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Governor, attorney general announce New Mexico will sue president over ‘emergency’ declaration

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SANTA FE - In the wake of President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in the service of his demand for a border wall, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the state will file suit against President Donald J. Trump over his inappropriate and overreaching...

Nez-Lizer congratulate newly confirmed New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs Lynn Trujillo

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer congratulate Lynn Trujillo for being confirmed by the New Mexico State Senate to serve as the Secretary of the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department.

Trujillo was appointed by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Jan. 22, which was then subject to confirmation by the Senate Rules Committee and the full Senate.

The New Mexico Senate voted 30-0 to confirm Trujillo Feb. 20, during the first session of the 54th New Mexico State Legislature.

“The Navajo Nation congratulates Secretary Trujillo and we look forward to working with her to advance the priorities of the Navajo Nation, which includes securing...

Board of Commissioners approves resolution to declare McKinley County a Second Amendment Sanctuary

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Unanimous decision made during a special meeting




The crowd filled the third floor meeting room of the McKinley County Courthouse on Wednesday to capacity, pouring out into the lobby and first floor rotunda.




People had gathered to hear a reading of and voice either their support or opposition to a resolution presented to the Board of Commissioners that would preserve the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and declare McKinley County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.




A Second Amendment Sanctuary County has adopted resolutions to not enforce certain gun control measures that are seen as violating the Second Amendment. San Juan, Eddy, Curry, Quay, Socorro...

Commissioners to discuss designating McKinley County a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

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The McKinley County Board of Commissioners will have a special meeting to discuss a response to the Environmental Review Act as well as the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.

The first item on the meeting agenda is a discussion and potential approval of a resolution in opposition to House Bill 206, The Environmental Review Act.

The second item is a discussion and approval of a resolution preserving the Second Amendment, and declaring McKinley County as a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

The meeting will take place Wednesday 9 am at the County Courthouse, 207 W. Hill St.

Gallup High School teacher inducted into USSSA Hall of Fame

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February 2019 Person of the Month

Becoming a Hall of Fame sports player requires tremendous sacrifice. Professional and personal moments pass by as a player trains and plays the game. But they press on in hopes of achieving the goal of every player – the championship title.

Joey Barreras, 49, admitted to missing some family time while training and playing softball and called it “lost time.” But he also said the hard work paid off when he was nominated, unanimously voted for, and inducted into the United States Speciality Sports Association Hall of Fame for men’s competitive softball Feb. 9.

Barreras spoke with the Sun Feb. 12 about his accomplishment, and what it meant to...

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