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RMCHCS, Gallup Boys and Girls Club team launches Bikes-For-Kids

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services and the Gallup Boys and Girls Club are fixing up old, broken bicycles and converting them into mountain bikes that will blaze trails in the local hills. So far five bikes have been refurbished with 30 being worked on which will be ridden by 30 Gallup youths ages 5-14 who...

Local youth to star in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Fairies, magic and mischief abounds

What happens when mortals stumble upon the realm of fairies? Magic and mischief abound in William Shakespeare’s classic play, now adapted to the stage for young performers.

Children and adolescents should have the opportunity to benefit from an arts education program that is exciting, educational, and meaningful. Gallup Repertory Theater aims to establish such an education. They aim to offer students a space in which they can foster their theatrical aspirations with the guidance of our own ensemble crew.

With the aid and support of dedicated actors, playwrights, and directors within our ensemble, students will be introduced to various aspects of...

Hunter takes Audience Prize, Vision and Fish in Beauty Take Top Jury Prizes

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FARMINGTON –  Seventy-five people gathered together on June 23, to celebrate the Navajo language and culture at the inaugural Navajo Film Festival. After watching all of the submissions, the audience selected Hunter, by Faith Toledo, as their favorite submission. Meanwhile, three judges selected Vision, by Keanu Jones, for 1st Place in the Adult Category, and Fish in Beauty, by Isaiah Crowfoot, for 1st Place in the Youth Category.

Grandma, What Are You Doing? by Benford Beco Begay, Love Story by Faith Browning, and Déélgééd by Elias Gold also received awards. A total of $900 was distributed to the winners.

“I’ve been involved in a number of different film festivals in...

Adventure racing coming to Gallup this Summer

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Close to 30 obstacles. Oh yeah, and lots of mud

RMCHCS and the Western Health Foundation are proud to bring adventure racing to Gallup with the 3rd Annual Adventure Mud Run. The event will happen on July 28, 2018 at the Gallup OHV Motorcross Park on Hasler Valley Road.

Mud, dirt, water, crawling, climbing, swinging – racers can sign up for either a 5k or 10k obstacle course. This year the Adventure Mud Run is adding an exciting new feature: teams! Racers are encouraged to sign up with friends, family, or co-workers as they take on the course - matching outfits and costumes are not only welcome, but encouraged! Young runners can also get in on the muddy action with a special kids’...

‘Happy Tails’

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Chloe, a lost doggie that was placed in the Gallup Sun’s lost pet classifieds, came waltzing into her home after being gone for about a month. Chloe’s happy mom brought her in to the Gallup Sun’s office June 26. Chloe has some explaining to do! Photo Credit: Gallup Sun

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