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City, guests warm up at Spring Fling

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Artists, visitors flock to season’s first ArtsCrawl

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Gallup Lady Bengals leaving everything on the court

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Team prepares for state basketball

Daliyah Morris takes a deep breath before lining up for a free shot. She knows she has to remain calm and not let the crowd’s cheers distract her. She shoots, she scores, helping the Lady Bengals increase their lead in the Division Championship game against the Kirtland Central Lady Broncos. The Lady Bengals won the Feb. 25 game 54-46, punching their ticket to the first round of the State Championship, which took place March 3.

Staying calm was one of the key portions of the girls’ strategy. Morris, a senior, bases her strategy off a saying she learned from her grandfather: “moving like water.”

“You need to be like water for a lot of...

California band honors the beauty of the southwest

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The band “Ottto” calls Venice, Calif. home, but they chose Juggernaut Music in Gallup as the backdrop for their music video for the song “Night Howler.”

“Ottto” consists of Bryan Ferretti (vocals and guitar), Tye Trujillo (bass), and Patrick “Triko” Chavez (drums). The band actually came to the idea of shooting in Gallup thanks to Tye’s dad, Robert Trujillo, who is the bass player for the world famous heavy metal band Metallica.

“There was just this mystic that goes with the territory here and there’s this song Ottto has called ‘Night Howler,’ I was like – this is where this video has be shot,” Robert said in an interview with the Sun.

The band shot...

Tying the knot

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McKinley County holds annual Valentine’s Day wedding ceremonies

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