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Wreaths for Christmas

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First Lieutenant Shonna Rice, Civil Air Patrol Commander of the Gallup Composite Squadron, recently announced that the Raptors, as her unit is nicknamed, will be selling permanent cemetery wreaths for families and friends to honor the veterans they know.

Wreaths Across America and Civil Air Patrol have been working...

Order Christmas Evergreens from the Pacific Northwest

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The Westminster Presbyterian is selling wreaths and a variety of Christmas greenery from the northwest to raise funds for a playground.

10’ Garlands, Various Wreaths, the Swag, Holly Evergreen Centerpiece are available.

Deadline to order Nov.  9. Delivery Between November 30 and December 4


Delivery between November 30 and December 11

Price includes postage.

C5M    $35.00    Centerpiece with LED Candle

W4M   $38.00    22” Mixed Evergreen Gift Wreath

W3M   $42.00    28” Mixed Evergreen Gift Wreath

S4M     $38.00    Noble Fir Door Swag

G3M    $45.00    Two 10’ Western Cedar Gift Garlands

N7M    $32.00    Cone...

‘The Peanuts Movie’ – charming despite a few missteps

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Rating: ««« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 92 min.

It’s been 65 years since cartoonist Charles Shultz created Peanuts, a newspaper strip detailing the trials of downtrodden school-kid Charlie Brown. Over the decades, a few classic TV specials and theatrical features have been produced, making the property a beloved institution. The Peanuts Movie takes on the daunting task of updating the material to please both children and their parents. While there are a few minor missteps in the latest translation, much of it remains charming.

The plot follows our anxiety-ridden protagonist as he struggles to earn the attention of a neighbor and new student known as the “Red-Headed Girl.”...

DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for Nov. 3, 2015

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Hello out there! It’s a great week for new releases, with tons of flicks to choose from in a wide variety of genres. 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!

Before We Go - Two strangers in New York City cross paths and spend one night in conversation discussing their dreams and fears. Critics weren’t enamored with the end result. They suggested that the plot of this romantic drama was too similar to the Ethan Hawke/Julie Delpy Before Sunrise series, and that even the charm of stars Chris Evans and Alice Eve couldn’t cover for a weak script that didn’t carry much heft and felt...

‘Spectre’ brings back old-fashioned ‘Bond’ formula

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Rating: ««« out of 4 stars

Running Time: 150 min.

I’m a huge James Bond fan, so I’ll admit to being biased as far as entries in this spy series go. The previous Daniel Craig films have all been grittier and moodier affairs, even going so far to examine the psychological trails of being an agent and critiquing some of the methods used by MI-5. They’ve been generally strong efforts, but one is starting to get the impression that the filmmakers are starting to move away from the serious material and focus on the globetrotting adventure.

Spectre almost feels like a homage to the older Sean Connery titles. A sense of dry humor seeps into the proceedings and our hero appears much...

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