Author archives: - RDR

  • Lois Blume Marbach

    November 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lois Blume Marbach peacefully passed away on November 14, 2015, in Albuquerque, NM. She was 90 years old and had lived in Albuquerque for the past two years. Graveside services will be held in Westlake, Louisiana. Lois was born August 2, 1925, in Westlake,...

  • Del Shannon

    November 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Del Shannon left this world to join his heavenly family on November 13, 2015, in Andrews, TX. He was born on April 4, 1952, in Roswell NM, to the late Gilbert (Gib) and Ivalene Pirtle Shannon. He married the love of his life, Debbie Marshall, in Winston, NM,...

  • John Brick Griffin

    November 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John Brick Griffin, 52, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015, in Galveston County, TX. Services are pending with West Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at

  • Samuel Niño

    November 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Samuel Niño, 80, passed away on November 17, 2015. He was born on April 14, 1935, to Pablo Niño and Magdaelena Cardona, in La Esmeralda, Chihuahua, Mexico. On December 26, 1964, Samuel married Francisca Hernandez, in La Esmeralda. They celebrated 50 years...

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    White House makes calls about refugees

    November 17, 2015 • Local News, World NewsComments (0)

    Photo File; Barack Obama speaks at the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey. | Getty LANSING, Mich. — The White House sought Tuesday to reassure U.S. governors concerned about accepting Syrian refugees following the attacks in Paris, explaining during a...

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    Calling all bipeds, ages 2-200, for a trike race

    November 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Wyatt Smith, center, has trouble in the first turn while racing close against Allisha Smith during the Alien City Grand Prix Tricycle Races for All Ages at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 505 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Saturday. The race, which is believed to be...

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    Official: Progress made to rein in jet fuel contamination

    November 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE — A massive plume of jet fuel that was threatening drinking water wells at the edge of Albuquerque is now shrinking, according to state environment officials. An extraction well has removed more than 13 million gallons of contaminated water over...

  • Attacks on Paris another chance to get the war right

    November 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    ROSWELL — War is a man-made institution, the worst thing we ever created. But there are times in which it’s either kill or be killed, so it becomes a necessity for survival. It’s no surprise that, last week, when terrorists killed civilians in one of...

  • Sheriff requires records training

    November 17, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Rio Grande Sun ESPANOLA — Wrestling public records away from public officials and elected folks is part and parcel of being in the newspaper business. We come across the uneducated, stubborn and lawyer-dependent but the best fight is always with someone in...

  • Jimmy McTeigue

    November 17, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jimmy McTeigue, 82, of Arabela, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015, at his home. He was born July 25, 1933, at Arabela and had lived most of his life in Lincoln County. He worked at Los Alamos National Labs from 1960 until 1970, he then came back to...