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Honoring cherished Navajo Code talkers

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Window Rock, Ariz., Aug. 14

Photos by Hawk Segura

Mud Run kicks off this year’s list of RMCHCS’s Charity Invitational events

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The weather was perfect for the 3rd Annual Adventure Mud Run at the Gallup OHV/MX Park on July 28 — just the first event in this year’s Charity Invitational — sponsored by  Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services and the Western Health Foundation.

Runners of all ages participated in the 5K and 10K competitive races. Spectators enjoyed food, fun and of course, watching racers crawl, climb and sometimes swim through obstacles set across the race course.

Leading race participants are identified on the run’s website at: http://gallupmudrun.com/.

Gold medallion winners of the 5K race are in the age groups of 10-19, Jordan Stewart, Gallup; 20-29, Sanchez...

Teachers gear up to start the new school year

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GMCS welcomes them with memorable orientation

“New Teacher Orientation” kicked off Aug. 3 at the JFK Middle school auditorium to welcome a whole new batch of teachers awaiting to teach in the Gallup McKinley County Schools district.

Superintendent Mike Hyatt welcomed over 100 new teachers to the district as well as other board members in the auditorium. A group of eager teachers from the Philippines were introduced and were jokingly told of the “Gallup” idioms such as frybread, red or green chili, and the flea market.

Several departments of GMCS were introduced as they told the teachers what their departments do and how they would be a great resource to everyone. This...

Crazy Rich Asians features likeable cast in a generic story

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Rating: «« out of 4 ««««

Running Time: 120 minutes

This week sees the wide release of the romantic-comedy Crazy Rich Asians, based on a bestselling book. The movie is told from a somewhat different perspective than your typical Hollywood flick and shows off some incredible locations in and around Singapore. This is all welcome, adding more unique elements to the genre. One only wishes that the story itself wasn’t so bland and generic.

Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is an economics professor in New York City whose expertise appears to be game theory. Her relationship with successful but modest Nick Young (Henry Golding) is becoming serious. So much so that when Nick is asked to be...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Aug. 17, 2018

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It’s time again for another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. This is an incredibly busy edition that features one of the year’s biggest films. In general, there’s plenty for all tastes. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


Affairs of State - This independent suspense picture involves a young campaign aide in Washington, D.C. who is desperate to gain power. He makes an impression on a presidential candidate, but complicates his own life when he becomes romantically involved with both the wife and daughter of his new employer. This effort got a limited release a couple...

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