A teacher at a Valencia County High School has been arrested and charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor and false imprisonment.
Los Lunas teen Isabella Bizzell has been crowned Miss New Mexico Teen USA and will continue on to the national competition to represent the state later this year.
He only has 10 months, but Tom Mraz is determined to make a difference while he serves out the rest of the term for the District 2 Valencia County Commission seat.
Nearly six years to the day after the murder of a 12-year-old boy shocked the community of Meadow Lake, a jury delivered a guilty verdict in the trial of the young man who killed him.
BELEN — The Belen City Council adopted amendments to several ordinances last week to include reinstatement of late fees for utility bills, alcohol use in municipal-owned buildings or property and fees for registering vacant or foreclosed structures.
The animal rights group PETA is calling on the USA Network to halt all use of wild animals in its television productions after charges were filed against the Jarales owners of a company that provides animals for productions.
LOS LUNAS — After nearly two decades of attempts to get the project off the ground, construction of the Los Lunas Interstate 25 Interchange and East-West Corridor project will begin in spring of 2022.
LOS LUNAS—The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts recently held its seventh annual Student Juried Art Show. The opening of the student art show was held Saturday, Feb. 1, with more than 100 visitors.
BELEN—With more than two decades of law enforcement experience, Belen Police Chief James Harris is confident he can make a difference in the lives of people living in the Hub City.
PERALTA—The Peralta Town Council voted to enter into negotiation with Universal Waste Systems for solid waste services for the town during last week’s council meeting.
LOS LUNAS—Six-year-old Caleigh Pesina has made it her mission to donate her hair for children who are chronically ill, and because of her generosity, a haircut is being named after her at Revive Salon in Los Lunas.
RIO COMMUNITIES—Valencia County residents will soon have access to a convenient choice for health care when a new urgent care facility — Sina Medical — opens its doors in three to four months.
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, Western National Parks Association and the Manzano Mountain Art Council will sponsor the fifth annual Winter Lecture Series in Mountainair once again this year. The series will present three free lectures starting on Saturday, Feb. 15, and running t…
(Bret Ruff, the Belen Fire Chief and Air Force veteran, lives in Los Lunas. His wife is Deanna, and their children include Mackenzie, Bret and Alessandra. Chief Ruff was voted Best Firefighter in 2019 in the News-Bulletin’s Best of Valencia County contest.)
As the 2020 legislative session continues in Santa Fe, legislators will be contemplating a variety of bills that could affect the state’s economy as well as public safety.
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With the renewed effort to “do something” about the delayed county hospital project, Rep. Alonzo Baldonado (R-Los Lunas) has sponsored House Bill 96, in an effort to revamp the state’s Hospital Funding Act and create a mechanism to jump start the stalled project.