News

A wild brush fire, dubbed as the Los Alamitos fire, began near Los Alamitos Heights on May 14. The cause is under investigation, according to Fire and Rescue Chief Robert Hayes.

After 30 years of service, Chief Marty Vigil has decided to retire from the Grants Police Department. This will be his second time retiring.

A group of citizens made waves during the public comment portion of a Grants city council meeting recently, bringing to light allegations against the Grants Animal Care Center.

Opinion

When Paul Harris started Rotary in 1905, his goal was to have professionals working together to serve the local community.

My lady Delia showed me a picture on Facebook, and said, “This is a picture of you and I and D.J. when we went to the Grand Canyon.”

Spring has sprung and many of Cibola’s citizens are busy little bees. Cleaning up their hives and doing that annual spring time yard maintenance.

Sports

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Laguna- Acoma’s entry into the final weekend of the 3A state baseball tournament ended against the top-ranked Texico Wolverines last Wednesday morning.

The Grants High School boys’ basketball team has a new captain at the helm of the basketball program as Steven Gilbert was named the head coach earlier in the week.

ESPANOLA, N.M. – The Laguna- Acoma Hawks’ baseball team got one back from the McCurdy Bobcats last Wednesday in the first round of the state 3A baseball tournament.

Lifestyle

Fun in the sun The Grants Head Start took its students to the Albuquerque Zoo this past week.

Lauren Martinez is a senior at Grants High School, she is preparing herself for college, competing against scores of other seniors for scholarships.

Hidden away on Roosevelt Avenue is the KMIN radio museum. Offering more than 80 years of radio history, the museum gives insight on how the entire country once listened to music.

Obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Robert Allen Padilla, 77, will be on Sunday, May 19, 2018, at the St. Rosalia Catholic Church in Moquino, N.M. He passed away on May 12, 2018, in Moquino.

A viewing for Eloy Ortiz, 88, will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 9 a.m., followed by a service at 10 a.m. at Living Hope Church, 1100 Franciscan Grants, N.M.

Internment services for Ramona R. Bustos, 55, will be held at a later date at the family plot. Cremation has taken place. Ramona was born on Aug.

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