There was a train derailment earlier this year that many people in the community never saw — after nearly two decades at the Belen Harvey House Museum, the Belen Model Railroad Club lost its lease with the city and was forced to dismantle and remove its multi-room display.
It's beginning to look a lot like a swimming pool complex and that makes Barbara Rodriguez very happy.
With seven candidates, it's a deep field for both the Valencia County and at-large seats on the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District Board of Directors this year. Absentee voting for the MRGCD races begins Thursday, April 23, and Election Day is Tuesday, June 2.
A senior detention center officer for Valencia County has been charged with two DWIs in as many months.
It took two votes, but the Valencia County Commission settled a salary disparity among the county's chief deputies.
Oh, hello spring. So you're here again? I remember you from last year, and the year before that and the year before that … four decades of years before that if you want to be precise.
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.