Login

Gallup Sun

Wednesday, Jul 17th

Last update11:45:47 PM GMT

You are here: Home

Sun News

 

IS THIS YOUR DOG?
Found senior Jack Russell terrier, near Puerco, wearing red collar. Call 1 (808) 227-8278

 

Diabetes Awareness Month – DOH recommends healthy habits

E-mail Print PDF
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...

‘Let it Snow’

E-mail Print PDF

Thank you Tracie and Raenona for sending in these “first snow” pics on Nov. 5. Got an interesting photo you want to share? Send name and caption to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Chiapetti continues his tenure with Gallup McKinley County Schools

E-mail Print PDF
Chrissy Largo

Sun Correspondent

Gallup-McKinley County Schools Board of Education voted 3-2 to retain Frank Chiapetti as superintendent.

The long-awaited results of Chiapetti’s fate came to a close after the Board spent nearly three hours hashing out their differences while in executive session at a special meeting Nov.12.

At the end of the meeting, each of the five-member board members gave their testimonies following the vote.

District 5 board member Lynn Huenemann, who supported Chiapetti’s return, was the first to speak about how the district has a long history of trying to find out ways on becoming fully educationally effective. He believes that the board is not there...

BREAKING NEWS: Hampton Inn west robbed

E-mail Print PDF
Police need the public's help identifying a suspect that robbed the Hampton Inn west, 111 Twin Buttes Rd., at gunpoint around 8:10 pm. last night. Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said the suspect walked in and demanded an undisclosed amount of money and left the building, heading east on foot.

Witnesses describe the robber, who threatened the clerk with a silver handgun, as a Hispanic male in his 20s who stands between 5"8' to 5'10" tall and weighs between 160-190 lbs. He has a light complection and was wearing a large, black hooded jacket, jeans, brown boots, gloves, and a motorcycle helmet with a visor. Call Crimestoppers at (505) 722-6161. A reward of up to $1,000 is being...

November Teacher of the Month: Jennifer Wilhelm

E-mail Print PDF
Jennifer Wilhelm, a fifth grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, never knew she would become a teacher. She began her career as a journalism student in high school and in college she was a history major. Her career after college quickly took a different turn as she embarked in a career in business banking for 10 years.

Years later she had a daughter and took some time off. When she decided to go back to work she wanted to do something different so she became a preschool teacher. She realized that she loved teaching and made teaching kids her main passion.

Find out why teaching fifth grade to her is perfect.

Sun: How did you get started as a teacher?

Wilhelm: I was actually...

Page 238 of 274