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School board elections set for next Tuesday

This year's election season for local education boards is coming to a close, with Election Day, Tuesday, Feb. 3, less than a week away. There are 15 candidates who filed for seats on the Los Lunas and Belen boards of education, and the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board.

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Fire districts train for mass casualty incident

(Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo) After a long afternoon of training, firefighters and emergency medical personnel walk through the smoke-filled ALCO building in Belen Sunday. The smoke, like the victims, was fake but it still helped prepare county firefighters and EMTs for a possible mass casualty incident.

More than three dozen Valencia County fire and EMS personnel rushed to the scene of a fictional helicopter crash at the old ALCO in Belen Sunday afternoon.

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15 file for Belen, Los Lunas, UNM-VC board elections

Local boards of education might get an influx of new faces next year, with 15 candidates filing for seats on the Los Lunas and Belen boards of education, and the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board.

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