Good food, good people, good music and good weather all came together Saturday to make the 15th annual Hispano Chamber of Valencia County Matanza a success.
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This year's election season for local education boards is coming to a close, with Election Day, Tuesday, Feb. 3, less than a week away. There are 15 candidates who filed for seats on the Los Lunas and Belen boards of education, and the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board.
Joseph R. Byers, a candidate for Los Lunas Board of Education, and his son, Donivan, were escorted from the Los Lunas High School gym Saturday by school resource officer Joe Griego, during a high school boys basketball game.
As the old water tank near Interstate 25 and the Camino del Llano exit started to come down last week, some residents and Belen High School alumni were stunned that the eagle painted on the tank was being destroyed.
Once again, the soup is on at the annual Tomé Art Gallery Soup R Bowl.
Hoping to get older residents to become more active, the Valencia County Senior Olympics is challenging area seniors to a fun but healthy competition — the VC-100 Fitness Challenge.
The YDI-Valencia Court Appointed Special Advocate program is putting out the call for volunteer children's advocates, and the new program manager is hoping the community will answer.
The discovery of four mutilated dog corpses at the county transfer station has the animal control director concerned about possible dog fighting in Valencia County.
A burglar who broke into a home in Pueblitos earlier this week turned himself in after his photo was shared on social media and on television
The Belen Consolidated Schools superintendent found himself at home channel surfing Tuesday morning, after receiving a letter from the school board putting him on paid administrative leave.
A special needs educational assistant at Belen High School is sitting behind bars, charged with allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students, sending him provocative pictures and serving him alcohol.
For many, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time for service and remembrance. Roughly three dozen people in the community came to the Heart of Belen Plaza Monday to enjoy musical performances and speeches, honoring and celebrating King's message.
Mike Moreno is proud to have grown up and to live in Belen, a city to which he gives his time, his labor and his heart. Moreno was named the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year at Saturday's annual installation banquet.
Preliminary work for the Los Lunas Route 66 Scenic Byway Corridor project has begun and public input is being sought.
The 60-day legislative session got underway Tuesday afternoon at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe and legislators representing Valencia County are off and running.
The Bosque Farms Police Department arrested a Peralta couple last week on charges of child abuse, tampering with evidence and felony drug charges.
As Los Lunas Fire Chief Atalino "Lito" Chavez gazes around his office at photographs, certificates of appreciation and a host of other memorabilia commemorating his 38 years in the fire service, he hesitates for a moment.
More than three dozen Valencia County fire and EMS personnel rushed to the scene of a fictional helicopter crash at the old ALCO in Belen Sunday afternoon.
It's an odd numbered year, so that means state legislators will be hammering out a budget and new laws for 60 days straight when the session starts next Tuesday.