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Healthcare or CPT codes (What are you getting?)

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When we go to the hospital we do so because we need supportive healthcare, but we also need reliable and credible information, feel a sense of being cared for, and if it’s not too much to ask, an examination to help us thoroughly understand our present condition. Now let’s be clear there are excellent stewards of your...

Threats to GMCS

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Feb. 23, 2018

McKinley County Community Members,

Across the United States school districts are dealing with an increase in shooting threats toward their schools since the Parkland High School tragedy. Unfortunately, GMCS has not been excluded from these threats.

We take all threats seriously no matter how the threatening information comes to us. When a shooting or bomb threat is made we immediately call law enforcement and follow their lead on the investigation. If a student is found to be the perpetrator involved in the threat we will remove that student from our school and use the extant of the law to deter their reentrance. In addition, if an adult is found to be the perpetrator...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF FEBRuary 23

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Where are all the Pisces at? We’ll encounter a First Quarter Moon on Feb. 23. This may induce further flights of fancy and an indecent amount of time reflecting on your failings. Remember you’re really only as guilty as you feel. This doesn’t mean you can act immorally, but take other’s judgments with a grain of salt. Madame G recommends that you get out there and do some good.


Aries (March 21-April 19)

You’re on a role dear Aries! This is looking good. Even if you don’t get this job, girl (or boy), or take that vacation to Spain, you’re really heading places. Everyone can see it. It’s in the way you walk and talk. Confidence is oozing out of you—even if you...

We are not garbage!

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We are the creator’s gift and therefore sacred

Is there anything left in this world that isn’t disposable?

On Christmas Eve, Ron Toahami Jackson, photographer, artist and co-founder of Indigenous Horse Nation Protector Alliance (IHNPA), found six puppies, about 4-6 weeks old in a box at the Old Navajo Dump.

Mr. Toahami also runs Ron’s Rez Dogs Rescue. He already had as many as he could care for.  He posted on our joint page IHNPA. Knowing Ron’s situation, I offered to foster the puppies and teamed up with Four Corners Pet Alliance.

Babette Herrmann,  who is the founder of Four Corners Pet Alliance, was also fostering five tiny pups, dumped in a box on the side of the...

The empty cup, a Valentine’s Day story

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They heard the voice say, “It’s hard to fill a cup that’s already full.”

The couple could no longer hear each other. Their relationship had become one responsibility after another. A mortgage must be paid, there were meetings to attend, children must be looked after and aging parents cared for.

When was the last time they really looked at each other? He notices that she no longer has the figure she used to and the temperature of their home is now slightly above freezing inside. Do they really make love anymore, or should they call it something else like duty or obligation?

She is sad, frustrated and depressed. She has carried these feelings for so long it feels like she’s...

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