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.
(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.)
For what may be the first time ever, taxes got a round of applause at last week's county commission meeting.
Los Lunas police are investigating the village's latest homicide of a man was killed while riding in the passenger seat of his friend's vehicle early Sunday morning.
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.
Days after the governor appointed a Democrat to serve the remaining term of a retired district judge, the party's central committee decided over the weekend that it would rather nominate someone else.
It's time for New Mexico to be practical, pragmatic and bold says one Albuquerque real estate broker.
After a three-month search for a new city manager, the Belen City Council unanimously approved the mayor's nominee, Jay Ruybalid, on Monday.
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.
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On Monday morning, to the astonishment of the Los Lunas Board of Education, Superintendent Bernard Saiz submitted his retirement notice.
An elderly couple is recovering at two different Albuquerque hospitals after police say two men shot them while committing a home invasion in Los Lunas.
After several starts and stops, canceled procurements and even a lawsuit, it looks like curb-side trash pick up may see the light of day in unincorporated Valencia County.
The legal wrangling over the mill levy dedicated for the operations and maintenance for a hospital in Valencia County is far from over.
They are a bunch of pretty little birds that are making a pretty big mess.
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.
A new gas-fired power plant on Belen's west mesa got the green light from the New Mexico Public Regulations Commission late last week. The PRC's approval was the last step before the construction on the plant could begin.
Come July 1, sending or viewing text messages on a handheld device while driving will be illegal in New Mexico.
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.
Belen residents will be getting a bit of a reprieve from a scheduled increase on their city utility bill that was to take effect beginning next month.