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McKINLEY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS desires to bring to your attention the PUBLIC NOTICE issued by the Cibola National Forest regarding Open House Public meetings to review and comment on draft desired conditions for the resources, goods, and services provided by the Cibola National Forest and National Grass...

Cash Cow under fire for loan application fee

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It seemed like business as usual at Cash Cow July 14. The phones were ringing. Customers and employees were interacting. Deals were being made. But Quick Cash, Inc., doing business as Cash Cow Loan Company, is being sued for reported unfair business practices for loans it made over the past four years, which could potentially include thousands of customers.

In a move to protect his assets, Cash Cow principal owner Tim Delgado filed for Chapter 11Bankruptcy protection July 6.

Meet the class action attorney

A law firm in Albuquerque, that specializes in suing companies for consumer fraud is targeting Cash Cow. Feferman and Warren handles a wide variety of individual and class...

City Council News

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At the regular meeting of the Gallup City Council held July 14, the council voted to renew their contract with the Gallup-McKinley County Chamber of Commerce for promotional services. City Manager Maryann Ustick recommended approval of the contract that will give the chamber $145,000 to be used toward promoting Gallup and for administrative costs associated with those costs.

This money is tapped from the lodger’s tax fund.

Ustick said the only change is the administrative portion of the contract is less this year, giving Gallup the benefit of more dollars for advertising. Chamber CEO/President David Hinkle said he wants to study the ways they are investing the advertising...

Local Students Attend the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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Ten students representing the Center for Career and Technical Education at UNM-Gallup went to Louisville, KY in June as delegates and competitors at the 51st National Leadership and Skills Conference sponsored by SkillsUSA.

The CCTE students are dually enrolled at UNM-Gallup and their individual high schools.  Participants competing at the national conference are:

• Tyler Johnson (Miyamura High School), Devin Spencer (Miyamura High School) and Roman Thomas (Gallup High School) – Welding Fabrication.

• Joelle Allen (Miyamura High School), David Moreno (Middle College High School), and Patric Soce (Miyamura High School) – Career Pathways Showcase.

• Alec Baldwin (Miyamura...


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Cheryl Belone, 35, Farmington, NM

Belone was arrested July 7 in the Walmart parking lot when Gallup Police Officer Matthew Ashley witnessed Belone pass a vehicle in a crosswalk area while pedestrians were in the crosswalk. After failing several field sobriety tests, she was taken to the New Mexico State Police Office and given a breathalyzer. The results on her breathalyzer tests were .15, .15. She was taken to the jail and charged with Aggravated DWI and careless driving.

Larry Francisco, 63, Tohatchi, NM

7th DWI

Francisco was arrested for DWI July 6 by GPD Officer Steven Peshlakai after an automobile accident, involving Francisco, had occurred on Munoz Overpass. After...

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