County’s El Zocalo Center Hosting Rural Economic Development Forum


The last in a series of forums focusing on economic development in rural central New Mexico communities will take place in Bernalillo on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.

This forum will focus on the challenges, barriers, smart goals, and assets to formulate a concise framework for the drafting of a regional economic development plan. The meeting is part of a collaborative effort among officials from Sandoval, Los Alamos and Bernalillo Counties.

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Bandelier Announces Solicitation for Concession Proposals

Antoinette Vigil, Director


Sandoval County

The National Park Service (NPS) announces the release of two prospectuses for the award of two new concession contracts in Bandelier National Monument. Solicitation number CC-BAND002-18 is for the award of a concession contract to provide food and beverage services from Historic Building 17, and solicitation number CC-BAND003-18 is for the award of a concession contract to provide retail and winter recreation equipment rental services from Historic Building 15.

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Indian Country’s Ambassador Receives Honor


Veronica TIller was born in the Horse Lake area of the Jicarilla Apache Reservation, the great granddaughter of the Jicarilla Chief Huerito Mundo. She graduated from Valley High School and University of New Mexico. UNM was also where her doctoral dissertation was the first history of the Jicarilla Apaches written by a Jicarilla person. Veronica became the official historian of the Jicarilla Apache Nation.Continue reading

Free Small Business Marketing Resources Workshop


Local small business owners are invited to Bernalillo’s El Zócalo Plaza on Friday, October 27, 2017 to learn about the free marketing and promotions resources available through the Sandoval County CNM Digital Media Lab.

The lab offers a list of services ranging from designing business logos and web sites to developing mobile apps and producing promotional videos. All services are free to local business owners.

A workshop to showcase these services is scheduled for 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 at El Zócalo Plaza, 264 Camino Del Pueblo, in Bernalillo.

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