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Letters to the editor (08/14/14)

Thank you firefighters Editor: The words, “Thank You,” cannot describe the sincere appreciation and gratitude we have  for all of the agencies that participated in the funeral of retired firefighter…[Read more]

Noticias (08/14/14)

ARTS THURSDAY, AUG. 14 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 (08/14/14)

Anastacio R. “Tacho” Luna 1925-2014 Anastacio R. “Tacho” Luna, age 88, a resident of Belen, passed away peacefully of natural causes on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Tacho was a World…[Read more]

Commissioners fail once again

Valencia County commissioners hit the reset button last week, deciding to cancel a contract with Waste Management for all residential trash service in the unincorporated county. After more than a…[Read more]

Holt, Brown marry

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Ashlen Holt and Gage Brown were married on July 26, 2014, in the backyard of her grandparents, Helen and Bud Holt.

Letters to the editor (08/07/14)

Aguilar should resign Editor: On Sept. 4, trash collection in the unincorporated parts of the county is set to begin, under terms of a contract approved by the county commission…[Read more]

Noticias (08/07/14)

ARTS THURSDAY, AUG. 7 JOIN THE RIO GRANDE Valencia Poets for poetry on the first Thursday of every month from 6 p.m.. at Perk It Up, 520 Baca, in Belen….[Read more]

Deaths and funerals (08/07/14)

Frances Mae Arnold 1936-2014 Frances Mae Arnold, age 77, of Los Lunas, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2014, at her children’s home in Sterling Heights, Mich. She was born…[Read more]

Noticias (07/31/14)

ARTS THURSDAY, JULY 31 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 (07/31/14)

Hope for Ghana people Editor: The West African nation of Ghana ― the first African nation to achieve independence from colonial rule in 1957 ― is in the news. Unfortunately,…[Read more]

Gauthier embracing La Merced

La Merced Elementary School Assistant Principal Denise Gutierrez, left, and Prinicpal Valeryia Gauthier, right, are working together to make sure this school year is successful.

Principal Valeryia Gauthier is one of six new faces students and parents can expect to see at La Merced Elementary when school starts up in a few weeks.