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.
Students from all over the world filled all three levels of the Albuquerque Convention Center earlier this month, intent on proving their robotic skills.
Santa Ana – The sounds of laughter are accompanied by splashing at the Tamaya Horse Rehabilitation Program stables as kids of various ages help brush and wash nearly 67 horses during Wednesday’s Volunteer Day.
Michael Sanchez, owner of Cristy Records in Hilltop Plaza, was in a band called “Mike Sanchez and the Wild Bunch” in his rebellious youth, but he says he has always made it a priority to honor his mother through music.
Six Rio Rancho Fire and Rescue stations received a unique gift from a local artist last month to show appreciation for their assistance.
Who would have guessed that a small delegation from the Bemba tribe in Zambia, Africa, during a 9,000-mile trip to America, would include Rio Rancho on its itinerary?
Retirement was really not an option for former Rio Rancho Public Schools administrator Barbara Bruce, who “retired” from her last position, principal at Rio Rancho Elementary, in 2013, after almost two decades of working in RRPS.
It’s a little after 10 a.m. at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center as the sun gleams into a quiet hospital lobby, illuminating Nursing House Supervisor Angelina Nunez’s profile.
Where once upon a time Cibola Little League ballplayers had a four-diamond complex to play on and, several years later, soccer players had a pitch for their games, two sand volleyball courts now stand on Sundt Road.
Two local high school students recently had an out-of-this-world experience after being selected to attend space camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Music and memories filled the cafeteria turned tea room at Meadowlark Senior Center in preparation for a screening of the Beatles’ “A Hard Day’s Night” movie in late March.