The times they are a changing for the Valencia County volunteer fire service and its firefighters.
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An eleventh hour announcement from Valencia County had local municipalities scrambling to cover the costs of their emergency medical services for the next fiscal year.
Right now, 1617 River Road is a quiet, idyllic park. Later this summer, it will begin the transformation into a long-awaited agricultural farm for the Belen Consolidated Schools' Future Farmers of America program.
Building a hospital in Valencia County has been a topic of contentious discussion and debate for more than eight years, and no one seems any closer to delivering a health care facility than they were in 2006.
A Belen man was shot and killed early Monday morning and sheriff's detectives have arrested the man who they believe is responsible.
When faced with the annual question, "So, what did you do on your summer vacation?" despite parents' best efforts, the response from students is usually a disinterested, "Nothin'."
The Valencia County commissioners approved an agreement with the city of Belen to help pay for the municipality's recycling program for another year, but not without an oddly split vote.
After years of debate about the county's solid waste plan — or lack of one — county commissioners approved entering into a contract with a local man who they hope will advise them on coming up with a solution.
Several county employees who were looking forward to receiving a pay raise this new fiscal year will have to do without one after it was announced that this year's property tax revenues are estimated to be lower than initially estimated.
Many of the Valencia County capital outlay projects designated for fiscal year 2015-16 will be funded, just not necessarily to the tune requested by municipalities and state representatives.
It's been nearly three years since the legal battle between a local ambulance company and a handful of government agencies has reared its head, but now it has returned in the form of a motion to reconsider from the company's attorney.
For everyone who loves a good story about the things that came before will welcome the newest offering by two local historians, the writing and editing duo of Richard Melzer, Ph.D. and John Taylor.
The Valencia County commissioners unanimously approved a balanced, preliminary budget last week that could be viewed as employee centered, with long-awaited pay raises, new equipment and money for continuing education and training.
The ballots have been tallied and the unofficial results of the 2015 Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District Board of Directors election are in.
This year's Valencia County budget looks to be the healthiest it's been in more than a decade, and with increased revenues comes the chance to reward long-time employes as well as those who pursue education.
There was a shake-up in the Valencia County administration last Wednesday night with the announcement of the sudden resignation of the county manager.
There was a shake-up in the Valencia County administration Wednesday night with the announcement of the sudden resignation of the county manager. After three hours in executive session, the commissioners…[Read more]
As the budget planning comes to a close for Valencia County, top administrators are hoping to implement a pay schedule that will finally get employees on an even playing field.
The village of Los Lunas and Valencia County are collaborating on a joint affordable housing plan.
Valencia County resident and St. Pius High School sophomore Lilly McCarty was inducted as a 4-H state diplomat during the annual 4-H Senior Leadership Retreat in Albuquerque in January.