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President Begaye, Vice President Nez issue proclamation, honor native youth

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—About 800 Native American youth from around the country, representing more than 200 tribes, converged upon the nation’s capital last week for two conferences aimed at empowering native youth.

The efforts to inspire these native youth were supported by the two top leaders from the Navajo Nation...

Gallup asking residents to conserve water

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The City of Gallup is asking for your help to conserve water and avoid mandatory restrictions.

As part of the Navajo Gallup Water Supply Project (NGWSP), the city soon will place the new Gamerco tanks into service that will create a much larger reserve capacity than currently exists. The existing pipeline has reached the end of its service life and will be replaced with a new larger pipeline as well.

The current connection to our system requires us to very closely monitor and restrict flows through the old pipeline until the switchover is completed in late August. The necessary flow restrictions will prevent the city from building its normal overnight reserves. Until the work is...

Zuni neighborhood watch program holds first cook-off fundraiser

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Zuni Pueblo is holding its first annual A:shiwi A:wan Neighborhood Watch Summer Cook-Off contest scheduled for July 18 in Zuni, New Mexico.

This event is a combined effort of the AANW Program and the Pueblo of Zuni Police

Department, and it’s purpose is to raise monetary funds and awareness of the AANW Program’s goals and objectives for crime prevention.

We have been receiving some outstanding feedback from interested contestants, and we want to make this event a success.

The proceeds will go toward the AANW Program, which will enhanced the working mechanism of the Community and the local Pueblo of Zuni Police Department and also surrounding LawEnforcement Agencies. As we have...

What is original, creative and cute as can be?

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The parent/child crafts done at UNM-G Early Childhood & Family Center!  The infants dressed up to show off the crafts they did with their parents.

Fairfield Inn & Suites has Grand Opening

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The new Fairfield Inn & Suites on East Historic Highway 66 had a Grand Opening June 3, helped in the effort by the Chamber of Commerce, Don Diego’s Restaurant, and local politicians who attended.

A crowd of around 100 showed up to take a tour of the hotel offered by Manager Alexandra Griego and owner Deepesh Kholwadwala of Sun Capital Hotels.

The 72-room hotel, complete with an indoor pool and exercise room as well as a comfortable and spacious lobby, actually opened for business a couple of months ago, but invited many local residents to the Grand Opening ceremony so they could see for themselves what they had to offer guests.

The facility has 20 employees and promises to be...

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