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212 students graduate from UNM-G

UNM-Gallup held a ceremony Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the Miyamura High School gymnasium for 212 students at a variety of levels, from GED Certificate earners through Master of Arts programs. These students included 15 graduates of Middle College High, five of whom earned...

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and U.S Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Announce Settlement on Nuclear Waste Incidents

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The Department of Energy and the State of New Mexico Agree to Projects for Safer Roads, Improved Water Infrastructure, and Enhanced Emergency Response in New Mexico



WASHINGTON, D.C. —New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz released the terms of a $73 million settlement of the State’s claims against the Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors related to the February 2014 incidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, including the associated activities at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) on April 30.

“The Department of Energy and the State of New Mexico have worked together to identify projects at...

One for the money, two for the show: Gun-toting robber hits gas station

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After an unidentified man with a gun failed to score any cash from an attempted robbery at Little Caesar's pizza, about12 minutes later, that same man allegedly got away with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Conoco gas station on West Highway 66 May 4.

Initial reports could not confirm that that the two incidents were connected, however, video surveillance does confirm that the same man was located at both places during the time the attempted robbery and robbery took place.

The man is described as an Hispanic male of light complexion, with a goatee, approximately 5'6" to 5'8" tall and in his 30s or 40s. He showed both of his victims a small black handgun.

According to Gallup...

Weekly Crime Blotter

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From intoxicated people, trespassing, burglary and domestic disputes, citizens need to be vigilantes in their neighborhoods and call police for any suspicious activity occurring in the area that they live.

Gallup Police Capt. Rick White said that GPD “definitely needs citizen's help” in order to curb crime in the city.

A scary and recent trend is happening now causing GPD to warn citizens to guard their mailboxes.

“For the past couple of weeks, unknown person(s) are going around to various mailboxes and stealing outgoing mail or incoming mail,” White said.

He explained that the suspects are removing checks out of mail, changing the check and cashing it for large...

Celebrating Gallup Hispanic Culture: Three seniors share memories of yesteryear

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There was a time when Gamerco was bigger and more affluent than Gallup.

There was also a time when the Gallup High School mascot was the tigers and not the Bengals.

And there was a time when milk was bottled in glass and delivered to your front door.

Huge blocks of ice were also home delivered.

Those are some of the memories of three life-time residents of Gallup, who are all in their late 70s.

Archie Baca, who is the former owner of Jerry’s Café and current owner of Don Diego’s restaurant, remembered the words of his late dad, Diego Baca, when he told him that he was getting married and moving back to Gallup.

His dad, and mom, the late Margaret, had moved from Gallup to...

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