With a healthy voter turnout, the town of Peralta elected three incumbent councilors to its governing body Tuesday.
It wasn't a hotly contested race in the village of Bosque Farms but they managed to elect two councilors, Bill Kennedy and Russ Walkup, incumbents who both ran unopposed.
In the matter of a few minutes, Tommy Wisneski went from baseball to board room Tuesday night.
Valencia County commissioners voted down a proposed zone change for a 100-acre solar field on the east side 3-2.
When Valencia County's emergency management coordinator left her position earlier this month, she left behind three years of tangled files and more than a quarter million dollars in grant funding to be sorted out.
As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Valencia County was without a probate judge.
(The Valencia County News-Bulletin and Valencia Shelter Services are partnering to commemorate the 25 years of service VSS has provided to domestic violence victims and to the community. In the coming months, 25 articles recounting the history, highlighting the services, telling survivors' stories and profiling those who have contributed to VSS's history and continued success will be featured. The series will conclude in October, when VSS will officially recognize its 25th anniversary during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.)
Two young boys entered an empty lot in Meadow Lake earlier this week. Only one left alive.
Four residents have stepped up to be considered for a vacant position on the Belen Board of Education after Board President Sam Chavez stepped down abruptly in January, leaving the District 2 seat empty.
Although a recent sewer rate workshop was sparsely attended, the Bosque Farms councilors and the four residents who stopped by were presented with a lot of information to think about.
Last month, the contract for the superintendent of Belen Consolidated Schools was extended for one more year. But Ron Marquez understands that could change at any time.
Funding for nearly $1 million in capital projects in Valencia County finally got the green light, after several months of uncertainty.
If all goes as planned, in about three months, the city of Rio Communities will take possession of the Rio Grande Estates Fire Department, lock, stock and bunker gear.
It started with "actual" and ended with "aventajado." And it was with a huge smile that Belen Middle School seventh-grader Aylin Contreras realized she had "outdone" her 41 competitors.
It all started with a handful of women wanting to help other women — wanting to help women trapped in violence, looking for a safe harbour.
To throw out the statistic of Belen Consolidated Schools' 57 percent recent graduation rate for 2013 is to miss a big part of the picture, says Superintendent Ron Marquez.
Valencia County Commissioner have asked the courts to not force the issue of a health care facilities contract three commissioners accidentally signed last July.
A federal lawsuit filed more than a year ago against the Valencia County Detention Center by an inmate has been settled this week for $1.6 million.
You could smell the cooking pork and garlic all the way from Christopher Road Saturday morning.