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Author Archives: Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

Buckle down, make resolutions stick with advice from experts

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

New Year’s resolutions invariably involve hard work and doing something you don’t want to do, but there are people in Rio Rancho willing to help.

Rio Rancho brokerage partners with national company

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

One the larger realty firms in Rio Rancho, Allstar Realty, is now part of the third-largest realty brokerage in the state.

From left, Jeremy Wilson, Ian Morlang, Bryce Reagan, Nick Molinari, Tanya Lattin, Brad Christiansen and Dave Lane of the Corrales Fire Department pose in a room full of food and gifts bound for less-fortunate families in and near Corrales. (Rio Rancho Observer—LEE ROSS photo)

Department collects for less fortunate

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

The Corrales Fire Department again collected food and gifts for less-fortunate families in and near Corrales this year.

Rio Rancho Public Schools Executive Director of Federal, Bilingual and Native American Programs Victoria Tafoya and her family make 20-dozen traditional tamales every Christmas. She, her mother and her sisters use home-raised pork and red chile from the garden. Tafoya says the tamales and her memories of making them are part of the fabric of her life. (Courtesy photo)

What’s your Christmas tradition? Rio Ranchoans share theirs

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

For many people, one of the most important aspects of Christmas and the holiday season is coming together with family or with people who share their faith.

Christian Morath cuts down a Christmas tree during his family’s trip to the Jemez Mountains recently. (Rio Rancho Observer—LEE ROSS photo)

Christmas tree and adventure in one trip

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

Car after car filled with families drove through the Gillman Tunnels in search of the perfect Christmas tree, and possibly looking to forge a new family tradition.

Presbyterian cuts clinic hours, expands elsewhere

By Lee Ross / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer

Though the urgent care clinic on High Resort Boulevard reduced its hours this past week, Presbyterian Medical Group continues to expand its presence in Rio Rancho.

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