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Noticias (1-29-15)

ARTS THURSDAY, JAN. 29 “ARTFUL THREADS,” an exhibit by the Traditional and Contemporary Fiber Arts of Valencia County, will be held through Feb. 13 at the Belen Harvey House Museum….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1-29-15)

Buyers helped with success Editor: The following is a list of buyers for the 2014 junior livestock sale at the Valencia County Fair. The Valencia Fair Management Company graciously acknowledges…[Read more]

Meadow Lake Kids Club: NMSU Valencia County Extension providing youth development program in Meadow Lake

(NMSU photo by Jane Moorman) NMSU Valencia County Extension agent Newt McCarty helps members of the Meadow Lake Kids Club with a craft project. Children participating in the activity are, from left, Tylor Beuchene, Dylan Garcia, Janessa Garcia and, beside Newt, Lilly Garcia.

Nestled against the Manzano Mountains east of Los Lunas is one of the poorest communities in Valencia County. With 47 percent of its 4,500 residents living below poverty level, Meadow Lake is struggling to maintain its identity as a community.

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Deaths and Funerals (1-22-15)

Karen A. Brubaker 1944-2015 Karen A. Brubaker, age 70, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Richard…[Read more]

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Belen, Los Lunas, UNM-VC Election Guide

Election Information Election Day: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3 Absentee voting: To request an absentee application, stop by the Valencia County Clerk’s office, 444 Luna Ave. Los…[Read more]

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Letters to the Editor (1-22-15)

Thanks to citizens, students Editor: Friday, Jan. 9, was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and across our great nation, citizens made an extra effort to honor the brave men and…[Read more]

Noticias (1-22-15)

ARTS THURSDAY, JAN. 22 VALENCIA COUNTY WOODCARVERS Club meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. They offer free woodcarving instruction at any level….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1/15/15)

Skandera still not listening Editor: An op-ed by Education Secretary-Designate Hanna Skandera in the Albuquerque Journal (last) week asks voters to support the governor’s continued agenda to end social promotion…[Read more]

Deaths and Funerals (1/15/15)

María Erlinda Lobato Benavídez 1929-2015 María Erlinda Lobato Benavídez, age 85, peacefully passed as she lived, with grace, dignity and on her own terms, on Jan. 11, as she was…[Read more]

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Noticias (1/15/15)

ARTS THURSDAY, JAN. 15 VALENCIA COUNTY WOODCARVERS Club meets from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Belen Community Center at Eagle Park. They offer free woodcarving instruction at any level….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (01/08/15)

Ask legislators to vote “no” Editor: Except in New Mexico, the economy’s improving. Millions of Americans who couldn’t afford a doctor now have health care. Fewer U.S. troops are dying…[Read more]

Noticias (1/8/15)

ARTS THURSDAY, JAN. 8 THE FIDDLERS AND MUSICIANS of New Mexico play at 6 p.m. at the Bosque Farms Community Center. Enjoy a night of dancing. For information, call 864-6606…[Read more]

Deaths and Funerals (1/8/2015)

Robert C. Byers 1955-2015 Robert Christopher Byers, age 59, resident of Los Lunas, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Bosque…[Read more]

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Letters to the Editor (1/1/15)

Concerned about charters Editor: I’ve been concerned with charter schools and how they operate ever since New Mexico enacted enabling and what I believe is flawed legislation. Charter schools affiliated…[Read more]