For more than 10 years, the Belen Farmers Market was the first of its kind in Valencia County to provide fresh, locally grown produce and goods to residents.
The Belen High School's school based health center will be the first in the state to add a prenatal clinic to the long list of comprehensive health care and wellness services provided to students.
He's been a painter since he could pick up a paint brush, but Franklin Bivens' preferred medium is spray paint.
Belen High School is finishing off the remaining seven weeks in the school year with a new set of administrators.
At the end of a busy work week as a nurse, Anita Smith's pastime makes her feel relaxed, free and even re-energized.
Belen city officials are gearing up to change more than 1,600 addresses of residents and businesses to comply with state statute.
Although dropout rates increased slightly and graduation rates remained the same, enrollment numbers in Belen Schools were what caught school administrators' attention.
She sat clutching the letter in her hands, crying.
Belen Schools administrators are on high alert due to a pack of dogs that reportedly mauled a small dog last month, roaming Veguita neighborhoods near La Promesa Elementary School, located in northern Socorro County.
The Casper Baca Rodeo Co. is hosting the Matt Clouser Benefit Rodeo for one of its own professional bull riders.
One Belen High School valedictorian has been named a finalist in the running to be a National Merit Scholar.
For Donald A. Chavez, it's been a long, arduous 30 years worth of work coming to fruition at the New Mexico legislative session.
Trophy poaching and wanton waste of game might result in a fourth degree felony for violators if House Bill 55 is passed.
Belen Schools officials are busy implementing suggestions two board of education members made about making schools safer for students.
The classrooms and halls of Henry T. Jaramillo Community School ring with childhood memories for one Belen native.
With half of Belen's population earning less than 60 percent of the area median income, it's not a surprise that home ownership has declined and renter-occupied housing has increased within the last 10 years.
This classroom doesn't contain row after row of desks and chairs in front of a chalkboard.
There wasn't a swipe of mascara, a brush of blush or a smear of lipstick amongst more than 100 female students, staff and teachers at Belen High School on Thursday.
Even though the month of March is just a few days away, the calendar hanging in Lenore Pena's office has been turned to that page since January.
Residents will have one more place to watch their favorite sports team on the big screen with a beer, steak or a pastry in hand once Moonrakers opens its doors in mid-March on the west side of Interstate 25 in Belen.