They held out as long as they could, but last week, members of the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board reluctantly and unanimously agreed to a tuition increase for students at the two-year college.
A balanced budget for the Belen Consolidated Schools was sent to the state last week after the district addressed a shortfall of almost $129,000.
A vacancy on a local education board might soon be filled.
Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney Lemuel Martinez has officially dismissed the first-degree murder charge filed against a Belen boy who shot and killed his father in 2009.
It was a quiet election day Tuesday for the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District, with only 218 ballots cast both by absentee and in-person voting.
When the dust cleared after a contentious 60-day legislative session this year, the reality of no state capitol outlay money sank in quickly.
It's a circle of color and movement, graceful steps and elegant spins. Five young ladies move to the beat of the drum as they dance in the warm New Mexico sun, swinging their fringed shawls in captivating patterns.
If you're ever at my house doing what a good house guest does, perusing my bookshelves, you'll come across a metal box. It's not too big, certainly smaller than a bread box, and a beautiful shade of blue — soft and creamy.
Renovate. Rehabilitate. Recovery. All words that look to the future, to better lives and improve our treasures.
©Valencia County News-Bulletin 2015 Belen Thirteenth Judicial District Attorney Lemuel Martinez confirmed to the Valencia County News-Bulletin today the first-degree murder charge filed in 2009 against a Belen boy will…[Read more]
There are three seats and four candidates in the upcoming Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District board of supervisors election.
It might not look like much now, but in a little more than a month the used portable building that has been sitting west of the Valencia County Animal Shelter for several years will be transformed into a surgical suite for low- and no-cost spay/neuter procedures.
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.