For the second year in a row, Yasemin Enami, a seventh-grader at Valencia Middle School, won first place in the Valencia County Spelling Bee, earning her a second chance to compete at the state level.
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If everything goes as planned, Belen residents won't have to go far to tap the taste of fresh brewed beer.
It's all about working together, said Mike Ogas, the newly elected president of the Los Lunas Chamber of Commerce.
Valencia County teachers met with legislators at a town hall discussion last week, organized by the National Education Association-Valencia County.
A man who has spent most of his life serving his community and his country has been named the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year.
After two public hearings and impassioned pleas on both sides of the issue, a proposal to ban late-term abortions in Valencia County has been rejected.
When the 30-day legislative session begins next week, the primary focus at the Roundhouse will be on the state's budget. But at least two legislators representing Valencia County are hoping to get on the governor's call with bills addressing needs within the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.
After a three-month investigation into counterfeit money being passed in numerous Belen businesses, police have arrested and charged two suspects and hope to make more arrests soon.
Peralta residents might pay $45 a month for sewer service in the future, but it could be the difference between clean or contaminated drinking water.
What was supposed to be a straight-forward hearing in the ongoing legal battle over a hospital in Valencia County ended with the chief judge of the 13th Judicial District disqualifying the entire district from hearing arguments.
Former Los Lunas School superintendent Danny Burnett was sentenced Tuesday to one year and one day in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release for leaking information regarding a criminal investigation to the target of the investigation.
Informing Americans about one of the most important issues facing the nation is the aim of "Wall Street's War with Middle America," by Belen author DeForest W. Colegrove and James L. Marsis.
Many experts believe human trafficking is the most common form of modern-day slavery that often includes sexual exploitation.
A man who has spent five months of his 18-year sentence for killing his family while drinking and driving asked a judge for a reduced sentence so he can participate in a prison treatment program.
Acrid black smoke filled the sky over Tomé Sunday afternoon as part of a beloved local business burned.
Neighborhood parks offer opportunities to exercise and enjoy the beauty of nature. The Los Lunas Parks and Recreation and Open Space departments are dedicated to improving parks and creating enjoyable trails for residents of all ages.
He has been a city manager, a presidential appointee and a lot of things in between. And now Jeff Condrey, 58, can add Valencia County manager to his long list of administrative positions.
When Kris Hessinger noticed a fire at his neighbor's property Saturday, he didn't think it would turn into something that big.
More than a half a dozen light poles in the city of Rio Communities were vandalized last week, leaving sheriff's deputies looking for copper thieves.
A total of 33 candidates filed the necessary paperwork declaring their candidacies for various seats within the governing bodies of their respective municipalities on Tuesday.