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


Navajo Nation to leave detox center

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Tribe remains tight lipped

As the city scrambles to replace the Navajo Nation Department of Behavioral Health Services, the current entity running Gallup Detox Center, the Oct. 3 deadline given by the tribe looms closer with each passing day.

The city sent out an emergency Request For Proposals in the hopes of getting a qualified entity to take over by the deadline.

The Nation submitted their termination letter to the city Sept. 3. According to the memorandum between the Nation and the city, the original termination date was set for Oct. 31, 2018.

Tribal officials remain tightlipped, failing to provide an explanation for their withdrawal. District 2 City Councilor Allan...

Our Readers Rock!

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Citizen journalists Jacob M., Crystal S., and Valerie S. shot these dramatic photos of a fiery truck crash on Interstate 40, around 3 pm, Sept. 12. No one was hurt in the accident, except some of the precious cargo of strawberries didn’t fair too well and traffic headed eastbound was snarled for hours.


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Found senior Jack Russell terrier, near Puerco, wearing red collar. Call 808) 227-8278. Gallup McKinley Humane Society FB posting. 9/12/15

BREAKING NEWS: Semi-truck fire closes eastbound I-40

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At 3:41 pm on east bound I-40, near exit 26, a semi truck hauling strawberries caught fire. No injuries, but other vehicles sustained damage due to debris on road, Gallup Police Department Capt. Rick White said. Expect delays. 9/12/15. Photo Credit: Courtesy 



Can 'Best of the Best' Lasso More Funds?

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Organizer Promises improvements

The results of the “Best of the Best” Timed Event Rodeo 2015 were presented to the City Council on Sept. 8. General Services Director, Rick Snider and Chief Financial Officer Patty Holland did the honors. The 2015 rodeo drew approximately 133 entries in seven events and lost almost $65,000 in the second year of operation, designed to alleviate and/or replace the loss of the National Junior High Rodeo Finals, which the city had hosted for nine years.

The projected budget for 2016 shows a hopeful revenue loss of just over $40,000 and the final accounting could be even better.

These expectations are brighter based on the new contract...

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