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Captain Steven M. Richards

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Captain Steven M. Richards, 66, of Gallup, NM died March 23, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his wife Laura Jo Richards, parents Maurice and Sharon Richards, and his two sisters Christine Borunda and Kimberly Richards.

He is survived by his three children Shephani Fabela, Micah K. Richards, Nathan D. Richards...

Gallup resident’s artistry seen on runways from New York to Paris

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Person of the Month for March 2019

Ever since she was four years old, Goldie Tom says she knew what she wanted to be when she grew up: a cosmetologist.

“I knew what I wanted to do a long time ago, but it took me a while to go to school for it,” Tom said.

Tom, originally from Iyanbito and currently in Gallup, spoke with the Sun March 18 about her path to becoming an independent artist.



Despite her passion for hairdressing and makeup that goes back to her early years, Tom said that she was told that pursuing those fields as a profession would not be financially sound.

“I was told that if I become a cosmetologist, I would always be broke,” she...

‘Us’ doesn’t cut quite as deep, but still offers some chills

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Rating: ««« out of ««««

Running Time: 116 minutes

It has to be tough to follow up a massive critical and financial success with another film in a similar mold. Get Out was a stunning directorial debut for Jordan Peele, combining scares and deeper subtext about racism. The film did it so well that it earned numerous Academy Award nominations and ultimately won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. That’s a nearly impossible act to repeat and admittedly, the new film Us isn’t quite as strong.

It delivers plenty of tension and scares, but the undertones aren’t quite as sharp as in its predecessor. Still, even with its flaws, the movie is better than most horror flicks out...

Dieon Lamar Bordy

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Dieon Lamar Bordy, 26, of Gallup NM died March 13, 2019.

He was preceded in death by Maternal Grandpa Leon Anderson, Paternal Grandpa Barney Bordy, Paternal Grandma Philomenia Shez Bordy.

He is survived by Wife Myreah Murphy, Son Leeon Bordy, Mother Lindy Bordy, Father John Bordy Sr. Brothers Michael Anderson, Jonathan Bordy, Loren Bordy, Tyron Bordy, Johnson Bordy Jr., Sisters Melissa Bordy-Anderson, Shakiva John.

The family will receive friends at St. Michael’s Parish Hall. Funeral Services will be held March 20, 2019 at 9:30 am, St. Michael’s Parrish Mission. Interment at St. Michael’s Community Cemetery.

Scotty Roy Platero Sr.

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Scotty Roy Platero Sr.

Scotty Roy Platero Sr., of Prewitt, NM died March 17, 2019.

He was preceded in death by parents: Riley and Mary Platero. Brothers: Harold Platero, Milford and Terry Disiderio, granddaughter: Heather Platero.

He is survived by wife: Betty Platero, daughter: Bettina Gonzalez, brother: Jimson Desiderio, sisters: Afton Sells, Alice Johnson, Gloria Platero, Zeta Laurence, sons: Scotty Platero Jr., Scottin Platero Sr., Michael Calladitto, Jason Platero, Kevin Platero.

The family will receive friends at Baca Chapter in Prewitt, NM on March 21, 2019 at 5 pm.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 25, 2019 in Thoreau, NM at First Baptist Church at 10 am.


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