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The year 2020 began as it has for the past 20 or so years, with the annual World’s Largest Matanza hosted by the Hispano Chamber of Valencia County in January. As the months passed, the number of events came to a halt as the novel coronavirus spread across the globe. Included in this photo a… Read more

LOS LUNAS — Pandemic or not, art will prevail. This year’s Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts Juried Art Show, the eighth annual, is being held under less than ideal circumstances, but museum specialist Jan Micaletti said the show will continue the tradition of highlighting local art and … Read more

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It’s a busy office on a good day — shot clinics, nutritional counseling, mental health advice, prenatal check-ups, TB monitoring, STD testing, birth control. Just your normal, day-to-day job of keeping a community healthy. Read more

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Despite coronavirus restrictions causing the cancellation of the Valencia County Fair in its traditional form this year, the fair was still able to put on its animal shows, spread across the week.  Read more

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of people all over Valencia County and around the world, with many people forced out of work, schools shut down and a lockdown put into place, shuttering all non-essential businesses.  Read more

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For the most part, life is just one big uncertainty, but one group of professionals tries to plan for all contingencies, every emergency and all possible scenarios. Read more

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Even though he was born in Wyoming, grew up in Farmington and had lived in Albuquerque, Frank Chacon has called Bosque Farms his hometown for the last 42 years. Read more

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As the world, our nation, our state and our communities have been challenged with the restrictions and concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, our sense of security has been confronted in a way it’s never been before. Read more

Margaret Costanza and her ladies group, including Anne Stansell, have been sewing hundreds of scrub caps and ear loop extenders and giving them to health care workers on the front-line caring for patients infected with COVID-19. Read more

As a way to reward the efforts of local gardeners and to make the community more beautiful the Valencia County Extension Master Gardeners and the News-Bulletin are accepting nominations and entries for last Yard/Garden of the Month of the year until Oct. 23 Read more

BELEN — As locals eagerly anticipate the opening of the village of Los Lunas’ drive-in movie theater, many remember the days when they were able to catch a flick or two at the Zia Drive-In Theater — Valencia County’s one and only outdoor movie venue.  Read more

As a way to reward the efforts of local gardeners and to make the community more beautiful the Valencia County Extension Master Gardeners and the Valencia County News-Bulletin are accepting nominations for Yard and Garden of the Month for September until Sept. 18. Read more

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the historic Luna Mansion in Los Lunas. This week, we explore the changes Josefita Manderfield made to the mansion, as well as the influence of other Luna-Otero women. In the upcoming article next week, we will report on the future… Read more

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the historic Luna Mansion in Los Lunas. This week, we look at some of the history of the Luna-Otero family and the building itself. In upcoming articles, we will report about the artwork and features inside the home, as well as the … Read more