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Jefferson Elementary teacher weaves art into school studies

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Meet Camille’s Teacher of the Month: Dana Baer

Each month, Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe recognizes one local teacher within the Gallup area for his or her determination to help students go above and beyond. Prospective teachers are nominated by students who feel they deserve to be recognized.

Dana Baer, of Jefferson...

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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Kicking off the next 50 years

The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is set for May 13 and will include walkers, runners, and bikers.

The walk will start at 7:30 am at the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office on Nizhoni Boulevard to Second Street and continues to Highway 66.

When the walk concludes, the run begins. Anyone who wants to run can meet at the corner of Second Street and Highway 66.  The run concludes at the New Mexico State Police office.

That’s where the bike portion begins.  Bikers will travel from the police office to Grants.  There are several resting spots along the way.

In order to take part in this year’s event, participation forms must be...

UNM-Gallup assistant professor wins Online Teacher of the Year

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Dr. Shirley Heying, assistant professor within the Division of Arts and Sciences at UNM-Gallup, will be honored May 3 as the Online Teacher of the Year by the University of New Mexico Center for Teaching Excellence. The ceremony will take place on the UNM main campus.

In the award letter sent to Heying, Aeron Haynie, Executive Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence noted, “Students and colleagues provided strong evidence that you have made a significant positive impact on student learning.  Your commitment to the enhancement of teaching and learning has led to direct student benefit.  The pool of applicants was very strong this year. You were clearly an outstanding...

‘Long Shot’ defies the odds; ends on top

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Running Time: 125 minutes

Truthfully, romantic comedies are often about as predictable as it gets. Countless versions feature a down-on-her-luck woman making a change in her life, becoming more assertive, and in the process finding the charming man of her dreams. Long Shot is the latest genre effort to arrive on cinema screens, and thankfully, it offers a couple of enjoyable variations on the tropes frequently seen in these types of features. The result is a likable and entertaining flick bolstered by its charismatic lead performances.

Fiery journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) finds himself in a difficult situation after the publication he works for is...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for May 3, 2019

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Hello and welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s a lot of great stuff to pick both new and old this time out. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Arctic - In this survival adventure, a plane crash leaves a lone man stranded in the Arctic. He must decide whether to stay at the site and hope a rescue team finds him, or venture out into the cold wilderness in order to find a way out. The press generally rated this feature as excellent. Almost everyone commented that the movie was extraordinarily tense and thought that the lead performance was superb (an...

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