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Forgotten heroes funeral held Sept. 28

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SANTA FE — The unclaimed cremated remains of 52 military veterans will be laid to rest Sept. 28 during the 2023 Forgotten Heroes Funeral.

A brief memorial ceremony will be held at 9 am at the Albuquerque Calvary Church located at 4001 Osuna Rd. NE. The 52 urns will then be loaded into two hearses, which will depart with a...

City closes dog park

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The City of Gallup shut down the city dog park for utility maintenance Sept. 27. The shut down began at 9 am Sept. 27. The dog park will reopen at a later date, although that date is unknown at this time.


Three vehicle collision in downtown

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Six occupants were able to walk away uninjured from a three-vehicle collision.

In a Facebook post on Sept. 26, Gallup Fire Department stated that Crew A responded to a call of a reported vehicle collision in downtown Gallup near 300 W. Hwy. 66.

Fire crews arrived at the scene and located the three vehicles involved, one of which was parked on the side of the road. Two of the vehicles were red and gray trucks of unspecified make and model.

Six occupants were observed at the scene by fire crews but no injuries were reported. The crash investigation is ongoing with no further details available at press time.

Council delegates advocate for mandatory federal aid, public safety measures

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Navajo Nation Council delegates recently traveled to Washington D.C. to ask that some tribal financial aid be put on the U.S.'s mandatory spending budget and to seek some help with Nation's public safety concerns.

Navajo Nation Speaker Crystalyne Curley, Chairwoman Eugenia Charles-Newton, Council Delegate Nathan Notah, and tribal leaders of the Coalition of Large Tribes, met with Elizabeth Hidalgo Reese, the Senior Policy Advisor for Native Affairs for the White House Domestic Policy Council, on Sept. 21.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues facing large tribes such as public safety, the potential government shutdown, education, and Indian Health...

City of Gallup to co-host first Gallup Film & Media Expo

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Organizations in Gallup have partnered with the Albuquerque-based National Indian Youth Council to bring  the first Gallup Film & Media Expo to the community.

The Film & Media Expo is slated for 11 am to 4 pm Oct. 6 at the University of New Mexico Gallup’s Gurley Hall, 705 Gurley Ave. Julius Roanhorse, of the NIYC, is also an actor and has spearheaded  the effort to bring the Expo to Gallup. He is from Gallup and sees this event as a huge first step toward connecting the community with the entertainment and media industry in Albuquerque and beyond.

“Gallup has a storied history of playing host to the stars, and we are still well poised to fill that role,” Mayor Louie Bonaguidi...
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