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Downtown Gallup plagued by potholes

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Cannot patch when wet; Need materials and staff

Drivers and pedestrians have likely taken note of the many potholes that dot Maloney Avenue, Second Street, Third Street, and other roads in and around Downtown Gallup.

While potholes can be avoided until they are filled, they can be especially problematic when it’s wet...

City Council talks cleanup

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Two cleanup events for the City of Gallup were topics of discussion at the March 12 Gallup City Council meeting. The two events will be identified as “We Love Gallup” as a designation of community pride.

Jennifer Lazarz, tourism and marketing manager for the city, updated the council on the Clean and Beautiful Grant and the Comcast Cares Community Clean Up Event taking place May 4.

The Clean and Beautiful Grant is a federally-sponsored grant by Keep America Beautiful. Figures provided by Lazarz for projects using the grant came out to about $15,560, with $4,300 for litter reduction, $977 in recycling initiatives, $5,747 for enhancement efforts...

DWI Silhouette Campaign

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Snaps SA is a silhouette campaign put on by McKinley County to raise awareness about the cost of DWI.  The silhouettes feature clippings of DWI’s from the ‘Gallup Sun.’ Then they are set up at various events around the county, where handouts are distributed.  The handouts contain information about the financial costs associated with DWI convictions, in addition to the City of Gallup’s Social Host Ordinance.  The campaign also raised awareness about the prevalence of DWIs solely on state lands within McKinley County.

For more information, contact: www.co.mckinley.nm.us/363/SNAPS-SA

McKinley County Democrats need officers

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Over 150 positions open

The election of new officers for McKinley County Democrats is set to take place at the end of March.

The group’s supporters will elect the following:

Precinct Chairs for all 62 McKinley County Precincts

Ward Chairs for all six McKinley County Wards/School Districts

86 additional McKinley County Central Committee Members

These newly elected officers will form the McKinley County Central Committee, who will in turn elect the following:

McKinley County Democratic Party Chair

McKinley County Democratic Party Vice Chair

11 additional State Central Committee Members representing McKinley County

Cas Hoefman, chair of McKinley County Democrats, spoke with the...

STEM Lego Event

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