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Big Navajo Energy to provide solar energy to Navajo families

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Begaye issues $250k check

WINDOW ROCK—President Russell Begaye on Jan. 8 presented a $250,000 check to Big Navajo Energy to cover the installation of solar power units at 40 Navajo homes.

The check is the latest installment of funds stemming from a partnership between the Navajo Nation and Big Navajo Energy that...

Obituary: Lewis E. Becenti Jr., age 40 of Gallup, NM died January 5, 2019.

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Lewis E. Becenti Jr., age 40 of Gallup, NM died January 5, 2019.

He was preceded in death by Father, Lewis E. Becenti Sr and Mother, Carol Ann Yazzie.

He is survived by Siblings, Lewianna Becenti, Madelene Becenti, Lane Becenti Sr. Children, Antemee Becenti, Leonissa Becenti and Jasmine Becenti. Grandchild, Jesse Charley and wife, Leola Long.

The family will receive friends at the Grace Navajo Baptist Church, following the burial.

Funeral Services will be held January 11, 2019 at Rollie Mortuary 10am.

Internment/Entombment at Sunset Memorial.

Donations may be made to the children of Lewis Becenti Jr.

Glenn Kay’s top 10 fave films of 2018

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Another busy year at the movies has come to a close, so it’s the perfect time to go over some of this reviewer’s personal favorites. Before composing any hate mail, just remember, these were titles that spoke specifically to me. Everyone’s taste in movies is different (which is what makes it fun to compare and contrast your opinions with others). Anyway, here are my 10 favorite films of 2018.

10. Leave No Trace – One of the best independent films of the year was this unusual tale of a war veteran father and his daughter, who have escaped civilization and retreated into the forests. When the pair’s discovered by authorities, they’re forced into...

Gallup Sun’s Top 5 photo picks of 2018

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1. Capturing the essence of ‘Nightly Indian Dances’

Run Date: June 1

2. Transcribing heart and spirit onto paper — and through the lens

Run date: Oct. 20

3. The living beauty of earth and hands

Run date: Aug. 31

4. The spirit of tradition flows through the generations

Run date: Aug. 10

5. For the love of the game — with sweat and heart

Run date: Oct. 19

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Jan. 4, 2019

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Happy New Year to everyone! Despite that the week is filled with plenty of celebrations, there are actually a good number of new Blu-ray and DVD releases arriving on store shelves (including a couple of high-profile Hollywood productions). 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!

A.X.L. – The U.S. government uses artificial intelligence to create a secret robotic dog for use in the military. After the artificial pooch escapes into the desert and is discovered by a local, the two develop a bond. The dog begins protecting its new master, while the young man does his best to keep it out of the clutches of...

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