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Author Archives: Aurelio Sanchez / Journal Staff Writer

Lawrence Sanchez, president of the Town of Tomé Land Grant, cleans trash from the top of El Cerro de Tomé following a historic land transfer of 188 acres, including the hill, back to the town. The hill was lost during a land grant war in the 1960s, but Sanchez hopes the land transfer will begin a new age of reconciliation among residents and move the community forward. (Marla Brose/Journal)

Tomé Hill ‘back in the hands of the people’

Ownership of sacred hill is returned to the community of Tomé after years of negotiations and bitterness. Leaders hope the transfer will begin a new age of conciliation among residents.

Prison Shakedown nets Contraband

A New Mexico Corrections security team conducted a shakedown of the Penitentiary of New Mexico Level II prison, seizing several… more »

Church facing human rights suit

A former employee of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in Bernalillo has filed a human rights complaint saying the church… more »

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