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DEL NORTE TEACHER HELPS FILL THE GAPS Meet Camilleâ€™s January Teacher of the Month Thedeous Tah Story Page 4
HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE GUTTER CHIHUAHUITA DUE FOR CITY COUNCIL HELP By Cody Begaye Sun Correspondent
y a vote of 5-0, the Gallup City Council decided to spend potentia l gra nt
funds to restoring roads in the historic neighborhood of Chihuahuita, which has been waiting for help with its water drainage for years. The funds are from the imminent 2020 Community
Development Block Grant funding cycle, and the Gallup City Council discussed the plans at their Jan. 28 meeting.
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Del Norte teacher emphasizes independence FROM PEELING ORANGES TO PICKING THEMSELVES UP WHEN THEY FALL
ach month, Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe recognizes one loca l teacher within the Gallup area for his or her determination to help students go above and beyond. Prospective teachers are nominated by students who feel they deserve to be recognized. Thedeous Tah, of Del Norte Elementary School, has taught in the Gallup area for over 20
years at a number of schools. But, he said this was not quite the career he imagined himself having when he started out. BACKGROUND Tah grew up in Church Rock and attended numerous schools in the region, graduated from the old Gallup High School, and then moved on to obtain an education degree from the University of New Mexico-Gallup. “I really had no intention of ever becoming a teacher until I got stuck in a reading program
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and started out as a teacher assistant, and moved my way up to becoming a teacher,” Tah said Jan. 28. This year marks Tah’s 24th in education, he said. “After my first day in a special ed. classroom, I was worn out and beat down,” Tah said. “I said, ‘Lord, if this is what you want for me, let’s get it going. Let’s start this.’ And I’ve been in education ever since.”
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Thedeous Tah accepts a gift basket from Camille’s general manager Tisha Boyd Jan. 28 at Del Norte Elementary School. Photo Credit: Cody Begaye grade, fifth grade, and preschool for about 12 years, and began teaching kindergarten in 2019. “I’ve seen a lot of gaps coming up with students in their alphabets and numbers,” Tah said. “I thought it would be time to move down and help fill those gaps to prevent kids from struggling in school.” Tah said a lot of his strategies for teaching kindergarten revolve around vocabulary, so he likes to incorporate a lot of local culture into his teaching. “I do a lot of storytelling,” he said. “I teach using some Navajo stories, and some Zuni and Hispanic stories, too.” Tah said the 22 students he teaches are having fun and learning, which makes the experience rewarding. His goal is to make sure they are all prepared to move on next fall. “Hopefully when this year’s up, my kids feel more confident and strong, and feel they have the abilities to go on to first grade and become good readers and writers, and understand math,” Tah said. Having taught on the north side of Gallup for nearly his entire career, Tah said he has witnessed multiple generations come through the classroom. “Seeing my preschoolers
come up, who are now adults and now have their own children, is really something else to see,” Tah said. “It’s rewarding to know the families from grandparents, to parents, to kids who have their own kids.” B E C O M I N G SELF-SUFFICIENT The number one trait Tah hopes to instill in his students is a sense of independence. “[It is] one of the rewards, watching them learning how to take small steps, like peel their own orange, advocate for themselves, speak up for themselves,” Tah said. “At the start of the year, a lot of students ask you to do a lot of things for them. But I teach them they don’t have to ask me for everything, that they can do it on their own.” Tah also used an example of when students are on the playground, if they fall down and are not seriously hurt, to then pick themselves up and then come to him if they need nurturing or a bandage for any injury. “I really want my kids to be independent and self-sufficient and take care of themselves,” he said.
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he Ga l lup Pol ice Depar tment could use your help in solving a cold case. On April 25, 2015, Dione Thomas, 40, of Gallup, was found badly
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Gallup Sun Publishing, LLC Publisher/Editor Babette Herrmann Office Manager Raenona Harvey Accounts Representative Sherry Kauzlarich Associate Editor Beth Blakeman Photography Ana Hudgeons Ryan Hudgeons Cable Hoover Knifewing Segura Mike Esquibel Correspondent/Editorial Asst. Cody Begaye On the Cover Left Side Del Norte Elementary teacher Thedeous Tah, winner of Camille’s Teacher of the Month for January. Photo by C. Begaye Right Side Curb damage on West Morgan in Chihuahuita, Jan. 29. Photo by M. Esquibel
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olice are still no closer to identifying the cause of death of the man and woman discovered in a field Jan. 17. Gallup Police were dispatched to the area of Pershing
TEACHER | FROM PAGE 4 HOW T H E AWA R D FEELS “When I saw I first got selected for the award, I thought it was a friend playing a trick on me,” Tah said. “I thought, ‘who would nominate me for Teacher of the Month?’” But when Tah arrived at school the next day, he was asked by the principal if he had checked his email because he had been nominated. “[The nomination] shows I’m doing my job, whether I was
Street and Grandview Avenue at 5:30 pm on that date. The woman found there has been identified as Patricia Holtsoi, 62, of Gallup. The male has been identified as Duane Bates, 57 of Gallup. The relationship between the two is unknown. While the Gallup Police
Department says there are no signs of foul play, it is noted that there was snow in the area on Jan. 16. However, until results come back from the Office of the Medical Investigator, no conclusions on cause of death will be announced.
