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Quilts of Valor: Local vets honored for their service

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“To cover veterans  with comfort and healing,” was the comforting words for this year’s presentation of Quilts of Valor for local veterans June 30, at the UNM-G North Adult Education Center.

The handmade quilts were made by the lady volunteers of the “Loyal Order of the Quilt.” Mayor Jackie...

Snapshots of ‘Wild Thing’ 2017

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24th Annual ‘Wild Thing’ 2017 qualifying rides!

July 7 - 8, Red Rock Arena

Pistol Preece 94 - $8,010

Ryan McConnell 91 - $5,704

Tustin Daye 91 - $5,704

Cody Jesus 89 - $2,913

Dakota Nye 82 - $1,943

Photos by Hawk Segura

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ delivers a fitting finale

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Rating: ««« out of 4

Running Time: 140 min.

I’ll admit that I can be somewhat dismissive of remakes and reboots from time to time. More often than not, they don’t hold up nearly as well as the films they are attempting to emulate. There are, however, exceptions, like the redo of the Planet of the Apes series. Unlike most summer flicks, these films provide thrills as well as plenty of deeper themes and ideas to digest. War for the Planet of the Apes is no different and finishes this series on a strong note.

Set some time after the events of the previous film, Caesar (Andy Serkis) and the apes have found themselves battling human military forces and suffering great losses. None...

Four Corners Rod Run to draw classic cars, crowds to historic downtown Farmington

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FARMINGTON – The City of Farmington’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs’ Four Corners Rod Run hopes to draw thousands of people to historic downtown Farmington again this year on Saturday, July 15. Main Street will be closed from Auburn to Commercial from 11am to 8 pm, so that attendees can roam up and down the rows of classic cars and hot rods with ease.

The event will also feature vendors and live music all day where the Kirk James Blues Band finishing out the evening with their headline performance.

This event is free to attend, and is the first featured event in the PRCA’s 60-year anniversary celebration. Starting July 2017, and continuing through June 2018, PRCA will...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for July 14, 2017

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Welcome to the latest summary of new releases arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. One of the year’s biggest hits is premiering as well as a couple of critical darlings and some interesting indie fare. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

American Fable - This independent thriller is set in the 80s on a struggling Midwestern farm. While playing, a young girl discovers a businessman being held captive in one of the silos on their property. The child must decide whether to help the victim and face retribution from the party responsible as well as financial foreclosure, or leave things as they are...

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