Two dozen Democratic candidates running for local and state offices turned out for a candidate forum hosted by the Valencia County Federation of Democratic Women last Thursday. The offices range from state representative to county officials to various judgeships.
(The Valencia County News-Bulletin and Valencia Shelter Services are partnering to commemorate the 25 years of service VSS has provided to domestic violence victims and to the community. In the coming months, 25 articles recounting the history, highlighting the services, telling survivors' stories and profiling those who have contributed to VSS's history and continued success will be featured. The series will conclude in October, when VSS will officially recognize its 25th anniversary during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.)
A decision by a district court judge last week put the Belen hospital project back on track.
Luis Silva will be 91 years old in June. After that many decades of life, most people are concentrating on enjoying their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
John Aragon never met a stranger and never let a teachable moment pass him by. An educator of 35 years for the Belen Consolidated Schools, Aragon spent eight of those years as superintendent, a veritable lifetime for a superintendent.
He was a man who was not afraid to wear lavender. When he entered a room, it was with a crisp, lively step and a smile.
A decision by a district court judge Thursday has put the Belen hospital project back on track. After nearly an hour of arguments from attorneys representing the city of Belen,…[Read more]
Strung like pearls on rustic twine, four small chapels quietly sit along N.M. 47 as it winds its way through the heart of Tomé.
It was a quick but heartfelt dedication ceremony Saturday afternoon, as nearly a dozen Rio Communities residents and supporters gathered in the city hall parking lot to welcome the newest addition to the county's newest city.
For the third year in a row, the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board is recommending there be no increase to the branch campus's tuition.
Nursing has always been her first love, but it is the second career of Marquita Torres, of Belen.
After a lengthy workshop last month, the village of Bosque Farms council decided to move forward with the publication of amendments to an ordinance that will curb repeated bad behavior by local businesses.
It is the story of one man's death and suffering. But it is also the story of the salvation of mankind. While the Passion Play recounts Jesus' last days, it's what comes after that is the message.
With the interest in solar development rising in Valencia County, Valencia County planner Jacobo Martinez wants to move zoning in a direction that will allow such development but protect the property as well.
Most people have probably never heard of Black Rock City. It exists for only a brief week, deep in Nevada's Black Rock Desert.
Starting in May, residents of Bosque Farms could see higher sewer bills. After several months of wrangling numbers, village councilors unanimously agreed to publish and consider the first substantial rate increase to sewer fees in nearly a decade.
When Stewart Major drove the west mesa above Belen, he wasn't surprised to see trash covering the mesa along with his cattle.
They are often behind the scenes but that doesn't mean the nearly 60 women who make up the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Our Lady of Belen No. 1359 aren't a driving force in the parish.
They come from different departments, but they had one common goal — to make Valencia County a safer, cleaner, healthier place to live.
The county's mobile home department is making a dent in the back taxes owed on these homes thanks to diligent research and the willingness to take them to public auction.