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City votes without public input

The Rio Rancho Governing Body shouldn’t have moved its regular meetings to 4 p.m. on Thursdays, and certainly not without public input, because it will be harder for Rio Ranchoans to participate in their government. Most...

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Our View: Complete census form

If you’re bored sitting around the house under the stay-at-home order, here’s a way to occupy yourself for a few minutes: Complete your census form. It’s a legal requirement, it’ll take all of 10 minutes...

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Our View: Giving back in a big way

The Big Event is a project Rio Rancho High School has organized for the past 12 years. In doing so, they have cleaned hundreds of Rio Rancho residents’ yards. The Observer loves that the students, faculty and staff at RRHS...

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Wishing the new school board well

We must admit we were surprised at the outcome of Tuesday’s Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education election, in which incumbents Ramon Montaño and Ryan Parra were ousted in favor of Amanda Galbraith and Noreen Scott...

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Don’t just complain: Go out and vote!

Tuesday is Election Day, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Two Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education seats are up for grabs, with a third seat having just one candidate. RRPS and Central New Mexico Community College...

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Census is crucial for county funding

The federal Census Bureau is already collecting address data in order to refine and calculate how many residents live in Sandoval County. Beside doing the old-school door-to-door knock, the bureau is implementing some...

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Golf shouldn’t be city priority

We were alarmed, although not really surprised, to learn of the fire at the former Club Rio Rancho clubhouse. With the building sitting unused, except for trespassers committing crimes, something was bound to happen to it,...

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Small steps to a bigger future

Over the past two months the Observer has put the spotlight on our area’s businesses via our new business page, which appears the third Sunday of every month. Since its inception, this section, via the suggestion of some...

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Rally made RR look professional

Despite all of the apprehension surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to the city of Rio Rancho, it turns out teamwork was all it took to keep things in order. In fact, the city did well media-wise because of how...

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