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Diné College ‘Class of 2017’ radiates tradition

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Local historians to sign books at Cibola Gallery

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GRANTS – Two local authors will showcase their recently-released books at an afternoon reception and book signing May 20 at Cibola Arts Council Double Six Gallery in Grants. The event will highlight different aspects of Southwest history.

Featured authors include Gallup historian Martin Link and area native Evert Clawson, currently of Bluewater Village, each looking at a different period in western history.

Evert Clawson’s Dine’ Da Hogaa, released in December 2016 by Green Ivy Publishing, is a fictional first--person account of the military life of West Point graduate Jedidiah Jenkins under the command of Southwest legend Kit Carson,  Jenkins’ experiences in what were...

UNM-Gallup’s dazzling ‘Class of 2017’

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All decked out in red caps and gowns, 174 University of New Mexico graduates beamed with pride as they took home their diplomas in a variety of GED, certificate and degree programs at Angelo DiPaolo Memorial Stadium May 13. Keep moving forward graduates!

Economic Development Week …

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A thriving downtown to help businesses, the arts prosper

Since joining Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District in November we have been working to help would-be entrepreneurs create new businesses, attract new businesses to the district, expand the existing businesses by creating a population density in the downtown, and make physical improvements to the public areas to revitalize and redevelop downtown Gallup to make you proud of where you live.

Creating a thriving downtown, of course, is no small task. It requires local leaders, business owners, and community residents to come together to identify our strengths, strategically situate ourselves within the regional economy, and...

Meet your ‘Economic Development’ professional

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Beginning today, professionals across the country are celebrating Economic Development Week. To recognize the occasion, GGEDC and partners in the Gallup Executive Directors Association (GEDA) will present a series of six articles over the course of this week to highlight economic development.

You may say, “How does the work of these organizations really impact me?” It does so by helping to create jobs for our region, thereby increasing our tax base for government services and infrastructure.

When you take your children to school in the morning, that public school benefited from local corporate taxes. And, the company where you work — where did that firm originate? It might...

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