Being at the Belen High School swimming pool is a tradition for Barbara Rodriguez.
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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.
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.
The School of Dreams Academy 2014-15 budget is on an even keel even after Gov. Susana Martinez's mandated 3 percent salary increase for education staff and an additional 3 percent for licensed educational assistants.
The recently appointed Los Lunas Schools district interim Superintendent Ron Williams abruptly rescinded his new position last week.
Citizen objections about a local rail crossing closure pulled Valencia County into the fray, pushing the commissioners to consider whether the county should be responsible for the road that crosses the tracks.
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.
(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.)
For what may be the first time ever, taxes got a round of applause at last week's county commission meeting.
A Bosque Farms lawyer and municipal judge was nominated by the Republican Party of New Mexico to run for the 13th Judicial District Court Division VI judgeship in November's general election.