The debate about whether a local funeral director should be able to build a crematorium on his property was heard by the city council Monday, but a final decision for a zone change won't be made until later this month.
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Los Lunas Police Department officials have released the names of both the officer and the suspect from an officer-involved shooting the day after Christmas.
Tempers flared at Monday night's city of Belen Planning and Zoning Commission meeting as residents expressed their views over a proposed zone change that would make way for Noblin Funeral Services to add an on-site crematorium.
Starting in July, Valencia County residents will probably see a small increase in the gross receipts taxes they pay on purchases made in the unincorporated areas of the county.
December 16 is now a special day in the city of Belen — it is a day that honors a native son, who has been called an institution.
It was an exciting 12 months here in Valencia County. There was a new city that formed, murder trials completed, lives cut short and history made.
As drought continues to challenge New Mexico's agriculture, New Mexico State University's Agricultural Experiment Station's research indicates teff forage to be a premium alternative crop that is heat resistant and requires less water to thrive.
If things go according to plan, Belen High School will have a new indoor aquatic center at the start of the 2015-2016 school year.
For drought-stricken Valencia County, 2013 was a lucky number, bringing 11.36 inches of precipitation — about 148 percent of the local average of 7.67.
Valencia County Probate Judge Jaime Baca has been arrested on domestic violence charges after a weekend altercation with his girlfriend.
A few days ago, Roxanne Romero and Jose Ruiz had no idea if their 11-year-old car would work when it came time to take their sick 2-year-old son, Lucas, out of state for surgery.
The new year will start off with a new manager for Valencia County.
Equality was the word of the day last Thursday when the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in the state.
A 32-year-old Belen man, charged in the 2012 shooting death of a mother and daughter, died Friday evening after hanging himself in his jail cell.
The first casualties of poverty and substance abuse are often children, and when they enter protective services, they need foster homes, which are in short supply, especially in Valencia County.
Perhaps for the first time in the history of Los Lunas, the village has its own postcards.
A man convicted of shooting and killing his girlfriend 13 years ago has been sent back to prison for violating his probation.
Plagiarism, vestigial, neticate, a word meaning the rules of Internet conduct, — these were some of the words used in the Los Lunas Schools spelling bee last Thursday, which is part of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
A crowd of teachers, students and parents sat entranced in Belen High School auditorium Friday as the final two students battled for the top spot at the 2013 Belen Spelling Bee.