A man has been charged with an open count of murder in the first degree and an attempt to commit a felony (another first-degree murder) following an altercation at Club 203 east of Moriarty in the early morning hours of Oct. 25.
Regardless of who wins the Nov. 4 election, residents will see a familiar face sitting in the Torrance County Commission District 1 seat. Incumbent Lonnie Freyburger, a Democrat, will face off against former commissioner Jim Frost, a Republican. Frost served on the county commission from 2003 to 2010 before term limits went into effect. After sitting out a term he is seeking to return.
Halloween brings out the fun in nearly everyone, and that was true with the Haunted Trail and Trick-or-Treat event at Vista Grande Community Center last Friday.
Julia DuCharme attends nearly every Torrance County Commission meeting, frequently standing behind the podium to speak out on matters she feels passionate about. Following the Nov. 4 election, she hopes to move to the other side of the table and sit in the commission District 2 seat herself.
Five-thirty in the morning might be an odd time for a shopping spree, but it's a common time of day for shoplifters.
The Torrance County Commission formalized a contract with the city of Moriarty to purchase and install six fire hydrants for Heritage Road, which runs east off N.M. 41 to the city's rodeo arena and Moriarty Elementary School. The fire hydrants, at an estimated $3,890 each, will cost approximately $24,000 but as a precaution Moriarty asked the county to contribute up to $30,000.
About 25 percent of Torrance County high schoolers have tried marijuana, according to the 2013 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey.
Against a picture-perfect, sky-blue backdrop New Mexicans old and young gathered in a field west of Estancia to eat funnel cakes and green chile cheeseburgers, compete in pie-eating contests, take a spin on carnival swings, and, of course, watch a handful of teams compete in the annual Punkin Chunkin.'
After months of discussion about the future of the Edgewood Planning and Zoning Commission meetings, the Edgewood Town Council adopted an ordinance changing the criteria for members.
The seven member entities of the Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority will decide in November whether to add two new members.
Matthew Miller of Moriarty said he was sitting in his car on his son's property east of Edgewood one afternoon in late February when two men accosted him with their guns drawn, berated him, slashed his tires and then handcuffed him.
Bernalillo County sheriff's deputies have identified two men wanted in connection with a homicide that was discovered last Friday morning along Sandia Crest Road.
On a windswept, overcast afternoon last Thursday, community members, town councilors and family visited the Edgewood Soccer Field to witness its dedication as the Steve Williams Athletic Field. Williams, the town's maintenance custodian died unexpectedly in February from complications of a respiratory infection and Type I diabetes. He was 58.
Now that Edmund Kase, the longest sitting state judge in New Mexico, has retired the 7th Judicial District will get the chance to elect a new face.
Anyone who has driven past Edgewood since Tuesday knows there's a construction project underway on Interstate 40 surrounding exit 187.
When Robert Marez's neighbors saw something, they said something to the Edgewood Police Department on Sept. 17.
Sounds emanating from 1,300 feet of roadway just west of Tijeras have been listened to around the world, and it's more than just tires on pavement catching international attention.
The outcome of an Estancia Valley legislative race could well play a role in determining the balance of power in the New Mexico House of Representatives, where Democrats currently hold a 37-33 edge over Republicans.
Roads, roads and more roads were a recurring topic of conversation throughout the Edgewood Town Council meeting on Oct. 1.