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BF employees to get raises next year

Bosque Farms village councilors unanimously approved a preliminary budget for its next fiscal year that included a small raise for employees and called for the village to shoulder more of the health insurance costs.

Decision not yet made on LL hospital

After a lawsuit opposing the county's decision to award mill levy money for a hospital in Belen was dismissed, it's unclear whether or not a medical facility will be built in Los Lunas.

Democrat candidates debate local, state issues

Two dozen Democratic candidates running for local and state offices turned out for a candidate forum hosted by the Valencia County Federation of Democratic Women last Thursday. The offices range from state representative to county officials to various judgeships.

A survivor's story: Joy Lovato

(The Valencia County News-Bulletin and Valencia Shelter Services are partnering to commemorate the 25 years of service VSS has provided to domestic violence victims and to the community. In the coming months, 25 articles recounting the history, highlighting the services, telling survivors' stories and profiling those who have contributed to VSS's history and continued success will be featured. The series will conclude in October, when VSS will officially recognize its 25th anniversary during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.)

Wounded Warrior Project Run helps soldiers

The Wounded Warrior Project provides free programs and services for soldiers injured in the wars since 9-11 and helps them build successful lives. To raise money for the project, local marathon runner Jim Schnitzler, organized the Believe in Heroes Memorial Day Run.

SODA's top students talk about their futures

Graduating seniors today are not like graduates in their parents' time. Some of today's seniors are graduating with several hours of college credit or even associates degrees along with their high school diplomas.

Volunteers making a difference

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo: Joe Sambrano, a linesman with PNM, places a bat house at El Corazon de Belen Garden Park on top of a pole during the company’s Day of Service. The bat house will help with the insects in the area.

While some people might not have the monetary means to contribute to their favorite charity or local organization, most can pitch in their time and effort for a good cause.