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Students throughout the southern part of Valencia County are probably feeling a little summertime sadness right about now, as the beginning of school edges ever closer.
The Belen Consolidated Schools department of curriculum and instruction will see a return to a tradition this school year. Instead of one director, there will be two.
Mary Batista's enthusiasm is infectious. With a ready smile and welcoming attitude, the new dean of students for Infinity High School and Family School, Batista is looking forward to a year filled with success for all the students at both schools.
The students at HT Jaramillo Community School are already getting used to Katherine Trujillo's funny voices and silly faces.
Principal Valeryia Gauthier is one of six new faces students and parents can expect to see at La Merced Elementary when school starts up in a few weeks.
Mario Marquez is a man who knows the value of hard work and an education.
Not all the students in the Belen Consolidated Schools will be hitting the books when school starts in a few weeks. Instead, some of them will hit the iPads.
Being at the Belen High School swimming pool is a tradition for Barbara Rodriguez.
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.
This year, Tami Pargas will begin her 31st year in education, most of which have been spent in the Belen Consolidated Schools.
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.
Two attorneys who were appointed to the 13th Judicial Court bench but snubbed by the Democratic Party to be placed on November's ballot have once again been ignored, but this time by the New Mexico Supreme Court.
For better or for worse, genetically-modified crops have come to Valencia County. In particular, a GM variety of alfalfa, the county's No. 1 hay crop.
The Valencia County commissioners have decided to revisit the debate about how to handle trash pick up.
Ben Barnes was someone to everyone in Belen. He was a father, a friend and a fierce firefighter.
The Valencia County Community Expo will kick off events at noon on Saturday, Aug. 2, with a Poker Run.
Joe Baca learned how to be who he is today with the help of the New Mexico Boys Ranch.
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.