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Hunter takes Audience Prize, Vision and Fish in Beauty Take Top Jury Prizes

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FARMINGTON –  Seventy-five people gathered together on June 23, to celebrate the Navajo language and culture at the inaugural Navajo Film Festival. After watching all of the submissions, the audience selected Hunter, by Faith Toledo, as their favorite submission. Meanwhile, three judges selected Vision, by Keanu Jones...

Adventure racing coming to Gallup this Summer

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Close to 30 obstacles. Oh yeah, and lots of mud

RMCHCS and the Western Health Foundation are proud to bring adventure racing to Gallup with the 3rd Annual Adventure Mud Run. The event will happen on July 28, 2018 at the Gallup OHV Motorcross Park on Hasler Valley Road.

Mud, dirt, water, crawling, climbing, swinging – racers can sign up for either a 5k or 10k obstacle course. This year the Adventure Mud Run is adding an exciting new feature: teams! Racers are encouraged to sign up with friends, family, or co-workers as they take on the course - matching outfits and costumes are not only welcome, but encouraged! Young runners can also get in on the muddy action with a special kids’...

‘Happy Tails’

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Chloe, a lost doggie that was placed in the Gallup Sun’s lost pet classifieds, came waltzing into her home after being gone for about a month. Chloe’s happy mom brought her in to the Gallup Sun’s office June 26. Chloe has some explaining to do! Photo Credit: Gallup Sun

Tséhootsooí Diné Bi’Ólta’ officially opens Little Free Library in Window Rock

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Little Free Library is open.

Located across Wells Fargo Bank in Window Rock between Cocina de Dominguez and Mikasa 2, the non-descript book exchange box bookended by two black benches and newly-planted trees marking the library location contains books that may be read or taken.

People can also replenish the free library with books.

The June 21 ribbon cutting ceremony for the Little Free Library brought together educators, students and community members to commemorate the occasion.

Several dignitaries were also in attendance, including Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez, Miss Navajo Nation Crystal Littleben and Dr. Tommy Lewis, Superintendent of...

Stamping out cancer

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Local teams race to raise funds

“Survivors make it personal, Scientists make it happen, Teams make it possible.”

These sentiments were felt at the Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life held at the Gallup-McKinley County Downtown Courthouse Square, June 15-16.

This year’s theme was “Christmas in June – Wrapping up a Cure,” where numerous Relay For Life teams came and set up their own Christmas scenes at their booths. Teams such as: Big Dreams, Team Navajo, A Family Affair, to name a few held their own concession stands to do their part in raising money for the relay.

The event took off with a color guard/flag ceremony followed by a survivor blessing...

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