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Rio West Opinion

Wilkins, Scott do not deserve our respect

A few months ago, I submitted a letter to the editor concerning the new City Council/mayor recently elected in Rio Rancho all being from the same political party.

Texting, verbing keep language changing

Maybe we’re only imagining it, but it seems like our language is changing faster today than ever before.

Mark Scott.

Private sector helping A Park Above

I have offered my support and assistance to the city of Rio Rancho Parks and Recreation Department to help complete A Park Above.

Not much stress in NM’s 5th best city!

Rio Rancho folks woke up last week to the earth-shattering news that our beloved hometown is the most stressful place to live in New Mexico.

To get rid of mature pigweed, pull it up

Q: While we were away on vacation, the space that borders our property along the back was taken over by very tall weeds!

Slow response is bad strategy

Q: I’m buying a house and we got the inspections done very early, but we actually have a lot of time before we have to respond.

Scotland’s debates mirror our own

CAIRNRYAN, Scotland – For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film “Braveheart,” the forthcoming referendum on whether Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom or become an independent nation will come as a curiosity at best.

RR first responders earned our respect

Between the investigations surrounding the conduct of the Albuquerque Police Department, the more recent criticisms of the Ferguson, Mo., police, and the general discussion about police behavior everywhere, we thought maybe it was time to paint a different picture.

Now is time to start poinsettia blooming

Q: I have a poinsettia that has been growing beautifully since last year that I want to get to flower again.