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DON – FORMER VIETNAM VETERAN – Part Three

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Continuing a 7-part special by Richard F. Kontz on a Vietnam Vet he met while running the Bread of Life Christian Bookstore in 2015 through mid-2011.

Don and I went into a restaurant called My Sister’s place and sat down at a table. So as the server came and gave us a menu and took our drink order we sat there looking at...

‘We Read, We Talk’ book club meets with Anne Hillerman

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Area authors also join in at library’s special event

What do you see when you read? When James Joyce invites us to Dublin, when Charles Dickens sets us down in London, we come to know those cities specifically through their filters. We construct images in our minds when we are reading, because when we read we are immersed and the more we are immersed the less we are able in the moment to bring our analytical mind to bear upon an experience in which we are absorbed.”

These words were read by Octavia Fellin Library Director Tammie Moe as she introduced the “In Conversation with Local Authors” at the Octavia Fellin Public Library July 7.

Local authors discussed their works...

Rehoboth’s Bob Ippel named Van Lunen Fellow

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI— Bob Ippel, Executive Director at Rehoboth Christian School in Rehoboth, New Mexico, has been selected by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College for a 2018-2019 fellowship.

The Van Lunen Center’s 2018-2019 cohort of fellows include educators from 20 schools across the United States and Canada, and one from Japan.

The Fellows program, now in its 12th year, is designed for school heads who seek professional development in their work as administrators of faith-based schools. The majority of participant expenses are covered by the Van Lunen Center, including cost of instruction, lodging, meals, coaching and access to topic...

In Loving Memory Harry James Gonzales

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Harry James Gonzales of Albuquerque, N.M. died July 10, 2018.

He was proceeded in death by his father and mother, Teofilo and Nieves Gonzales.

He is survived by his loving wife; Bella Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM, his daughter; Cecilia Morris and husband Shawn, Grandchildren; Yaraya and Xavier Morris, and mother-in-law Odia Sona, 10 siblings and numerous nephews and nieces.

Funeral Services will be held in Albuquerque, Friday, July 13 at 9 am at Daniels Family Funeral Service, on Wyoming.

Interment is at Grants Memorial Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors, Lupus Foundation of America.

Department of Health joins multi state effort to provide birth certificates

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Event first of its kind on the Navajo Nation

SANTA FE  – The New Mexico Department of Health will join the 23rd Navajo Nation Council-Office of the Speaker, Navajo Office of Vital Records and Identification and three U.S. states to sponsor a multi-day, multi-state Delayed Birth Registration Event on July 16, 17 and 18t in Window Rock, Ariz.

This multi-state event will run from noon - 4 pm on July 16, and 8:30 am - 4 pm on July 17- 18 at the Window Rock, Arizona Navajo Nation Vital Records & Identification Office, located at 2353 Window Rock Blvd, in Window Rock, Ariz.

This multi-state event is the first of its kind that will allow individuals who were born in New Mexico...

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