Gov. Susana Martinez announced on May 5 that New Mexico is No. 1 in the nation for the greatest growth in high school graduation rates, and the state's Hispanic children are No. 1 in the nation for completing and testing in Advanced Placement classes.
From all the way across the Atlantic Ocean, a young West African man has come to the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus to fulfill his dream of becoming a registered nurse.
Only a handful of residents attended the Peralta Town Council meeting last week when the decision to initiate a mill levy was approved.
The brilliant smile of Sonia Allen shines as she greets visitors and extends her hand to them. Her bright office is busy with frequent traffic from students and teachers coming for her assistance.
After more than two years, a lawsuit contesting the election of Los Lunas Councilor Amanda M. Perea has been put to rest.
Every parent's nightmare is an injury to their child. For single mother, Veronica Baca, a teacher at Raymond Gabaldon Elementary School, that nightmare came true. Her son, Marc Baca, 22, was rushed to the hospital on March 11 after taking a fall from the roof of his grandparent's house in Albuquerque.
Gardeners, farmers and students interested in learning more about how to build healthy, moisture-retaining soils are invited to the annual Spring Garden Fair at Arboretum Tomé on Saturday, May 31.
Many young people change their minds a few times about what they want to be when they grow up, but Miranda Chavez, a senior at Los Lunas High School, hasn't wavered about what she wants for her future.
After a lawsuit opposing the county's decision to award mill levy money for a hospital in Belen was dismissed, it's unclear whether or not a medical facility will be built in Los Lunas.
The Wounded Warrior Project provides free programs and services for soldiers injured in the wars since 9-11 and helps them build successful lives. To raise money for the project, local marathon runner Jim Schnitzler, organized the Believe in Heroes Memorial Day Run.
Nearly all the seats at the Peralta town hall meeting were filled with residents questioning a proposed 2 mill levy.
Graduating seniors today are not like graduates in their parents' time. Some of today's seniors are graduating with several hours of college credit or even associates degrees along with their high school diplomas.
At 6 years old, Zaylon Zamora is a small package but he has a huge heart.
The mayor and council of Peralta will consider implementing an increase in property taxes to help build a new sewer system at their meeting next week.
Today's children seem to be born tech savvy. Right away, they grasp some of the latest technology. In this digital age, that's important.
Children seated with heads bowed in concentration over brightly colored snap-on bricks are pulling ideas from their young minds to build houses, automobiles and other structures concocted from their imaginations.
Los Lunas Schools officials are anticipating an upcoming teacher shortage, with 22 teachers and 24 administrators retiring this year.
Katherine Hower, a resident of Belen, won the Best Chocolate Baker award in the cookies and candy division of the fourth annual Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest.
Staci March, a technology-savvy Century High School teacher, has been named a "STAR Discovery Educator" by Discovery Education for her innovative use of technology.
Many elders on fixed incomes go without basic necessities and food items most people take for granted.