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Conference to feature business opportunities in local film industry

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The New Mexico film industry has been an economic bright spot for the past several years, helping businesses grow and weather the recession.  After state tax incentives for the industry kicked into gear in 2003, opportunities for individuals and businesses have been continually created. And industry leaders say there’s...

GMCS: Students given alternatives during solar eclipse

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We are allowing some alternative accommodations for students and parents acknowledging that they want their student(s) to participate in traditional practices involved in the rare upcoming eclipse. Please read the following information so that you understand what is to take place on August 21, 2017.

According to many Native American cultures, the time during a solar or lunar eclipse is a time for reverence. A common belief is that the moon, sun and earth are in a sacred time and place; and therefore, viewing this event may affect individuals mentally and physically.

In our area, a solar eclipse is scheduled on August 21, 2017. The eclipse will begin at approximately 10:21 am and end...

Lawmakers thrilled about increased public access to Sabinoso Wilderness

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From Sen. Tom Udall, Sen. Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray Luján

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján welcomed on Aug.9, an announcement form the Department of interior (DOI)  that Secretary Ryan Zinke intends to finalize the process to consider whether to accept the donation of 3,595 acres, known as the Rimrock Rose Ranch, that are adjacent to Sabinoso Wilderness in New Mexico to be included as part of the wilderness.

Last year, the Wilderness Land Trust purchased the Rimrock Rose Ranch in order to donate the land to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) so it can be added to the existing wilderness and...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF AUGUST 11

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Is this the blahs or the blues? When you feel the blahs, you need to get out there and change up your routine! What’s stopping you? There is a big wide world out there and it’s just begging to be explored. Will you be the one to deny the call of the wild? Really? Madame G hopes not. In fact, she recommends that you get out there and take advantage of this summer sun. Cover up!

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Feeling like you lost your way? Don’t worry, you’ll find it. You may just need to narrow down your options. So, if you don’t know what you do want—it’s a good idea to narrow down what you don’t want. Hate customer service? Consider a job in IT and coding. Heck maybe...

Letter to the Editor: Put a gag on President Trump

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President Trump needs to be gagged.

And apparently all we have left to do it is the public pressure and Congressional approbation to get the job done.

In the old Vaudeville days when an actor was bad they used a hook to pull him off the stage. We can’t do that with President Trump, but we need to.  He is antagonizing the nutcase in North Korea.

We don’t need another foreign conflict.

We have been in Afghanistan for 16 years and can’t seem to pull out. We never should have invaded Iraq. Saddam Hussein was killing 350 people a year.  Since our intervention a half million Iraqis’ have died. President Obama said that Assad in Syria should go.

Now half of Syria is in Europe...

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