Although many students look forward to summer break with great expectations, there is nothing like the excitement of heading back to school.
Rio Rancho Public Schools is proposing to authorize specially trained security officers formerly certified in law enforcement to carry guns on school campuses.
In the midst of a county election cycle, the Observer would like to set the record straight on one item concerning a candidate’s sign hanging on the north wall of the building we inhabit.
Any time an elected official makes a stance on an issue and asks for support, the wheels of government can move much like the fabled tortoise to the finish line.
In the light of the recent city election and with upcoming state and county elections, the Observer would like to set the record straight on the issue of endorsements.
It can be a challenge for any state legislator to get a bill he/she sponsored through the many tiers that make up the Legislature, especially in a 30-day session.
Anyone learning how to play the game of chess usually makes the rookie mistake of not thinking a few moves in advance. A player may find instant gratification taking a knight with a pawn but not see the inherent danger they are in if they follow through with the move exposing a more valuable piece.
A lot of views have been expressed in the past few months, either for or against an oil and gas ordinance for Sandoval County.
The holidays always bring out the giving in people and many places like Storehouse West, St. Felix Pantry and Goodwill bulk up on staff in anticipation of an influx of goods.
Since the very first news article appeared, and for that matter the written word, people have made different interpretations of the subject matter’s meaning.
When we respond to “How’s it going?” with “Another day in paradise” or “Living the dream,” that’s a subtle way to let people know how fortunate we are to be vertical for another day.
Rio Rancho and communities across the nation will pay tribute this coming Saturday to the millions of veterans who’ve served in our country’s military as we commemorate Veterans Day.
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is beginning the second year of the #MyReasonWhy campaign, designed to showcase the tremendous value that high school sports and activities offer to students.
Most reporters do their upmost to stay informed and ask questions on the public’s behalf. For many of us this is a given, but there are times when transparency or lack thereof can slow down communication and the public’s understanding of a particular issue.
The Cleveland and Rio Rancho high school volleyball teams wore pink jerseys Tuesday evening for their District 1-6A match in the Storm Center.
We’re one week into “Domestic Violence Awareness Month,” observed nationally each year to raise attention to the problem and the need to support organizations that provide service to victims of abuse and their families, as well as to celebrate the survivors.
While no one should ever say “I know it’s real because I saw it on the Internet,” everyone should be able to say, “I know it’s real. I read it in the newspaper.”
How does a local government get viable information regarding what the citizens it serves think is going well or would benefit from improvement? How does a local government ensure that a vocal minority viewpoint is not dominating discussions pertaining to decision-making, priority setting, or…
Considering an oil and gas ordinance isn’t an easy task for any form of government, finding ways to boost economic development to an area can be equally as hard.
We firmly believe a quality education is important for everyone, and although sometimes the schools and teachers in the City of Vision aren’t receiving all A’s, nor the high schools attaining 100 percent graduation, we are confident our administrators and teachers are doing the best job they can.