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‘Mud’ (Hashtl’ishnii) gearing up for New Zealand run

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Family, alcoholism explored in new Sundance Film Festival short film

Shaandiin Tome is a young lady of many pursuits. In addition to being an honors graduate of the University of New Mexico, the Navajo-born Tome is also a filmmaker who possesses Sundance Film Festival experience — including a Sundance Full Circle...

Sheriff’s deputies of various ranks honored at ceremony

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McKinley County Sheriff’s Office awarded “Letters of Commendation” to law enforcement deputies of all ranks that went above and beyond the call of duty. The ceremony took place Jan. 31 at MCSO headquarters in Gallup. Below are the actual letters that each deputy received for their good work.

Deputy James

This letter is to formally and publically commend Deputy Garylle James for the excellent service he has provided to the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office and more importantly the citizens of McKinley County.

I would like to take this opportunity to commend you for the good work you did on March 11, 2017.

While on duty, you responded to the scene of an officer...

Black Panther adds some energy to the Marvel formula

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Running Time: 135 minutes

It seems like it has been only a short time since a superhero film opened in cinemas... wait, it has only been a few months since the last title. Regardless, audiences should prepare to be inundated once again with the arrival of the first of three Marvel Comics adaptations coming this year. Thankfully, Black Panther is a solid addition to the franchise cannon and one that should provide viewers with plenty of action and thrills.

The story involves the African nation of Wakanda. After the passing of King T’Chaka (John Kani) in a bombing (depicted in the Captain America: Civil War film), Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman)...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Feb. 16, 2018

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It’s time for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray on DVD. There are some very interesting new releases coming your way, as well as a massive amount of older flicks making their high definition debuts. 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!

The Ballad of Lefty Brown - This western involves a kind-hearted but slightly slow-witted cowboy who works a ranch with his lifelong friend. When his pal is elected to the Senate and promptly murdered, Lefty sets out to take revenge for his buddy’s death. However, the lead finds the task more difficult than anticipated after he ends up...

Black Heart Saints include Gallup date for west coast winter tour

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Rock and roll is alive and well today and his name is Black Heart Saints.

Black Heart Saints stopped in Gallup for a show at Juggernaut Music on Jan. 31. The Austin, TX quartet was wrapping up a west coast winter tour when they stopped in town for their only New Mexico date.

Lead vocalist Josh Ross said the group has been together for about four years after their first live performance at the prestigious South By Southwest.

“We’ve just been kicking butt since then,” Ross said. “We are wrapping up a tour and we’ve been on the road for about a week-and-a-half. We’ll regroup in Austin and begin planning for the next tour.”

The band features the classic rock sheen and...

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