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Navajo Nation to focus on Impact Aid funds

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SANTA FE, N.M. -  Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Council Delegate Paul Begay met with New Mexico Indian Affairs Cabinet Secretary Lynn Trujillo and New Mexico on Public Education Department Deputy Secretary of Identity Equity and Transformation Kara Bobroff Aug. 29, at the New Mexico Indian Affairs Department in...

RMCHCS Hosts 23rd Annual Charity Invitational Golf Tournament

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Funds Being Raised To Advance Hospital’s Women’s Health Center

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services will host the 23rd Annual Charity Invitational Golf Tournament, Sept. 14 at the Fox Run Golf Course, 1109 Susan Avenue, Gallup, to raise funds for the hospital’s Dr. Philip Kamps Women’s Health and Birthing Center.

Breakfast will begin at 8 am with tee-time at 9 am. Entry fee is $125.00 per person or $500.00 per four-person team. Entry fee includes full breakfast, snacks, lunch, green fees, golf cart, range balls, gifts, prizes, goodie bag, and after-tournament cookout, four-person scramble, prizes for top teams, closest to the pin on par 3, longest drive...

Gallup-McKinley students represented in STEM Challenge

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New Mexico challenge confirms 600+ participants

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Sixty-five New Mexico high schools have created student teams to imagine, design, and develop a technological solution for the 2019-20 New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge. These 600+ students capture a geographic diversity that reaches all corners of NM. Over 30 school districts are represented, both urban and rural, including Albuquerque, Belen, Capitan, Chama, Deming, Eunice, Farmington, Gadsden, Gallup-McKinley, Grady, Las Cruces, Los Lunas, Raton, Roswell, Santa Fe, San Jon, and Silver City.

The STEM Challenge structure is simple. Over the course of the semester, each ten-person student team will create a...

Gallup Police Department holds training for ‘Response to Resistance’

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New Gallup PD program stresses reasonable use of non-deadly force

The Gallup Police Department is undergoing a policy change regarding use of force.

The department has been transitioning to the new program, called Response to Resistance, since the latter half of June, according to Captain Erin Toadlena-Pablo.

She mentioned that officers in Gallup PD are taking the training courses for the new program from Aug. 26 - 30.

The crux of the program is reducing the use of deadly force in the case of encountering a suspect. Officers first assess the situation through verbal contact with the suspect, and then resort to defensive tactics, such as mace or taser, only if the situation has...

City council hears presentations for new senior center, recreational center

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With a traditional name

“It’s time for a new senior center, and Gallup needs one.”

Joe Gallegos, vice president of Huitt-Zolars, Inc., a design firm with a location in Albuquerque, opened his presentation to the Gallup City Council with that statement.

The presentation, given at the city council’s Aug. 27 regular meeting, was comprised of a programmatic feasibility study for two new buildings: a regional senior center and a regional recreational center.

These two buildings are being constructed in a similar area, between Wilson Avenue and Joseph Montoya Boulevard, next to the current Larry Brian Mitchell Recreational Center.

“There are good symbiotic relationships between...

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