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Avalon, Lovelace proposing hospital facilities

Building a hospital in Valencia County has been a topic of contentious discussion and debate for more than eight years, and no one seems any closer to delivering a health care facility than they were in 2006.

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Belen Schools planning for a new, diverse agricultural farm

(Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo) Pointing out where various features of the Belen Consolidated Schools’ future ag farm will be, Belen High School ag teacher and Future Farmers of America sponsor Justin Brown, right, says the farm will be an asset not only to students but the community as a whole. BHS FFA Chapter reporter Cody Wakefield, in the background, said he is looking forward to getting the greenhouse up and going.

Right now, 1617 River Road is a quiet, idyllic park. Later this summer, it will begin the transformation into a long-awaited agricultural farm for the Belen Consolidated Schools' Future Farmers of America program.

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Commissioners approve agreement regarding Belen's recycling program

The Valencia County commissioners approved an agreement with the city of Belen to help pay for the municipality's recycling program for another year, but not without an oddly split vote.

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‘A Butterfly for Brooklyn’: Judy Chicago brings lights and fireworks to the Hub City

(Photo courtesy of Donald Woodman) Created using fireworks by Pyro Spectaculars, flares and LED lights programmed by Las Maravillas resident Kevin Lederer, Judy Chicago’s “A Butterfly for Brooklyn” reaches its spectacular pinnacle during the exhibit last year in Brooklyn.

The Fourth of July will be a bigger bang than usual in the city of Belen this year, with the New Mexico premier of renowned feminist artist Judy Chicago’s documentary of her 2014 spectacular fireworks display “A Butterfly for Brooklyn.”

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Bosque Farms rally around police officer

The people of "The Farm" are rallying around one of their police officers they say is being targeted by the state's law enforcement academy board for excessive and unfair discipline — the revocation of her law enforcement certification.

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Living Cross Ambulance’s attorney asking court to reconsider decision

It's been nearly three years since the legal battle between a local ambulance company and a handful of government agencies has reared its head, but now it has returned in the form of a motion to reconsider from the company's attorney.

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