nominated by my family or students or the community,” Tah said. “It shows the work I’m doing is leaving a positive impact for my community, whether it’s for kids from years ago or days ago. It tells me I’m doing something I should be doing and that I love.” Tah voiced his appreciation for the many teachers, principals, and students he has worked with over the years to get him to this point. However, there is one particular student that stands out, whom Tah points to as his biggest educator. “One of my kids in special
ed. who has Down Syndrome, his name is Carrad Benally,” Tah said. “When I first met him, he was about 5 years old, and he was the biggest influence on my education. I still see him, and think about how much he’s given me, how much he taught me to become passionate and just not give up on any student or myself.” Interested in nominating your favorite teacher for Teacher of the Month? Conta ct Camill e’s Sidewalk Cafe at (505)7225017 or stop by 306 S. Second St. in Gallup.
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WEEKLY DWI REPORT Staff Reports Poinsettia Bitsuie Jan. 11, 6:45 am DWI McK i n ley C o u n t y Sheriff ’s D e p u t y Savannah Williams said she was dispatched to a o n e -v e h ic le
automobile crash at the intersection of Crestview Road and New Mexico Highway 118. W h e n s h e go t t h e r e , Poinsettia Bitsuie, 26, of Window Rock, and her mother were standing a few feet from the vehicle. Bitsuie said she was the driver. Williams said as she a ppr oa che d t he veh icle, she could smell the alcohol coming from inside so she asked Bitsuie if she had been
drinking. Bitsuie admitted to having had a couple of drinks about 5 pm the previous night. She agreed to take the standard field tests, which she failed when she was observed swaying during the tests. She later agreed to take the breath alcohol test and posted two samples of .11. Jeremy Mitchell Jan. 8, 6:11 pm DWI McKinley County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Barnhurst was on his way home when he was
informed another deputy was responding to a caller who said he saw a possible drunk driver at the Speedway Gas Station on U.S. Highway 491. The caller said the driver had to be helped going to the restroom. Barnhurst said he started driving that way hoping to get the driver before he hea ded back out onto the highway, but he failed. As he kept driving in the area looking
for the car, he noticed a vehicle matching that description at the 22-mile marker. He also observed the car was swerving as it passed another vehicle. He stopped the vehicle and went up to talk to the driver, identified as Jeremy Samuel M itchel l, 27, of Mex ica n Springs. Since he showed signs of being intoxicated, he was given the standard field tests and failed. He later agreed to take a breath test and posted samples of .13 and .15. He was transported to the Crownpoint jail and booked.
Navajo Division of Public Safety needs leads HIT-AND-RUN VICTIM DIES OF INJURIES Staff Reports
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for information regarding a hitand-run incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 23. T he Nava jo Pol ice Department received a call at 2:39 am from a motorist who found
the victim, a 71-year old man, sitting alongside the eastbound lane on BIA Route 11 in Pinedale, N. M. The man told the motorist that he was hit by a vehicle, but could not provide additional
Arrests made in drug bust Staff Reports
aul Acevedo, 58, of Gallup, and Cassandra Diaz, 26, of Gallup were arrested Jan. 29, a fter Ga llup Police detectives searched their homes at 602 and 604 S. Fourth St. in Chihuahuita. Agents investigating Acevedo discovered he was selling heroin out of his residence.
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information. He was transported to the local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The Division of Public Safety is seeking the public’s assistance for any information that
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CHIHUAHUITA | FROM PAGE 1 The Chihuahuita neighborhood, particularly a stretch of Logan Avenue, has dealt with stormwater drainage challenges for years, which has resulted in flooded yards and basements. Residents currently have no means of preventing these issues. The city previously held two public hearing sessions on Jan. 7 and Jan. 21 to solicit public input on the next CDBG project. A n ge l i n a G r e y, a s s o ciate planner for the New Mexico Northwest Council of Governments, spoke about several publicly proposed projects at the meeting. “A project will be submitted to the state CDBG program where it compete[s] for federal funds to improve public infrastructure,” Grey said. On a summary of the meetings attached to the agenda, t here were 11 propo s ed projects. Grey highlighted three eligible projects to the city council: the drainage issue in the Chihuahuita neighborhood, Gallup Housing Authority’s water-main replacement, and the Gallup MainStreet Program. Dist. 4 Councilor Fran Palochak voiced her support for the Logan Avenue project. “I’ve been a cou ncilor for four and a half years, and I’ve been asked by this [Chihuahuita] neighborhood to fi x the drainage problems,” she said. “It’s been a constant problem.” Palochak mentioned a former longtime resident who had been asking the city for the past
25 years to address the drainage problems. “I suspect it is an eligible project [area],” Palochak said. “I’m saying it’s about time we invested money into the area. It’s an old neighborhood with kind people who deserve to have nice streets with drainage that works.” Dist. 2 Councilor Allan Landavazo also advocated for the Logan Avenue project. He recalled a time about 13 years ago when he, Henderson, and the Gallup Fire Department ran some water down the street to see how the street elevations responded to water flow. “It’s been a challenge for a long time, dating back to before I was on the council,” Landavazo said. “I remember going through that exercise and knowing we had a project staring us in the face, but not having money to get the project done. This is a good opportunity to move forward and make some improvements out there.” Dist. 1 Councilor Linda Garcia also added her support. “I remember in the ‘90s, we came to the city council [to ask for help], but nothing came to fruition, so I hope we can get this started and complete,” Garcia said. The city will have to gather the income information of residents in the neighborhood to confi rm they meet one of the CDBG project objectives, Grey said. P ublic Works Director Stanley Henderson confi rmed the city has not conducted the income survey in the past. “You have to go door to door and specifically ask residents about their salary, like a mini-census,” Henderson
