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Walmart celebrates grand reopening

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‘Curious Chris’ – a science guy, to perform in Gallup

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Children and parents alike keen on science and singing, or both, may want to check out Curious Chris’s interactive performance at the Children’s Branch library, 200 W. Aztec Ave., June 6 at 2 pm.

From his Facebook page: “Curious Chris” infuses original acoustic music with hands-on science for young curious minds. Imagine a wacky mixture of Bill Nye, Curious George, Raffi, and the originality of retired elementary educator Chris Harrell – and that’s Curious Chris!

Congratulations to Rehoboth Christian School graduates

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Welcome to skirt-making workshop 101

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Teaching the lost art of Diné garment-making

Gallup-McKinley County Schools Johnson-O’Malley Program hosted a workshop to all GMCS-JOM students and their parents May 19 at the Student Support Center to learn how to make skirts Diné style.

The workshop was open to students who were interested in making skirts for themselves or family members. The event which drew in over 15 participants, and was the first of its kind for area students to learn how to make traditional Diné skirts.

Johnson-O’Malley Program Director Carmen Moffett got the idea from a similar event that was held in Albuquerque at UNM.

“I thought why don’t we host our own workshop, we have the funds under our...

Longest-serving City Councilor Pat Butler, dead at 63

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Pat Butler, 63, a notable Gallupian, and the friendly face of Butler’s print shop, died  from complications associated with cancer May 20. Pat was born at St. Mary’s Hospital on Jan. 20, 1955, becoming one of a select group of residents who started and finished life in the two city hospitals that served Gallup over those separate years.

Some decades ago, Pat and his brother Barry took over the operation of their parents’ business, Butler’s Office Equipment and Supply, Inc. with Pat as the president. Pat was responsible for printing and production in the business while Barry managed the office supply section. Their mother, Grace, passed in 1991 and her husband, Gerald, in...

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