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Navajo Nation authorized to file benefit claims for veterans

NAVAJO NATION — The Navajo Nation Veterans Administration was formally recognized by the head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for being the first tribal nation program to receive accreditation to help veterans submit federal benefits claims directly to the VA. VA Secretary Denis McDonough recognized the tribal...
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Amazing Grace Personal Care Services to relocate a couple miles south

Amazing Grace Personal Care Services will continue to help Rio Rancho residents struggling to care for themselves, only this time the group’s central operations will be a couple miles further south on NM 528. Amazing Grace’s Rio Rancho branch aiming to be in the new building at 4131 Barbara...
RIO RANCHO, NM
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Weekly Police Activity Reports

A man broke into a woman’s apartment and broke her front door and her T.V. On June 14, around 12:12 am, Gallup Police Officer Maria Olivares and Warren Bowannie were dispatched to the Sun Valley Apartments, 201 Joseph M Montoya Blvd., because of a call about property damage. The...
GALLUP, NM
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Gallup is ready for its close-up

Smithsonian Magazine article gives travelers worldwide reasons to visit. Locals know about the treasures in Gallup and surrounding areas – hot air balloons, natural wonders, bike and hiking trails, Native Dances, the arts community and New Mexico cuisine – and may take those things for granted. But they’re a big draw for visitors.
GALLUP, NM
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Cynthia Jaramillo

Cynthia “Sonia” Jaramillo, sunrise: Gallup, N.M. Sept. 7, 1976 sunset: Winslow, June 26, 2022. Sonia, our beloved mother, daughter, sister, auntie and friend is on her journey into heaven. Sonia was a person that people will always remember in their heart and for the great, kind, giving person she was. She was born in Gallup, N.M. She spent her childhood years with her parents in Winslow. She then moved to Bullhead City with her parents. She attended Mohave High School in Bullhead City. She lived in Bullhead for many years until she relocated back to Winslow in 2016.
GALLUP, NM
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Navajo Nation recognizes high school graduates for Navajo language proficiency

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Proud parents looked on as Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez congratulated six students June 24 for taking the initiative to learn the Navajo language and successfully complete the Navajo Nation Seal of Bilingual Proficiency Assessment. Of more than 30 students who took the bilingual language...
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Community Calendar JULY 1 - JULY 7, 2022

12 pm to 8 pm. @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe (306 S. 2nd St.). On the first Friday of every month, join your fellow motor enthusiasts. Whether you have a classic, off-road, sports, truck, motorcycle...whatever it may be, bring it over! Live music, raffles, games, and other fun activities (varies every event). And of course, great coffee, fantastic food, and good people.
GALLUP, NM
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NTU rodeo athletes compete among the nation’s best at 2022 College National Finals Rodeo

Casper, Wyoming – Navajo Technical University was represented by Rooster Yazzie and Hiyo Yazzie both of Brimhall, NM at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, WY, June 12-18, 2022. The duo performed exceptionally well at the rodeo that featured approximately 400 of the top college cowboys and cowgirls from across the country competing for the national championships individually and as teams. Navajo Technical University men finished in 28th place with 120 points at the 10- day event held at the Ford Wyoming Event Center.
CASPER, WY
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Multi-cultural musician coming to Gallup

According to her website, Raye Zaragoza dealt with a lot of pain growing up and trying to fit in as a Japanese-American, Mexican, Indigenous woman. But that’s all changed now that she’s grown up, accepted herself for who she is, and found her voice as a musician. “I...
GALLUP, NM
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Veterans Administration gives accreditation Navajo Nation VA

For the first time ever, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has given accreditation to a tribal veterans organization. The federal agency this week officially recognized the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration under the Tribal Representation Expansion Program. It allows the Navajo Nation to assist tribal veterans with benefit and pension...
GALLUP, NM
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July 2022 A&E Calendar

12 pm to 8 pm. @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe (306 S. 2nd St.). On the first Friday of every month, join your fellow motor enthusiasts. Whether you have a classic, off-road, sports, truck, motorcycle...whatever it may be, bring it over! Live music, raffles, games, and other fun activities (varies every event). And of course, great coffee, fantastic food, and good people.
GALLUP, NM
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WEEKLY DWI REPORT

A Gallup man, Mathew Jameson, 29, was fairly cooperative as he was arrested for his third aggravated DWI. Gallup Officer Vincent Thompson was informed by a woman of two possibly intoxicated persons in a silver Toyota Camry at the Speedway station at 701 U.S. Hwy. 491. Thompson arrived at the station and found the suspect vehicle leaving the premises, so he followed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in the lot of Delta Tire at 501 U.S. Hwy. 491.
GALLUP, NM
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Phoenix man charged with aggravated battery, sexual assault

A Phoenix man faces multiple charges after he was found in a motel room with a woman who claimed that he had sexually abused her. On June 16, Gallup Police Officer Aaron Marquez was dispatched to Motel 6, 3306 W. Hwy. 66 because of a domestic dispute. The motel manager had called the police after getting a call from Room 236. The manager said a female had called the front desk, and that she’d seemed intoxicated and wanted someone removed from the room.
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