explained. “You cannot be a resident of public housing unless you meet that [income] requirement.” W h e n asked about potential costs for the Logan Avenue or water line projects, Henderson said both proje c t s wo u l d carry a price tag of over $1 million. “We’r e The Chihuahuita neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Gallup, established in 1917 by miners from the talking reconState of Chihuahua, Mexico. The miners moved to the area to work in the mines surrounding Gallup. Photo Credit: str uction of Mike Esquibel the roadway, curbs, gutA BOUT THE GRA NT or communities, aid in the preters, and sidewalks,” Henderson PROGRAM vention of slum and blight, and said. “If we’re in there, the utilThe CDBG project is part address conditions that pose a ities will need to be upgraded, of the Department of Housing threat to the health and welfare too.” and Urban Development, and of the community. Henderson also said proj- provides communities with The projects also have to ects could be divided into resources to address a wide comply with state and federal phases depending on how range of unique community CDBG regulations and are much funding they can receive development needs. limited to $500,000, accordfrom CDBG, and whether the There are three objectives ing to Grey. But if there is city would then have to con- for the CDBG program. They a certified cost estimate in tribute the remaining funds to must: benefit primarily low place, the funding ceiling is fi nish the project. and moderate-income persons $750,000.
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N. M. healthcare providers take preventive action to avoid Novel Coronavirus CASES SEEN IN WESTERN U. S. Staff Reports
he New Mex ico Department of Health began alerting healthcare providers to be proactive and vigilant concerning novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Jan. 22. Travelers returning from trips abroad
directly imported in the state.Â However, our New Mexicoâ€™s medical providers need to be attentive to every patientâ€™s travel history and symptoms.â€? Symptoms of the virus may include mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and shortness of breath. It can take up to 2 to 14 days for the
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and showing fever and respiratory symptoms may have been affected. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people and others circulating among animals including camels, cats and bats. While originally thought to be spreading from animal-to-person, it is now believed to be spreading from person-to-person. Itâ€™s unclear how easily this virus can be contracted between people. ABC News reported Jan. 30 that the fi rst case of human-tohuman coronavirus has been reported in Chicago Ill. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President My ron L izer, a nd Nava jo Depa r tment of Hea lth Executive Director Dr. Jill Jim are encouraging members of the Navajo Nation to be aware and take precautions of the spread of the novel coronavirus, fi rst identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The first U. S. case was confirmed in Washington State. Jan. 21. Another case has been reported in Maricopa County, Ariz. Kathy Kunkel, Dept. of Health secretary, says, â€œItâ€™s important everyone understand there are currently no cases detected in N. M., and cases are not expected to be
Kathy Kunkel, secretary, N.M. Dept. of Health. Photo Credit: OďŹƒce of the Governor virus to become active after exposure. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there is currently no vaccine available for the virus. â€œAs we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus, we caution our Navajo people and encourage them to be aware of the growing spread of the virus. This is a serious public health concern that must be shared with all people. We ask that you share information with you children, elders, and others who may not have access to information via internet, television, and other means. Itâ€™s critical that everyone take precautions and continue to learn more about the coronavirus,â€? Nez emphasized. T h e Wo r l d H e a l t h Organization encourages people to avoid close contact with others showing symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing and sneezing. Wash your hands with warm water and soap often. Stay home if you are sick, and minimize long-distance travel. As of Jan. 21, more than 300 laborator y- conf ir med
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Earthweek: Diary of a Changing World Week ending Friday, January 24, 2020
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Human Footprint Around 85% of Earth’s wildlife is now being tra mpled by intense human pressure, which researchers say is putting some of those species into an extinction crisis. Scientists from the University of Queensland, the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups point to land species with small ranges as being disproportionately exposed to human competition from factors such as grazing livestock, agriculture and urban sprawl. The study’s “Human Footprint” report also lists other influences, such as population density, transportation networks, and mining and utility corridors, for their impacts on wildlife.
Earthquakes At least one person was killed when a magnitude 6.0 temblor toppled buildings, walls and utility poles in China’s Xinjiang Uygur region. • Tremors were also felt in New Zealand’s Canterbury region, the northern Red Sea, Puerto Rico, eastern Tennessee, south-central Kansas and the northern Los Angeles Basin.
Tropical Cyclones Cyclone Tino left two people missing as it caused scattered damage as it raked eastern parts of Fiji and neighboring Tonga as a Category-1 storm on the Safir-Simpson scale. • Tropical storm-force Cyclone Nine formed briefly over the open waters of the central Indian Ocean. Dist. by: Andrews McMeel Syndication ©MMXX Earth Environment Service
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due to climate change, according to satellite images, some declassified from the height of the Cold War. Researcher Tobias Bolch, of Britain’s University of St. Andrews, and colleagues compared thousands of images from U.S. spy satellites taken in the 1960s with more recent observations of the world’s most lofty mountain. They found that glaciers began to recede at an average rate of 8 inches per year between 1962 and 1969. Imja glacier has lost more than 300 feet during the past 60 years.
