Officers of the Year named by Optimists

State Police Officer Johnny Ortega Johnnie Ortega said he didn’t realize how much crime there actually was until he became a New Mexico State Police Officer almost nine years ago. Ortega, who is a Valencia County native,...

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Reaching new heights

Los Lunas Standing at the highest point in North America, Fred Pomeroy relished the view, as memories of the beginning of the quest that brought him to the top of Mount McKinley come to mind. It was 1997, and Pomeroy and his...

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Having diabetes and eating, too

Los Lunas When Dolores Culp was told she had diabetes two years ago, she thought she’d never eat sweets again. But last year she learned healthy ways to cook desserts and other dishes she had given up through a four-week,...

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Chavez: Protector of Spanish culture

Belen New Mexican Hispanic Culture Preservation League honors Belenite An organization whose purpose is to preserve and protect Hispanic culture in New Mexico will be recognizing a local woman for her work in protecting Spanish...

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Make sure kids don’t drink

Do we know what our children are faced with today? Can we make a difference in their lives? I say yes. I say that, when it comes to our children, nothing should be more precious. Yet we choose to ignore them in ways that we may...

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