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Gallup asking residents to conserve water

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The City of Gallup is asking for your help to conserve water and avoid mandatory restrictions.

As part of the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project (NGWSP), the city soon will place the new Gamerco tanks into service that will create a much larger reserve capacity than currently exists. The existing pipeline has reached the...

Zuni neighborhood watch program holds first cook-off fundraiser

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Zuni Pueblo is holding its first annual A:shiwi A:wan Neighborhood Watch Summer Cook-Off contest scheduled for July 18 in Zuni, New Mexico.

This event is a combined effort of the AANW Program and the Pueblo of Zuni Police

Department, and it’s purpose is to raise monetary funds and awareness of the AANW Program’s goals and objectives for crime prevention.

We have been receiving some outstanding feedback from interested contestants, and we want to make this event a success.

The proceeds will go toward the AANW Program, which will enhanced the working mechanism of the Community and the local Pueblo of Zuni Police Department and also surrounding LawEnforcement Agencies. As we have...

What is original, creative and cute as can be?

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The parent/child crafts done at UNM-G Early Childhood & Family Center!  The infants dressed up to show off the crafts they did with their parents.

Fairfield Inn & Suites has Grand Opening

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The new Fairfield Inn & Suites on East Historic Highway 66 had a Grand Opening June 3, helped in the effort by the Chamber of Commerce, Don Diego’s Restaurant, and local politicians who attended.

A crowd of around 100 showed up to take a tour of the hotel offered by Manager Alexandra Griego and owner Deepesh Kholwadwala of Sun Capital Hotels.

The 72-room hotel, complete with an indoor pool and exercise room as well as a comfortable and spacious lobby, actually opened for business a couple of months ago, but invited many local residents to the Grand Opening ceremony so they could see for themselves what they had to offer guests.

The facility has 20 employees and promises to be...

Future Foundations: Gateway to fun, resources – even education

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GRANTS – Vegetables and more are growing at Future Foundations in Grants.  Founded 20 years ago as a response to a tragedy involving a local child, FF is a community center providing a vibrant mix of activities to children, youth and adults.

On top of a newly refurbished greenhouse filled with tomatoes, peas, chili peppers, okra and more, two newly constructed wooden raised bed gardens were recently built. Local Youth Conservation Corps members constructed the raised bed gardens which already house a future chili crop.

FF has a summer recreation program which brings in 90 children daily. The majority of the vegetables in the greenhouse are grown from seed at the center by the 15...

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