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New services now underway at Gallup NCI

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Funds secured for next five years

The Na Nihzhoozhi Center Inc. is one month into expanding its detoxification services at its headquarters on 2413 Boyd Ave., after receiving new funding.

In September, Congress appropriated $2 million in a specially designated grant for two towns with a high alcohol death...

Diné College now offers four-year degrees in Public Health, Studio Art

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TSAILE, Ariz. – Diné College has been given approval by the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to begin offering two new degree programs in its School of Arts, Humanities and English and School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Both colleges are part of a recent college-wide academic reorganization plan.

The new programs mean the college now offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree in Studio Art and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Public Health. Professors Paul Willeto and Mark Bauer will oversee the new programs.

“It is with great pride and gratitude to faculty and staff that I inform you that (HLC) has approved our Bachelor of Fine Arts...

NM Educational Retirement Board to tour state

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SANTA FE — Executive Director Jan Goodwin and Deputy Director Rick Scroggins are visiting 12 cities across the state of New Mexico in order to discuss “Improving Sustainability.”

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board is the pension plan for all New Mexico educational employees PreK-12 and Higher Education. NMERB has 153,514 members including: 59,945 active, 47,340 retired, and 46,679 inactive members.

The purpose of this tour is to help members understand how NMERB is doing and what kind of changes should be done to make it stronger. Recent changes in actuarial assumptions have changed the time it will take to achieve 100 percent funding to 61 years. To improve the...

Heinrich: GOP tax plan is a setback for working families

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, issued the following statement on the tax proposal released today by House Republicans:

“The details of the secretive Republican tax proposal emerging today reveal a plan that does very little for working families and may even increase their tax burden, while providing deficit-busting giveaways for others that bankrupt our ability to invest in a stronger economy tomorrow. We need to make sure the tax code is working for everyday New Mexicans, growing the economy, creating good paying jobs, and supporting families and communities across the country. This GOP plan is a setback on...

Grants to Celebrate 92 Years of Aviation History

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Cuts ribbon for new $4 million runway

GRANTS, N.M. – City of Grants officials are requesting your presence.  On Nov. 17, at 2 pm, they will be celebrating 92 Years of Aviation History at the Grants-Milan Municipal Airport with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the City’s brand new $4 million runway upgrade. The project also includes new state-of-the-art LED lighting.

According to Airport Manager Ray Jenkins, the February 1926 issue of the Aeronautical Bulletin listed an emergency landing field at Grants. The emergency landing field was a 1320’ by 3960’ rectangular field (a dry lake bed) located less than a mile south of the current airport.

“This...

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