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Udall drops by Veterans Helping Veterans meeting March 25

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Senator Tom Udall spent March 24 and the morning of March 25 at the Veterans Helping Veterans meeting at Don Diego’s. Veterans asked an assortment of questions, from legalizing recreational marijuana to what Udall is doing to help improve local VA services.

Photos by Tom Hartsock

Local couple open second – and third businesses

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It is often seen and reported on that busy people often look for more to do with their lives.

Johnny and Monica Greene are very good local examples of that belief.

Johnny retired as the Fire Chief for the Gallup Fire Department just three years ago but still had the time to operate, with his wife of 25 years Monica, Mr. Teez, a popular screen printing and embroidery shop. Monica is now the Marketing and Public Relations person at RMCHCS and Johnny, after moving Mr. Teez to a new location, has since purchased the Fluff and Fold Dry Cleaners and Leisure Laundry next door. The businesses are located behind Burger King on the Northside of Gallup.

Mr. Teez has two screen printers –...

UNM-Gallup to host diversity conference

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UNM-Gallup will host the 3rd Annual New Mexico Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit on April 20 - 21, 2016.  The purpose of this conference, which is open to the public and free of charge, is to initiate discussions about how New Mexico’s institutions of higher education can best serve increasingly diverse student populations.

Conference attendees will have the chance to engage in conversations, listen to speakers who are experts in the field, and participate in events aimed at promoting diversity and equality.

The summit begins at 8:30 am April 20 with registration and a continental breakfast followed by a welcome address from UNM-Gallup Chief Executive Officer Dr. Christopher...

Senate candidate Adams wins AIHEC honor

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Diné College represented at Minneapolis-based ceremony

TSAILE – A throng of students from Diné College travelled to Minneapolis from March 13-16 for the 2016 American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference and brought back 10 awards – among them six first place honors, the most that students from Diné College have ever won at the annual AIHEC.

The AIHEC is an annual gathering of tribal colleges and universities in the U.S. The conference offers tribal college students the opportunity to attend informational sessions, engage in friendly competition and networking.

Among those attending the conference this year was Diné College senior economics and business major...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for April 1, 2016

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It’s time for yet another roundup of highlights on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again there are some great (and not-so-great) films coming your way. 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!

Cartel Land - This documentary earned an Oscar nomination for its gripping tale of the drug trade in Mexico. Featuring unprecedented access to all sides, it focuses on a physician who leads a citizen’s revolt against his region’s Knights Templar drug cartel. As the story progresses and confrontations mount between the rogue faction, cops and traffickers, the motives and actions of many parties shift. The...

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