22 Articles in Central News
El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Vista de Socorro breaks ground

Five years after its inception, Vista de Socorro, an affordable housing project, broke ground on...


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Mother, brother build Jacob Landin’s tragedy into legacy

A mother and her son have decided to turn the decades-old suspicious death of their nine-month-old...


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Felina Martinez | News-Bulletin Staff Writer

LLPD exploring benefits of new e-bike and drone program

The Los Lunas Police Department is seeing the benefit of new technology they have recently implemented, including a high-end drone and two electric bicycles to revamp the bike patrol.  Read More


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Valencia County News-Bulletin

Irrigation season will start early

On Monday, Feb. 26, MRGCD water managers started charging, flushing and ensuring proper operation of canals.  Read More


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Hicks honored for long-time dedication to city, community

A plaque was presented to Gordy Hicks in recognition and appreciation of 33 years of dedicated...


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Guzman said they need more time than 45-minutes

Jeff Heit, Guzman’s Principle Managing Director, cited a miscommunication between Guzman Energy and Socorro Electric Co-operative for their nonattendance to the special meeting February 16. “The missed meeting was simply a...


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Candidates to file for primary election

Filing day for this year’s partisan primary elections is fast approaching.   Read More


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Russell Huffman | Assistant Editor

Camper blaze endangers nearby homestead

The quick response of the Midway and Socorro fire departments extinguished a camper fire that...


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

30,000 gallons of wastewater spilled

On the day of the council meeting, Abeita reported the effluent coming out of the plant was clearer than it has been in the recent past and the facility smells “earthy,” like it should.  Read More


Published: 2024-02-29T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Guzman Electric is no show at SEC special meeting

The Socorro Co-op’s special meeting last Friday at 2 p.m. began with a motion to postpone the meeting for fifteen minutes to allow a presenting party who was traveling, Guzman Energy, a grace period to arrive. Jerrid Williams,...


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Valencia County Historical Society announces local awards

“We are just losing (history) every single day. Every time a building gets knocked down, we lose a little more history.” Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Felina Martinez | News-Bulletin Staff Writer

Stansbury, local leaders discuss housing insecurity concerns in Valencia County

The housing crisis is evident in Valencia County and resources are scarce, which is why U.S. Rep. Melanie Stansbury recently met with local leaders to discuss the issue.  Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Felina Martinez | News-Bulletin Staff Writer

SODA awarded grant to expand career, technical education programs

“We are focusing on career and technical education through both on-site and hands-on courses at our facilities and partnerships with local and regional organizations.”  Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Pop-up Art on California Street

The utility boxes on the corner of California and Manzanares were transformed into public art last...


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Los Lunas man charged with Rio Communities homicide

Valencia County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Joseph Rowland said after a pretrial detention hearing in district court on Feb. 15, 13th Judicial District Court Judge Cindy Mercer ordered Rodriguez be detained at the Valencia County Detention Center pending his...


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Jesse Jones | News-Bulletin Staff Writer

Local company donates time, skills to Belen Little League fields

A local plumbing company donated its time and skills to make sure this year’s Little League season hits it out of the park.   Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Bosque Farms Mayor Wayne Ake resigns

BOSQUE FARMS — “When you end up in the hospital for five days and they tell your wife if she... Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Belen Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court celebrates 80 years

BELEN — All dressed in white, 100-plus members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court... Read More


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

BLM talks MOU at County meeting

County Commissioners addressed over a dozen items on their agenda last week, including road work, rate changes and requests. City road project Commissioner Joe Gonzales’ request to use his allotted $200,000 to contribute to the...


Published: 2024-02-22T00:00:00

Valencia County News

by: Posts by Julia M. Dendinger | News-Bulletin Assistant Editor

Identity of man shot and killed by LLPD officer released

Los Lunas Police Chief Frank Lucero said the investigation is in its infancy, with few details to be released at this time. Read More


Published: 2024-02-20T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Public comments dominates city meeting

A proposal for the Smith building, a complaint about a shooting range, an apology and a thank you, were all heard during the public comment portion of the city meeting last week. John Walker shared during public comment that he...


Published: 2024-02-15T00:00:00

El Defensor Chieftain

by: Posts by Jessica Carranza Pino, Editor

Cranes inspire art and healing for local artist

Local artist, Estelle L. Roberge, took inspiration from her observations of sandhill cranes to create the pieces in her art show “The Book of Cranes”, which is on display at the Macey Center February 2 through the 28th. “It is...


Published: 2024-02-15T00:00:00

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