‘Commoonication’ A study of vocalizations made by cows has led an Australian ruminant researcher to believe the animals communicate to each other about how they feel, expressing their individual
identities to grazing companions throughout their lives. University of Sydney cow researcher Alexandra Green collected recordings from 13 Holstein-Friesian heifers in various settings and activities. She found that the cows “gossip” to each other about such things as the weather and food. “They have all got very distinct voices. Even without looking at them in the herd, I can tell which one is making a noise just based on her voice,” said Green.
Smoke Clouds Smoke from Australia’s massive firestorms is being transported high into the atmosphere to near the edge of space by intense thunderstorms created by the bushfires.
Record Pressure London experienced what was likely the U.K. capital’s highest barometric pressure since records began in 1692 as a massive area of high pressure blanketed the United Kingdom and much of northern Europe. Instruments at London’s Heathrow Airport recorded a pressure of 1,049.6 millibars (30.99 inches of mercury) on Jan. 19. The all-time British record of 1,053.6 millibars (31.11 inches of mercury) was set in Aberdeen, Scotland, on Jan. 31, 1902. The development of such a powerful high pressure system helped spawn Spain’s worst winter storm in decades to the south. A deep low pressure area, dubbed storm Gloria, killed at least 11 people and caused widespread destruction and heavy snowfall across the Iberian Peninsula.
Meteorologists call the thunderstorm clouds rising above the fires pyrocumulonimbus, which inject smoke into the stratosphere. David Peterson of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory told a meeting of the American Meteorological Society that while much is known about how volcanic debris can have a cooling effect on the planet, scientists are still learning how the high-altitude smoke affects temperatures.
This January 4 NASA image from the International Space Station shows pyrocumulonimbus clouds transporting smoke high into the stratosphere.
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CORONAVIRUS | FROM PAGE 10 cases of 2019-nCoV infection in six countries, including six deaths, have been reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). Any remaining travelers arriving from Wuhan are now being screened for fever and
respiratory symptoms at airports in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City, with Atlanta and Chicago preparing to begin screening as well. These sites were chosen because they are considered to be the most likely ports of entry for travelers arriving from Wuhan. The New Mexico
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Navajo Nation mourns loss of longest-living Ariz. veteran Staff Reports
I N D O W ROCK, Ariz. Navajo Nation President Jonatha n Nez a nd Vice P r e sident My ron L i z er
Yazzie, a matriarch for her family and a warrior for our Navajo people who served ou r cou nt r y w it h g reat honor and dignity. To her family, we pray for comfort during this difficult time,â€? Nez said. Lizer also spoke about Ya zzie. â€œShe wa s a lovi ng a nd compa s sion at e mother, grandmother and veteran who served her people throughout her life in
several different capacities.Â We will always be grateful for her contributions and we give thanks for her life and we pray for her family and friends during this time.â€? T he fa m i ly i s i n t he p r o c e s s of s e t t i n g u p a n a cc ou nt t o r e c ei ve donations. The details of the funeral service for Sophie Yazzie are still being confi rmed.
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Governor, environment secretary react to rollback of Clean Water Act protections Staff Reports
A N TA F E - G o v. Michelle Lu jan Gr i s h a m a nd New Mexico Environment Department Secretary James Kenney released statements decrying President Trump’s brazen and disastrous decision to roll back Clean Water Act protections nationwide, including over a majority of New Mexico’s waterways on Jan. 23. Early Jan. 23, the federal administration finalized the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, redefining the “Waters of the U.S.”
“Trump’s new rule is an absolute d isa ster for t he st at e’s wat er re sou rce s,” Lu jan Grisham stated. “No other natura l resource in New Mexico has greater significance to our people than our water: environmentally, culturally, economically, recreationally. Stripping federal protections from our rivers and streams is an affront to all who call New Mexico home. My administration is committed to protecting New Mexico’s precious waters and will consider all legal options to prevent this rule from going into effect. This is far from over.”
N. M. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Pollution being dumped into a waterway. Photo Credit: NRDC “The EPA failed to consu lt w it h my depa r t ment after we submitted extensive comments on the draft rule, despite their repeated
assurances to engage,” Kenney said. “This federal administration’s self-proclaimed deregulatory agenda ignores
sound science, states’ rights and most troubling, the EPA’s own mission to protect public health and the environment.”
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The moon is Void of Course on Friday, Jan. 31 from 8:09 am to 5:28 pm. Only the stars know if they’ll have a stronger or lighter influence. Madame G recommends you do your taxes, get the car registered, or simply handle menial and otherwise boring tasks. Leave the important work for Feb. 1. But it’s all up to you. You can do whatever you want. Blessings.
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
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Happiness and unhappiness begin with a choice. You can feel bad when someone is mean to you, or you can choose not to be mad. You may choose to get angry when you see the state of the world, or take action. Anytime you worry or expend unnecessary emotion, you drain brain power. Instead, look at what concerns you and act. Now!
Good times are made to stay, but you need to work for it. You can’t just sit on your mom’s couch eating potato chips. You might be a little foggier than usual shifting gears. Try using your energy for creative or social aspects of your work. You need to move. DO it!
