(This is the first of a two-part series about the tragic 2014 Fort Hood Army base mass shooting. Belen native Wilfred Chavez was one of several soldiers wounded.)
After decades of planning, a ground-breaking ceremony was held Monday on the new crosswind runway at the Belen Alexander Municipal Airport.
Voters might get their chance to decide whether they are willing to pay higher property taxes for a new fire station and improved sidewalks in the Hub City come next March.
The idea is in place, the location has been secured and now the real work begins as volunteers with the local Disabled American Veterans' post move forward in establishing a Veterans Memorial in Belen.
A Belen man was shot and killed early Monday morning and sheriff's detectives have arrested the man who they believe is responsible.
With an increase of transients in the Hub City, city councilors are contemplating an ordinance that would prohibit aggressive panhandling in the city.
Of all the channels we receive in the Garcia household, I watch just a few. I love HGTV, the home of "House Hunters," "Love It or List It."
The Valencia County sheriff’s investigators are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious death. Just before 6 a.m., Monday, July 6, deputies responded to a call of a possible shooting in…[Read more]
Several county employees who were looking forward to receiving a pay raise this new fiscal year will have to do without one after it was announced that this year's property tax revenues are estimated to be lower than initially estimated.
After years of debate about the county's solid waste plan — or lack of one — county commissioners approved entering into a contract with a local man who they hope will advise them on coming up with a solution.
Everyone knew Jerry Jaramillo through his music, his kind deeds and his love of community.
Belen Fire Chief Manny Garcia said he couldn't keep the good news a secret any longer, announcing that the city's Insurance Service Office rating has improved to a Class 4 from a Class 5.
A local veteran is hoping the Belen City Council will approve his idea of placing a veterans memorial at Eagle Park.
A man who was shot by a Valencia County sheriff's deputy on Wednesday has died.
A man who was shot by a Valencia County sheriff’s deputy on Wednesday has died. New Mexico State Police Sgt. Chad Pierce said a deputy was dispatched to a home…[Read more]
As the temperatures continue to rise and we see children roaming about town, in the parks and at the pools, I can't help but remember when I was a child, enjoying the hot days and warm nights of summer.
Someone broke into the Belen Area Food Pantry last month, leaving the volunteers appalled but with a new sense of purpose.
New Mexico and Valencia County have a lot of traditions, including delicious food such as posole, enchiladas and tamales.