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Lariat Lodge slammed with a red tag

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Building unfit for occupancy due to infestation

The Lariat Lodge, located at 1105 E. Hwy. 66, was designated a red tag building by the City of Gallup Sept. 9, effectively labeling the premises unfit for occupancy.

CB Strain, planning and development director for the City of Gallup, said the red tag was issued because...

AG Balderas to investigate Google ad practices

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SANTA FE – Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Sept. 9, that he, along with 49 other Attorneys General, is investigating Google’s overarching control of online advertising markets and search traffic that may have led to anticompetitive behavior that harms consumers and creates a barrier to access to free digital markets.

“As more and more of our lives are lived online, it is absolutely critical that our regulation of these online tech giants keep up,” Balderas said. “When the federal government is slow to act or, in some cases, doesn’t act at all, I will continue to step in and aggressively protect consumers, privacy and the free market.”

This is not the first...

McKinley County teen dies of hantavirus

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Third Hantavirus case in county this year

SANTA FE – A 15-year-old McKinley County boy has died from hantavirus disease. The New Mexico Department of Health reports this as the third case of hantavirus in the state this year and the second death. It is also the third case of hantavirus in McKinley County in 2019.

Hantavirus is transmitted by infected rodents through urine, droppings or saliva. People can contract the disease when they breathe in the virus that is suspended in the air.

“We want to make sure people know how to protect themselves from hantavirus so no other family has to endure this kind of tragedy. People need to avoid contact with mice and other rodents and be...

Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise celebrates successful interns

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Nearly 50 Navajo College Students at Navajo Gaming

Internship Program

Twin Arrow, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise celebrated another successful summer with its 2019 interns with a recent recognition event at the beautiful Twin Arrows Casino Resort. Navajo Gaming’s summer internship program was created in 2016 to team up Navajo students with senior-level mentors in their field of study, provide opportunities to gain real-world experience, facilitate preparation for high-caliber jobs after graduation, and strengthen Navajo Gaming. Nearly 50 college-aged Navajo students have successfully completed the program over the past four years.

“Navajo Gaming strives to...

Simba is a winner

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Simba won second place in the National Dog Day Gallup Sun contest on Facebook Aug. 26. with 28 votes. Photo Credit: Inez Ortiz

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