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Carlito Springs Open Space Project Phase Two Receives Funding

County Commissioners approved funding for up to $2 million for phase two of the Carlito Springs Open Space renovations project in the East Mountains.
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Commissioner Highlights Gun Laws as Hunting Season Approaches

BernCo District 5 Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is urging those who want to discharge firearms in the county to be careful and respectful around residents’ property and livestock.
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BernCo Dedicates Public Art

Bernalillo County’s newest public art will be dedicated at a ceremony on Thursday, July 25 at 10 a.m. at the Vista Grande Community Center in the East Mountains. The two-part sculpture is titled, “Living Landscape” and is the brainchild and creation of artist Karen Yank.
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Law Enforcement Memorial 2019: Civic Plaza

On May 28, 2019, Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty spoke at a memorial on Civic Plaza to honor fallen officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives line of duty.
Law Enforcement Memorial 2019: Civic Plaza

County Backs House Bill 324 Protecting Firefighters

Bernalillo County leadership is supporting the governor’s signing of House Bill 324 adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of conditions that can be covered by worker’s compensation.
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Bernalillo County’s Behavioral Health Initiative to Partner with Mayor Keller to Keep Westside Shelter Open Year-Round

On Feb. 28, Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty and County Manager Julie Morgas Baca joined other city and county officials and shelter managers to cement a new partnership that keeps the Westside Emergency Housing Center open year-round and increases access to services.
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District Judge Rules in County Water Rights Battle

State District Judge Shannon Bacon has rejected an application for an East Mountain developer to access more than 100 million gallons of groundwater.
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Video of Commissioner Pyskoty's Swearing In

Catch this short video of new Bernalillo County District 5 Commissioner Charlene E. Pyskoty's swearing in on Jan. 1, 2019.
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Commissioner Pyskoty Sworn In Jan. 1

Five Bernalillo County elected officials were sworn into office Jan. 1, 2019 at the Hiland Theater in Albuquerque.
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Latest from District 5
  • County Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is hosting the East Mountain Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center. This free outdoor event includes entertainmen...

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  • County Commissioner Charlene Pyskoty is hosting the East Mountain Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center. This free outdoor event includes entertainmen...

  • Registration for artisans and food trucks is now open for the East Mountain Celebration, a District 5 community event. This free outdoor event includes entertainment, jumpers, games, food trucks a...

  • County Commissioners approved funding for up to $2 million for phase two of the Carlito Springs Open Space renovations project in the East Mountains. Phase two project renovations will include the...

Upcoming Events
  • Join us Fridays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for Youth Open Gym Baskeball at Los Vecinos Community Center.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    9/20/2019 6:15 AM - 9/20/2019 8:15 AM

  • Join us for pickleball Mondays through Saturdays at Los Vecinos Community Center!
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 1/2 Old Hwy 66, Tijeras
    Time:
    9/20/2019 9:00 AM - 9/20/2019 12:00 PM

  • Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
    Time:
    9/21/2019 10:30 AM - 9/21/2019 1:30 PM

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