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Rocky View Elementary School hosts Family Math Night

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Students learn fun, easy tools to improve their math skills

Parents, family, friends and students were invited to Rocky View Elementary School’s Family Math Night March 1, where they learned fun techniques to handle tricky problems. Parents felt encouraged as they were shown the math learning skills their children are...

Q&A Exclusive: Tommy Trash & The Alley Cats keep ‘80s ROCK ALIVE

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Many people who grew up in the 1980s still look back fondly on the decade’s cultural moment: big hair and shoulder pads, iconic movies, and a spectrum of music from punk to hard rock that molded a generation. Standing the test of time, the ‘80s rock ‘n’ roll genre is one that still can trigger a memory for anyone who was around for its inception.

In Albuquerque, ‘80s rock ‘n’ roll is still alive and well, thanks to local rock band Tommy Trash & The Alley Cats, who blast out ‘80s nostalgia before enthused crowds. Forming in January of 2017, group leader Tommy “Trash” Vigil first recruited his bandmates to play some old AC/DC hits.

The lineup now includes Tommy...

Mountainfilm on Tour to arrive in Gallup March 9

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The Thai Burma Border Health Initiative, a Gallup-based 501c3 non-profit organization is bringing Mountainfilm on Tour to Gallup March 9-10. Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and incredibly inspiring documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado. This weekend event will be much more than “just” a film festival.

March 9: Student film events at Gallup High School and Del Norte Elementary School

March 10: Main Event film screenings at 4:30 - 8:30 pm.

March 10: Non-profit Expo 6:30 pm.

Mountainfilm on Tour at the El Morro Theatre

There will be two 2-hour screenings of films...

Diné College exhibit shows Whitesinger, Yazzie as multi-talented artists

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Navajo-based show runs through March

TSAILE, Ariz. — Artists Don Whitesinger and Peterson Yazzie first started drawing as kids, illustrating people and things that spontaneously came to mind.

Both studied concepts of art at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and went on to receive graduate degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of New Mexico.

Whitesinger teaches studio art at Diné College and Yazzie is an art instructor at Northern Pioneer College in Holbrook, Ariz. The two recently put on loan to Diné College’s Ned Hatathli Museum more than 30 paintings characteristic of the Navajo experience — something each is very proud of.


President appoints new director of NN Veterans Administration

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – President Russell Begaye has appointed Lt. Col. Tracey Clyde as the new director of the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration.

Clyde served for 28 years in the United States Army. He returns to the Navajo Nation with considerable experience in policy development, management, recruitment and human resources. His first day on the job was Feb. 26.

“Lieutenant Colonel Clyde is capable of moving projects forward. His experience and rank in the military will bring tremendous integrity to the administration,” Begaye said. “It’s an honor for us to have a lieutenant colonel serve as director of the NNVA.”

Clyde graduated from the United States Military Academy...

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