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Bernalillo County seeking applicants for DWI Planning Council vacancy

(PRESS RELEASE) Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) – Bernalillo County is currently soliciting for a DWI Planning Council vacancy appointment for County Commission District 1. The intent of the DWI Planning Council is to develop a county DWI plan and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on prevention, treatment, and law enforcement programs, services, and activities…MORE

BernCo advises: Protect household pets with coyote deterrences

(PRESS RELEASE) Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB)  – Coyotes have been coming closer to residences in Bernalillo County and going after household pets, but there are ways to deter coyotes from animals and property. Pet owners can change their behavior to deter coyotes when taking their animals outside: Pets should be supervised when playing or going…MORE

BERNCO Commissioners approve CARES grants for county renters

(PRESS RELEASE) Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB)  – Bernalillo County commissioners have approved the opening of the Bernalillo County CARES Rental and Utility Assistance grant for qualified county residents. The county has identified $1 million in emergency relief monies to assist residents who are experiencing hardships due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and who are delinquent…MORE

Big jump in Covid-19 cases

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB)–Coronavirus is spiking again in New Mexico. 316 new cases were reported on Tuesday by the State Department of Health, doubling the numbers from Monday. 138 of the new cases were from Bernalillo County, which now has had more than seven thousand cases since the pandemic began. There were no new deaths…MORE

Reducing recidivism in Bernalillo County

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)–The U.S. Attorney for New Mexico says $680 thousand in Department of Justice grants will be used to help ensure that adults and juveniles returning to their communities in Bernalillo County after being incarcerated don’t go back to prison. U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson says the goal is that once a person serves…MORE

Bernalillo County bumper sticker

Albuqueruqe, NM (KKOB) — An Albuquerque woman has raised concerns regarding a government vehicle she has noticed with a political bumper sticker. he woman said that she spotted the truck on Cesar Chavez near Fourth Street on Monday. The bumper sticker, supporting the Trump-Pence ticket was attached on the back of a truck that Bernalillo…MORE

Behavioral health provider CARES grant application deadline extended to Sept. 30

Behavioral Health Provider CARES Grant Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 30   Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) – The Department of Behavioral Health Services extends the application deadline for behavioral health providers who wish to apply for emergency financial support through the Bernalillo County Behavioral Health Provider CARES Grant. This grant is for qualified behavioral health providers to…MORE

Commissioners approve additional grant funds for Bernalillo County small businesses

(PRESS RELEASE)  Bernalillo County, NM–(KKOB)– Bernalillo County is offering more emergency financial support through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal stimulus package for qualifying small businesses. Bernalillo County commissioners approved the use of an additional $1 million of CARES money at a special meeting of the commission this morning. The grants…MORE

Bernalillo County memorial burial ceremony for unclaimed/indigent residents

Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) —The county, in conjunction with Daniels Family Funeral Services, will honor Bernalillo County unclaimed and indigent residents with a memorial burial ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, this year’s service will not be open to the public. To find out if a deceased person is on the…MORE

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