• Costilla County Sheriff arrests three for June 1 burglary

    Costilla County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Stevie Maez, 18, Adrian Behne, 24 and Miguel Rael, 36, at approximately 7:30 a.m. June 6 on an array of felony warrants.

  • Sangre de Cristo Ranches announces fire restrictions

    Sangre de Cristo Ranch Owners (SCRO) in partnership with Gary Pettigrew, a volunteer fire fighter with the Costilla County Fire Protection District Board, on Monday reminded residents, “We are in a 'SEVERE DROUGHT' as described by the National Weather Service Map which has led us in to a fire ban.

  • 'Puppy mills' before BOCC this Friday

    The Conejos Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will consider applications at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15 for two dog-breeding businesses in rural Conejos County.

  • Sheriff declares Stage One fire ban

    Effective immediately and until further notice, Conejos County Sheriff Robert Gurule has issued a County-wide Stage One Fire Ban and restrictions. Due to continued low humidity and high winds, Gurule has imposed a ban on open fires including but not limited to burning of trash,lawns,weeds,fields,camp fires, warming fires,charcoal grill fires and the use of fireworks.

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    Ballots due June 26

    That Primary Election ballot most persons have received in the mail must be marked and returned to each county clerk's office by 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. There are many choices in some posts and few in others, but there's plenty of time to make the required choices.

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