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10-minute escape room hits Gallup

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This month, a 10-minute escape room, presented by the Gallup Repertory Theater, comes to town with the theme: Can you escape the doll factory?

The story is this: For years, the Dollmaker has been growing more and more reclusive, obsessed with creating the perfect living doll. You and your group find yourselves trapped in...

Five-time pro Bowler Anthony Miller stops in Gallup

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Former NFL wide receiver visits with local fans

Former five-time pro Bowler Lawrence Anthony Miller made a stop in Gallup to greet enthused football fans of all ages Oct. 13.

Fans had the chance to meet Miller at a live radio broadcast at Amigo Chevrolet, 1900 S. 2nd St.

Miller is a former professional National Football League wide receiver who played for the San Diego Chargers, the Denver Broncos and the Dallas Cowboys.

He played college football at the University of Tennessee, which launched his 10-year professional football career.

Miller, who currently lives in Southern California, said he thoroughly enjoyed every minute of his football career — and he said he also enjoyed...

Wellness center offers myriad health treatments to area residents

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Gallup resident Don Holland attributes his 86 years of relatively good health to the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Wellness Center where he works out most mornings from 8:30 am to 11 am.  He enjoys the comforts of the new facility such as the numerous workout machines, space to exercise and natural lighting.

“The old building was okay, but it was small and crowded,” said Holland, whose nickname was “Roadrunner” at the original facility where he could run from machine to machine. “Now this place is like state of art with tons of equipment and you don’t have to be Arnold Schwarzenegger to come here. The body is a complex machine and has to be kept in...

Navajo Nation mourns loss of Delegate Steven Begay

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WINDOW ROCK — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez said the Navajo Nation lost a great leader in the passing of Honorable Delegate Steven Begay (Naschitti, Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Tohatchi, Bahastl’a’a’) on Oct. 4.

On behalf of the great Navajo Nation, President Begaye and Vice President Nez sent their deepest condolences to the family of Delegate Begay.

Originally from Nashchitti, Begay, 43, was Tł’ááshchí’í born for Áshįįhí. His maternal grandfathers are Tódích’íi’nii and his paternal grandfathers are Dólii Dine’é Táchii’nii.

Delegate Begay was a strong advocate who provided traditional guidance and...

Beauty in the Everyday

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Artist Irving Bahe paints  the blessings in life

What we might call “dreary, rainy” or “too hot” days, Irving Bahe sees as beautiful inspirations for painting.

Originally from Twin Lakes, Bahe is a Diné artist who sees the extraordinary in the ordinary, whether good or bad. He’s painted everything he can get his hands on since he was a child, and he said, back then, he thought drawing came naturally to everyone. He soon realized this wasn’t the case.

“I thought everyone could draw, I didn’t know it was certain people that could draw,” he said, laughing. “After I realized that it wasn’t a natural thing for everyone, I soon realized it was a...

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