A federal lawsuit filed more than a year ago against the Valencia County Detention Center by an inmate has been settled this week for $1.6 million.
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Families of students at Raymond Gabaldon Elementary recently packed the cafeteria for a special "Readers Raise the Roof" literacy event.
With the city being less than a year old and services such as a library a long way down the road, one Rio Communities' resident is hoping his idea will help bring the community together while giving everyone the opportunity to read.
When the community hears about school shootings, such as the tragic incident in Roswell last month when two youngsters were shot by a fellow classmate, it's usually a school resource officer who is first to respond to the scene.
Carrie Harper, a high school choir and guitar teacher at Belen High School, has achieved national board certification through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process.
Mike Ogas, principal and co-founder of the School of Dreams Academy in Los Lunas, is disappointed by the school's first graduation rate as calculated by the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Life was good for Danny and Naeomi Sanchez and their three children on their Jarales farm, but now it will never be the same.
Sonya C. Moya was named the newest member of the Los Lunas Board of Education by a unanimous vote last week.
You could smell the cooking pork and garlic all the way from Christopher Road Saturday morning.
The Valencia County Commission may have unknowingly signed a blank check last year — to the tune of $22 million — in the form of a contract with a health care provider for the hospital.
When Lenore Peña walks out of Belen City Hall tomorrow on her 61st birthday, her present to herself is a long-awaited and bitter-sweet retirement.
As election season gets into full swing, one municipal judge candidate is feeling what dirty politics is like.
A steaming hot bowl of your favorite soup is a comfort on a cold winter day, and Tomé Art Gallery is offering a smorgasbord of homemade soups in handcrafted pottery bowls you get to keep.
A new ordinance in the county will give farmers and residents more flexible hours for open burning and sets penalties for those who may be a danger to the public.
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John R. Chavez left Valencia County years ago for a career in the Army, but after retiring, he's returned home to continue serving in his hometown.
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
For the second time in less than a year, a Belen funeral home owner has been denied a zone change that would have allowed him to build a crematory on his property.
The failure of a gross receipts tax to prop up the budget for the Valencia County Detention Center is being called "an absolute disaster for the county," by one commissioner.
When the gavel was struck to adjourn Tuesday's special meeting of the Belen Board of Education, the district kept a superintendent but lost another long-time board member.