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Public input meeting on Gallup Growth Management Master Plan

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The City of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a workshop to review and receive public comments about a draft of the updated Growth Management Master Plan.

The growth management master plan is an official public document adopted by the City as a policy guide to decisions about the physical development of the overall community.

Following the P&Z’s October 28 review of plan materials, planners prepared a complete draft document that takes into consideration that discussion and incorporates other topic areas.

The P&Z will hold a public hearing and make a recommendation for City Council’s adoption on Jan. 6.

The City’s consultant, Architectural Research Consultants...

Diabetes Awareness Month – DOH recommends healthy habits

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You can ask any one out of thousands of New Mexicans, and they’ll tell it to you straight: Living with type 2 diabetes is not easy.

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that diabetes affects more than 170,000 adults statewide. That’s one 1 out of every 8 adults, and for some of them, it’s an emotional roller coaster. The National Diabetes Education Program says it’s common for people with diabetes to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when they have to make lifestyle changes to stay healthy.

Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood sugar due to defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Blood sugar is usually regulated in our bodies...

‘Let it Snow’

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Thank you Tracie and Raenona for sending in these “first snow” pics on Nov. 5. Got an interesting photo you want to share? Send name and caption to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Chiapetti continues his tenure with Gallup McKinley County Schools

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Chrissy Largo

Sun Correspondent

Gallup-McKinley County Schools Board of Education voted 3-2 to retain Frank Chiapetti as superintendent.

The long-awaited results of Chiapetti’s fate came to a close after the Board spent nearly three hours hashing out their differences while in executive session at a special meeting Nov.12.

At the end of the meeting, each of the five-member board members gave their testimonies following the vote.

District 5 board member Lynn Huenemann, who supported Chiapetti’s return, was the first to speak about how the district has a long history of trying to find out ways on becoming fully educationally effective. He believes that the board is not there...

BREAKING NEWS: Hampton Inn west robbed

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Police need the public's help identifying a suspect that robbed the Hampton Inn west, 111 Twin Buttes Rd., at gunpoint around 8:10 pm. last night. Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said the suspect walked in and demanded an undisclosed amount of money and left the building, heading east on foot.

Witnesses describe the robber, who threatened the clerk with a silver handgun, as a Hispanic male in his 20s who stands between 5"8' to 5'10" tall and weighs between 160-190 lbs. He has a light complection and was wearing a large, black hooded jacket, jeans, brown boots, gloves, and a motorcycle helmet with a visor. Call Crimestoppers at (505) 722-6161. A reward of up to $1,000 is being...

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