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Author Archives: Elaine D. Briseño / Journal Staff Writer

A long-time employee of Chase Hardware stands at the door ready to greet and assist customers. The store is closing after 61 years. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

Iconic Los Ranchos business to close its doors after 61 years

Chase Hardware, whose iconic big hammer out front has greeted north Fourth Street drivers for decades, is closing its doors later this month and faithful patrons say taking with it a special brand of customer service.

Man shot while robbing store

A 26-year-old man was shot Saturday while attempting to rob the Pecos River Station convenience store with a rifle, according… more »

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Ramon Montaño, District 2: The voice of experience

Ramon Montaño isn’t one for being a casual observer and says he knew when he came to Rio Rancho several years ago he wanted to get involved in the community.