A Los Lunas man has been indicted for two recent, violent crimes, one being the murder of a Belen Marine veteran.

LOS LUNAS—Under the direction of Mariko McWhorter and skilled assistants, Chandra Blackston and Rena Sedillo, the Los Lunas High School Marching Band and Color Guard performed for family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 24, premiering the efforts of more than 90 students and their teachers.

The name Daniel Solis might sound familiar. That’s because The Daniel Solis Band has played at numerous events around the county, from the Valencia County Fair and Our Lady of Belen Fiestas to Pete’s Cafe and the Luna Mansion.

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After two failed attempts to entice a health care provider to the county to build and operate a hospital, Valencia County commissioners sat down at a workshop with state legislators Monday morning.

Plans for a small business incubator in Valencia County are still moving forward.

LOS CHAVEZ — A Valencia County man is facing child abuse charges after his one-month-old son was admitted to a local hospitals with multiple injuries.

ALBUQUERQUE — Cervantes Food Products Inc. will move its chile sauce and salsa business next year from a 2,000-square-foot manufacturing space in Albuquerque to a custom-built, 6,000-plus square foot facility in Los Lunas.

TOME — After receiving multiple requests over the years for more courses in agriculture, The University of New Mexico-Valencia campus is working to help support the rural economy, farmers and ranchers by doing just that.

Ambrosia Simmons (nee Amber Chacon Saavedra), former resident of Tomé, recently received her MD/PhD from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Penn.

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Green chile season began a little late this year, but that hasn’t stopped local growers and roasters.