Test-driving spiffy new cars to raise money for local students sounds like a pretty good deal. Valencia High School scored almost $6,000 by getting nearly 300 people to take a test drive.
The village of Los Lunas is expanding its governmental computer network to create a private, county-wide network that connects the village, Bosque Farms, Belen and the county's IT divisions in one network for information sharing.
Valencia High School students and staff may be familiar with the new energetic principal, Darian Jaramillo, because she started in May.
Easy going, polite and friendly, Robert Stephen, who has been a band director for most of his career in education, is the new principal at Century High School.
The conference room at Los Lunas School's central office was nearly empty July 3, when the Board of Education met to select an interim superintendent.
For one young terminally ill boy, God wears a baseball cap.
Former Los Lunas mayor Robert Vialpando and his wife, Doris, a fine arts teacher at Los Lunas High School, were in a car crash on U.S. 380 driving east to Carrizozo late last month.
On Monday morning, to the astonishment of the Los Lunas Board of Education, Superintendent Bernard Saiz submitted his retirement notice.
There are new rules for septic tank pumpers, and a recent complaint put Lawrence Jaramillo, owner of Peralta's Septic, on notice.
The 17th annual Los Lunas Chamber of Commerce's Summerfest in Heritage Park is a four-day event this year, and everything is free except vendor merchandise.
After several years and four rough drafts, the town of Peralta now has a law to regulate its sewage disposal.
Los Lunas Village Councilors are maintaining a conservative approach to this year's budget, which was approved last month.
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.