top story

The New Mexico Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a Meadow Lake woman sentenced to 21 years in prison in connection to the death of a 12-year-old boy in 2014.

Daniel D. Fernandez VFW Post 9676 Commander Chet Pino and Quartermaster/Essay Contest Chairman Jack Lovato presented Los Lunas High School graduate Marissa Weldon a certificate and cash scholarship award for winning the post’s 2019 Voice of Democracy Essay Contest.

Despite the objections of several community members from Valencia County’s east side, county commissioners approved a list of voting locations for the 2020 primary and general elections without reestablishing one in Meadow Lake. 

Two new directors will be sworn in to the board of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District if the unofficial election results stand at the canvass tomorrow.

A dispute between two local agencies over ownership of a park in southern Valencia County has been sent back to district court by the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

BOSQUE FARMS — This year’s Bosque Farms Police Department’s Officer of the Year displays all the department values of integrity, pride and responsibility, according to his lieutenant.

BELEN — The American Library Association announced the Belen Public Library has been selected to participate in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of ALA and the Public Library Association, sponsored by Grow With Google, the tech company’s economic opportunity initiative.