BELEN—A local couple is offering individuals the opportunity to sing their hearts out while helping out the homeless. 

RIO COMMUNITIES—The Rio Communities Optimist Club sponsored a Lego Educational WeDo Science Robotic Camp for grades second through fourth on July 16 and 18, and for grades fifth and sixth from July 23-25. 

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Marine veteran Matthew Gurule survived two tours of duty — one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan — only to come home to his father’s hometown to be killed.

While many know and love the late Bo Diddley as a world-famous, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician, many in Valencia County knew him simply as a friend and neighbor — Ellas McDaniel.

Marine veteran Matthew Gurule survived two tours of duty – one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan – only to come home to his father's hometown to be killed. 

Two Valencia County residents have been arrested after using the credit card of a missing Belen Marine.

LOS LUNAS —Darian Jaramillo has been named interim principal of Los Lunas High School. 

It was a swing and a miss for the Valencia County commissioners in their latest attempt to move the long-awaited hospital project forward.

MEADOW LAKE — During a recent town hall meeting with a U.S. congresswoman, questions ranged from health care to school lunches to the environment, but much of the discussion centered around gun violence and mass shootings.

Evisalio “Bull” Padilla cannot remember a time in his life when he didn’t love sports. As a boy at Belen’s Eastside School, he went to all the basketball games at Belen High School, although he was so young that he was afraid of the dark and ran the whole way home, including over the viaduct.