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RMCHCS wins 2019 ‘Patient Safety Excellence Award’

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First N.M. hospital honored five consecutive years, ranked top 10 in U.S.

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services is the first hospital in New Mexico honored with a “Patient Safety Excellence Award” for five consecutive years.

The award by Healthgrades, the leading US provider of comparable data on...

Begaye requests authority for tribes to oversee EPA functions

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SAN FRANCISCO— During a roundtable discussion on Oct. 30 between tribal leaders and Region 9 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, President Russell Begaye pressed federal administrators to grant the Navajo Nation authority to manage its own environmental functions.

The roundtable, an integral part of the 26th annual Region 9 Tribal/EPA Conference, brought together leaders from many of the 148 federally recognized tribes in the states of Arizona, California and Nevada. Hosted by Region 9 Administrator Michael Stoker, the roundtable allowed leaders to ask questions and voice concerns.

Begaye asked Stoker to develop a process that would transfer federal EPA authority to...

Gallup honors its veterans in red, white and blue

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2018 Veterans Benefit Ball. Photos by Ana Hudgeons

It's Guinness World Records Day and local school helps set new record

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David Skeet Elementary School participates in world's largest sport stacking event

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Did you know stacking and un-stacking plastic cups is an energizing, brain-activating and world-record-setting activity?

Thousands of participants will take part in what Guinness World Records terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event” Nov. 8. Students at David Skeet Elementary in Vanderwagen stack it up at 9:30 am.

During the course of Guinness World Records Day, sport stackers from all reaches of the world will be up stacking and down stacking various pyramids in prescribed patterns at lightning speed for at least 30 minutes, all combined with a variety of fitness activities...

Rocky View Elementary brings out the ghosts, ghouls and goblins

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Annual Fall Festival means fun for the whole family

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned Halloween carnival to get you in a spooky holiday spirit. The tricks and especially the treats are what it was all about, and Rocky View Elementary certainly knows how to get everyone in the Halloween mood.

The school at 345 Basilo Dr. in Gallup hosted its annual Fall Festival Oct. 25, with activities, food and fun for everyone.

According to Principal Debbie Arthur, the event couldn’t have gone any better — and the the staff and parents made it a success.

“I think it was the best one we ever had,” Arthur said. “The kids [and]  the parents enjoyed themselves. The whole...

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