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City of Gallup hits pause on summer fun

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The City of Gallup has announced six facilities that will remain closed throughout the summer months.

The following facilities will remain closed through Sept. 30:

El Morro Theatre and Events Center

Aquatic Center

Cecil Garcia Fitness Center

Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Center

Harold Runnels Athletic Complex

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County appoints George Muñoz to Rehoboth hospital board

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The McKinley County Board of Commissioners discussed a new appointment to the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Board during their June 16 meeting.

The county has four appointees on the RMCH board. Since one of those members stepped down in May, the item was brought to the County Commission to hear their recommendations on a new appointee.

Chairman Billy Moore recommended Sen. George Munoz, D-Gallup, be appointed to the RMCH board.

“We do have four appointees on the RMCH board, so I think we would like to use one now to [help] the incoming commissioners and keep our current situation [of four people],” Moore said.

The item was approved with a 3-0 vote.

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Miyamura accepts honors from National Wrestling Coaches Association

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The Miyamura High School Assistant Coach Staff was recognized as the High School Girls’ Assistant Coaching Staff of the Year for New Mexico by the National Wrestling Coaches Association June 15.

The Miyamura High School staff is comprised of coaches Ozzy Guerrero and accomplishments include the following: 1st @ Battle of Honor Tournament; 2nd @ Veterans Day Memorial; 1st @ Moriarty Lady Pinto Invite; 1st @ Page She Devil Classic; 1st @ Socorro Lady Warrior Warfare; 1st @ 2020 Conflict at Cleveland; 1st @ NMAA Girls District 1-5A Championship; and 1st @ NMAA State Girls Wrestling Championship.

“Our Scholastic Coach of the Year Awards Program which honors our nation’s coaches who...

WEEKLY DWI REPORT

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Delski Bills

May 6, 4:53 pm

Aggravated DWI

McKinley County Sheriff Deputy Terence Willie said he was at one of the roadblocks set up to prevent cars from entering the city because of the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus at the time.

The roadblock was at the intersection of the Twin Buttes Road and Highway 55. Willie said he was informed that the driver of a car that was stopped there showed signs of being intoxicated. Willie said he went to talk to Delski Bills, 30, of Gallup.

Willie said he noticed Bills smelled of alcohol. When asked if he had anything to drink before driving, Bills admitted to having had two shots of vodka.

He agreed to take the standard field...

Authorities seek missing woman in Cibola County

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CIBOLA COUNTY — The Cibola County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman who has not been seen since June 12.

Deputies from the department have been looking for Elaine Vigil, 54, of San Rafael.

Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace says the department has searched extensively in a three-mile radius between her home, her ex-husband’s home and her son’s home to no avail.

“We do not believe foul play is involved in any of this,” Mace said.

Mace said there have been no leads on the case as of June 16.

“We’ve brought search dogs, cadaver dogs, we’ve used drones a Global Positioning System tracker, 20 to 30 people on foot, horseback, and ATV’s,” Mace said.

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