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.
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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.
The Valencia County division of Youth Development, Inc., was recently awarded a $632,500 grant by the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department to serve the residents of Valencia County.
Caught between a rock and a hard place, the Valencia County commissioners unanimously voted to uphold a resolution that keeps the salaries of the county's four chief deputies equal.
Five shovels gleamed in the midday sun as local dignitaries helped with the ground-breaking of a new power plant on Belen's west mesa.
It looks like there's an early spring thaw in store for Valencia County, as commissioners voted unanimously to rescind October's hiring freeze.
Hoping to get older residents to become more active, the Valencia County Senior Olympics is challenging area seniors to a fun but healthy competition — the VC-100 Fitness Challenge.
The YDI-Valencia Court Appointed Special Advocate program is putting out the call for volunteer children's advocates, and the new program manager is hoping the community will answer.