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BREAKING NEWS: Pinnacle Bank east robbed

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By Babette Herrmann

Pinnacle Bank on 1804 E. Aztec Ave was robbed at 10:37 am Friday. Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said that witnesses described the suspect as a Hispanic male with a mustache in his early twenties, between 5'7" - 5'8" tall, and medium build.

He has a tattoo on his neck and right inner forearm. He was wearing sunglasses, a black short-sleeved polo shirt with a red long-sleeved shirt under it, black pants, and dark-colored boots. He was wearing a black baseball cap with a light grey or white brim. Cap has an image of the "California Republic" emblem.

"He walked in and told cashier to put the money in a bag," White said.


The suspect left the bank headed...

Carmen Moffett receives raise during closed session

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Fellow Board of Education members granted Gallup-McKinley County Schools interim Superintendent Carmen Moffett a raise during an executive closed session Sept. 21. It appears she will continue to act as special education director and interim superintendent.

Multiple attempts were made by phone to reach Moffett. However, she has not responded as of press time.

Moffett was appointed as interim superintendent after Frank Chiapetti was placed on administrative leave last month. District 5 board member Lynn Huenemann said the investigation by Dan Patterson is ongoing.

“The [investigation] will be done soon” he said. “I’d hoped it would be done last meeting, or by the meeting...

City picks NCI to run detox center

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Gallup City Council voted Sept. 22 to accept its purchasing department’s recommendation of awarding Na’ Nizhoozhi Center, Inc., as the entity that will take charge of the Gallup Detox Center, effective Oct. 1.

The city had to issue an emergency Request for Proposals after they received a letter from the Navajo Nation stating they were terminating the agreement to run the facility Oct. 3. NCI will run the detox center for at least five months, starting Oct. 4 at an estimated cost of more than $400,000.

Purchasing departments often weigh RFPs on what entity will serve as both the lowest and most qualified bidder. Qualifications, not amount, gauges the decision making.

Three other...

Human plague case confirmed

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SANTA FE—The New Mexico Department of Health announced on Sept. 23, a laboratory confirmed case of plague in a 73-year-old woman from Santa Fe County. The case was confirmed at the Department of Health’s Scientific Laboratory Division.  This is the fourth human case of plague in New Mexico this year and the second in Santa Fe County. The woman was hospitalized and is back home recovering. The other cases in the state occurred in a 52-year-old woman from Santa Fe County, who died from the illness, and in a 65-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman, both from Bernalillo County, who have recovered.

“This is the fourth case of plague in New Mexico with the patient presenting clinical...

Miyamura High School Homecoming 2015

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