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Red Ribbon Parade at St. Francis

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Red Ribbon Day was Oct. 27 and students at St. Francis Elementary School formed a parade for their neighborhood and proudly displayed the signs they had made for all to see.

The annual anti-drug day is celebrated by many area schools and the students seem to love the extra-curricular activity that gets them out of the...

From recycling to ‘repurposing’ at local arts and crafts jamboree event

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Recycling and reusing things comes as second nature for Betsy Windisch, who has been recycling since she was a young girl.

“It was something that we just did. Back in the old days, with beer bottles, you took them and there was a deposit on our glass,” said Windisch, a McKinley Citizens’ Recycling Council board member. “I remember we used to have milk delivered to our door when I was really little. Of course, you just put the empty glass milk container back outside and the milk man would come pick it up.”

Windisch owes much of her recycling and reusing regimens to her parents who grew up during the Great Depression Era.

Growing up in Baltimore, Windisch describes her...

Navajo Parks and Recreation promoting health and fitness

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – A haven of unparalleled beauty.

Words that describe the land of the Navajo people.

For as long as most people can remember, Navajoland has been a mecca for tourists and the film industry. Awe-inspiring scenery, towering rock formations and yawning canyon walls….this is what attracts millions of tourists from throughout the world.

“We are very pleased that visitors are captivated by our magnificent scenery, but the true beauty of the Navajo Nation is our people,” stated Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation Department Manager Martin L. Begaye. “Our mission is to protect and preserve our natural resources for future generations. We are doing this for the...


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(8416) Lynna is a female terrier puppy that is super sweet and loving and ready to go home with you today!


(8401) Nathan is a male Siamese with striking features. He’s neutered, friendly and ready to adopt.

Gallup Rotary Club Seniors of the Month for October

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Wayde Morgan, 16, of Crownpoint High School, is a United Health Care youth intern leader, a member of the National Honor Society and peer helper.  His hobbies include reading, running, and becoming a community health educator. “I would like to go in the field of medicine and obtain a M.B. with a specialty in infectious disease.”

Mariah Gonzales, 17, of Gallup High School, is a part of the Starlette Dance team and competition team coach for 3 years, also, a captain of Bengal Girl Dance team for two years. She is a member of the National Honor Society, a varsity dance team captain, and has obtained the Bengal Pride Academic Excellence Award. Her hobbies include...

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