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Gallup honors its veterans in red, white and blue

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2018 Veterans Benefit Ball. Photos by Ana Hudgeons

It's Guinness World Records Day and local school helps set new record

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David Skeet Elementary School participates in world's largest sport stacking event

Staff Reports

Did you know stacking and un-stacking plastic cups is an energizing, brain-activating and world-record-setting activity?

Thousands of participants will take part in what Guinness World Records terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event” Nov. 8. Students at David Skeet Elementary in Vanderwagen stack it up at 9:30 am.

During the course of Guinness World Records Day, sport stackers from all reaches of the world will be up stacking and down stacking various pyramids in prescribed patterns at lightning speed for at least 30 minutes, all combined with a variety of fitness activities...

Rocky View Elementary brings out the ghosts, ghouls and goblins

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Annual Fall Festival means fun for the whole family

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned Halloween carnival to get you in a spooky holiday spirit. The tricks and especially the treats are what it was all about, and Rocky View Elementary certainly knows how to get everyone in the Halloween mood.

The school at 345 Basilo Dr. in Gallup hosted its annual Fall Festival Oct. 25, with activities, food and fun for everyone.

According to Principal Debbie Arthur, the event couldn’t have gone any better — and the the staff and parents made it a success.

“I think it was the best one we ever had,” Arthur said. “The kids [and]  the parents enjoyed themselves. The whole...

Who said Halloween’s just for the kids?

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Local senior citizens get in the spooky spirit

Photos by Knifewing Segura

It’s back…it’s ZooBOO!

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Window Rock’s Navajo Nation Zoo hosts a day of wild Halloween fun

ZooBOO! returned once again to usher in Halloween with various fun activities in Window Rock, Ariz. The Navajo Nation Zoo and Botanical Park held its 10th annual event Oct. 27, with a free and safe day of family fun.

The zoo held a costume contest with over 500 contestants and saw over 4,200 people pass through the facility to enjoy the day of events.

Not only was Halloween in the air, but ZooBOO! also offered a chance for visitors to see reptiles, stroll a a pathway with animals, and listen to short talks about the creatures found at the zoo.

Concessions, activities for the kids and breath-taking landscapes...

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