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


Martin Miguel Ahumada serving as Dine College’s interim president

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Search continues for full-time replacement

TSAILE , ARIZ. – The Dine’ College Board of Regents appointed Dr. Martin Miguel Ahumada as its interim president as of Jan. 15. A national search for a permanent president remains ongoing, officials said.

Ahumada replaces Dr. Maggie George, who served as president since 2011.

“In a recent Board of Regents meeting, the board voted to end, in amicable terms, it contractual relationship with Dr. George,” Lori Tapahonso, senior public and community relations officer at Dine’ College, said. “With the full support and strong stewardship of its new Board of Regents, Dine’ College is committed to serving as an exemplary institution of...

Money pit or diamond in the rough?

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Golf course PROJECT PROPOSES TO remedy ongoing problems

The Fox Run Golf Course is undergoing major renovations to replace the irrigation system and reconfigure the landscape drainage system. Mid-America Golf and Landscape won the bid for the project at a little under $3 million and began work on Feb. 17.

As for the completion date, “Our contract says July 9th, so we’ll be done by then,” said Joe Salvatore, the project superintendent.

Salvatore mentioned that the course had a lot of unhealthy grass and serious erosion problems when he arrived. The new irrigation system “will certainly be more efficient,” Salvatore added.

The majority of the irrigation water comes...

Cop beater caught in Sanders

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A car thief involved in a hit and run accident and officer assault on Feb. 28 was apprehended at the Sanders, Ariz. Mustang gas station March 1, Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said.

After a two-day search, Navajo Police Department investigators and Arizona Department of Public Safety officers arrested Leonard Yellowhorse, Jr. without incident.

Events leading to Yellowhorse's arrest began shortly before noon on Sunday, when police were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle collision at Panz Allegra, 1201 E. Hwy 66. The occupants of a white Cadillac involved in the accident told police that the other vehicle, a maroon Mitsubishi jeep (SUV), had fled the scene.


U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan coming to Gallup

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McKinley County Board of Commissioners will participate in a Special Round Table discussion being arranged by New Mexico U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan to discuss NCI.  This will be an informational work session and discussion. This meeting will be held March 4, beginning at  1:30 pm at the El Morro Meeting Center (South Second Street).

Any recommendations for action to be taken by the County Commission will be placed on a subsequent regular meeting of the County Commission. For information call (505) 722-3868.

Gallup Lady Bengals shut out Farmington for district championship win

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Congratulations to our local District 1 Basketball champs!

Gallup Lady Bengals win against Farmington 70-64.

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