Clara Garcia

Editor/Publisher

Bio

Clara Garcia is a native of Belen, beginning her journalism career at the News-Bulletin in 1998 as the crime and courts reporter. She is the president of the New Mexico Newspaper Association, and is a member of the Pilot Club of Belen.

Along with making custom saddles, Tom Schatzinger has been forging knives for decades. His precision craftsmanship can also be seen in the lea…

Tom Schatzinger has been a blacksmith longer than he’s been making custom saddles. He has forged most of the tools he uses in his blacksmith s…

BELEN — A former city manager is suing the city of Belen claiming she was retaliated against after “getting in the mayor’s way” and reporting …

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EL CERRO—Tom Schatzinger never intended to be a saddle maker, but luckily for many, his eye for detail, his intricate skill set and his passio…

Tom Schatzinger, owner of Schatzinger Saddlery in El Cerro, has been making custom, handmade saddles for more than three decades. His award-wi…

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