Belen P&Z no shows for crematorium

Residents, business owners and others were not too happy Monday when two key issues to be decided upon by the Belen Planning and Zoning Commission couldn't be heard because three of the five commissioners did not show up for the meeting.

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Smith, Mercer and Johnston elected to bench

The 13th Judicial District, which encompasses Valencia, Sandoval and Cibola counties, will be seeing a few new faces on the bench as several candidates were vying for three open seats.

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2014 General Election unofficial results

(Editor’s note: These are the unofficial results of Tuesday’s General Election. Read Thursday’s edition of the Valencia County News-Bulletin for full election coverage and the candidates’ reactions to the results.)…[Read more]

2014 Citizen of the Year – Charles Cox: Lifelong firefighter, Vietnam veteran, VFW post commander and Boy Scout troop master

News-Bulletin file photo: Charles Cox, a volunteer with the Belen Fire Department, is also the department's nationally-certified fire investigator. Cox retired after 34 years with the Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department.

Not many people can say they have lived their entire lives helping their community, serving their country, assisting veterans and shaping the lives of youths to become responsible adults and future leaders.

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