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Perfecting Pete’s Cafe

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo: Theresa Padilla, far right, says her staff is what makes Pete’s Cafe a success. The Belen restaurant, which is celebrating 65 years in business, is managed by her niece, Marie Torres, far left. The month-long celebration will include musical performances and specials on every Saturday in October.

For more than 60 years, Pete's Cafe has been more than just a place to eat some of the most sought-after authentic New Mexican cuisine — it has become part of Belen's culture, its traditions.

RC begins infrastructure planning for next five years

For the first time as a municipality, Rio Communities city councilors unanimously approved the Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan that gives residents and legislators a clear picture of the direction of the city for the next five years.

Northcutt resigns from RC Council

Kaylon Northcutt, one of the first four residents elected to serve on the Rio Communities City Council, resigned his position a little more than a year into his term.

County fair

News-Bulletin file photo: The Valencia County Fair has a long history of celebrating the hard work the youth accomplish for raising livestock, such as these cows. The county fair will be held from Saturday, Aug. 16, through Sunday, Aug. 24.

After months of preparation, one of the county's most anticipated summertime events starts next week.