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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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School spirit almost gone at RRHS games

Editor: What happened to RRHS school spirit? I just want to post my observation and frustration on the student body and the band on all Rio Rancho High School football home games. The school spirit is almost nonexistent. The...

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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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Vote ‘yes’ Tuesday on school bond

Editor: Over 25 years, Rio Rancho Public Schools has evolved into one of New Mexico’s top-performing districts across all categories: Academics (85-plus percent graduation rate) and recognitions for its science, math and...

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Candidate Tripp shares concerns

Editor: The great citizens of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo and Corrales. My name is Gary Tripp, and I would appreciate your vote for New Mexico House of Representatives, District 44. There is so much to share; however, I felt it...

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A recommendation for Noreen Scott

Editor: We, the undersigned, recommend that our neighbors in District 4 (Rio Rancho) elect Noreen Scott to Rio Rancho’s school board. As a long-time economic developer and Rio Rancho resident, Noreen knows first-hand the...

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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 course has history of negligible owners

Editor: The current golf course owner has done nothing but plan and maintain nothing. Water rates were reduced to allow for a golf course. Golf course developers were ready to move forward. Now he wants to donate a portion of...

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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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RRPS board member Montaño worth your vote

Editor: Ramon Montaño is running for re-election to the Rio Rancho school board, and I believe he has demonstrated that he deserves our vote to continue to serve our children. Ramon has maintained a positive and open line of...

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‘Buy Rio Rancho’ Sign contest opens

Editor: The annual Rio Rancho Kiwanis “Buy Rio Rancho” holiday sign design contest is ongoing. Students can win great prizes as well as have their sign displayed all over town through the holidays. We want to be sure...

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