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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument receives attraction award

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Voted winner in ‘beaches and natural attractions’ category

ALBUQUERQUE – The Bureau of Land Management and Pueblo de Cochiti announced Oct. 24 that Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument was named a winner in the inaugural TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Awards in the 2018 Beaches and Natural Attractions...

GPD officers receive pins for SWAT training

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Pictured: Gallup Police Department Officer Adrian Quetawki, Officer Nicole Diswood, Officer Francis Collins and Lieutenant Billy Padavich. Officers receive emergency response training pins for completing their 40-hour in-service SWAT training. Photo Credit: Knifewing Segura

Gallup celebrates ‘All Hollows Eve’ 2018

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NMDOH reports Salmonella associated with ground beef

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Staff Reports

SANTA FE  – The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Agriculture on a multi-state cluster of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef.

Since late August, NMDOH has identified 30 New Mexico residents that were diagnosed with Salmonella after preparing ground beef at home. Illness duration has averaged 13 days and 27 percent of patients were hospitalized.

“Salmonella infection can be a very serious and sometimes deadly illness,” Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher said. “Cross-contamination from raw meats to counter tops, utensils, and cutting boards...

Body found near child-care center

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A body was discovered Oct. 27 just north of Christian Child Care Home, 220 W. Jefferson Ave. in Gallup. The cause of death is still unknown.

Gallup Police Department Captain Marinda Spencer told the Sun Oct. 29 the partially decomposed body was found by a person taking a walk in the area, who initially thought the deceased was sleeping and continued on their walk.

Spencer said the walker went back to the scene later in the day “to see whether the person had left,” but the body was still there in the same position, so the walker took a closer look.

The body, which Spencer said has been identified as a Native American male, showed obvious signs of being deceased, and...

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