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Rescue group asks for public’s help in finding blind dog

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Rasha, an 8-year-old, neutered and blind Husky went missing from his foster home on north McKinley Street in Gallup Feb. 20. The non-profit, New Mexico Dog, based in Albuquerque, has spearheaded search efforts.

Rasha is microchipped and was wearing a red collar, but no ID tags. He is mostly white with a bit of red in his...

Teacher of the Month: Long time Tohatchi High teacher honored

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Congratulations to Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe’s Teacher of the Month, Fern Spencer. Spencer teaches Business and Vocational Office Education classes to 9th-12th grade students at Tohatchi High School.

Tisha Boyd of Camille’s presented Spencer with a basket full of goodies at the school.

“I was surprised. I did not know that this happened, and it was really nice,” Spencer said.

Spencer has been teaching students at Tohatchi for the past 42 years and says it’s the kids that keeps her coming back. Spencer who is half Hopi and half Navajo has lived in the Tohatchi area since 1957.

Her dad, Roy Spencer, moved her family to the area. He was also a teacher and a health educator...

Rotary Club Seniors of the Month

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Juan de Oñate holds career fair

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Oñate’s fifth graders organize entire affair

The fifth grade class at Juan de Oñate Elementary School peered into their futures Feb. 10 – and got a kick out of what they saw.

They spoke to a retired firefighter, got some hands on experience about restaurants, learned about what a school nurse does, and got up close and personal with a Medal of Honor recipient at Oñate’s Career Day.

“There are a lot of choices for what you want to do when you grow up,” Makayla Williams, 11, said during the one-hour event held in the school’s gymnasium. The fifth graders set up and organized the event and Williams was a co-chairperson. “This gives us a chance to see what the...


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This handsome guy is available for adoption at the Gallup McKinley Humane Society.  His ID # is 14009. He is a very gentle, calm and mild-mannered lab mix breed. He will need to be neutered before you can take him to his new, loving home. The Gallup McKinley Humane Society is located at 1315 B. Hamilton Road. Call (505) 863-2616 for more information.

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