Articles for the ‘News’ Category

High court won't hear judges' case

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.

Roundup Ready alfalfa

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Dolly Wallace, of Wallace Quarter Horses in Bosque Farms, stands with their stallion “Harley.” Wallace won’t risk feeding their horses Roundup Ready alfalfa because of potential digestion problems.

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.

Announcement to be made at LL Museum of Heritage and Arts

Submitted photo: A potsherd of pottery Mound polychrome, produced at the site of the same name.

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts will have a special guest Saturday, Aug. 2, anthropologist David A. Phillips Jr., the curator of archaeology at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and a research associate professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico.

Belen runway expansion gets FAA approval

After years of waiting and hoping, Belen city officials announced this week that the Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval for a new crosswind runway at the Belen Alexander Municipal Airport.

Roundup ready alfalfa

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Genetically modified alfalfa looks identical to conventional alfalfa. Mitch Vergeer, a Los Lunas farmer, grows both conventional alfalfa and is trying the genetically altered Roundup Ready alfalfa.

(Editor's note: This the first of a series of articles about the genetically-modified alfalfa being grown across the country and right here in Valencia County.)