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Belen runway expansion gets FAA approval

After years of waiting and hoping, Belen city officials announced this week that the Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval for a new crosswind runway at the Belen Alexander Municipal Airport.

Birthday blessings

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo: Grandma Joanne Luna, left, daughter, Lorraine Lindbloom, right, and granddaughter Gianna Lindbloom, center, all share more than a normal family bond. All three were born on July 2.

A baby girl named Gianna Ryan Lindbloom was born on Tuesday, July 2 — exactly 29 years after her mom, Lorraine, was born, and 52 years after her grandmother, Joanne, was born.

RC survey asks residents their concerns

With the city of Rio Communities celebrating it's one-year anniversary of incorporation, they are planning for the city's future as they start the process of compiling information for their Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan and comprehensive master plan.

Capturing cowboy country

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo:  Rod and Calvé Libby first met in art class in high school. The Rio Communities couple have continued their artwork by creating work inspired by the Southwest. The couple have the Long Shadows Studio of Western Art in their home.

Born and raised in Michigan, Rod and Calvé Libby made their way out West not just for a better life, but for a life that inspires their art.

LLPD probes suspicious Sunday death

Los Lunas police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who they believe might have some information regarding a possible homicide that occurred over the weekend.

Otero retires after 11 years on the bench

District Court Judge Violet Otero Retiring

Her love for the law won't stop when she steps off the bench tomorrow for the very last time, but 13th Judicial District Court Judge Violet Otero says it's time to hang up her robe and retire.