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Every year, Albuquerque’s Westside Emergency Housing Center that opens in November closes again when warmer weather arrives in March. That closure leaves the more than 300 men, women, and children, served each night by the shelter, limited opti... Read More


Bernalillo County Commissioner Charlene E. Pyskoty is sponsoring a community forum on water issues in the East Mountains on Saturday, March 9, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Vista Grande Community Center, 15 La Madera Rd., Sandia Park. See the flier below for m... Read More


At its Feb. 12 administrative meeting the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners recognized the outstanding effort and dedication to citizenship of Cub Scout Pack 85 for earning their "Building a Better World" badge.

As a member pack of th... Read More


State District Judge Shannon Bacon has rejected an application for an East Mountain developer to access more than 100 million gallons of groundwater.

The application, filed in 2009, has been opposed by Bernalillo County with both the State Engineers O... Read More


Below you can watch a short video of new Bernalillo County District 5 Commissioner Charlene E. Pyskoty's swearing in on Jan. 1, 2019.



Sandia Peak is planning to open soon and needs workers. Here’s some important information about changes to the hiring fair:

Due to the road conditions to Sandia Peak Ski Area, the Sandia Peak hiring fair this Thursday, Jan. 3 will be moved to th... Read More


Five Bernalillo County elected officials were sworn into office Jan. 1, 2019 at the Hiland Theater in Albuquerque.

The elected officials are:

  • Commissioner Debbie O’Malley of District 1, representing the North Valley and West Mesa.
  • Commissioner Cha... Read More


East Mountain Little League will be getting a face-lift before play begins next spring.

County Commissioner James E. Smith turned the first shovels of dirt on the project with several members of the little league, Thursday afternoon.

“Bernalillo ... Read More


Due to inclement weather in the Manzano Mountains, the Mobile Voting Unit will NOT be at Whispering Pines Senior Center today, October 31, 2018.  

The Mobile Voting Unit will be stationed at Civic Plaza in downtown Albuquerque as schedu... Read More


Bernalillo County has lost a public servant, former county Commissioner James “Corky” Morris, who passed away on Sept. 27 at the age of 83. He is probably best known for guiding others in the political arena.

Morris served on the Bernalill... Read More


Commissioner James Smith welcomes the community to the 2018 East Mountain Celebration, Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 N.M. 333, in the Village of Tijeras.

This year, Bernalillo County is honoring five outstan... Read More


District 5 County Commissioner James Smith welcomes the community to the 2018 East Mountain Celebration, a family-friendly event, Sunday, Sept. 23 from 12-4 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, in Tijeras.

Enjoy music from a great local b... Read More


Homes, businesses and government agencies are all in need of better internet service in the east mountain area of Bernalillo County and factors influencing service include terrain and technology.

In an effort to address this issue, a panel discussion ... Read More


Commissioner James E. Smith wants East Mountain property owners to know about the Fall 2018 Green Waste Event coming up from Sept. 29 to Oct. 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

During that time, East Mountain landowners can recycle their green waste for free at ... Read More


Join District 5 Commissioner James Smith and Bernalillo County Economic Development on Sept. 8, 2018 for “Broadband Challenges in the East Mountains,” a conversation with panelists regarding the challenges to achieving reliable, consisten... Read More

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    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    3/21/2019 12:00 PM - 3/21/2019 1:30 PM

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    Los Vecincos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    3/21/2019 1:30 PM - 3/21/2019 2:30 PM

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    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    3/25/2019 12:00 PM - 3/25/2019 1:30 PM

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