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‘Gathering of Patriots’

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The Comfort Suites in Gallup hosted the ‘Nation of Patriots’ as they came to Gallup to receive the American Flag from the Nation of Patriot riders from Arizona July 15. Lunch was provided and camaraderie and fellowship was a given. For more info on this organization go to www.nationofpatriots.com. Photo Credit: Felicia...

Rio West Mall ‘Kids Fest’ goes to the ‘dog’

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About 15 children gathered at the Rio West Mall July 18 to listen to dog care tips, including how to safely approach dogs. They applied those newly learned skills by petting Golden Retriever “Kahuna.”

Children finished the event by coloring photos of their pet, as seen in photos.

Gallup Sun Publisher Babette Herrmann, who also rescue dogs under “Four Corners Pet Alliance,” works closely with volunteers from “Rez Dawg Rescue, Inc.” and “Gallup-McKinley Humane Society” to safely transport rescue dogs out of the immediate area for adoption.

Need your dog or cat spayed or neutered? Or looking to adopt a great dog or cat? Contact Gallup-McKinley Humane Society (505)...

Quilts of Valor: Local vets honored for their service

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“To cover veterans  with comfort and healing,” was the comforting words for this year’s presentation of Quilts of Valor for local veterans June 30, at the UNM-G North Adult Education Center.

The handmade quilts were made by the lady volunteers of the “Loyal Order of the Quilt.” Mayor Jackie McKinney proclaimed the last day of June as Proclamation of Quilts of Valor Day and gave a moving speech to honor these veterans.

The presentation of the quilts is an annual event where veterans are nominated by the public for their service to this country. This was the fifth year of this event and the following veterans were given special recognition and a quilt from the...

Snapshots of ‘Wild Thing’ 2017

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24th Annual ‘Wild Thing’ 2017 qualifying rides!

July 7 - 8, Red Rock Arena

Pistol Preece 94 - $8,010

Ryan McConnell 91 - $5,704

Tustin Daye 91 - $5,704

Cody Jesus 89 - $2,913

Dakota Nye 82 - $1,943

Photos by Hawk Segura

Four Corners Rod Run to draw classic cars, crowds to historic downtown Farmington

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FARMINGTON – The City of Farmington’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs’ Four Corners Rod Run hopes to draw thousands of people to historic downtown Farmington again this year on Saturday, July 15. Main Street will be closed from Auburn to Commercial from 11am to 8 pm, so that attendees can roam up and down the rows of classic cars and hot rods with ease.

The event will also feature vendors and live music all day where the Kirk James Blues Band finishing out the evening with their headline performance.

This event is free to attend, and is the first featured event in the PRCA’s 60-year anniversary celebration. Starting July 2017, and continuing through June 2018, PRCA will...

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