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Pinnacle Bank donates cash to three area non-profits

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“Christmas Clubs” are a type of savings club first widely offered during the Great Depression, which is roughly when Pinnacle Bank got its start as well, and Pinnacle has been serving their local communities ever since.

During their “Christmas in July” event, Pinnacle ran a sign-up special in which a current or...

Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Queen to study abroad

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Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Queen, Zunneh-bah Martin held an appreciation luncheon for the local community this past weekend. It was an afternoon filled with family, friends, and community members to gather and show her gratitude for all their support.

Martin, 20, graduated from Tohatchi High School as class Valedictorian in 2015. She won the title as Miss Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial on Aug. 13 at the Red Rock State Park. Crowned as a Miss Ceremonial, Martin has been busy with appearances, activities, events in our communities and neighborhoods. She is balancing out her commitments before she takes her continued education abroad, overseas in New...

‘Hemlock’ tears it up on a Gallup stage

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Heavy metal band going strong since ‘93

A favorite heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada, Hemlock, made a stop in Gallup on their 2017 “Skele-Tour” at the Juggernaut Aug. 25.

Together for more than 17 years, since 1993, they have played concerts with the likes of Lamb Of God, Slipknot, Drowning Pool, Slayer, Korn and others.

Chad Smith – Lead Vocals, Bass, 1993–present; Jezy Ward – Guitar (2010–present); Brian Smith – Drums (1993–2002, 2009–present); and James Gelber- Guitar (2013–present); have been a local favorite for over 10 years. The last album “Mouth of the Swine” produced in 2015, has created an even stronger following amongst the hardcore rockers...

Central Agency Fair dazzles during Saturday parade

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CHINLE, Ariz. – The time to find your spot for the the 32nd Central Agency Fair held in Chinle, Ariz., Aug. 26, was not on Saturday, the day of the parade. Rather, it was the day before, on Friday.

Actually, for a great spot Friday you needed to get there in the early afternoon, but if you didn’t at least get there by Friday night anything resembling a decent spot was gone, with tents lined up alongside the road saving spaces for family and friends.

Eva Silversmith of Chinle said, “we learned from past years not to be on the side with the sun right in our eyes.”

The festivities started off with Daren the D.A.R.E lion, who was giving hugs and encouraging kids to say no...

NorthFest: Celebrating Gallup’s northside Sept. 15

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There are many definitions of community: a particular place, a group of people living together, a feeling of fellowship, a bond based on shared characteristics or values. The Northside is all of these things and more!

On Sept. 15, from 10 am - 3 pm, at UNM-Gallup’s North Campus, celebrate Gallup’s Northside community with the neighborhood’s first annual NorthFest.

With generous sponsorship by District 1 Councilor Linda Garica, gallupARTS, UNM-Gallup North Campus, ATD-Fourth World, and the New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department have teamed up for a day of art, literacy and—most importantly— community.

To reflect the diversity, rich heritage and history of the...

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