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GMCS District School Board vacancy

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Are you the right fit for the school board seat?

Any individuals interested in the District 2 School Board seat recently vacated by former President Titus Nez are encouraged to submit their letter of interest to the Gallup-McKinley County Schools Office of the Superintendent by Wednesday, July 13.

The appointment process is as follows:

Wednesday, July 13: Deadline for letter of interest/ to Office of the GMCS Superintendent

Thursday, July 14: School Board will verify place of residency for all applicants

Friday, July 15: School board will pick up all applicant information

Tuesday, July 19: A special GMCS School Board meeting will be held at Crownpoint Elementary School at 6 pm for...

Steven Begay wins District 14 NN council delegate seat

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Theresa Becenti-Aguilar takes second place

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Steven Begay of Naschitti Chapter was elected June 28 to fill the remaining one-and-half-year term of the Navajo Nation Council Delegate District 14 seat vacated by Mel Begay. Steven Begay, an administrator at Gallup Indian Medical Center, won the race with 731 votes.

There were 2,534 total ballots tallied from Coyote Canyon, Naschitti, Mexican Springs, Tohatchi, and Bread Springs chapters. Council delegates earn $25,000 annually and serve four-year terms. They are not limited in terms of how long they can serve, meaning they can serve as many terms as they win.

Who else ran?

Theresa Becenti-Aguilar, from Coyote...

Apache County District II, Navajo Nation Zoo partner to fix road

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - Thousands of school children who visit the Navajo Nation Zoo annually will finally have a much smoother ride to the zoo, thanks to a partnership between Apache County District II and The Navajo Nation Zoo to improve its road.

Visitation to the zoo is increasing each year, and zoo officials have calculated more than 42,000 visitors annually. Of those numbers, 4,000 local Navajo school children visit annually. The zoo has been gaining more interest from national and international travelers.

The zoo was established in the 1970s to provide quality exhibition of local native plants and animals, and to foster an understanding of the local environment on the Navajo...

Man wearing fishing hat robs Albuquerque bank

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Staff Reports

ALBUQUERQUE — The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are looking for a man with a fishing hat who robbed BBVA Compass Bank at 6001 Academy Road NE in Albuquerque on June 29.

The suspect is described as a tall black male with a slender build in his late 20s to early 30s. He wore glasses, a dark buttoned-up, long-sleeved shirt, khaki pants, and a light-colored fishing hat with a black band.

Witnesses said the suspect entered the bank at approximately 5 pm and handed a teller a note that demanded money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the FBI at (505)...

Navajo Nation opposes liquor license transfer; Decision to go before county commissioners

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By Michele J. Crank and Mihio Manus

Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President

During a public hearing on Jun. 27 regarding the transfer of ownership of a liquor license currently held by Tomahawk Inc., in Prewitt, Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez said the Nation does not support the transfer of Ownership to Reds Mart, LLC.

“We officially oppose this transfer,” Vice President Nez said. “It only changes the location but it does not affect the negative impact a liquor establishment has on our people. Beyond that, the liquor license will stay in close proximity to the Baca Dlo’Ayashi Community School.”

The transfer of the ownership has received...

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