Keep a song in your heart and a dance in your step. That is the credo that made elementary music teacher LeeAnne Becker the Belen Consolidated Schools Teacher of the Year.
There was a shake-up in the Valencia County administration last Wednesday night with the announcement of the sudden resignation of the county manager.
"A lot of mistakes."
There was a shake-up in the Valencia County administration Wednesday night with the announcement of the sudden resignation of the county manager. After three hours in executive session, the commissioners…[Read more]
As the budget planning comes to a close for Valencia County, top administrators are hoping to implement a pay schedule that will finally get employees on an even playing field.
Last Friday Belen Board of Education President Larry Lindberg announced the names of the six candidates the board selected out of a field of 14 applicants to interview for the Belen Consolidated School District superintendent position.
Three schools in the Belen Consolidated Schools District were placed on lock down Monday afternoon after a suspicious person was spotted in the area.
A local education leader recently earned recognition for her support and promotion of Phi Theta Kappa, the largest honors society in American higher education.
Today Belen Board of Education President Larry Lindberg announced the names of the six candidates the board selected to interview for Belen Consolidated School District superintendent out the field of…[Read more]
After receiving 14 applications for the superintendent position, the Belen Board of Eduction narrowed that field down to six finalists to be interviewed soon, hopefully next week.
Passionate, driven and determined. Those are the three words that come to mind after meeting Lori Karson, the valedictorian for the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus class of 2015.
They held out as long as they could, but last week, members of the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board reluctantly and unanimously agreed to a tuition increase for students at the two-year college.
A balanced budget for the Belen Consolidated Schools was sent to the state last week after the district addressed a shortfall of almost $129,000.
A vacancy on a local education board might soon be filled.
Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney Lemuel Martinez has officially dismissed the first-degree murder charge filed against a Belen boy who shot and killed his father in 2009.
It was a quiet election day Tuesday for the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District, with only 218 ballots cast both by absentee and in-person voting.
When the dust cleared after a contentious 60-day legislative session this year, the reality of no state capitol outlay money sank in quickly.
It's a circle of color and movement, graceful steps and elegant spins. Five young ladies move to the beat of the drum as they dance in the warm New Mexico sun, swinging their fringed shawls in captivating patterns.