Choose better problems! You may love opening up drama from the drama vault, but it’s not helping. If you want a better life, get better problems. Move healthy living to the top of your priority list. Can you spare ten minutes a day? Wake up! Humanity needs you.
You are and have all that you need for success and happiness within you today. But only if you prioritize it. Give your spirited side a chance to be in charge. Reconnect with your creative spark, your mischievous smile. Start living well. Be frisky!
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
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Sore doesn’t even begin to describe it. But, that’s okay. Muscles work hard and get sore. It’s a good sign. Stop dreaming and start drinking to the tunes of whatever you want. Cut loose and enjoy, because this is your story. Live it!
Practice non-judgment for health. This means more than refraining from judging others. It also means don’t judge yourself. You should still progress, have goals, and aim high. You’re your attachment to the outcome. If you have apologies to make, don’t waste time. Do it now. Keep those friendships alive.
Today, show love to those who annoy you at work, home or the gym. You never know, you might just change a life. Stay on top of what’s in your wallet. Exercise self-discipline when it comes to shiny baubles. You may want to use those funds to make a true investment in future happiness.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) What’s your legacy? Your probing mind knows what to do and where to go. Don’t be afraid of rejection, pain, or failure. You’re just discovering all the ways NOT to do a thing. You’ll figure out how to do it and share it with the world. Madame G recommends you sharpen a pencil.
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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Are you prepared? Maybe you’re not. Maybe you are. This is a great time to de-clutter and deep clean before you take on everything on your to-do list. Create a feeling of sanctuary or retreat. Set an intention and let go with love.
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PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Your new path is heading in the right direction. Even if you stumble, that’s still a sign of progress. Instead of ruminating on the “how” or “what,” reflect on your “why”. Read interesting books by diverse people. Seek out the truth in all corners. Discount nothing. Believe only what you know and feel to be true. While you’re at it, get outside and have some fun. You’ve got this!
Gallup Sun • Friday January 31, 2020
‘The Rhythm Section’ doesn’t hit the right notes By Glenn Kay For the Sun
RATING: OUT OF RUNNING TIME: 109 MINUTES Ever wonder about the origins of superspy James Bond and asked yourself questions like whether a personal trauma during his formative years might have pushed him to join MI6, or what the training regimen one needs to take on to become an elite fighting machine might be? Well, the new film The Rhythm Section does an unintentionally effective job of explaining why filmmakers haven’t tackled these issues on the big screen. The answers just aren’t as surprising, exciting or interesting as one might hope for. The protagonist in this feature is Stephanie Patrick (Blake Lively), a young English woman deeply distressed by the death
of her family in a plane crash. After escaping into a world of prostitution and drugs to avoid dealing with the loss, she’s visited by journalist Proctor (Raza Jaffrey). He informs her that according to his source, the tragedy was a terrorist attack. After learning that the bomb maker (Tawfeek Barhom) is still walking around free in the city, Stephanie decides to enact revenge. It doesn’t go as planned, but it does inspire her to find Proctor’s informant, ex-MI6 agent Iain Boyd (Jude Law). He’s none too pleased about her appearance, but agrees to train her so that she can deliver vengeance. If you’re wondering why a secret service agent would think it a great idea to train a kid with no experience and a drug problem to be a killer and then send her out on a secret, deadly and very personal mission that could also implicate and endanger him, you wouldn’t be alone. The movie does its best to explain
Stephanie Patrick (Blake Lively) takes on many wigs and costumes and alternate identities in her role as an assassin in “The Rhythm Section.” Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures why Stephanie could certainly be an assassin, noting that she was a brilliant Oxford student before falling prey to her vices. Yet it still comes across as more than a stretch, as does Iain’s philosophy on how to be a top-notch
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assassin, which he sums up in a simple sentence or two (at least that bit explains the film’s odd title). Perhaps if the tone were lighter, one might give the far-fetched elements a pass. However, the performances and approach to the story is incredibly somber and serious. Even the occasional attempts at humor are flatly delivered. And as a drama, the story elements don’t work either. Stephanie herself seems to be suffering from an identity crisis, trying to find herself by taking on a series of alternate identities. Yet this aspect isn’t examined in depth. We simply get repeated scenes of the spy donning a new disguise, followed by acts of violence and the character sitting and shedding tears (along with gauzy, soundless flashbacks of her family during happier times). It isn’t long before it all feels like a bit of a slog. At least there is one impressive bit of action later in the film involving an execution and car chase. It follows Stephanie as she is pursued and veers through
the tight city streets. The camera stays on the protagonist and takes in what’s occurring through the windshield and windows without cutting away. This is an interesting approach that does provide tension as the character gets blocked in and tries to squeeze her vehicle through impediments to safety, briefly adding some life back into the film. And there’s some decent onscreen chemistry later in the film between Stephanie and Marc Serra (Sterling K. Brown), a character whose fate ends up resting in her hands. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come together to deliver insight or provide enough electricity between the characters. And while the familiar origin story and plot issues could have been overlooked with some humor or exaggerated eccentricities, the dour and drab heaviness weighs it all down. In the end, The Rhythm Section doesn’t hit the right notes or create a lasting melody. Visit: www.CinemaStance. com
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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for January 31, 2020 By Glenn Kay For the Sun
elcome back to another look at new relea ses arriving on Bluray and DVD. 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! T he Battle of Jangsari - The Korean War serves as t he ba ckd r op of this movie. It follows a young a nd i nex per ienced battalion of South Korean fighters tasked w it h a secret m i s sion t o help l iber at e Incheon. The men enter the fray unprepared and with little food and few supplies. An American war correspondent covers their trials in the hopes of getting attention from the international community. Reviews were divided on this war picture. The cast includes My ung-min K im, Minho Choi and Megan Fox. Harriet - This biopic tells the story of Harriet Tubman, who ma r r ied a free ma n in the state of Maryland. When t he ow ner of the pla ntation decides not to release Harriet a nd s el l s her instead, she fights for her freedom and
becomes an abolitionist. Her escape and work with the Underground Railroad helped change the course of history and end slavery. The press liked the movie, although stopped short of raving about it. It stars Oscar-nominee Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom, Jr., Joe Alwyn and Janelle Monáe. Midnight Traveler - Afghan f i l m ma ker Ha s sa n Fa zi l i u nex pe c t e d ly becomes the subject of his own film after his previous non-fiction documentary on former Taliban commander Mullah Tur Jan ended up putting him on their most wanted list. Forced into becoming a refugee with his wife and children, the family recorded their entire, perilous three-year journey through the Balkan route using nothing but their cell phones. Critics were unanimously impressed with the images captured. They called it a stunning and accurate record of the experiences of refugees. In fact, they said it put a personal face and story to the individuals going through the process and recommended that everyone watch it.
