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Back on track: BMRC has a new location, new layout — with the same vision

(Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo) Making good time, the scale model of the New Mexico Rail Runner Express crosses one of the bridges in the BMRC model train display, now at its new home in the Mid Valley Airpark.

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.

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Candidates file for MRGCD board positions

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.

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History of Tomé Hill: Edwin Berry’s legacy

(Photo courtesy of B.G. Burr) Local residents climb Tomé Hill on Good Friday in 1976.

(La Historia del Rio Abajo is a regular column about Valencia County history written by members of the Valencia County Historical Society. The author of this month’s column is a…[Read more]

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