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Chiapetti continues his tenure with Board of Education

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The long-awaited results of Superintendent Frank Chiapetti’s fate came to a close after nearly three hours of hashing out their decision between board members while in executive session at the Board of Education for Gallup-McKinley County Schools special meeting Nov.12.

At the end of the meeting, each of the five-member...

Draft recommendations for Gallup Arts & Cultural District

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Bringing Gallup into the 21st Century is a little like beating a dead horse; all the exertion may release tensions but the horse still can’t haul the load. The difference is that if the community works together, the dead horse and the load can both be moved.

The Draft Recommen­dations for the Gallup Arts & Cultural District and Downtown were presented to the public for viewing on Nov. 12 in the Second Street Event Center. Interested participants were each given five adhesive stickers to place on the projects of their choice that they wanted to see implemented. There was a mixture of ideas: short, medium, and long-range plans that could and would change the landscape and use of this...

23 Candidates vie for GPD top spot

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Gallup City Clerk Alfred Abeita said 23 candidates applied to replace Chief Robert Cron when he retires in the coming months. Abeita said as of Nov. 18 that the city hasn’t set the dates on when they plan on holding interviews to round down the list.

However, according to a press release, a meet and greet for the five finalists is scheduled at the Second Street Events Center from  5:30-7:30 pm on Dec. 1.

Here’s the list of the applicants:

Robert Brodnan of Las Vegas, NV

Scott Conner of Roswell, NM

Kevin Curreri of Avon, CT

Daryl Fisher of Black Mountain, NC

Richard Geib of Oak Ridge, NJ

Deidra Gonzales of Gallup, NM

Rick Harrison of Roosevelt, UT

Geoffrey Herweg of...

Public input meeting on Gallup Growth Management Master Plan

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The City of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a workshop to review and receive public comments about a draft of the updated Growth Management Master Plan.

The growth management master plan is an official public document adopted by the City as a policy guide to decisions about the physical development of the overall community.

Following the P&Z’s October 28 review of plan materials, planners prepared a complete draft document that takes into consideration that discussion and incorporates other topic areas.

The P&Z will hold a public hearing and make a recommendation for City Council’s adoption on Jan. 6.

The City’s consultant, Architectural Research Consultants...

Diabetes Awareness Month – DOH recommends healthy habits

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You can ask any one out of thousands of New Mexicans, and they’ll tell it to you straight: Living with type 2 diabetes is not easy.

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that diabetes affects more than 170,000 adults statewide. That’s one 1 out of every 8 adults, and for some of them, it’s an emotional roller coaster. The National Diabetes Education Program says it’s common for people with diabetes to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when they have to make lifestyle changes to stay healthy.

Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood sugar due to defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. Blood sugar is usually regulated in our bodies...

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