raised by their dad, the pair is brought together after their father becomes terminally ill. Now, estranged from his parent, the young man returns seeking closure, bringing up issues within the family that have bothered him for years. Response was enthusiastic for this little feature. The majority complimented the performances and found it to be a moving and bittersweet portrait of a troubled family. Tiffany Chu, Teddy Lee, Octavio Pisano and James Kang headline the feature. My Name is Myeisha Inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California teen Tyisha Miller, t h i s u nu sua l project begins w ith the lead character being shot . A s t h i s occu r s, v iewers a re taken inside the youngster’s head as she relives experiences in her life and imagines what the future could have held for her. Interestingly enough, these visions are depicted using
musical numbers, spoken word poetry and dance. Critics liked the movie a great deal. The cast includes Rhaechyl Wa l ker, Joh n Mer c h a nt , Dominique Toney and Dee Dee Stephens. Parasite - The Oscar frontrunner for the year’s Best Foreign-Language fi lm is this South Korean feature about a lower-class family who fib on their resumes to gain employment at the lavish household of a wealthy family. They do their best not to give their true identities away, but as they learn more about the people they work for, it becomes clear that the bosses may not be exactly as they appear either. This feature from writer/director Bong Joon Ho (The Host, Snowpiercer, Okja) earned rave reviews from the press, who called it a knockout and one of the year’s best movies. They complimented it as a gorgeously shot and tense film, filled with timely and biting
social commentary. It stars Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo and Woo-sik Choi. Blasts from the Past! Criterion has the Sidney Lumet war drama, Fail Safe (1964), which plays on the actions of behind-thescenes government officials and their part in almost starting nuclear war. The film has been given a 4K restoration and the disc comes with a director commentary, an interview with a film critic about Cold War films, a short documentary about the feature from 2000 and an essay on its historical significance. You Know, For Kids! Here are the week’s releases geared toward young tykes. 4 Kid Favorites: Looney Tunes Movies (DVD) On the Tube! A nd these are the TV-themed releases. Ballers: Season 5 NATURE: Bears (PBS) NOVA: Dead Sea Scroll Detectives (PBS)
Ms. Purple - This independent drama tells the story of two grown children liv ing in the Koreatown district of L os A ngeles. Abandoned by their mother and
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Wingate Bear Kevin Belone (3) shoots over the East Mountain Timberwolves’ defense at Wingate High School Jan. 25. The Bears lost to the Timberwolves 56-36. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
FINAL SCORE 56-36
Wingate Bear Davarryle Kee (34) gets clear of the East Mountain Timberwolves defense for a layup at Wingate High School Jan. 25. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
Wingate Bear Dana Dickerson (11) sprints past East Mountain Timberwolf Jeﬀ Hill (11) Jan. 25 at Wingate High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
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Wingate Bear Darryle Begay (1) passes the ball away from East Mountain Timberwolf Dominik Chavez (5) Jan. 25 at Wingate High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
Gallup defeats Miyamura on Patriots’ home court FINAL SCORE 76-46 Miyamura Patriot Cael Stewart (22) passes the ball away from Gallup Bengal Brad Lynch (34) at Miyamura High School Jan. 24. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
Miyamura Patriot Mathias Rodriguez (20) gets a shot oﬀ past a block attempt from Gallup Bengal Isaac Bustinza (12) at Miyamura High School Jan. 24. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
Gallup Bengal Isaac Bustinza (12) breaks away from the Miyamura Patriots defense for a layup Jan. 24 at Miyamura High School. The Bengals defeated the Patriots 76-46. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
Gallup Bengal Brad Lynch (34) drives past Miyamura Patriot Isiah Begay (23) and the Patriots defense for a layup Jan. 24 at Miyamura High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
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Bengal girls win at home against Miyamura FINAL SCORE 63-22
Miyamura Patriot Kaleia Vicenti (21) sprints past the Gallup Bengals defense Jan. 25 at Gallup High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
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Gallup Bengal Jordan Hanley (4) shoots over a block attempt from Miyamura Patriot Tiphany David (14) at Gallup High School Jan. 25. The Bengals defeated the Patriots 63-22. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover
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GALLUP BENGALS Basketball Jan. 31: Shiprock @ Gallup 7 pm Feb. 4: Gallup @ Aztec 7 pm Girls Basketball Feb. 1: Gallup @ Shiprock 7 pm Feb. 6: Aztec @ Gallup 7 pm
MIYAMURA PATRIOTS Basketball Ja n. 31: Bloomf ield @ Miyamura 4 pm Fe b. 4: M iy a mu r a @ Shiprock 7 pm Girls Basketball Fe b. 1: M iy a mu r a @ Bloomfield 4 pm Feb. 6: Sh iprock @
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Basketball Ja n. 28: Ga llup Bloomfield 83-70 Ja n. 24: Ga llup Miyamura 76-46
Girls Basketball Jan. 25: Gallup @ Kirtland Central 50-51 Jan. 23: Gallup @ Espanola Valley 75-57 Wrestling Jan. 25: 38th High Desert Tiger Duals
