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Stamping out cancer

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Local teams race to raise funds

“Survivors make it personal, Scientists make it happen, Teams make it possible.”

These sentiments were felt at the Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life held at the Gallup-McKinley County Downtown Courthouse Square, June 15-16.

This year’s theme was “Christmas in...

Red Rock community receives $1.6 million from the 23rd Navajo Nation Council for a new senior citizen center

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TSÉ LICHÍÍ’, N.M.–Council Delegate Seth Damon (Bááháálí, Chichiltah, Manuelito, Tsé Lichíí’, Rock Springs, Tsayatoh), Council Delegate Tom Chee (Shiprock), and President Russell Begaye had the honor of presenting $1.6 million in funding to the Tsé Lichíí’ Chapter, also known as the Red Rock Chapter, to assist in constructing a new senior citizen center for local elderly people.

Delegate Damon, who represents the Tsé Lichíí’ community as a member of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, acknowledged that it took the combined efforts of many individuals over several years to secure approximately $2.3 million from various sources for the design and construction of the...

Perspective … Don - A former Vietnam Vet

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My wife and I operated a Christian Bookstore here in Gallup, NM from 2005 through June 2011.  While we operated that store, I came in contact with many, many people from all walks of life and many of them were “street people or homeless” people.   Here is a story of one of those life changing encounters.

This a story about a man named Don he was a former Vietnam Veteran, he was a recovered alcoholic, he was a convicted felon and he was a man of God.  There are 7 parts to this story.   Parts 1 – 6 were written in 2011.

The last part 7 wasn’t written until May 31, 2016 – Memorial Day - because I had a hard time finishing the story.  I don’t know whether...

Lab dinos face extinction in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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Rating: «« out of ««««

Running Time: 128 minutes

The latest film in this hugely popular franchise is said to be part of a trilogy. After viewing Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, it certainly seems that way. While the movie probably still cost a pretty penny, this feels like a much smaller, darker follow-up. It deserves some credit for trying to deal with a few moral and ethical questions about the creation of dinosaurs and provides some popcorn thrills along the way, but doesn’t quite match its predecessor and often feels more like a set-up for the next chapter in the series than its own stand-alone entry.

Four years after the events of the previous film, the island theme park...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for June 22, 2018

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Welcome back to another look at highlights coming your way on Blu-ray and DVD. There are plenty of options arriving in a wide variety of genres. As always, if you see any links, clicking on them will lead you to a full review of the title in question. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


Alex & Me – Timed to coincide with the big World Cup tournament, this direct-to-DVD family film involves a young girl who wants to play soccer and idolizes her hero, US National Team star Alex Morgan. When she’s cut from her local team, the youngster attempts to find the inspiration to prove to others (and...
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