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Local judo club sweeps up medals at two tournaments

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Garcia’s Judo Club, traveled to Spokane Washington, June 15 – 19. They were hosting the Jr. Olympics (national), and also the International Championship.

There were over 600 judo players from all over, coming to test their skills. Garcia took 6 players, who fought hard. It was a great experience for these kids. Thank...

Gallup, gallupArts receive $300K ‘Our Town’ grant

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The city of Gallup, in partnership with gallupArts, received a $150,000 ‘Our Town’ grant last month from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant was matched by $150,000 in contributions from local government, institutions and organizations, officials said.

The $300,000 grant total will fund a creative placemaking project in downtown Gallup. It will support a community-based, collaborative design process to re-imagine Coal Avenue as a signature “event street and commercial hub, gallupArts officials said.

Starting in early 2018, grant-funded public programs will engage artists, neighbors and business owners with arts organizations, community planners, consultants and city...

5th Annual Veterans Job Fair

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Employment opportunities for everyone.

The Rio West Mall was once again host to the 5th Annual Veterans Job Fair June 21, in hopes of finding employment not only for local veterans, but as well to the public. The event was held from 10 am to 3 pm with over 26 employers on hand with local businesses showing their support for veterans.

Veterans Helping Veterans, organized the event along with help from, the Rio West Mall, Small Business Development Center, Millennium Media, Inc., Safeway, Comfort Suites, Walmart, Basha’s, Gurley Motor, Albertson, Rico Auto Complex, and many others.

Brothers in Arms dba Veterans Helping Veterans, a non-profit organization, began as a group of...

Highlights from Lions Club Rodeo June 15

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Photo by Hawk Segura


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