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You or your attorney are hereby directed to file a pleading or motion in response to the Complaint for Foreclosure of Real Estate Mortgage on file herein on or before 30 days from the date of the last publication of this Notice in the Office of the Clerk of the District Court, Eleventh Judicial District of the State of New Mexico, sitting within and for the County of McKinley, that being the Court in which said Complaint is filed, and to serve a copy of the same pleading or motion upon Plaintiff or Plaintiffs’ attorneys, Mason & Isaacson, P.A., 104 East Aztec, P.O. Box 1772, Gallup, New Mexico 87305, (505722-4463).
Unless a responsive pleading or motion is entered by you in this cause on or before the above date, judgement will be rendered against you by default. The general object of said action is a Complaint for Foreclosure of Real Estate Mortgage. WITNESS the District Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial District Court of the State of New Mexico, and the seal of said Court this 6th day of January, 2020. Clerk of the District Court By Deputy Valarie Baretinicich Published in the Gallup Sun: January 10, 2020 January 17, 2020 January 24, 2020 January 31, 2020 *** STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF MCKINLEY ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT MILDRED ALONZO f/k/a MILDRED MAZON Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD MAZON & UNKNOWN CLAIMANTS
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No. D-1113-CV-2019-00643 NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF SUIT
ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF MCKINLEY STATE OF NEW MEXICO In the Matter of the Estate of VIRGINIA ANN MILLIKEN, Deceased
THE STATE NEW MEXICO TO: Unknown Claimants of Interest Adverse to Plaintiff
You or your attorney are hereby directed to file a pleading or motion in response to the complaint to Quiet Title on file herein on or before 30 days from the date of the last publication of the Notice in the Office of the Clerk of the District Court, Eleventh Judicial District of the State of New Mexico, sitting within and for the County of McKinley, that being the Court in which said Complaint is filed, and to serve a copy of the same pleading or motion upon Plaintiffs or Plaintiffs’ attorneys, Mason & Isaacson, P.A., 104 East Aztec, P.O. Box 1772, Gallup, New Mexico 87305, (505722-4463). Unless a responsive pleading or motion is entered by you in the cause on or before the above date, judgement will be rendered against you by default.
CYNTHIA ASBURY has been appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of VIRGINIA ANN MILLIKEN, deceased. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the Personal Representative at the offices of Mason and Isaacson, P.A., 104 East Aztec Avenue, Gallup New Mexico, 87301, attorneys for the Personal Representative, or filed with the District Court of McKinley County, New Mexico. Dated: 1/13/2020
The general object of said action is a Complaint to Quiet Title.
James J. Mason Attorneys for Personal Representative 104 East Aztec Avenue Gallup, New Mexico 87301 (505) 722-4463
WITNESS the District Judge of the Thirteenth Judicial District Court of the State of New Mexico, and the seal of said Court this 13th day of January, 2020. Clerk of the District Court By Michelle Sanchez Deputy
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Cynthia Asbury Personal Representative
Published in the Gallup Sun: January 24, 2020 January 31, 2020 February 7, 2020 ***
Publish: Gallup Sun January 17, 2020 January 24, 2020 January 31, 2020 ***
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
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CLASSIFIEDS | FROM PAGE 20 Date: February 25, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Place: City of Gallup Senior Center 607 North Fourth Street, Gallup, NM Agenda: Area Senior Citizen Issues Introduction of Staff from the Non-Metro Agency on Aging and City of Gallup Senior Center Current state of the Non-Metro Budget for the upcoming Request for Proposals (RFP) Questions and Answers discussion addressing most pressuring needs in Provider Service Area (PSA) 2 Purpose: As part of the Area Plan and Request for Proposal process the Non-Metro Agency on Aging in conjunction City of Gallup Senior Center, is hosting a public hearing to collect concerns from the constituents of the Senior Citizen population in the Provider Service Area (PSA) 2. Contact: For more information contact: Marcia Media, North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, c/o Non-Metro Agency on Aging 3900 Paseo del Sol, Santa Fe, NM 87507 Telephone 505-395-2668. NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If special assistance is required to participate in the public meeting, please contact the person above at least three prior to the meeting so arrangements can be made. Published in the Gallup Sun: January 31, 2020 *** PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the following action at its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall located on the corner of South Second Street and West Aztec Avenue. ITEM ONE: CASE # 2000700001: Request by Jennifer M. Bass, property owner, for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for a short-term rental as an accessory use to the Single Family Residential (SFR-A) Zone District. The property is located at 301 West Victoria Avenue; CLASSIFIEDS
All interested parties are invited to attend.
