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Combat wounded soldier rides again

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Bikers on the Run For The Wall cross country expedition cruised through Gallup May 14. Also, that same day, Comfort Suites hosted a meet and greet with U.S. Army Ssgt. Brian Mast.

Mast was hit by an IED while serving in Afghanistan in 2010. As a result, he lost a finger, part of his forearm and both legs. While...

Recycling in the 21st Century

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A free workshop, “Recycling in the 21st Century, “will be held June 5 for teachers and educators in McKinley County.  The intent is to raise awareness about recycling in our community, to help teachers integrate recycling with Common Core Standards, and to introduce educators to a variety of resources in our area that can enhance student learning.  The workshop begins with registration and breakfast at 8:30 am and ends at 2 pm. Lunch and resource materials included.

The workshop will be held at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 151 State Highway 564 (Boardman Drive).  Space is limited.  Contact Shafiq Chaudhary ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for more information and to...

Support upcoming Pine Hill spay/neuter clinic

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Two months ago, thanks to collaborative efforts from hundreds of private donors and support from organizations such as CAWL, CARE, and Telluride Animal Foundation, RezDawg Rescue, Inc. was able to hold our first Spay/Neuter Clinic in Pine Hill, NM.

The response from RezDawg supporters and the community of Pine Hill was most welcoming. RezDawg and CAWL teamed up and were able to extend our clinic to three days, completing 125 spay/neuter surgeries, transporting 21 dogs to CO, as well as distributing donated dog/cat food and other supplies to community members and foster homes who participated in the clinic. Before the end of the clinic, we had already created a wait list of over 100...

DVD/Blu-ray roundup: May 22, 2015

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Welcome to another edition featuring highlights of what is new of DVD and Blu-ray. There should be something below to pique your interest. Remember, should you see any films that catch your eye and feature links, click on them to read more. So if you can’t make out to the movies this week, be sure and give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

American Sniper - One of the biggest box office behemoths of the past year was this biopic directed by Clint Eastwood. It tells the story of Navy SEAL sharpshooter Chris Kyle and his difficulty adjusting to life away from the frontlines. The drama earned some Oscar nominations (including Best Picture), and received solid (though...

TOMORROWLAND Doesn’t Quite Launch Into Orbit

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Frankly, I doubt that Disney’s Tomorrowland has ever struck anyone as a great jumping off point for a movie. A ride like Space Mountain certainly makes sense, but a project about the plaza on which it’s located...? The Tomorrowland movie is a curious experiment that emphasizes mystery as it slowly reveals its grand purpose. But while the film is diverting and fun in spots, it never excites or reaches the heights it should.

As the story begins, the modern world is in terrible shape, nearing an apocalyptic tipping point - apparently, only two people can right the course. There’s Frank (George Clooney), a gruff inventor who was once part of a cadre of brilliant minds. That is...

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