What do you do with a problem like the county jail? That's the question that has plagued Valencia County commissioners for years, and they are possibly one step closer to a solution.
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Two Valencia County inmates will be spending some time out of the county after a disturbance at the Cibola County Detention Center in Grants Sunday night.
An ex-Belen High School teacher who was fired for drinking in class three years ago was allegedly at it again last week, but this time in Arizona.
The School of Dreams Academy, founded in 2008, has seen a swing in school grades from the New Mexico Department of Education since the new grading system was implemented three years ago.
A Los Lunas man is behind bars for allegedly shooting his friend for not giving him money and drugs.
The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts is hosting a book signing event for New Mexico's premiere Hispanic author Rudolfo Anaya, for his latest children's book, "How Chile Came to New Mexico."
Sunshine is something New Mexico has plenty of and which offers residents an opportunity to harness low-cost, clean energy.
Earlier this month, the only American Legion Post in Valencia County got a makeover. While it's not immediately obvious by looking at the exterior, the Secundino Baldonado American Legion, Post 81, received new paint, light fixtures, cabinets and shade structure over an existing patio.
They might not be new, but they'll do.
PHOENIX — An Arizona school teacher showed up to class drunk and continued drinking throughout the day, authorities said Thursday. Students at Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley…[Read more]
Los Lunas Schools' Standard Based Assessments reading and math scores improved this year, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Looking at five years of standardized test data for Belen Consolidated Schools shows a high point three years ago, followed by a steady decline in New Mexico Standards Based Assessment scores.
Los Lunas might become the new home of a South Valley business that would offer 100 permanent jobs and about 150 temporary construction jobs.
After several weeks of debate, the trash contract between the county and Waste Management was dumped last week.
It's that time of year again when thousands of faithful celebrate the Our Lady of Belen Fiestas by partaking in the famous green chile cheeseburgers, dancing under the carpa all while rejoicing in the parish community.
An Albuquerque truck driver lost his life last week when the tractor trailer he was driving rolled on its side while trying to get onto the interstate off the northern Belen interchange.
Valencia County commissioners officially removed Valencia County Probate Judge Jaime J. Baca from the county's payroll on a 4-0 vote.
In the state's A-F grading system, seven out of 16 Los Lunas Schools went up a grade or more this year, plus the district has the only A-graded school in Valencia County.
A kitten that was flung from a moving car into a concrete block wall is expected to make a full recovery even after having its front left leg amputated.
From an aerial view, Valencia County is a patchwork of vibrant green alfalfa fields in a tapestry of cropland, pastures and villages.