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.

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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.

BELEN—Weeks into his new job as Belen’s city manager, Andrew DiCamillo says he’s excited for the future of the Hub City. 

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. 

There are 11 Valencia County residents who have applied for the governor’s appointment to a vacant magistrate court bench in Los Lunas. 

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.

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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…

BELEN — The 20th annual World’s Largest Matanza opened its gates early Saturday morning to welcome its hungry patrons.