Jack-o’-lantern contest marks Halloween with social distancing

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — For a COVID-safe Halloween celebration and a fundraiser, local high school Key Clubs are holding an online pumpkin-carving contest.

Rio Rancho and Cibola high schools’ Key Clubs are holding “Pumpkin Palooza,” part of the virtual Corrales Harvest Festival, through Oct. 30. Winners will be announced on Halloween.