Fest Labor Day Weekend

After 27 years of hosting the New Mexico Wine Festival, the Town of Bernalillo is starting a new Labor Day Weekend tradition. The inaugural Mountain West Brew Fest at Bernalillo will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6, 2015. This event will showcase New Mexico’s highly acclaimed craft breweries, as well as some others from around the mountain … Read More

County Employee takes First Place at Heavy Equipment Rodeo

Every year, the New Mexico Association of Counties hosts a conference at which public officials can swap knowledge with their peers. Most of that happens in hotel indoor venues like hotel conference or classrooms. But the county workers who are used to tackling outdoor jobs—like members of road crews or building maintenance staffs—do their networking outside as well. And for … Read More

NAVR Program to Offer Voter Education, Registration at the Sandoval County Fair

Representatives from the Sandoval County Native American Voting Rights Program will be providing voter education at this year’s county fair.  The Native American Voting Rights Program was created to ensure that the county’s Native American population has equal access to all phases of the electoral process. However, it doesn’t mean the program provides services solely to Native Americans. At the … Read More

County Offering Free Tourism Business Training

The Sandoval County Office of Business Development and Tourism is hosting a workshop to give local business owners tips on how to better tap into the state’s thriving tourist industry. The one-day workshop is scheduled for 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Friday, July 31, 2015 at the Walatowa Visitor Center, 7413 Highway 4, Jemez Pueblo. “We love bringing new … Read More

U.S. Rep. Grisham’s Staff Hosting Office Hours in Sandoval County

Members of U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham’s staff will be hosting mobile office hours at the Sandoval County Administration Building on Tuesday July, 28, 2015. From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on that day, county residents will be to ask questions and raise issues they would like the Congresswoman to consider. The mobile office hours are being held at the … Read More

Longtime County Elections Director Calling it a Career

After 41 years, and countless elections, Sandoval County Bureau of Elections Director Eddie Gutierrez has decided to retire. Gutierrez started his tenure with the county on September 3, 1974 as part a special Veteran’s work program. He became a regular, full-time county employee in January 1975. During that time, Gutierrez has supervised the balloting process for Sandoval County voters through … Read More

Boost Your Overall Health at the 2nd Annual Community Health Fair

The second annual Sandoval County Community Health Fair will take place Friday, August 7, 2015. And, once again, organizers have made this more than your run-of-the-mill health fair. This could be called a Health and Well-Being fair, with experts on improving physical, mental, emotional, and financial health expected to be on hand. Numerous healthcare providers will conduct free health screenings—checking … Read More

It’s Time to Start Thinking about the Sandoval County Fair

Whether you’re a senior citizen, a junior citizen or somewhere in between, you’ll want to be in Cuba, New Mexico the week of July, 27 to August 2, 2015 for the Sandoval County Fair. This annual event truly offers events that appeal to folks of all ages. It’s also offers the most fun a family can have without busting its … Read More

County Commission Issues Fireworks Restrictions

The Sandoval County Commission has issued a proclamation restricting the sale and use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the county through July 15, 2015. The proclamation was passed at a special commission meeting on Monday, June 15, 2015. The fireworks restrictions were requested by Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon, who said he wanted to take this precaution … Read More

Sandoval County Launches Veterans Hiring Initiative

Sandoval County has launched an initiative to improve the chances of qualified military veterans being hired for county jobs. The county commission adopted a resolution approving the initiative at its May 7, 2015 meeting. The resolution said the initiative reflects the commission’s desire to “honor our veterans.” The program does not offer any job guarantees for veterans. However, it does … Read More