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DVD/Blu-ray Roundup for September 25, 2015

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It’s yet another busy week with tons of releases both new and old that should pique anyone’s interest. So if you can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

Big New Releases!

Alleluia - An introverted nurse falls for a charming womanizer in this French/Belgian thriller...

Council to help youth, veterans

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation Council approved the 2016 budget. Following seven hours of debate concerning the many needs of the Navajo people, the Navajo Nation Council voted to approve the Nation’s Fiscal Year Comprehensive Budget on Sept. 22.

The budget required two-thirds approval, or 16 supporting votes, to pass. Legislation sponsor Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd (Jeddito, Cornfields, Ganado, Kin Dah Lichíí, Steamboat), asked his colleagues to support the budget as opposed to considering a continuing resolution.

According to the legislation, the overall operating budget totals approximately $620 million, including $556 million for the executive branch, $16...

Community Calendar Sept. 25 – Oct. 1, 2015, 2015

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FRIDAY Sept. 25

Computer Class

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is offering a free intermediate Microsoft Word (2010) computer training class from 2 - 4 pm at 115 W. Hill Ave. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required at the front desk call (505) 863-1291; or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Drop-in Films

Tonight’s feature: Cinderella (2015). Starts 4 pm. Children’s Branch, 200 W. Aztec. All ages.

Movie: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation PG-13. Starts at 5 pm. El Morro Theater, 207 West Coal Ave. Rated PG-13.

Live Music

10 Minute Max, Vocal Duo to perform 8 - 10 pm at Coal Street Pub, 303 W, Coal Ave. For more information please call (505)...

‘God’s blessing’

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Felicia’s follow up


If the name Felicia Guliford doesn’t stir any memories for some readers, chances are that they haven’t been in New Mexico for very long or that they are totally disinterested in sports of any kind. For the rest of us that have been here a while and try to keep up with what is happening in our small town, she is one of a kind.

There are other athletes from Gallup who have competed well in college, but none come to mind that have even been close to producing the history that Felicia has, in both high school and Division I college. Let me briefly list her high school accomplishments, just for starters. I must fudge a little on this list, but...

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS: Slick and Efficient, But Unexceptional

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Rating: «« out of 4

Running Time: 131 min.

First things first - there are no mazes in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, although there is plenty of running. That might be a little peculiar to series newbies and will also disappoint any labyrinth enthusiasts. Instead, this film picks up right where the original ended, taking its hero on a dangerous journey to find a better life outside his confines.

As expected, there are plenty of similarities between this young adult series and other dystopia-themed titles of its genre. While the flick doesn’t offer a whole lot that is new, it is a slick and well-produced effort that, if nothing else, should appeal to its target...

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