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Los Lunas Schools' Standard Based Assessments reading and math scores improved this year, according to the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Looking at five years of standardized test data for Belen Consolidated Schools shows a high point three years ago, followed by a steady decline in New Mexico Standards Based Assessment scores.
Los Lunas might become the new home of a South Valley business that would offer 100 permanent jobs and about 150 temporary construction jobs.
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.
A kitten that was flung from a moving car into a concrete block wall is expected to make a full recovery even after having its front left leg amputated.
From an aerial view, Valencia County is a patchwork of vibrant green alfalfa fields in a tapestry of cropland, pastures and villages.
It's a cozy, little peach-colored house on north Los Lentes Road and it's been home to Frank Gurule since 1970.
No one is turning cartwheels at Belen Consolidated Schools after last week's release of school grades, but no one is throwing in the towel either.
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.
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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