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History-making Haaland lauds Hillary Clinton

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Debra Haaland of Laguna Pueblo attends Dems’ convention

At the end of the Democratic National Convention July 28 in Philadelphia, Chelsea Clinton walked on stage and introduced her mother, Hillary, as “my mother, my hero, and the next president of the United States.”

It was a moment of great historical significance...

Gallup Council passes marketing recommendation

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‘Gallup. Real. True.’ Brand unique to Gallup, officials say

The Gallup City Council unanimously passed a lodgers tax marketing brand recommendation at the July 26 regular meeting. The approval gives the city a new logo: “Gallup. Real. True.”

The branding options were suggested by the Idea Group of Santa Fe and HK Advertising, also of Santa Fe.

“If you’re not managing your brand, other people do it for you,” James Glover of the Idea Group told council members during a short presentation. “We feel this is a good name brand for Gallup.”

Background-wise, the Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce submitted an application to the New Mexico Department of Tourism in...

President Begaye and Vice President Nez sign executive order

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Order mandates sexual harassment training and policy review

TWIN ARROWS, Ariz. — On Aug. 1, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez along with Acting Chief Justice Allen Sloan signed an executive order mandating that all executive and judicial departments review the Navajo Nation Sexual Harassment policy and attend sexual harassment training.

The executive order, which was signed during the Tribal Action Plan Workshop at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort, also stated that directors and managers should respond promptly and effectively to sexual harassment concerns of employees.

“This executive order is something that we need on the Navajo Nation to...

Dead body found off East Route 66

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By Bernie Dotson

Sun Correspondent

***The dead body of an unidentified person was discovered and reported to Gallup Police Tuesday morning.

Gallup Police Department spokesperson Lt. Rosanne Morrissette said dispatch received a call about a dead body from a passerby at 10:38 am on Aug. 2.

“We don’t have identification of the body yet,” Morrissette said. “The investigation is still open.”

The body was found near the Four Corners Welding & Supply, at 606 E. Hwy. 66, on Gallup's east side. The advanced decomposition of the body made it difficult for investigators to at least uncover clues that would help determine a...

Navajo Nation Council applauds announcement of federal investigation into the shooting of Loreal Tsinigine

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WINDOW ROCK , Ariz. – The 23rd Navajo Nation Council applauded Friday’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Justice will review the local investigation into the shooting death of 27-year-old Loreal Tsinigine, a member of the Navajo Nation, which occurred on March 27.

"The Navajo Nation Council is elated that the United States Department of Justice has made the decision to review the investigation into the shooting death of Loreal Tsinigine at the hands of Officer [Austin] Shipley,” stated Speaker LoRenzo Bates. “While Maricopa County may allow Officer Shipley to escape criminal prosecution, we are hopeful that a federal investigation will bring justice for...

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