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2014 Citizen of the Year – Charles Cox: Lifelong firefighter, Vietnam veteran, VFW post commander and Boy Scout troop master

News-Bulletin file photo: Charles Cox, a volunteer with the Belen Fire Department, is also the department's nationally-certified fire investigator. Cox retired after 34 years with the Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department.

Not many people can say they have lived their entire lives helping their community, serving their country, assisting veterans and shaping the lives of youths to become responsible adults and future leaders.

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Local student levitates to national STEM competition in Washington, D.C.

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Makayla Gates’ science fair project was selected to compete in the national Broadcom MASTERS competition in Washington, D.C.

PERALTA – Young inventor Makayla Gates, of Peralta, knows something about levitation. Small stones or sand particles can be held in the air as if by magic using sound waves,…[Read more]

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Deaths & Funerals (10-16-14)

Kelly Rae (Benjamin) Colton Died 2014 Kelly Rae (Benjamin) Colton, age 52, a resident of Bosque Farms, passed away on Oct. 9, 2014. She was born in Belen and raised…[Read more]

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Noticias (10/09/14)

ARTS THURSDAY, OCT. 9 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]

Deaths and funerals (10/09/14)

Karl William Asendorf 1935-2014 Karl William Asendorf, age 78, a resident of Rio Communities,  passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Karl retired from the Navy in 1976 after…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (10/02/14)

VC Royalty sponsors great Editor: Thank you, from the Valencia County Royalty, to all of our sponsors, including Corky Morrison with the Old Mill Farm and Ranch, Debbie and Jimmy…[Read more]

Deaths and funerals (10/02/14)

Lillian Catherine Luckett Balfour 1921-2014 Lillian Catherine Luckett Balfour, 93, of Los Lunas, passed away Sept. 14, 2014, at the Belen Meadows Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Lillian was born…[Read more]

Noticias (10/02/14)

ARTS THURSDAY, OCT. 2 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]