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.)

Birthday blessings

Clara Garcia-News-Bulletin photo: Grandma Joanne Luna, left, daughter, Lorraine Lindbloom, right, and granddaughter Gianna Lindbloom, center, all share more than a normal family bond. All three were born on July 2.

A baby girl named Gianna Ryan Lindbloom was born on Tuesday, July 2 — exactly 29 years after her mom, Lorraine, was born, and 52 years after her grandmother, Joanne, was born.

Public input sought for mill levy

A little more than a year after getting a voter-approved quarter mill increase to property taxes, the Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District is turning to the public to find out what its constituents want to see done with the money.

Cowboy Country

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LLPD probes suspicious Sunday death

Los Lunas police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who they believe might have some information regarding a possible homicide that occurred over the weekend.

Otero retires after 11 years on the bench

District Court Judge Violet Otero Retiring

Her love for the law won't stop when she steps off the bench tomorrow for the very last time, but 13th Judicial District Court Judge Violet Otero says it's time to hang up her robe and retire.