Back in the day, you could order a pizza to be delivered — and that was about it.
Rio Rancho Public Schools has taken a big step toward getting its students prepared for career paths other than college and the military, as board members Catherine Cullen and Ryan Parra grabbed the reins on bringing career technical education into the high schools for juniors and seniors.
Dr. Marshall Emanuel Deutsch, 96, died on December 23. He was born in New York City, and recently moved to Corrales, N.M., after 51 years in Sudbury, Mass., and earlier times in New Jersey, Detroit and New York.
That little boy in the arms of his mother is Zachary Lucas Victoria, touted as the city’s first baby born in 2018. Bryant and Diana Victoria of Rio Rancho greeted him at 8:06 a.m. on Jan. 2 at Rust Medical Center. Zachary weighed 7 lbs., 11 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length.
John Thomas McGuffin, 74, was born on April 22, 1943, in Portales, New Mexico, to Reverend V. Elmer McGuffin and Edna Culpepper McGuffin. He graduated from Aztec High School in Aztec, New Mexico, in 1961. He served in the United States Army from 1963 to 1967 and received his bachelor’s degre…
Douglas K. Utegg, a resident of Rio Rancho for 38 years, passed away at home on April 30, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan; son, Douglas G. (Jacquie); daughters, Susan and Penny; grandchildren, Douglas E. (Jessica), Jennifer (Nick), Emerson and great-grandson, Leland.
Richard Sheridan passed away on April 3, 2017, at the age of 72. He is survived by his wife, Susan Sheridan, of 37 years of marriage. He is also survived by his half-brother, Ben Dozier of Alexandria, Va.
A metro radio talk show host recently took a call from a listener who tongue-in-cheek (we hope) wanted to know why the old Caravan East building was being talked about as another library location for the city of Albuquerque.
Three out of the city’s four high school cross country teams claimed red and blue trophies at Saturday’s Class 6A cross country championship races at Rio Rancho High School, while another finished fourth.