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Gallup Sun Star: 13 years strong

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The Gurley Motor Company Car, Truck, and Street Rod Show

The 13th Annual Gurley Motor Company Car, Truck, and Street Rod Show will roll into downtown Gallup July 26-28 as part of the 6th Annual Freedom Ride, Flight, and Cruise.

The Sun spoke with Steve Gurley July 16 about the car show and how it has...

Gallup Sun Star: A century in Gallup

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Rico Auto Complex talks history, future plans

While the exact opening date in 1919 is unclear, one thing for certain is that Rico Auto Complex will celebrate its 100th year in business this month.

The Sun met with Rico Auto Complex sales managers, and brothers, Marty and Mickey Menapace June 3 to discuss the history of the dealership, as well as how they feel about carrying on a family tradition.

In addition to the the glistening showroom of new vehicles, the brothers take pride in Rico’s vehicle repair and maintenance department – and how it benefits their customers in the long run.

“[We are] able to service everything we sell,” he said.

This ability to provide good...


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Welcome to Gallup Sun Stars! Our program that spotlights area businesses that care about the community and that want to share their story with our readers. These businesses have agreed to allow a reporter and photographer document the story of how they got started, where they are at now, and what services they have to offer the community.

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Students and staff say new building is a winner

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Rehoboth Christian School to hold April 27 open house

After years of planning, fundraising, and construction, the new Rehoboth High School building opened for students in August.

The Sun covered the groundbreaking and construction of the new building since the project began in May 2017.

Bob Ippel, executive director for Rehoboth High School, says that the finished building represents the dreams students and staff had for their school.

Members from Rehoboth High School spoke with the Sun April 5 about the new building and the improved student morale and performance.


Principal Chris Van Slooten talked about the new high school building, which is...

Rehoboth Christian School: New high school building nears completion

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A cutting edge campus for today’s modern student

Rehoboth Christian School invites students and parents to visit the campus,  and consider enrolling for the coming school year.

Executive director Bob Ippel said he has been with the school for more than 25 years and he has seen plenty of improvements in that time.

“I have been able to see a lot of growth, in terms of not only the number of kids that we’re serving, but also some really incredible facilities that we now have,” he said.

Twelve years ago, the school unveiled their new sports and fitness facility and middle school. This August, Rehoboth will unveil their new high school and complete the puzzle.

“It will...