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LL nurse named best in state

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Yolanda Morales, of Los Lunas, won the Excellence in Advanced Practice award from the New Mexico Nursing Excellence awards program.

Coming from a small, poor community in Silver City, Advanced Practice Nurse Yolanda Morales understands the economic struggle and minimal health care available in rural areas.

LL fire department delivers food

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Volunteer and career firefighters from the Los Lunas Fire Department provide boxes of food and turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner to members of the community.

Boxes of Thanksgiving dinner turkeys and other food items were delivered Monday by the Los Lunas Fire Department to families who might otherwise go without.

Saving sheltered animals

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia County teens Danielle Wheat, left, and Rose McClellan, right, volunteer to raise money to transport unwanted pets from the Valencia County Animal Shelter to no-kill shelters in Colorado and Utah.

Local teenagers were out on Los Lunas Main Street Saturday, with hand-painted signs asking for donations and encouraging people to adopt pets from the Valencia County Animal Shelter.

VHS student wins car for excellence

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Guama Hairstonel is the proud winner of Valencia High School’s Renaissance Program’s annual car give-away.

Miles and miles of highway and the freedom of independence fuel the thrill of first car ownership for most people. That includes, for many young people, transportation to college.

Photo philosopher

Margo Wagner photo:  An angel, Leaf Bright, is shown in a nationally-recognized photo taken by El Cerro photographer Margo Wagner. The photograph shows and angel on Route 66 at Pyramid Peak outside of Gallup looking for gas for her Ford Mustang,

Photographer Margo Wagner gained national recognition for a series of angel photos she took in Gallup. Now she's focusing her lens on Valencia County.