Rio Communities, a new city with growing needs, is looking at imposing its first property tax since incorporation in 2013.
A long-standing ordinance prohibiting the use of alcohol in municipal buildings and property is being reconsidered by Belen city councilors in cases of public celebrations, economic development special events or an annual activity.
Most people might not know it yet — until now — but there has been another change in the leadership of Belen Consolidated Schools.
Los Lunas resident Susan Suazo set the Guinness Book of World Records with her collection of 1,054 Slinkys, the coiled spring toy that can flip and flop down a flight of stairs. She received notification of her accomplishment early in January.
Los Lunas Schools will soon have a permanent superintendent. At a closed executive session Feb. 11, the Los Lunas Board of Education chose seven finalists to be interviewed on Saturday, Feb. 28.
Los Lunas Schools surpassed the state 2014 graduation rate and are inching toward the national average of 81 percent.
Five Central New Mexico Correctional Facility corrections officers have filed a civil rights lawsuit in Santa Fe claiming they all have been subject to sexually-based violence and harassment, and say their supervisors have refused to protect them.
The Belen Board of Education unanimously voted not to renew Superintendent Ron Marquez's contract for next year at its Tuesday meeting, but the action didn't change the current situation.
It looks like there's an early spring thaw in store for Valencia County, as commissioners voted unanimously to rescind October's hiring freeze.
From the beginning, Bob Skerry has been volunteering his time and expertise to make sure the city of Rio Communities started out with the correct information and move in the right direction.
For a wheelchair-bound 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy, Jonathan "Andrew" Lozano, is remarkably upbeat and unbeatable.
Three weeks after being placed on paid administrative leave, the Belen Schools superintendent may find out whether he still has a job at next week’s Belen School Board of Education…[Read more]
Three of the four seats on the ballot for the Belen Board of Education were unopposed. The only opposed race in the Belen District was between incumbent Lorraine Espinosa and…[Read more]
The newly elected Los Lunas Board of Education members, Frank Otero and Bryan Smith, will be sworn in on Tuesday, March 3.
The three incumbent candidates for the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board were all unopposed in their bids for re-election this year.
A retired Belen Schools administrator and educator is hoping his experience and vision will help the newest city in Valencia County become a prosperous and viable community.
Los Lunas Fire Department Capt. John Gabaldon, 38, has big shoes to fill. He will be the new fire chief after Chief Atalino "Lito" Chavez retires at the end of the month.
Good food, good people, good music and good weather all came together Saturday to make the 15th annual Hispano Chamber of Valencia County Matanza a success.
This year's election season for local education boards is coming to a close, with Election Day, Tuesday, Feb. 3, less than a week away. There are 15 candidates who filed for seats on the Los Lunas and Belen boards of education, and the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus Advisory Board.
Joseph R. Byers, a candidate for Los Lunas Board of Education, and his son, Donivan, were escorted from the Los Lunas High School gym Saturday by school resource officer Joe Griego, during a high school boys basketball game.