PLACITAS — A maze of yellow pipeline placards swerve in and out of the natural landscape that surrounds a Placitas neighborhood overlooking the Las Huertas Creek.
Screams can be heard coming from a dark room filled with debris from a natural disaster that has left some unprepared Rio Rancho residents incapacitated or disoriented.
“Here on Molokai, our motto is ‘Stay calm and carry on,’” says former Rio Rancho resident Paula Scott, now living on that diminutive Hawaiian island.
After more than two decades of law enforcement — which includes countless pursuits, being shot at and numerous crisis negotiations, some of which didn’t end with everyone coming out alive — Lt. Brett Denison has retired from the Rio Rancho Police Department.
Rio Rancho firefighters took a little weight off Santa’s shoulders, giving Christmas gifts to 30 local children and food baskets to their families last week.
A faint smile of joy can be seen on Independence High School social worker and counselor Carol White’s face as she looks at a room full of donated items she will distribute to students in need this Christmas.
Echoes of music resonate throughout jazz musician Christine Fawson’s living room as she plays multiple instruments and breaks into a rendition of “Send in the Clowns.”
It was all smiles as Rio Rancho Police Chief Stewart Steele pinned a police badge on 2-year-old Liam Hansen’s shirt after swearing him in as an officer for a day in the dining area at the Dion’s on High Resort Boulevard last Wednesday.
It’s almost noon as retired law enforcement officer Xavier Aguilar spots a woman on NM 528 carrying multiple bags on a plastic cart.
Commander Elaine Mitchell of the Disabled American Veterans District 5 in Rio Rancho was honored for her service to veterans by U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan at an event held at Golden Corral in Albuquerque on Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day.
It’s never pleasant to hear when children have been hurt or put into a situation that may traumatize them for the rest of their lives.
The standout star of season 10 (summer of 2015) of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” was without a doubt “Piff the Magic Dragon,” along with what is billed as the first magic-performing Chihuahua, “Mr. Piffles.”
As 20,000 Californians prepared to evacuate their homes due to the overwhelming spread of wildfires last month, many first responders from all over the country made it their mission to help.
It’s eight in the morning as 18-year-old high school senior Gabe La Rose wakes up in a drainage tunnel that leads to an arroyo behind a home improvement store in Rio Rancho.
Tom Lemaster and his grandson Will McGuire inspect a beehive in Lemaster’s back yard. Lemaster and McGuire both placed at last month’s New Mexico State Fair for the taste and color of their honey.
Helicopters, gunfire, protesters and Bob Dylan’s “Blowing in the Wind” could be heard echoing down the hall at Esther Bone Memorial Library earlier this fall.
Attention, women over 40: Doctors at Presbyterian Cancer Care in Rio Rancho want to speak with you. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that they want to speak with women to help them avoid an unnecessary battle with cancer.
A giant zeppelin, a handful of hot-air balloons, and a space fuselage all intertwine like a three-dimensional mosaic of flight-related items floating in mid-air at the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.
Marion Lustig is not one for accolades, awards or recognition, that’s why she said she was surprised to receive an award for 22 years of volunteer work at Storehouse West.
“Never Forgotten” was the theme of Rio Rancho’s ceremony on the 16th anniversary of the 2001 September 11 terrorist attacks at Vista Verde Memorial Park.
ALBUQUERQUE — Food, rides, prizes, face painting — and did we mention food? It’s that time of season again: It’s time for the New Mexico State Fair.
Most people 60 and older can tell you they remember where they were when JFK was assassinated back in 1963, and probably what they remember about his brother’s and Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassinations nearly five years later.