Kenn Rodriguez-News-Bulletin photo: VALENCIA RUNNING BACK Tyler McClarran (30) is tackled by a host of Alamogordo defenders during the Jaguars 39-0 loss Friday night at Valencia High School.

WEB EXCLUSIVE – Game of the Week: Bad luck Jags fall to Alamo

TOME – The next Friday the 13th doesn’t come until February. But the unluckiest of all Fridays made an early visit to the Valencia Jaguars. Looking snake-bitten almost from the…[Read more]

Hundreds of jobs coming to Los Lunas

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: At the Accurate Machine & Tool Co. ground-breaking ceremony in Los Lunas are, from left, Los Lunas Economic Development manager Ralph Mims, Accurate Machine & Tool Co. officer Greg Pluemer, N.M. Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela, Gov. Susana Martinez, Julie Pluemer, Accurate Machine & Tool Co. officer Steve Pluemer, his daughter, Nikki, and wife, Julia.

Gov. Susana Martinez announced 250 well-paying jobs coming to the Los Lunas area at a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday in Los Morros Business Park for Accurate Machine & Tool Co.

Illegal dumping

Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo: Valencia County Community Services Director Jacobo Martinez, left,  talks about the urgent need to clean up illegal dumping across the county as Belen Magistrate John Chavez, right, listens.

A full jar of green olives, a black leather shoe, a child's musical toy, a brown and pink fleece blanket, shards of glass, a pair of jeans embroidered with a heart and rainbow, crumbling books and tires.

County jail undergoes evaluation

What do you do with a problem like the county jail? That's the question that has plagued Valencia County commissioners for years, and they are possibly one step closer to a solution.

LL Schools grades better

In the state's A-F grading system, seven out of 16 Los Lunas Schools went up a grade or more this year, plus the district has the only A-graded school in Valencia County.

High court won't hear judges' case

Two attorneys who were appointed to the 13th Judicial Court bench but snubbed by the Democratic Party to be placed on November's ballot have once again been ignored, but this time by the New Mexico Supreme Court.

Belen runway expansion gets FAA approval

After years of waiting and hoping, Belen city officials announced this week that the Federal Aviation Administration has given its final approval for a new crosswind runway at the Belen Alexander Municipal Airport.

Roundup ready alfalfa

Deborah Fox-News-Bulletin photo: Genetically modified alfalfa looks identical to conventional alfalfa. Mitch Vergeer, a Los Lunas farmer, grows both conventional alfalfa and is trying the genetically altered Roundup Ready alfalfa.

(Editor's note: This the first of a series of articles about the genetically-modified alfalfa being grown across the country and right here in Valencia County.)