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SAN ANDREAS Depicts A Tsunami of Cheesy Disaster Movie Tropes

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out of 4 Stars

Running Time: 114 Minutes

Disaster films are a tricky business. The spectacle of nature wreaking havoc is always eye-catching, but most movies fail to compensate for the epic scale, resorting to a generic story with too many thinly drawn characters. San Andreas definitely falls into this...

Community Calendar MAY 29 - June 4, 2015

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FRIDAY May 29

Free Computer Classes in May

The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of May at the Octavia Fellin  Public Library. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505)863-1291 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the front desk of the library. Today: Intermediate PowerPoint: 2 pm-4 pm.

Children’s Branch Movie Night

Octavia Fellin Public Library-Children’s Branch is hosting a drop in film for all ages. Movie starts at 4 pm. This week’s feature: Finding Nemo.

SATURDAY May 30

2015 Community Cleanup - Area 3/Southwest

West of 2nd St. to Munoz Overpass, South of Hwy. 66 to Nizhoni...

In Loving Memory

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Michael Charles Sullivan ended a brief battle with cancer on May 17th, 2015, in Boise. He was 73.

He had spent most of his working life in journalism, employed with  the Wood River Journal, Hailey, Idaho; Twin Falls Times-News, Idaho; Gallup Independent, New Mexico; Aspen (Colo.) Daily News; Gazette-Times, Corvallis, Ore.; Ironwood (Mich.) Daily Globe: Marquette (Mich.) Mining Journal and Upper Peninsula (Mich.) Sunday times.

Immediately prior to his transition, at Marquis Skilled Nursing, he had been surrounded by friends and family.

Sullivan was born in Chicago in 1942 and graduated from North Park University there in 1966, with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in...

Local man reflects on humanitarian missions

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The days surrounding Memorial Day are sometimes filled with sad memories. No matter if loved ones are old or young, they are still missed.  Much attention is focused on service members who died while serving this great country. Those service members are remembered fondly by their friends and families and greatly appreciated by those they were protecting.

It is also good to remember the other side of the military. The humanitarian efforts of the armed forces of the United States have saved countless lives. Senior Chief Shon Lewis, US Navy retired, comes from a family of Navy men.  His father, Glen Lewis and his grandfather were in the Navy.  “I wasn’t forced into the Navy, but...

Combat wounded soldier rides again

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Bikers on the Run For The Wall cross country expedition cruised through Gallup May 14. Also, that same day, Comfort Suites hosted a meet and greet with U.S. Army Ssgt. Brian Mast.

Mast was hit by an IED while serving in Afghanistan in 2010. As a result, he lost a finger, part of his forearm and both legs. While he was able to resume most activities, riding a motorcycle seemed out of reach.

But, not for long.

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of Run For The Wall and Eagles Up teams, a bike was donated and modifications were made so Mast could join in this ride to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C.

On line donations can be made to: www.eaglesup.us/

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