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Home healthcare workers: invisible during the pandemic

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Home health care is a demanding profession that has been made even harder by the COVID-19 pandemic.

An organization called New Mexico Caregivers in Action was created to address some of the issues facing home health care workers.

Because the wages for these workers are so low, NMCA, a 501©6 non-profit, has provides...

Children’s home gets big check

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The Manuelito Children’s Home had plenty to celebrate on Colonel Sanders’ birthday Sept. 9.

The KFC Foundation’s Kentucky Fried Wishes program awarded the home $10,000.

The home was nominated for the grant by local Gallup KFC team members for the work they do within the community. The children’s home plans to use the funds to build a sustainable greenhouse to provide healthy fruits and vegetables for children, giving them a sense of responsibility and resourcefulness.

The Wishes program awarded 11 non profit organizations with $10,000 each in honor of KFC’s famous 11 herbs and spices.

Kentucky Fried Wishes is an independent 501c3 organization that has provided more than...

Adventure Gallup and Beyond presents an update for the north side Outdoor Recreation project to the city council

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The north side of Gallup may soon be seeing more outdoor activity and tourism.

During the Sept. 14 city council meeting, members of Adventure Gallup and Beyond presented an update for their outdoor recreation project that would be on the north side of Gallup.

The project would cover the land east of the Gallup Flea Market and west of the Gallup Off-Highway Vehicle Park. The northern border includes Navajo Nation land, and the southern boundary runs along Maloney Avenue.

President of AGB Brian Leddy said that this would be a legacy project and could potentially improve the quality of life in Gallup.

“Gallup needs to find ways to attract [and] entertain people who will contribute...

Weekly Police Activity Report

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STOLEN IDENTITY
Ramah, Aug. 30

A woman who was missing her weekly unemployment benefits from her state issued card, received a text message on Aug. 24 suggesting she log in to a website to verify her identity.

She followed the instructions and said the site she reached looked like the New Mexico Work Force Solutions page.

But when she got there the page froze.

She called N.M. Work Force Solutions Aug. 30 and learned there had been cases of fraud.

The text message came from (936) 514-8952.

The bank for the fraudulent checking account was confirmed to be Wells Fargo BK NA Iowa.

The woman was asked to sign a fraud affidavit and file a report, which she did, for McKinley County...

Man found dead at pizza restaurant

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Not a lot is known about the male found unresponsive outside of Big Cheese Pizza, 1516 E. Hwy. 66, Sept. 15.

Gallup Police were called to the scene at 8 am that day and were followed by emergency units. The male was deceased. His identity is unknown.

No foul play is suspected in this incident.

 

This table represents a seven-day period of Gallup Police Dept. incident calls September 8 - September 14

INCIDENT TYPE

NUMBER OF CALLS

INTOXICATED

305

WELFARE CHECK

241

TRAFFIC-RELATED

89

POLICE REQUEST

83

ALARM

50

DOMESTIC

50

LAW

46

ACCIDENTS

44

DISORDERLY SUBJECT

44

BATTERY

41

ROUTINE PATROL

39

LARCENY

23

All other calls including.

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