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Local kids clean up at Denver Colorado State Championship

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Over 160 players attend the April 8 event, with 8 hours of competition. Kids from the Garcia’s Judo Club came away winners, or a bit more experienced from this tournament.

How to ‘Dress for Success’ 101

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Dine Hoghaan Bii Development, Inc. collaborated with the Vet Center of Farmington, Workforce Connection of New Mexico, and United Healthcare for the “Dress for Success” workshop at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital May 2.

JCPenney brought a mobile fashion show to the event to demonstrate to participants how to dress for an interview. Afterwards, participants received some clothing to help get them started in their search for a new job. There we’re countless other local sponsors involved in the feel-good event that lasted for more than four hours.

Speakers discussed how to break down the barriers of employment and find a job, and engaged participants in interview...

Septo Nacional de Ignacio Pineiro

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It was a festive concert Sunday night at Gallup’s downtown El Morro Theatre. Septo Nacional de Ignacio Pineiro Cuban jazz ensemble reportedly rocked the house.


Reflections on a war hero grandfather

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 marked the 100th Anniversary of my grandfather Paul Emerson Riege enlisting into the United States Marine Corps to fight during WWI.

With our nation having different events marking the 100th Anniversary of our official involvement in WWI, I am very proud of my family’s military history and in the fact that my grandfather served in the most decorated unit in the Marine Corps History – the 1st Battalion/5th Marines or better known as “The Fighting 5th.”

One of (if not the most important) battles that this storied unit (along with my grandfather) fought in is known as the “Battle of Belleau Wood.”

There is a great book out on this battle...

Octavia Fellin Public Library welcomes new Deputy Director Tammi Moe

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Octavia Fellin Public Library brings cultural documentation expert to enrich and diversify the services and collections of Gallup’s public library. Newly appointed Deputy Director, Tammi Moe, brings more than 17 years of diverse experience in museums, archives, and libraries.

Keywords to describe her work are innovative, creative, and community focused. Moe holds a Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Denver with a concentrated focus on archives. Her technical training expands well beyond the theoretical walls of university course work with ongoing participation in the practical applications of digital humanities at the University of Victoria in British...

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