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GGEDC hosts Economic Roundtable: ‘The True Cost of Debt’

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SANTA FE – The Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation welcomed top New Mexico policy experts together with community business leaders, elected officials, state and federal stakeholders and residents of Gallup and McKinley County Jan. 29 at the Lodge at Santa Fe for an economic roundtable discussion entitled...

Gallup Express: The Indian Capital’s ‘mobile manager’

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GALLUP – The notion of existing as a typical “bus company” doesn’t sit very well with the new executive director at Gallup Express. That’s because Tommy Mims, hired into the job last year, wants the riding public to think of the company as a “mobile manager.”

Mims, a Gallup native and graduate of Gallup Catholic High School, replaces Matthew Ortiz. Ortiz worked at the company for a little more than six years.

“I think every company or business should be about customer service and treating the client the right way,” Mims said Monday from the main office of Gallup Express along Warehouse Lane. “That’s what we do. We’re not just public transportation. We care...

Weekly Crime Blotter

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MINING COMPANY ROBBED

2/1, GRANTS

BHP Billiton/Rio Algom Mining lost some property in late January, according to MCSO Deputy Ben Benally’s report. A white 2005 Ford F-150 was stolen, along with some equipment. The list of equipment includes a pressure sprayer, generator, battery charger, and padlocks.

FIESTY DRUNK

1/29, GALLUP

Who knows what caused Myron Peters of Yatahey to become irate, but he was in full form when Gallup Police Department Officer Victor Rodriguez arrived on scene at the Sports Page at 1400 S. Second St. Peters was laying on his back and bleeding from “behind his head,” according to the police report.

It was apparent that Peters, 25, didn’t want...

Council Covers Six Items in Regular Meeting

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There was one Ordinance, one conversion to full time for a city employee, and approval of a Participation and Security Agreement, A Resolution, Lodgers’ Tax Funding for 2016, and a second Resolution of a different matter up for discussion at the City Council meeting on Jan. 26.

The Ordinance, #S2016-1 authorizes the execution and Delivery of a Water Project Fund Loan/Grant Agreement by and between the NM Finance Authority and the City of Gallup. This ordinance was presented by Vince Tovar, Director, Gallup Water and Sanitation. The funding amount is $4,295,167 for the planning, design and construction of Reach 27.7a and 27.13 of the Gallup Rural Navajo Water Supply Project.

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WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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The legal limit is .08. How about being a responsible adult and try driving with a .00? ENDWI.

Myron Joe

Jan. 9, 9:31 pm

2nd DWI, Aggravated

Joe didn’t want to give McKinley County Sheriff Office Deputy Merle Bates his real name, according to the report. He gave the alias of Sam Smith instead. But, Bates saw through the intoxicated shenanigans and booked Joe, 25, for his second DWI with the bonus charge of “aggravated” for his refusal to take the breath alcohol content tests, and for a bench warrant. Bates noted that there was a empty can of Bud Light near the vehicle’s gear shift.

Christopher Chris Kallestewa

Jan. 9, 9:48 am

2nd DWI...

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