Jerah Cordova has been elected to be the next mayor of the city of Belen. With 55 percent of the vote, the 30-year-old Hub City native, beat out Wayne Gallegos, who received 45 percent of the vote.
Los Lunas voters elected a new mayor, two new councilors and a new municipal judge Tuesday night.
The newest municipality in Valencia County re-elected the old guard to move the city of Rio Communities forward.
Election Guide 2014; Published by the Valencia County News-Bulletin. Copyright 2014
When Valencia County's emergency management coordinator left her position earlier this month, she left behind three years of tangled files and more than a quarter million dollars in grant funding to be sorted out.
As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Valencia County was without a probate judge.
What began as a meeting about the effort to potentially disincorporate the city of Rio Communities grew into several residents and a city councilor airing frustrations about what they say is a lack of transparency with certain members of the current governing body.
Standing next to his attorney and parents, 15-year-old Brandon Villalobos, who is charged with killing his 12-year-old friend, Alex Madrid, was silent with his head down during his first court…[Read more]
As the warmer-than-usual temperatures make it feel more like spring than winter, Valencia County fire officials are scrambling to try and contain what they are calling yet another early fire season.
Two young boys entered an empty lot in Meadow Lake earlier this week. Only one left alive.
The eight candidates vying to be the next leaders of the city of Belen gathered Tuesday for a forum hosted by the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce.
If all goes as planned, in about three months, the city of Rio Communities will take possession of the Rio Grande Estates Fire Department, lock, stock and bunker gear.
A man who police and prosecutors say was driving drunk last month, killing a father of three and injuring one of his daughters, has been indicted by a Valencia County grand jury.
Planning for Valencia County population growth over the next 25 years to meet transportation demands was the subject of a recent Mid-Region Metropolitan Planning workshop.
After more than two decades presiding in the 13th Judicial District Court, Judge William "Bill" Sanchez will soon hang up his robe and put down his gavel when he retires at the end of February.
Los Lunas Schools graduation rates have been running neck-to-neck with statewide graduation rates, but fell below it in 2013 by just 0.9 percent.
To throw out the statistic of Belen Consolidated Schools' 57 percent recent graduation rate for 2013 is to miss a big part of the picture, says Superintendent Ron Marquez.
Valencia County Commissioner have asked the courts to not force the issue of a health care facilities contract three commissioners accidentally signed last July.
Life was good for Danny and Naeomi Sanchez and their three children on their Jarales farm, but now it will never be the same.