A full jar of green olives, a black leather shoe, a child's musical toy, a brown and pink fleece blanket, shards of glass, a pair of jeans embroidered with a heart and rainbow, crumbling books and tires.
More than 200 Valencia County Democrats packed into the Fred Luna Senior Center on Sunday afternoon in anticipation of a visit from Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
A Belen Consolidated Schools principal was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this month due to allegations that she was not following district policy and procedures.
What do you do with a problem like the county jail? That's the question that has plagued Valencia County commissioners for years, and they are possibly one step closer to a solution.
Two Valencia County inmates will be spending some time out of the county after a disturbance at the Cibola County Detention Center in Grants Sunday night.
Earlier this month, the only American Legion Post in Valencia County got a makeover. While it's not immediately obvious by looking at the exterior, the Secundino Baldonado American Legion, Post 81, received new paint, light fixtures, cabinets and shade structure over an existing patio.
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Looking at five years of standardized test data for Belen Consolidated Schools shows a high point three years ago, followed by a steady decline in New Mexico Standards Based Assessment scores.
After several weeks of debate, the trash contract between the county and Waste Management was dumped last week.
Valencia County commissioners officially removed Valencia County Probate Judge Jaime J. Baca from the county's payroll on a 4-0 vote.
A kitten that was flung from a moving car into a concrete block wall is expected to make a full recovery even after having its front left leg amputated.
When students step onto the Belen High School campus in a few weeks, most things will look the same. But Principal Rodney Wright is starting a new program he hopes will improve the climate at the school and increase student success.
It's a cozy, little peach-colored house on north Los Lentes Road and it's been home to Frank Gurule since 1970.
No one is turning cartwheels at Belen Consolidated Schools after last week's release of school grades, but no one is throwing in the towel either.
The Valencia County commissioners have decided to revisit the debate about how to handle trash pick up.
Two local municipalities have joined Valencia County in requesting Amtrak study the possibility of bringing its passenger train the Southwest Chief, through the city of Belen and then on to points south and west.
Citizen objections about a local rail crossing closure pulled Valencia County into the fray, pushing the commissioners to consider whether the county should be responsible for the road that crosses the tracks.
It was 1939 and if you were a youngster who was fleet of foot, you could take home a cash prize of 50 cents. If you were lucky enough to scare up a speedy toad, you could win a whole dollar.
For what may be the first time ever, taxes got a round of applause at last week's county commission meeting.