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Quilts of Valor Celebration

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It was a hot Friday last week, June 26, but the temperatures failed to keep close to 200 from attending an outdoor celebration at UNM-Gallup North Campus.

The event was held to commemorate the service of nine military veterans, and a civilian worker at the Gallup Community-based 0utpatient clinic. The...

SBDC welcomes new director

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The University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus is proud to and welcome Mrs. Cynthia M. Jarvison as the Director of the UNM-G Small Business Development Center.

The SBDC is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New Mexico, Santa Fe Community College and UNM-Gallup.

In her new role, Cyndi will be responsible for management and operation of the SBDC which will include consulting with clients in the areas of strategic planning, business development, financial evaluation and marketing within McKinley County.

“We are very happy to welcome Mrs. Jarvison to the UNM-Gallup community,” said Al Henderson who was the interim SBDC Director.

Jarvison is a member...

‘The Mouse and I’

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Editor’s note: here’s an article about one woman’s ordeal with a mouse. In this area, I am sure in this we have all had our experiences with mice – for better or worse.

“This is a little story about how I rescued a mouse from what could only be described as a cruel, and very slow, death. Living in a brand new home in Rock Springs, Wyoming, where virtually every house has a basement, is where my story begins.“

The half of the basement on the west side of the house is where I’ve chosen to set up shop, because two of the three basement windows are located on that side, letting in much more natural light than the east half of the space. As of yet, our basement is still...

Zuni nonprofit to hold cook off fundraiser

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PUEBLO OF ZUNI– Recently the A:shiwi A:won Neighborhood Watch Program was established under the auspice of the Pueblo of Zuni Police Department.

This new initiative will entail crime prevention measures in working with the local police department and surrounding law enforcement community.  We are a new non-profit organization that is a governing body with elected officials and members within the Pueblo of Zuni.

We have recently held fundraising activities in part of awareness of the program to generate funds to benefit the programs goals and objectives and to serve as a mechanism with our local police department and the community.

The next fundraiser will not only raise funds, but...

Save your skin this summer

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SANTA FE – Summer came June 21st this year, and as if we needed to be reminded that summer is always warmer than spring – the high temperatures quickly ratcheted up to 100 degrees and then some.

Protecting our skin from skin cancer is something we need to be thinking about year-round in New Mexico, but it’s when temperatures are at their hottest, and we’re more inclined to be wearing the least that we tend to put ourselves at the most risk.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The deadliest form of skin cancer is melanoma. Most cases of melanoma are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UVA) light which we get from either the sun or indoor tanning. If...

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