Two Rio Rancho students and two Bernalillo students have received congressional nominations for service academies.
The Korean War has often been termed the “forgotten war,” so it’s understandable that a local veteran could also have forgotten some of the things he did and saw while there almost 70 years ago.
For 37 years, people around Rio Rancho, from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, have been patrons of the annual Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale.
Starting a business from home can be a daunting task. A startup has to consider overhead and create a product that is in demand.
PLACITAS — Wild pintos graze less than 300 yards away from the Las Huertas neighborhood on the Buffalo Tract, a patch of private land just north of Placitas.
Boys & Girls Club of Central New Mexico mentor Ramona “Raelynn” Stockton has done more in her 15 years than many people do in a lifetime.
A local Girl Scout recently stitched together a personal way to show appreciation to men and women who protect Rio Rancho: Quilts donated to the fire and police departments.
A flurry of flags placed in the ground at Vista Verde Cemetery to memorialize the nearly 3,000 people lost in the 9/11 terrorist attacks 17 years ago swayed as a crowd of local residents placed their hands over their hearts during a rendition of Taps last Tuesday.
BERNALILLO — A feeling of dread used to overcome single mother of two Ancilla Quintana every time she saw a rain cloud form over her small Bernalillo home.
We’ve all put together puzzles before, knowing a 500-piece puzzle may occupy a rainy weekend and a 1,000-piece puzzle may sit on a table for several weeks before it’s completed.
CORRALES — Every artist has a signature that defines his or her vision and interpretation of the surrounding world. What makes jewelry maker Carlos Sanchez’s work unique is he has never really seen a single piece he has created.
A car runs over a group of pedestrians as a homemade pipe bomb explodes down the hallway of a nearby building, leaving many people injured or dead, and that’s just the beginning of the violence.
The City of Vision and Mayor Gregg Hull welcomed 21 teens from Germany on June 29, marking the 20th year Eleonore Kluge has brought students ages 13-17 to Rio Rancho from that country.
Beth Pendergrass, the community strategy engagement officer for Rio Rancho Public Schools, was recently asked by a reporter where she’d been lately.
Rio Rancho High School Class of 2015 alumnus Corbin Gustafson pocketed $200 and a first-place finish at the Albuquerque Open Chess tournament June 10.
The sun has barely risen above the ridgeline of the Sandias by the time Brew Master Mark Matheson begins making Kaktus Brewery’s newest batch of beer.
A dog named Faithful keeps watch over his mater’s fish as three mischievous sea birds try to hatch a plan to steal them, along with Faithful’s food.
If you’ve ever been to a city council or county commission meeting, chances are you noticed the quiet presence of George Oppenheimer.
A glint of excitement shines in Rio Rancho resident Edna McGuffin-Thompson’s eyes as she points to a painting of an old house with several structures surrounding it.
Bobby Box cringes when people refer to him as a celebrity — even though many of them have been listening to him on radio stations in the metro area for about five decades. Maybe “legend” is a better description, in light of his career, which landed him a spot in the New Mexico Music Hall of …
The somber tone of patriotism accompanied a rendition of “Taps” as those in attendance at Rio Rancho’s Veterans Monument Park last Monday took time to reflect on and honor our service men and women.