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Academic success at Diné College

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Black Rock’s Travis Teller is proud DC grad

The reality for a lot of Native American males is that they’ve already been left behind academically. To complicate matters, there is no public policy or system reform designed to help them catch up.

By the time they reach high school, 42 percent have failed a grade at least...

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...

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