Passing by on the highway, it really doesn't look much different than any other subdivision. The lots closest to the road have several large metal buildings on them that house businesses, while residential lots march east towards the bosque.
A project promising hundreds of jobs for Valencia County has come to an end before it even got started due to a lack of financing.
The Belen School Board has decided to take a pass on naming an interim superintendent and move forward with the hiring of a permanent administrator.
Six days after the sudden resignation of New Mexico Sen. Phil Griego (D-39), the Valencia County commissioners submitted a name to the governor's office for consideration — Santa Fe County Commissioner Elizabeth Stefanics.
Valencia County commissioners have seven names to mull over today before choosing a nominee for the vacant seat for New Mexico Senate District 39. Hopefuls from throughout the district asked…[Read more]
In the wake of a surprise resignation by a state senator, six counties, including Valencia County, are scrambling to come up with nominees for the governor to consider for the now-vacant seat.
With the legislative session whirling quickly to a close, Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez (D-29) is tired but still having fun.
While doing stunt work on the Steven Seagal movie "Keeper," Jim Burleson struck up an conversation with the stunt coordinator Dickey Beer.
Caught between a rock and a hard place, the Valencia County commissioners unanimously voted to uphold a resolution that keeps the salaries of the county's four chief deputies equal.
Five shovels gleamed in the midday sun as local dignitaries helped with the ground-breaking of a new power plant on Belen's west mesa.
For the second year in a row, Belen Consolidated Schools received an unmodified audit, the best opinion it could get.
Somebody bought a book for me. I know in the grand scheme of things that's not nearly as exciting as the whole dress thing or the llamas, but in my world, books are pretty much the only way into my cold, black heart.
In a unanimous vote, the Belen Board of Education accepted the resignation of the district superintendent Tuesday evening.
Rio Communities, a new city with growing needs, is looking at imposing its first property tax since incorporation in 2013.
A quick look at the graduation numbers for Belen Consolidated Schools Class of 2014 doesn't really tell the whole story, district administrators say.
In just four rounds, the field of 42 spellers in the Belen Consolidated Schools district-wide Spanish Spelling bee was narrowed to two —Dennis Chavez Elementary fourth-grader Adanani Apodaca and last year's winner, Aylin Contreras, a Belen Middle School eighth-grader.
Their existence has been the subject of debate for thousands of years. Do mythical half-human, half-fish creatures populate the deeps?
Most people might not know it yet — until now — but there has been another change in the leadership of Belen Consolidated Schools.
The Belen Board of Education unanimously voted not to renew Superintendent Ron Marquez's contract for next year at its Tuesday meeting, but the action didn't change the current situation.