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Tiny Tot Pageant and Best Dressed Grandma and Grandpa Competition

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Talent comes in all ages

A new edition to this year’s 96th Annual Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial was the ‘Tiny Tot Pageant and Best Dressed Grandma and Grandpa” Competition. The event was held at the El Morro Theatre Aug. 7, to an almost packed house of eager onlookers.

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Levi Platero drops INTO Gallup for a show

Local Dineh Blues musician, Levi Platero, made a concert stop to promote his latest blues album “Take Me Back,” at the Gallup Downtown Events Center July 22.

A local favorite, Platero plays lead guitar and his niche is the Blues.

Platero got bit by the blues bug at an early age, noting his father as a big influence.

Since then, Platero along with his siblings formed a band, and later Platero ventured out on his own making a name for himself. The Gallup Sun caught up with Platero before he headed out on stage.

Walking into the conference center, Platero, along with his band were busy conducting sound checks. I spotted him, and let him...

RMCHCS physical therapist earns ‘Osteopractic’ diploma

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is pleased to announce the award of a DIPLOMA in OSTEOPRACTIC™ from the Spinal Manipulation Institute to Pawel Gredecki, physical therapist with RMCHCS Rehabilitation Services. He is certified by the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.

Dr. Gredecki completed courses in dry needling, spinal manipulative therapy, extremity manipulative therapy, instrument-assisted soft-tissue mobilization and differential diagnosis and multi-modal management of upper and lower extremities.

This diploma is awarded to licensed physical therapists or medical physicians who have the appropriate clinical sciences background and successfully completed...

Navajo Nation Council members seek to bridge telecommunication gaps

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LEUPP, Ariz. – 23rd Navajo Nation Council members met with the First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, on Tuesday to discuss the expansion and improvement of telecommunication networks on the Navajo Nation, specifically relating to public safety.

FirstNet was established in 2012 by the U.S. Congress in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in which the system was designed to deliver a nationwide broadband network dedicated to public safety, to strengthen public safety users’ communications capabilities enabling them to respond more quickly and effectively to accidents, disasters, and emergencies.

Law and Order Committee member Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr...

Navajo President, Vice President address Chief Manuelito Scholars

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SAN JUAN COLLEGE – President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez attended the 2017 Chief Manuelito Scholarship Award Ceremony, imparting to the scholars that continuing education is the key to the future.

“This generation has the great opportunity to conceptualize solutions in ways that have never been thought of before,” President Begaye said. “The technology we have today is amazing. Let’s be a nation that builds drones, robots and cell phones.”

The award ceremony took place at the San Juan College, Henderson Fine Arts Center in Farmington, N.M., on July 2.

“The door is open for you to come home and help our nation. We were told from a young age to get an...

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