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Lowriders exhibit comes to Gallup

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Thanks to overwhelming public support, Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods is coming to Gallup. Over 100 images from the 2016-2017 New Mexico History Museum exhibition Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods will be traveling throughout the state.

Daniel Kosharek curated the exhibit, which explores the cultural significance of custom cars in New Mexico and gives vision to the beauty and meaning behind this form of art and expression.

The exhibit will be free and open to the public, and housed in the El Morro Events Center from Nov. 18 - Dec. 11. The hours are Thursdays and Fridays from 6:30 - 9 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 3 - 7 pm. There will also be available viewing hours during special...

Gallup Sun wins NMPA awards, again

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Sun closes out another productive year

BERNALILLO, N.M. —The Gallup Sun won three awards at the 2017 New Mexico Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The Sun is classified under the Weekly Class II category.

The awards ceremony, which was held at the Santa Ana Pueblo Hyatt Tamaya Resort, celebrated various newspapers from around the state.

Correspondent Bernie Dotson won a first place award for Sports Writing. Sun Editor and Publisher Babette Herrmann and former Editorial Assistant Mia Rose Poris won a second place award for news writing, and photographer Hawk Segura won an award for his “Nightly Indian Dances” photo.

The Gallup Sun has been the recipient of NMPA...

‘Rockin’ his Mocs’

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Annual Gallup veterans event draws the community together

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Honoring all who served

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” – George S. Patton

Patton’s words rang true for many in Gallup on Nov. 11, as families, friends and officials honored the veterans for their courageous service this past Veterans Day.

The city enjoyed a day of festivities, including a wreath ceremony, a parade downtown, and the placement of a United States flag to fly high over Gallup, which local veterans erected.

The image of wholesome gratitude seemed to reflect a Norman Rockwell painting, as veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces marched their way to the McKinley County Courthouse plaza. Kids...

PED Secretary honors three ‘A’ grade district schools

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Some months have passed since Del Norte elementary in north Gallup earned an A grade from the New Mexico Public Education Department.

It is one of three schools in the Gallup McKinley County Schools district that received the stellar grade, based on a set of criteria from PED that schools must meet to earn the top grade.

Lincoln Elementary and Tse Yi Gai High School are the other two schools on the honor roll.

“Good morning boys and girls,” PED Secretarty Christopher Ruszkowski said, before the hundres of students in the new Del Norte Elementary gymnasium.  “Both of your schools last year—you are all here together—are going like this,” Ruszkowski said, as he used his...
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