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2014-09-30 16:20:49

RIO RANCHO, N.M., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Formerly Debonis Storage and RV, U-Haul Moving and Storage of West Rio Rancho has opened its doors for business. This facility is located at 1101 Veranda Drive and consists of five one-story self-storage buildings on 5.74 acres of land. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149418 Although there is still work to be done to bring this facility up to U-Haul Company standards, a lot of improvements have already been made to...

2013-06-04 23:24:32

The Healthy House Institute (HHI) - sister website of The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) - is pleased to recognize the generous assistance provided by E.L. Foust Company - http://www.foustco.com - in helping chemically-sensitive persons in locations including Boise, ID and Rio Rancho, NM. Boise, ID (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The Healthy House Institute® (HHI) - sister website of The Healthy Facilities Institute® (HFI) - is pleased to recognize the generous assistance provided by E.L....

2008-11-21 12:02:19

Police in Rio Rancho, N.M., say a number of speeding citations have been handed out to area drivers thanks to an officer's cherry picker hiding spot. The Albuquerque Journal said Friday that a police officer armed with a radar gun used the inventive hiding spot to clock scores of speeding drivers and send reinforcements after the offending travelers. Police spokesman John Francis said 84 citations were handed out Thursday during a 4 1/2-hour selective Traffic Enforcement Program operation....

2008-10-08 18:00:00

By Rosalie Rayburn Journal Staff Writer City councilors will vote tonight on a resolution to ask the state to help secure funding for essential infrastructure for the HP center slated to be built in Rio Rancho. Gov. Bill Richardson's office announced in June that the computer and peripherals giant Hewlett Packard would open a customer service center next year in the city's Downtown area. The center will be on land northwest of the Santa Ana Star Center, which lacks basic services such...

2008-09-29 18:00:34

By Elaine D. Briseo Journal Staff Writer Rio Rancho middle schools are undergoing their first major boundary changes in a more than a decade. The district will hold public forums on two proposed plans, beginning Wednesday. The change comes as the district plans to open its fourth middle school for the 2009-10 school year. The three existing middle schools are Eagle Ridge off Northern, Lincoln in the Western Hills area and Mountain View in the Enchanted Hills subdivision. RRPS...

2008-09-29 18:00:23

With far fewer resources than the big city to its south, Rio Rancho has managed to stay ahead of Albuquerque in one important aspect of the race to conserve water. A new study by the Rio Rancho water conservation office and State Engineer's Office shows that Rio Rancho held its overall daily water use to 150 gallons per person last year. That number represents the water used in all categories in 2007 -- for homes, parks, apartment complexes and businesses -- divided by the city's...

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