City website first in state, county 18th for openness

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The City of Vision’s website has been recognized for its transparency and accessibility. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government published the results of a statewide study Wednesday, grading every city and county website based on information available. The City of Rio Rancho government site scored the highest of the 31 municipal websites reviewed, scoring […]

Funday turnout breaks records

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A record-breaking crowd turned out for the 10th annual Mayor’s Sunday is Funday. Organizer Dave Heil of the Kiwanis Club of Rio Rancho said 6,000 people or more, based on admission payments and vendor counts, came to Haynes Park for the event Sunday afternoon. That’s compared to 5,000 attendees last year, when the event was […]

Enchanted Hills stores open

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Rio Rancho’s latest retail infusion is underway. Kirkland’s will open a store this week at the city’s northern edge, but it won’t be the newest kid on the block for long. A series of other debuts will follow in short order, including Bed Bath & Beyond, T.J. Maxx and Michaels. They all arrive as part […]