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Fireworks Display

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The City of Gallup will host a fireworks display in honor of our country’s Independence Day on July 3 at around dusk.

Unlike previous years, there will be no live festivities such as vendors, musical entertainment, or other programs for the public in order to comply with the Governor’s Public Health Orders regarding mass...

Governor updates public health order

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SANTA FE - Gov. Michelle Lujan-Grisham announced modifications to the public health order in our state May 13.

The governor and members of her cabinet met with reporters in a virtual video conference, updating New Mexicans on numbers, modifying requirements for retailers and requiring citizens to wear masks in public.

Present at the news conference was Dr. David Scrase, the Human Services Secretary and Kathy Kunkel, Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Health.


As of May 13, there are 5,364 total positive COVID-19 cases in New Mexico. In total, 200 individuals are in the hospital. Fifty-two are on ventilators.

As of the May 13 news conference, the governor said...

Meet the Candidates

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Answering big questions at politico form

The Municipal Officer Election is right around the corner, and Gallup residents will cast their vote to elect two City Councilors, the next Municipal Judge, and the next Mayor of Gallup.

Residents got to meet those candidates at a forum held Feb. 12 at the Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce at a meeting room that was filled to capacity. The event was sponsored by both the Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce and Gallup Sun.


The three candidates for the position are:

Jackie McKinney, current Mayor of Gallup

Janell L. Griego, Magistrate judge with 20 years of judicial...

Military & Veterans Day at Legislature

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SANTA FE - Military & Veterans Day at the 2020 Legislature is Jan. 25 at the State Capitol in Santa Fe.

This is the day each year on which the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services and the New Mexico National Guard honor active-duty service members and veterans.

Every year, a particular segment of the military is highlighted at a noon ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda.  This year, the spotlight will be on former Prisoners of War and those still listed as Missing in Action.

The public is invited to join in this annual celebration of New Mexico's service members and veterans, and to honor our nation's former POWs and current MIAs.

Information tables will be open from 8...

Humanitarian Assistance Awards announced

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Reimbursement funds being distributed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., Deb Haaland, D-N.M., and Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., announced Oct. 11 that the National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program has begun awarding the first wave of Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance to organizations and localities in Bernalillo County, Doña Ana County, and Luna County. In June, the lawmakers secured $30 million in grants to reimburse local organizations and communities that have provided humanitarian assistance to asylum seekers.

“I am proud to have worked...

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