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.
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Los Lunas might become the new home of a South Valley business that would offer 100 permanent jobs and about 150 temporary construction jobs.
After several weeks of debate, the trash contract between the county and Waste Management was dumped last week.
It's that time of year again when thousands of faithful celebrate the Our Lady of Belen Fiestas by partaking in the famous green chile cheeseburgers, dancing under the carpa all while rejoicing in the parish community.
An Albuquerque truck driver lost his life last week when the tractor trailer he was driving rolled on its side while trying to get onto the interstate off the northern Belen interchange.
Valencia County commissioners officially removed Valencia County Probate Judge Jaime J. Baca from the county's payroll on a 4-0 vote.
In the state's A-F grading system, seven out of 16 Los Lunas Schools went up a grade or more this year, plus the district has the only A-graded school in Valencia County.
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.
From an aerial view, Valencia County is a patchwork of vibrant green alfalfa fields in a tapestry of cropland, pastures and villages.
Hub City residents might be seeing an increase in their property taxes if they approve a general obligation bond that would pay for a new fire station in Belen.
A 50-year-old Bosque Farms man is sitting in the county jail for allegedly pointing a gun at a couple three different times during a road-rage incident on Tuesday.
Belen City Councilor Wayne Gallegos jokes that he's finally given up on the notion that he can stop the torrential rain from falling during the monsoon season.
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.