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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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