Articles for the ‘La Vida’ Category
Tales about taming America's Wild West don't often include women. But, beginning in the 1880s, more than 100,000 young women left home to work as waitresses in restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway lines.
(Editor's note: This is the 10th 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.)
An Author's Day featuring more than 25 historians, memoirists, novelists and children's book writers with ties to Valencia County will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Los Lunas Transportation Center. The event is sponsored by the Valencia County Historical Society.
Photographer Margo Wagner gained national recognition for a series of angel photos she took in Gallup. Now she's focusing her lens on Valencia County.
An air defense officer whose career kept taking him back to Fort Bliss and El Paso is now looking forward to the next phase in his life.
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.
The doublando of the church bells (ringing of the bells) at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church in Belen had a startling effect on the pigeons that had perched on the bell towers overnight.
(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.)
The Heart of Belen will undergo a temporary transformation next weekend.
It's going to be a rumble in the Rio Abajo come next Saturday.
Believing in yourself is the secret to success, says young Los Lunas author Shalen "Sha" Holt.
Judy Ricker's memories of the Harvey House Museum are a little more intimate than most. As a little girl, she lived in it, when it was the Santa Fe Reading Room.
(Editor's note: This is the eighth 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.)
(Editor's note: Richard Melzer is a member of the Belen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Commission. The national MLK Commission was created by the King family.)
Being a part-time copy editor here gives me time to do my other writing gig, as a volunteer at the Harvey House Museum where I research and write the stories that go with the exhibits.
Fiber to Finish Guild of Valencia County members brought home several awards at the recent Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta. The festival held every other year at the Manuel Lujan Complex in the Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds.
The 1970s might not seem like the wild, wild west, but for residents living on the eastern side of Valencia County, it might as well have been.