They don't do it for the titles or the prestige. It's not about the accolades or the special license plates.
It isn't often you get to save your best friend's life. But that's exactly what Marlene Naranjo, 64, did this spring when her friend, Mary Beth ElGouhary, collapsed at a senior center in Albuquerque.
There's a new face at the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus and chances are, he'll be taking a picture of your face. Jon Lechel stepped into the position of senior public relations specialist at the campus in August after the departure of Chad Perry.
It could be argued that spending money is as easy as tripping over a rock. You grab something from the store, order from your favorite website and get free shipping or just pay the kid next door $20 to mow the lawn.
Just off the hustle and bustle of N.M. 6 in Los Lunas, sits a quiet oasis of art and history â€• the Old Valencia Gallery and Studio.
Despite having the money in his budget, county commissioners rejected Valencia County Sheriff Louis Burkhard's request to add a sergeant's position to the courthouse security division his department oversees.
Work on the county jail is still on hold after Valencia County commissioners voted unanimously to wait for further budget analysis last week, saying that future costs for the facility might be more than the budget can handle.
Health, safety and welfare. It's pretty much the driving force behind every modern zoning ordinance ever written.
Nearly 140 Valencia County taxpayers have filed a motion to make themselves part of the latest hospital lawsuit.
A new land-use ordinance for parts of Tomé and Adelino will get its moment in the sun next week.
(Editor's note: This is the ninth of a year-long monthly series about how alcohol and drug addiction affects the community and how those affected work to achieve a better life.)
Valencia County officially has two ambulance services answering emergency medical calls.
A group of Valencia County residents, going by the name Citizens for Honest Government, has put a bounty out on dishonest and corrupt politicians.
It's going to be a rumble in the Rio Abajo come next Saturday.
Three years ago, the Valley Improvement Association hit a magic number — 2010. That was the year the land indentures started to expire and assessment revenues began dropping off.
Elizabeth Bernier Gilbert was not your typical housewife. She was a working mother, a poet and writer, newspaper editor and soprano.
It's been a year of winning for Rachel Martin. The 18-year-old air-rifle competitor has traveled the world and brought home medals, plaques and even a glass goblet.
Fifteen Republican state lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the Valencia County clerk, alleging she has usurped the powers of the Legislature by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
It took a little while to get there, but eventually Valencia County commissioners nominated Los Lunas native, Republican Vickie Perea, for consideration for a vacant New Mexico House of Representatives seat.
There is at least one Valencia County commissioner who seems unclear as to what the board decided to do with the county attorney's contract last month.