There's no way to sugar coat the situation. Valencia County commissioners voted to increase gross receipts taxes countywide by a half percent in order to avoid a nearly $1.8 million shortfall at the end of the next fiscal year.
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It's a fair assumption that when those looking to hit it big with a New Mexico Lottery Scratcher are scraping away, the image in the background doesn't really register.
Los Lunas Village Councilors are maintaining a conservative approach to this year's budget, which was approved last month.
Of the seven attorneys who were interviewed by the Judicial Nominating Commission on Monday to replace retiring District Court Judge Violet Otero, four names have been sent to the governor for her consideration.
A small group of local animal activists says the time has come for Valencia County to take a long hard look at how it treats its animals, especially with regards to chaining and tethering.
It's been a year in the making, but for Wayne Trujillo, organizer of Viva La NM Heritage Music Festival, the time has come to share his vision of bringing top New Mexico bands to one place — Valencia County.
Gov. Susana Martinez announced on May 5 that New Mexico is No. 1 in the nation for the greatest growth in high school graduation rates, and the state's Hispanic children are No. 1 in the nation for completing and testing in Advanced Placement classes.
What do you do after working for the Los Lunas Police Department for 26 years? Go to Disneyland of course.
It was a smooth Primary Election Day in Valencia County, the county clerk reported Tuesday night.
Seven attorneys have submitted their applications to the judicial selection nominating commission for the judicial vacancy due to the pending retirement of District Court Judge Violet Otero, who will step down from the bench on June 21.
A trash service contract for unincorporated Valencia County got the green light from a district court judge last week when the county's award of a contract to Waste Management was affirmed.
Only a handful of residents attended the Peralta Town Council meeting last week when the decision to initiate a mill levy was approved.
A trial date has been set for a Bosque man police and prosecutors say killed a father of three and injured one of his daughters while driving drunk earlier this year.
The brilliant smile of Sonia Allen shines as she greets visitors and extends her hand to them. Her bright office is busy with frequent traffic from students and teachers coming for her assistance.
When Margie Zamora talks, she uses her hands. They are small, subtle movements, and as the conversation goes on, you realize they aren't just random movements but instead purposeful language. American Sign Language to be specific.
Anticipating a modest increase in revenues, the Belen City Council unanimously approved a preliminary 2014-15 fiscal year budget last week that would represent a 6.18 percent increase to the general fund.
After more than two years, a lawsuit contesting the election of Los Lunas Councilor Amanda M. Perea has been put to rest.
Heading into the final days before the June 3 primary, the Valencia County clerk wants to remind voters that there would be a few changes this year.
Every parent's nightmare is an injury to their child. For single mother, Veronica Baca, a teacher at Raymond Gabaldon Elementary School, that nightmare came true. Her son, Marc Baca, 22, was rushed to the hospital on March 11 after taking a fall from the roof of his grandparent's house in Albuquerque.
The proposed medical clinic in Veguita is temporarily on hold, at least until the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration's Local Government Division approves the funding.