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Camille’s honors Miyamura’s Navarra as ‘Teacher of the Month’

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Winner is in second year of teaching financial literacy at MHS

Jose Navarra is the latest area educator to be recognized as Teacher of the Month by staffers at Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe. The restaurant, located in downtown Gallup and owned by local businessman James Rich, lauds a teacher each month of the year.


Behavioral health, PTSD, suicide, part of Johnson’s platform

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Minnesota native holds doctoral degree in American Studies

VANDERWAGEN – Investing in behavioral health services, post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide rates and domestic violence encompass the political platform that Jordon Johnson hopes to carry to victory in the June 7 primary for a District 4 seat of the New Mexico Senate.

“I am running for office to improve the quality of life and living conditions of our communities, families, and future generations,” Johnson, a Minnesota native, said. “I am concerned about the health and wellness of our people. We need to invest in our behavioral health services — leaving no one behind — and create rural economic development...

Media mogul George Malti dies in Sedona, Ariz.

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Malti owNed Gallup’s Millennium Media

The city lost an outstanding and accomplished member of the community when long-time resident George Malti, 78, died May 13 in Sedona, Arizona.

The cause of death was not announced. There will be a Celebration of George’s Life on May 24 in Sedona, according to information distributed by the local media company that Malti owned.

Malti was born in Ithaca, NY, where he graduated undergraduate and law school from Cornell University. After graduation, Malti joined the law firm of Breed, Robinson and Stewart of Oakland, California. In 1969, Malti co-founded a law firm by the name of Farrand & Malti in San Francisco with his friend Steve...

NM CEOS paid 100 times more than rank-and-file workers

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SANTA FE— CEO pay for major companies in New Mexico continues to soar as income inequality and outsourcing of good-paying American jobs increases. Outsourcing has become a hot presidential election topic with candidates calling out corporations who say they need to save money by sending jobs overseas.

Meanwhile, according to the recent AFL-CIO Executive PayWatch, the average New Mexico CEO made over $3.6 million in 2015 – 100 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker.

The Executive PayWatch website, a searchable online database tracking CEO pay, showed that in 2015, the average production and nonsupervisory New Mexico worker earned over $36,000 per year, a wage that...

Missing Zuni woman found dead in Gallup; Foul play suspected

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A Zuni woman reported missing by family members on Friday was found deceased after 7 pm last night.

Gallup Police Department Det. Rosanne Morrissette said that Mary Pablito, 31, is likely the victim of foul play, although she didn't go into details of what detectives found at the scene. She was found at the intersection of Maloney Avenue and Allison Road.

"She was found in the area by family searching for her," she said.

Morrissette said the preliminary results of an autopsy should shed some more light on the cause of her death. Results for the complete autopsy and toxicology testing could take up to six weeks.

According to a Facebook post by one family member, Mary was last seen in...

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