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LLPD probes suspicious Sunday death

Los Lunas police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who they believe might have some information regarding a possible homicide that occurred over the weekend.

County talks about setting priorities

Only a handful of residents turned out Monday for the first of six public workshops being held to get the word out about an increase in gross receipts taxes to help the county meet budget priorities. The seven priorities were created in partnership with the public.

Otero retires after 11 years on the bench

District Court Judge Violet Otero Retiring

Her love for the law won't stop when she steps off the bench tomorrow for the very last time, but 13th Judicial District Court Judge Violet Otero says it's time to hang up her robe and retire.

Tax increase implemented to aid budget

There's no way to sugar coat the situation. Valencia County commissioners voted to increase gross receipts taxes countywide by a half percent in order to avoid a nearly $1.8 million shortfall at the end of the next fiscal year.

The winning ticket

Photo courtesy of New Mexico Lottery: Holding up a mock New Mexico Lottery Scratcher, local photographer Adrienne Kozacek is one of six New Mexico photographers who have their images featured on New Mexico Lottery’s “I Love New Mexico” Scratcher series that focuses on New Mexico landmarks.

It's a fair assumption that when those looking to hit it big with a New Mexico Lottery Scratcher are scraping away, the image in the background doesn't really register.