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Angela I. Newman (Anita Arviso)

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Angela I. Newman (Anita Arviso), 75 of Churchrock, NM died March 5, 2019.

She was preceded by Frank Newman (husband), Colette D. Newman, Harriet J. Newman, Michael F. Newman, Turak J. Newman, Joseph J. Newman, Daniel P. Newman.

The family will receive friends at Sacred Heart Family Center at 11:30 am.

Funeral and...

Randi O’Brien brings new ceramics exhibit to UNM-Gallup

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Featured artist for March 2019 says pelicans tell the story

Ceramic artist, historian, and educator Randi O’Brien kicked off a new exhibit for the University of New Mexico-Gallup campus by speaking to the public about her background and work.

According to O’Brien, Cultivating Essentia focuses attention on viewing the essence of oneself and speaking about cultivating oneself.  The exhibit will run from March 4 to April 5 in the Ingham Chapman Gallery.

In an artist lecture at UNM-G March 4, O’Brien explained what she seeks to express through her work. “Storytelling can be functional or sculptural,” O’Brien said in the talk. “Storytelling is the number one way I connect...

Camille’s Sidewalk Café ‘Teacher of the Month’

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Laura Ippel shows excellence for teaching through love and support

Indian Hills Elementary school second-grade teacher Laura Ippel’s suggestion to others who want to follow in her chosen profession: keep pushing for excellence.

Ippel is Gallup’s most recent recipient of the Teacher of the Month award. Given by Camille’s Sidewalk Café, the award recognizes one local teacher within the Gallup area for his or her determination to help local students reach beyond their expectations. Award recipients are nominated by students and by those who feel the teacher deserves recognition.

Being chosen Teacher of the Month has been an honor, Ippel said, stating that she found the...

Captain Marvel isn’t marvelous, but does enough to keep fans entertained

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Running Time: 124 minutes

This week marks the first of three Marvel Cinematic Universe movies arriving in theaters this year. Set well before the events of the previous Avengers movie, Captain Marvel isn’t a familiar superhero for the average moviegoer, and in some respects feels like a film that has been wedged into the franchise. It certainly isn’t one of the best entries in the lengthy series, but does improve as it progresses and will provide enough fun to earn it a pass from comic book cinephiles.

The story introduces viewers to Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), a Kree warrior who possesses the ability to shoot a powerful energy beam...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for March 8, 2019

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Welcome to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. It’s an incredibly busy time with more than 20 new releases and a generous helping of older flicks arriving on disc. 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!

Back Roads - After a mother shoots and kills her abusive husband, she’s sent to jail, leaving her three daughters in the custody of their older, poorly educated brother. The lead struggles, working several jobs to put food on the table. He then connects with a married woman, beginning an affair. His life starts to spiral out of control as complications arise. This drama earned...

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