BELEN—Two years after an audit revealed critical issues within the Belen Police Department, a new investigation has discovered the BPD has made a near-complete turnaround.
BOSQUE FARMS—The new director of the Bosque Farms Public Library came to her career a little later than some, but her love of the field is long lived.
Facing a slowdown in vaccine demand, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday launched an incentive program that will offer $10 million in cash prizes to New Mexicans who have been vaccinated and opt in to a lottery.
The New Mexico Film Office announces an intended television series, “Behind the Yellow House,” produced by Velvet Yard Productions, LLC has begun production in Belen.
In this provocative autobiography, “The Flowering,” celebrated artist and activist Judy Chicago, a resident of Belen, reflects on her extraordinary life and career, sharing her vision for making art that matters.
LOS LUNAS—The New Mexico Public Education Department announced Wednesday, May 26, all five members of the Los Lunas Schools Board of Education — Eloy Giron, Frank Otero, Steven Otero, Bryan Smith and David Vickers — have been suspended due to “credible evidence that certain board members hav…
Dr. Arsenio Romero, the superintendent of Los Lunas Schools, is married to Amber Romero. He previously worked as superintendent of the Deming School District before moving back to Valencia County, where he was born and raised, when he was appointed to superintendent in January. He, his wife …
A former Los Lunas Board of Education member has been named as the public education secretary’s first designee to assume temporary governance of the Los Lunas Schools district.
Starting in July, more than 200 parcels in Valencia County owned by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe will be put on the auction block to help pay for a bankruptcy settlement prompted by allegations of abuse perpetrated by priests and other clergy over decades.
LOS LUNAS — In the Los Lunas interim budget, the village council allotted $1.6 million to add turf to the fields at the Los Lunas Sports Complex and thousands of dollars for village parks and recreation this year.
Everett Paquin, 58, of Bosque Farms, and an enrolled of the Pueblo of Isleta, was arraigned in federal court on Thursday, May 20, on a three-count indictment of assault with a deadly weapon, witness tampering and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
LOS LUNAS — With more than a dozen intentionally set fires having burned about 29 acres in the bosque surrounding the river bridge in Los Lunas, state and local authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying the responsible parties.
RIO COMMUNITIES — He was a judge, a historian, a professor, a writer, a mentor, a friend and a dad. He was retired 13th Judicial District Court Judge John W. Pope, and he was loved and is adoringly remembered.