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The large dip in the ground near Rio Rancho City Hall will become a park with an amphitheater, reading area and overlooks, according to a city plan.

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Mark Baker says he can’t remember wanting to do anything other than be a firefighter, and that’s what he’d been doing for the past 20 years — until his recent retirement from Rio Rancho Fire Rescue Department. Read more

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In her 25th year as the only superintendent Rio Rancho Public Schools has known, Sue Cleveland was being evaluated — a new mid-year evaluation — Saturday morning in a special session of the RRPS Board of Education. Read more


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For a recap of the December 1 Class 6A state championship football game, played at Lightning Bolt Stadium, along with two photos from the game, be sure to grab a copy of today's (Dec. 9) edition of the Rio Rancho Observer.

Extending their best start in school history, the Cleveland High girls basketball team scored the last 11 points of the opening quarter, part of a 20-2 run, and easily disposed of visiting Albuquerque High, 57-31, Tuesday evening. Read more

The Cleveland High School wrestling team swept its five matches at the annual Tom Torres Tiger Duals at Los Lunas High School last Saturday, returning to Rio Rancho with the tournament title after going 5-0 in dual matches.  Read more


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