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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup June 5, 2015

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It’s time for another roundup, featuring upcoming highlights on Blu-ray and DVD. Once again, there are plenty of interesting releases coming your way. 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!

 

Focus - A con man’s latest scheme gets...

Relay For Life Gallup: ‘The Eighties, the Start of Something New’

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The Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life event will take place in Gallup on June 12. All survivors of cancer are invited to attend and be our honored guests!  At registration they will receive free t-shirts while supply lasts, and other goodies. They are asked to check in at 6 pm.  The Opening Ceremony begins at 7 pm.

This is the fourth year Relay is taking place in downtown Gallup at the Courthouse Square.  The teams hope that all of Gallup will come out for Relay For Life!  The festivities continue all night because, as we say, “Cancer never sleeps and for one more - night, neither do we.”

The closing ceremony is at 8 am, Saturday morning, June 13 is a time to...

Community Calendar June 5 – 11, 2015

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FRIDAY June 5

McKinley County Roads Meeting

Come and listen to County Commissioners, Navajo Nation and BIA officials provide the public with an update to McKinley County road projects and issues. Meeting starts 2 pm at Manuelito Chapter House. Address: 26 Hunters Point Rd, Mentmore, NM (505) 905-3073

SATURDAY June 6

The Children’s Branch will kick off the annual Summer Reading Program with a free Family Superhero Carnival which will feature: a bounce house, snacks and treats, prizes, the Fire Department’s Smoke House, face painting, crafts, games, and a Summer Reading Program registration table.  Children will also be able to go through superhero training, make their own...

Doughnut Dollies: in combat in Vietnam without a weapon

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Mary Tsinnajinnie-Cohoe is a Vietnam War veteran but she will never receive federal veterans’ benefits.

Tsinnajinnie-Cohoe served in Vietnam in 1968 to 1969. And while she never carried a rifle or weapon, she wore powder blue culottes and served doughnuts and coffee with a smile – with the goal of raising the morale of combat-battered military personnel.

Tsinnajinnie was one of 627 single young ladies between the ages of 21-24 years of age, and a college graduate, who went to Vietnam as an American Red Cross SRAO aide or “Doughnut Dolly.”

“Many people don’t know about the SRAO program,” she said as she flashed a smile that could light up a...

Gallup welcomes new postmaster

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“I’m grateful to work for the Postal Service. I’m excited to work in Gallup. Customer service is my No. 1 priority so I’m excited to get started,” said Dona Roberts, newly sworn in Post Master for the United States Postal Service in Gallup.

Roberts has been the interim post master in Gallup since September 2014 but was officially sworn in May 22.

Roberts was sworn in by Suzy Yarbro, manager of postal operations for the Arizona district, which includes Gallup.

“I’m very pleased. I’ve worked with her for about 3 years and she’s done a great job,” Yarbo said. “She is an asset to my area.”

Roberts is focusing on increasing the quality of customer service in her...

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