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Dylan Vargas & the Black Belt Band Rocks!

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A local Rock ‘n’ Roll band that categorizes themselves as Heavy Blues, they are adept in covering songs from AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Heart, Led Zeppelin, ZZ Top, Judas Priest, Journey to also playing oldies in a style with a unique twist.

The band members in the picture above are: left to right, Phillip...


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Cat Room is Full, Save a Life Today!


Bett is a Siamese mix kitten waiting for you to come take her home!


Hurley will keep you warm and cozy on these cold winter nights.

Visit and adopt one of these deserving furry friends
at Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society: 1315 Hamilton Rd #B, Gallup, NM. Information: (505) 863-2616.

Local teen pens first novel

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Michael Marquez, 17, will graduate in May 2016 from Miyamura High School. The oldest son of Joseph and Emily, Marquez spent his freshman year at Gallup Catholic before they closed the high school.

“Mrs. (Ruth) Roberts started me on writing,” he said. “At first it was a way to earn extra credit and then I found that I liked it and just wanted to write, a lot.”

For his sophomore year, Marquez went to Miyamura and met another English teacher who also encouraged his writing, Mr. (Timothy) Johnson.

“Sometimes I would turn in as many as 20 pages to him,” Marquez said.

Johnson never complained and even once told Emily that he saved Marquez’ work to read last, because it...


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Cats Looking for Love!

The cat room is quickly filling up. If you have been thinking about adding a furry friend to the family, consider one of these beauties looking for a New Year’s miracle.

Can’t adopt, but wouldn’t mind a temporary resident? Consider fostering! It saves lives.

Fort Defiance Chapter awaits LGA certification for upcoming year

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With a current population of over 6,000 community members and a status of approximately 3,000 registered voters, the Fort Defiance Chapter officials and community members will have a reason to celebrate as they look forward to obtaining their Local Governance Act certification on Jan.15.

The certification celebration will take place at the Fort Defiance Chapter House at 10 am along with the Resources and Development Committee’s regularly scheduled meeting, pending approval of legislation that will call for certification of the chapter.

“We couldn’t have done this without the community and we couldn’t have come this far without opening our doors to the community and saying...

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