Rio Communities, a new city with growing needs, is looking at imposing its first property tax since incorporation in 2013.
A quick look at the graduation numbers for Belen Consolidated Schools Class of 2014 doesn't really tell the whole story, district administrators say.
In just four rounds, the field of 42 spellers in the Belen Consolidated Schools district-wide Spanish Spelling bee was narrowed to two —Dennis Chavez Elementary fourth-grader Adanani Apodaca and last year's winner, Aylin Contreras, a Belen Middle School eighth-grader.
Their existence has been the subject of debate for thousands of years. Do mythical half-human, half-fish creatures populate the deeps?
Most people might not know it yet — until now — but there has been another change in the leadership of Belen Consolidated Schools.
The Belen Board of Education unanimously voted not to renew Superintendent Ron Marquez's contract for next year at its Tuesday meeting, but the action didn't change the current situation.
It looks like there's an early spring thaw in store for Valencia County, as commissioners voted unanimously to rescind October's hiring freeze.
It was six decades in the making, but a boundary dispute between Valencia County and the Pueblo of Isleta has been put to rest.
Three weeks after being placed on paid administrative leave, the Belen Schools superintendent may find out whether he still has a job at next week’s Belen School Board of Education…[Read more]
There's nothing quite like watching the moon rise into the unsullied New Mexico night sky as seen through the smoke hole of a teepee. At least according to local teepee maker Steve Honeycutt.
So, it's happening. Try as I might to ignore the signs and portents, it's really happening.
The three incumbent candidates for the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board were all unopposed in their bids for re-election this year.
Three of the four seats on the ballot for the Belen Board of Education were unopposed. The only opposed race in the Belen District was between incumbent Lorraine Espinosa and…[Read more]
There might be a new charter school in Valencia County next year.
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.
Once again, the soup is on at the annual Tomé Art Gallery Soup R Bowl.
The YDI-Valencia Court Appointed Special Advocate program is putting out the call for volunteer children's advocates, and the new program manager is hoping the community will answer.
The discovery of four mutilated dog corpses at the county transfer station has the animal control director concerned about possible dog fighting in Valencia County.
The Belen Consolidated Schools superintendent found himself at home channel surfing Tuesday morning, after receiving a letter from the school board putting him on paid administrative leave.
The 60-day legislative session got underway Tuesday afternoon at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe and legislators representing Valencia County are off and running.