More than 40 years ago when Los Lunas resident Annemarie Pearson begin writing the chapters of her life, becoming an author wasn't part of the story.
The Belen Board of Education selected a new member to fill the seat left vacant after long-time school board member Adrian Pino resigned last month.
Belen Board of Education recently approved a resolution against New Mexico Public Education Department policy changes they say places an undue burden on district educators.
After searching for nearly three years, the Belen Area Food Pantry is slated to get a new home.
In 1989, Alan Coleman had an epiphany while standing on top of a defunct weapons production facility in Colorado that he and his team of engineers had designed.
Records show the city of Belen paid thousands of dollars to cover employee wages for the privately sponsored, poorly attended, expensively priced Celebrate Belen's Country and Americana Music Festival in August.
The Belen City Council unanimously approved a new system for dispensing tax money it collects from area hotels and motels to promote tourism.
A former high-ranking city employee, who says he was wrongfully terminated, is suing the city of Belen and City Manager Mary Lucy Baca.
Many Valencia County residents face challenges when it comes to obtaining affordable health care, earning a living wage and putting enough food on the table.
After serving for more than a decade on the Belen Board of Education, Adrian Pino, the board's vice president, has resigned — effectively immediately.
Nearly 30 percent of Valencia County children experience hunger, according to a study released earlier this year by Feeding America, a national anti-hunger organization.
If the jobless rate is any indication, the economy is starting to improve for many Valencia County residents.
Students at an area high school earn classroom credit while working toward building stronger community ties.
A few years back, Dubra Karnes-Padilla taught exercises in a hallway at the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus because there wasn't enough space on campus to accommodate a permanent classroom.
On the second Thursday of each month, you can find a handful of lawyers, sitting behind conference tables in a crowded room at the 13th Judicial District Court House in Los Lunas.
Belen school officials want to revise the district's weapon's policy to get rid of stiff, mandatory penalties that interrupt the educational process.
Some can say a sense of duty is in Edward Connelly Archuleta's blood.
The city of Belen is one step closer to ending a hard-fought process to get a hospital built within the city limits.
A group of local artists want to help folks celebrate family and friends who have passed on to the next life.
Several times a week for many years, volunteers at the area's only food bank have set up shop at First Baptist Church of Belen and passed out food to needy families.