The bus-loads of district spelling bee winners ran late on the cold, wet morning of the Valencia County Spelling Bee Tuesday, but the competition flew and Gil Sanchez Elementary sixth-grader Jace McNabb won first place in the fifth round.
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In the next few days, the community will come together to recognize and celebrate the dream of one of the greatest civil rights leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A local funeral director is fired up after the Belen City Council unanimously approved a special-use zone permit for a crematory in the Hub City.
Valencia County commissioners managed to reorganize themselves Monday morning, but there were a few bumps and odd turns along the way.
The Los Lunas Board of Education held a work session Tuesday to iron out details for its superintendent search.
Members of two different families getting a bite to eat at McDonald's in Bosque Farms were accosted by two men who wanted to take cuts in line last week.
Educators are a special breed with qualities that make them well suited to the patience-testing task of educating children.
As the year 2014 draws to a close, the Valencia County News-Bulletin takes a look at people and issues which were interesting and important this year — some of which may continue to be important as we head into 2015.
As Global Fashion Technologies plans on setting up shop in the old Solo Cup manufacturing plant south of Rio Communities, the city of Belen is doing what it can to help the company.
For the second year in a row, Valencia County has received an unmodified opinion on its annual financial audit.
A heavy tarp attached to chain link fencing surrounds construction work at Los Lunas High School so students can safely attend classes while Phase II of the school is being built.
A Los Lunas woman was found guilty of second-degree murder and dueling, a fourth-degree felony, last week for fatally stabbing her estranged boyfriend in the neck in the summer of 2013.
Valencia County might see a new 911 dispatch center as early as 2016. That's the goal of Shirley Valdez, director of the Valencia Regional Emergency Communication Center.
With a unanimous vote, Valencia County commissioners approved the sale of bonds that will put nearly $7.4 million into the general fund before the end of next month.
To have a successful band program you need several things — willing students, a skilled instructor and lots of practice.
Los Lunas village councilors approved a resolution Thursday to deed back land to Merillat, the cabinet manufacturer.
Local boards of education might get an influx of new faces next year, with 15 candidates filing for seats on the Los Lunas and Belen boards of education, and the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board.
The trial of a Los Lunas woman who was indicted on one count of first-degree murder and one count of dueling, a fourth-degree felony, last year got underway Monday afternoon.
It was by no means a unanimous vote, but Valencia County elected officials taking office in 2015 will get a salary increase.
Tomorrow will be the end of an era here in Valencia County. It was a tough decision, but after five years, Cyndi Sluder and Louis Lusero have decided to end their Let's Move That Food program.