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Can Greene stop, drop and roll into the District 3 seat?

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Ex-city fire chief big on fiscal responsibility

Johnny Greene says there’s a way to get McKinley County back to handling things the right way. That is, he’s not disparaging anyone currently in office, but says the time is right for some new ideas.

“I think we have to get rid of this moniker that we are a drunk...

O’Hara: Improving Gallup’s economy is key

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Repeat contender hopeful for ‘16

Bringing the west-side truck up to an economic level where it once was years ago and doing away with a “so what” kind of attitude when it comes to economic development are on Gerald O’Hara’s things-to-do list should he gain the McKinley County District 3 Board of Commission seat.

A Pennsylvania native, who has lived in the Indian Capital for more than a decade, O’Hara is a retired geospatial information systems coordinator with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He has never held public office before, but ran for a city council seat a few years ago, losing to incumbent Allan Landavazo. O’Hara is also very active in the community, particularly...

Sloan ready for another go-round as McKinley County Clerk

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Having worked from 2005 to 2012 and dealt with the various unexpected issues of the job are indications that experience is important, McKinley County Clerk Jacqueline Sloan said.

That’s the mindset of Sloan as she heads into the June 7 primary for another possible go-round as McKinley County Clerk.

“I have experience. I know how the office functions. That makes me the best person for the job,” Sloan said. “I want to bring back integrity and trust to the job.”

Sloan is from Twin Lakes and is the daughter of former Public Regulation Commissioner Carol Sloan. She said she’s big on running and encouraging a system whereby people can vote early at chapter houses (Navajo...

MCSO arrests one on drug charge

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Some heady police work landed a Gallup female in jail May 19 after a deputy with the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office went the distance in a suspected warrant search.

Arnold Noriega of the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office stopped a silver Alero driven by Lisa Nuñez on Ray Street in Gamerco, according to a police report on the matter. Also in the car were two other passengers, one identified as Clifford McAdams and the other as Angelica Castaneda, according to the report.

Castaneda did have an outstanding bench warrant from McKinley County. She was arrested for possession of black-tar heroin and drug paraphernalia, according to Noriega’s report.

“After getting consent to...

RMCH on the Rise

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