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.

The rumble of a V8 racecar engine vibrates the houses on a quiet street in the Western Hills section of Rio Rancho.

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.

ALBUQUERQUE —When Rio Rancho resident Douglas Rhodes prepares for a trip, the sky is literally the limit — or 14,000 feet to be exact.

JEMEZ PUEBLO — The ancient style of a northern Native American tribe’s drum beat echoes throughout the Jemez Pueblo valley during sacred ceremonies.

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.

It is not uncommon for someone who is blind to have a Seeing Eye dog help compensate for their sight, but have you ever head of a Seeing Eye human help a blind dog?

BERNALILLO — When it comes to addiction, needles are usually the last thing those in recovery expect to aid with their rehabilitation.

CORRALES — A giant 15-foot guitar looms in the corner of a woodworking shop behind a music store off of the main drag in Corrales.

Cancer Support Now will host its first Rio Rancho breast cancer support meeting Tuesday at Community of Joy Lutheran Church, at Northern Boulevard and Saratoga Drive.

After 15 years on the editorial side of the newspaper business, Rio Rancho Observer editor Argen Marie Duncan is taking on a new role as editor/publisher.

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.