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Tséhootsooí Diné Bi’Ólta’ officially opens Little Free Library in Window Rock

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Little Free Library is open.

Located across Wells Fargo Bank in Window Rock between Cocina de Dominguez and Mikasa 2, the non-descript book exchange box bookended by two black benches and newly-planted trees marking the library location contains books that may be read or taken.

People can also...

Stamping out cancer

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Local teams race to raise funds

“Survivors make it personal, Scientists make it happen, Teams make it possible.”

These sentiments were felt at the Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life held at the Gallup-McKinley County Downtown Courthouse Square, June 15-16.

This year’s theme was “Christmas in June – Wrapping up a Cure,” where numerous Relay For Life teams came and set up their own Christmas scenes at their booths. Teams such as: Big Dreams, Team Navajo, A Family Affair, to name a few held their own concession stands to do their part in raising money for the relay.

The event took off with a color guard/flag ceremony followed by a survivor blessing...

Red Rock community receives $1.6 million from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council for a new senior citizen center

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TSÉ LICHÍÍ’, N.M.–Council Delegate Seth Damon (Bááháálí, Chichiltah, Manuelito, Tsé Lichíí’, Rock Springs, Tsayatoh), Council Delegate Tom Chee (Shiprock), and President Russell Begaye had the honor of presenting $1.6 million in funding to the Tsé Lichíí’ Chapter, also known as the Red Rock Chapter, to assist in constructing a new senior citizen center for local elderly people.

Delegate Damon, who represents the Tsé Lichíí’ community as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, acknowledged that it took the combined efforts of many individuals over several years to secure approximately $2.3 million from various sources for the design and construction of the...

Perspective … Don - A former Vietnam Vet

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My wife and I operated a Christian Bookstore here in Gallup, NM from 2005 through June 2011.  While we operated that store, I came in contact with many, many people from all walks of life and many of them were “street people or homeless” people.   Here is a story of one of those life changing encounters.

This a story about a man named Don he was a former Vietnam Veteran, he was a recovered alcoholic, he was a convicted felon and he was a man of God.  There are 7 parts to this story.   Parts 1 – 6 were written in 2011.

The last part 7 wasn’t written until May 31, 2016 – Memorial Day - because I had a hard time finishing the story.  I don’t know whether...

‘Summer All Sports Camp’ teaches kids healthy living habits

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Promoting wellness through the diabetes program to youth was the theme at the 2018 Summer All Sports Camp held during the week of June 11-15 at Rocky View Elementary.

The camp focused on various topics such as diabetes education, nutrition, physical activity and Navajo culture.

Educating kids about diabetes was the primary goal along with emphasis on physical activities which entailed basketball, bicycling, soccer, and other forms of exercise that was offered to the children to make it fun for them – and it was free for children ages 7 to 18.

The event was funded by a diabetes grant. The undisclosed amount of the grant was funded for five years for schools in the service unit...

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