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Teacher of the Month

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Indian Hills Elementary teacher honored as Camille’s Teacher of the Month

Camille’s Sidewalk Café announced Stephani Fabela, fourth grade teacher of Indian Hills Elementary, as Teacher of the Month for October

“I’m very surprised. I’m really shocked, it’s an honor,” she said. “It’s really nice to hear...

Narcotic Wasteland rocks Gallup

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Inspired by addiction … fueled by Metal!

Interviewing different bands, you’re always interested in what makes them click, whether it be their passion in the music they play or simply just being on stage and doing what they love. With that in mind, they also possess the elements that make a great band with all gears in sync and taking you away in a memory bliss.

Narcotic Wasteland, a death metal band from Fayetteville, N.C., is one band that has all gears cranking away, and yet stand out simply by their name of the band, and the story behind it.

On their Narcotic Wasteland 2017 North American Tour, the band made a stop Oct. 28 at the Juggernaut promoting their brand-new album...

This November, it’s up to New Mexicans’ to put on their capes and stand up to Diabetes

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ALBUQUERQUE – In recognition of November as American Diabetes Month, the American Diabetes Association of New Mexico reminds us that there’s a hero inside everyone affected by diabetes. An extension of the 2016 theme, This is Diabetes, the 2017 campaign will share the stories of people with diabetes and how their strength, courage and determination make them heroes.

Nearly half of all American adults have diabetes or prediabetes, yet most don’t understand the life-long burden of this chronic illness or the 24/7 work it takes to effectively manage diabetes. This campaign asks everyone affected by diabetes—whether that means people living with diabetes, caregivers or those who...

Pet Costume Contest with a cause

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Halloween is not only for humans to wear costumes. So do do pets. And the cuteness factor is off the charts

The 3rd annual pet costume contest pawed its way into Rio West Mall the night of Oct. 27, bringing pet lovers together for a cause. Whether dressed as a Bumble Bee, Wonder Woman, Beauty & the Beast, Duck Dynasty, Sleepy Hallow, and so on, each costume and contestant dazzled the audience.

The event was hosted by Rio West Mall and Four Corners Pet Alliance, which is a small nonprofit organization founded in 2015.

The money raised from the event goes into a fund for vaccinations, spay and neuter, and supplies for foster homes.

Director of Four Corners Pet Alliance...

Groundbreaking Ceremony a ‘Sacred Commitment’

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Calling the dedication of the State Veteran Cemetery a “Sacred Commitment” to the veterans of northwestern New Mexico and parts of northeastern Arizona, New Mexico Dept. of Veterans Services Cabinet Secretary Jack R. Fox played a very large part in the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Veterans’ Cemetery Oct. 25.

The cemetery is just merely a dirt lot at this juncture with a flag erected that Veterans Helping Veterans raised, closest landmark is the McKinley County Juvenile Detention Center, 2105 Hassler Rd.

Fox delivered the welcome address to the large crowd, estimated over 500, and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Fox also introduced the Miyamura High School Choir...

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