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Our view: Reaching out county-wide

The Observer applauds the Sandoval County Commission for doing what seems to be one the best ways to govern an area: by reaching out to the sections that make it up. Earlier this month, the commission unanimously accepted newly...

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Wasting time on Waste Management

After releasing the article on the city’s decision to raise recycling rates 18 cents per month and only offer the service every other week, the Observer has heard its share of negativity on the subject. Many of our poll...

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Staying in toon with our readers

Editorial cartoons seem to be a near-constant source of unhappiness in Rio Rancho. We’ve briefly explained our situation with those cartoons before, but in light of further complaints, we’re going into more detail....

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Our children are a bi-partisan issue

Regardless of your political leaning and early impressions of new Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, the well-being of the state’s children should encompass both sides of the proverbial aisle. In case you missed it, the national...

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Plenty to do in RR for summer holiday

Independence Day is nearly upon us, and contrary to some complaints, there’s plenty to do over the holiday week in Rio Rancho. Plus, a lot of it is free! On July 4, the Independence Day parade takes place in City Center at...

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