Julia Dendinger

Assistant Editor

Bio

Julia M. Dendinger began working at the VCNB in 2006. She covers Valencia County government, Belen Consolidated Schools and the village of Bosque Farms. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists Rio Grande chapter’s board of directors.

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The governor’s veto pen caused some disappointment and ire in Valencia County last week, but that isn’t stopping the push forward for a local …

Daniel Kiehne, a homeschooled sixth-grader, received Best of Show for his acrylic still life, “Native Celebrations,” in the eighth annual Stud…

Kairi Rodriguez, who attends Los Lunas Middle School, received Best of Show for her digital art piece, “Baile Folklorico,” in the annual Stude…

La Merced Elementary kindergarten teacher Berna Chavez demonstrates how to stamp sight words on a worksheet during a morning lesson. Like most…

In the high school category of the eighth annual Student Art Show, “Celebrations of New Mexico,” at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts,…

In the elementary school category of the eighth annual Student Art Show, “Celebrations of New Mexico,” at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and…

In the middle school category of the eighth annual Student Art Show, “Celebrations of New Mexico,” at the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Art…

The Best of Show piece in the high school category of the eighth annual Student Art Show, “Celebrations of New Mexico,” at the Los Lunas Museu…

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It’s the second week and things look fairly normal in Berna Chavez’ kindergarten classroom at La Merced Elementary. The students sit on the al…

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