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Photo could be Billy the Kid

Submitted photo: Ray John de Aragon was given this photograph, believed to be Billy the Kid, by his father, Maximo de Aragon, who was given it by his friend, Bonifacio Baca Jr. The picture was passed down through the Baca family from Saturnino Baca. It was taken in 1880.

Billy the Kid may be an outlaw to many people, but for native Los Lunas author, Ray John de Aragon, the Kid aka William H. Bonney was someone his family knew.

SCENIC SPLENDOR

Garden Friend by Barbara C. Arnold

Capturing that certain something in a landscape at just the right time of day when color is imbued with fantastic hues, or that chance appearance of wildlife, that's what photographers William Pearson and Barbara C. Arnold strive to achieve.

PAINTING THE TOWN

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Los Chavez native Jerry Glaser never thought of himself as an artist, but an art class in high school made him take art seriously.

Valencia County has its own budding Walt Disney in Jerry Glaser, a Los Lunas artist who grew up in Los Chavez.

Los Lunas expands its park system

Neighborhood parks offer opportunities to exercise and enjoy the beauty of nature. The Los Lunas Parks and Recreation and Open Space departments are dedicated to improving parks and creating enjoyable trails for residents of all ages.

Forest Good wins LL spelling bee

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: The top three spellers at the Los Lunas Schools Spelling Bee are, from left, first-place winner Forest Good, Julia Aragon, second place; and Dylan Lassard, third place.

Plagiarism, vestigial, neticate, a word meaning the rules of Internet conduct, — these were some of the words used in the Los Lunas Schools spelling bee last Thursday, which is part of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Chavez resigns from LL board

Kelly Chavez Resigns from board

Los Lunas Board of Education member Kelly Chavez has resigned from her position in District 2 to accept a promotion that would relocate her to another part of the state.