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Chinle woman recovered in aftermath of flood, Navajo Police conclude search

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CHINLE, Ariz.—A person who was swept away during flooding in Chinle on August 2 was found.

Jesse Delmar, executive director of Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety, said a female individual was swept away while inside her vehicle during flash flooding last night. The body was recovered earlier today.

“The female individual was recovered. We are concluding the search and rescue,” Delmar said. “Please be safe out there, don’t attempt to cross flooded areas.

He thanked division personnel, Arizona Department of Public Safety and community members who helped in the rescue and recovery efforts.

The helicopter crew from ADPS evacuated nine people from Canyon de Chelly, in...

Saving the Fox Run Golf Course

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Mayor Jackie McKinney and all four city councilors voted to fix Fox Run Golf Course during their regularly scheduled council meeting July 28. At a price tag of over $3 million, the taxpayers of Gallup, over time, will foot the bill. It’s a move the council hopes will garner the support of the community.

The city hired Wilson and Company Engineers and Architects out of Phoenix, Ariz. to complete a study of the course and make a recommendation that would be a longterm fix instead of a short-term Band-Aid. In essence, Wilson and Company draws the plans and they tell the city what needs to be fixed.

The key to longterm success, said Architectural Manager Howard Kaplan of Wilson and...

9th Annual Route 66 Car, Truck & Street Rod Show

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Camille’s Coffee and Cars

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Enjoying a fresh cup of your favorite coffee and looking at custom cars may not be your perfect idea of how to spend Sunday afternoon, but for a growing crowd, it has become the thing to do on warm summer Sundays. Camille’s owner James Rich says that his business has picked up considerable since this Sunday event was started and parking lot director Julian Martinez said that the average number of cars had also grown, with as many as 25 filling a slot in the area, first come, first served.

The vehicle that stood out the most last Sunday among some tough competition was the 1993 4 WD GMC 1500 owned by Lester Sandoval of Gallup. An artist himself – he designs and puts...

Octavia Fellin Public Library hires deputy director

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The Octavia Fellin Library recently hired Suzanne Feldberg as deputy director. Prior to coming to Gallup she was the librarian at Hopi Junior Senior High School. She served as the librarian at Albuquerque Academy and the Director of Library and Media Services for 19 school districts in Otsego County, New York.

Feldberg holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from Long Island University, a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, and an advanced degree in Educational Leadership from Stony Brook University. She also has coursework in Online Teaching and Learning from the University of Wisconsin and is certified by the...

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