Valencia County gets first police dog since mid-90s
VALENCIA COUNTY, N.M. — The Valencia County Sheriff's Office is home to roughly 50 deputies and one of it's newest just started this month. Deputy Brad Killough and his partner Deputy Dobby make up VCSO's K-9 unit, something the department has lacked since the mid-90s. "Best partner in the...
Job Opportunities for Belen Residents: City Hiring for Laborer and Museum Coordinator Roles
The City of Belen is hiring for two full-time positions: a Community Maintenance Department Laborer and a Library Technician I/Museum Coordinator for the Belen Harvey House Museum. Each position offers an annual salary of $31,200, or $15 per hour, and a benefits package including retirement and healthcare.
Belen, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Valencia High School basketball team will have a game with Belen High School on March 01, 2024, 19:00:01 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
The gas price fluctuate between $2.76 and $2.89 in Belen as of 2024-02-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Join the Fun at the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Balloon Rallye at Eagle Park!
The 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Balloon Rallye will be held at Eagle Park from Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th. The event will feature activities such as a Balloon Walk on Saturday, March 16th, where children can learn about hot air balloons and take photos.
State records first pediatric death related to Influenza this flu season
BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A child in Bernalillo County has died from complications tied to Influenza. The New Mexico Department of Health did not provide specific details on the diagnosis in order to protect the family’s privacy but they did say the child was between five and 12 years old. This is the first confirmed […]
“Law-La-Palooza” offers free civil and family legal consultation
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Second Judicial District Court Pro Bono Committee and the New Mexico Legal Aid Volunteer Attorney program are teaming up to bring back Bernalillo County’s largest legal fair, “Law-La-Palooza.” Law-La-Palooza will be March 1 at the Caesar Chavez Community Center. During the event, attendees will have access to free legal consultation regarding […]
Urgent: Water Service Disruption on Vaughn St SW, Rosie G Otero Rd SW, and Camino Real SW
A water outage occurred on February 29, 2024, leading to water service disruptions in the areas of Vaughn St SW, Rosie G Otero Rd SW, and Camino Real SW. Crews on the scene are currently assessing the situation and working to resolve the issue.
BCSO deputy-involved shooting during auto theft operation
Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) — Tuesday night, deputies from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Auto Theft Unit were actively conducting an operation in the area of Menaul and University. The operation escalated around 11 PM when deputies attempted to stop a vehicle in the parking lot of the Ramada Plaza, near the intersection of Menaul and Newton.
BCSO: Crash kills one on Coors
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is responded to a fatal crash around Wednesday night on Coors Blvd. SW between Arenal Rd and Blake Rd. BCSO says a witness told investigators they saw a red F-150 truck traveling at a high rate of speed before the crash. Officers took the driver into custody […]
A Slice of Heaven: Top 4 Pizzas to Taste in Los Lunas
This article presents a guide to four fantastic pizzerias in Los Lunas. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Bernalillo County Treasurer Outlines 2024 Monthly Payment Program for Local Property Owners
Bernalillo County Treasurer Nancy Bearce has reminded property owners about the Monthly Payment Program (MPP). The MPP, running from March 1 to August 31, 2024, allows taxpayers to pay their taxes in 10 monthly installments. This is instead of two semi-annual payments. The program is beneficial for those on a budget, homeowners with high tax bills, and property taxpayers without a mortgage company.
Local South Valley School Celebrates Diverse Talents in Annual Show
South Valley School recently conducted its annual talent show, where students and staff displayed a range of skills. The event's theme was Rihanna's 'Shine Bright Like a Diamond,' and it started with student body officers performing the theme song. The talent show included various music genres such as pop, country, and rock, and student artwork was exhibited.
Blowing dusts prompts health alert in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Air Quality Program has issued a health alert for the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County due to blowing dust. The alert is effective as of Tuesday, February 27, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Anyone with respiratory conditions is encouraged to limit outdoor activity. The city recommends taking the following steps during […]
BernCo Fire and Rescue awarded International Accredited status
Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) — BernCo Fire and Rescue (BCFR) has received internationally Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). It is one of more than 300 agencies to achieve this status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE), Inc. The...
Free Concert Featuring Solo Guitarist & Latin Singer Omar Villanueva in Belen
The doors open at 1pm, the show is from 2pm – 4pm. There is FREE parking, FREE entry, and FREE refreshments. This concert is brought to Belen in conjunction with the New Mexico Music Commission.Visit here for more details.
Progress on gun safety in New Mexico inches forward
After having her Bernalillo County gun ban overturned by the court, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tried to do it the right way, putting together an impressive public safety package of proposed legislation that addressed not only guns but also bail reform; sentencing; and police pay and recruitment. If passed, it...
Savor the Flavors: 4 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Belen
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants in Belen. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences and opinions in the comments below!
KRQE Newsfeed: BCSO shooting, Administrative leave, Cooler and calmer, Indigenous physicists, Sustaining the future
Wednesday’s Top Stories Wednesday’s Five Facts  Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputies involved in shooting, suspect hospitalized – BCSO says deputies were conducting an auto theft operation in the area of Menaul and University when they attempted to stop a vehicle in the parking lot of the Ramada Plaza hotel. While attempting to stop the vehicle, […]