more particularly described as Lot 3, Block 11, Bubany-Burke Northside Addition.
dent Support Center, 640 South Boardman, Gallup, New Mexico 87301.
ITEM TWO: CASE # 2000600001: Request by JagWest, LLC and the City of Gallup, property owners, for the Rezoning of Tract 1B, 1C and 2, North and South Portion of Tract 1A, Mentmore West Subdivision Unit 1 and Two Unplatted Tracts of Land FROM Rural Holding Zone (RHZ) Zone District TO Industrial (I) Zone District. The properties are generally located west of County Road 1 and Chee Dodge Boulevard; Containing a total of 65.8575 acres M/L.
Sealed proposals for such will be received at the Procurement Office until 2:00 P.M. (LOCAL TIME) on February 26, 2020. When they will be opened and those firms submitting a proposal’s name will be read aloud. Envelopes and/or Packages are to be sealed and plainly Marked RFP Number RFP-399-20MA. NO FAXED PROPOSALS or proposals submitted after the specified date and time will be considered and will be returned unopened.
Auxiliary aides for the disabled are available upon request. Please contact C.B. Strain at (505) 863-1244, at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements.
The Gallup-McKinley County School Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive any formalities or minor inconsistencies, and/or cancel this solicitation in its entirety.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the inspection and certification of the voting machines to be used for Absentee and Early Voting for the March 3, 2020 Municipal Officer Election will be conducted on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the McKinley County Bureau of Elections Warehouse located at 1955 Warehouse Lane. The public is invited to attend.
Dated the 28th Day of January 2020
CITY OF MEXICO
By: /S/ Charles Long, President Board of Education Gallup-McKinley County School District No. 1
By: /s/ Alfred Abeita II, City Clerk
All interested parties are invited to attend. City of Gallup, McKinley County, New Mexico By: /S/ Alfred Abeita, City Clerk PUBLISH: 31 January 2020
RFP ISSUE DATE: January 28, 2020
Done this 24th day of January 2020 McKINLEY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS /S/ Billy Moore, Chairperson Publication date: Gallup Sun January 31, 2020 ***
PUBLISH: Friday, January 31, 2020 ***
*** LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Public Notice is hereby provided that the Gallup-McKinley County Schools is accepting competitive sealed proposals for: NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE Eligible for E-Rate Funds under the Universal Service Program for Funding Year 2020
PUBLICATION DATES: January 31, 2020 & February 7, 2020 (Gallup Sun) February 2, 2020 (Albuquerque Journal) *** PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
NOTICE OF ORDINANCE PASSAGE BY TITLE AND SUMMARY ORDINANCE NO. S2020-2 PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the governing body of the City of Gallup, New Mexico, at its regular meeting of January 28, 2020 passed, adopted and approved the following entitled Ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING ZONING; AMENDING SECTION 10-2 “ZONE DISTRICT” SUBSECTION 10-2-B-a “RESIDENTIAL” TABLES 10-2-2 “RR DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, 10-2-4 “SFR DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, 10-2-6 “MFRL DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, 10-2-8 “MFRM DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, AND SUBSECTION 10-2-B-c “NON-RESIDENTIAL”, TABLES 10-2-19 “GC DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, AND 10-2-21 “HC DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS” OF TITLE 10 “LAND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS” OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO BY CREATING NEW TEXT AS FOLLOWS: AMENDING SECTION 10-2 “ZONE DISTRICT”, SUBSECTION 10-2-B-a “RESIDENTIAL” TABLES 10-2-2, “RR DISTRICT SPECIFIC STANDARDS” 10-2-4 “SFR DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS, 10-2-6 “MFRL DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, AND 10-2-8 “MFRM DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, AND SUBSECTION 10-2-B-c “NON-RESIDENTIAL”, TABLES 10-2-19 “GC DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS”, AND 10-2-21 “HC DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS” OF TITLE 10 “LAND DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS” OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO BY AMENDING TEXT WITHIN THE DISTRICT DIMENSIONAL STANDARDS TABLES OF SAID
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RFP-399-20MA Commodity Code(s): 20621, 20623, 20664, 83833, & 92037 As more particularly set out in the RFP documents, copies of which may be obtained from the Gallup-McKinley County Schools, Procurement Office, 640 South Boardman, Gallup, New Mexico 87301 or may be downloaded from the GMCS Procurement Webpage www. gmcs.org A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held February 4, 2020 at 1:00 PM (local time) at the Stu-
This meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers, Third Floor of the McKinley County Courthouse, 207 West Hill, Gallup, New Mexico. A copy of the agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting in the Manager’s Office and the County Clerk’s Office. Auxiliary aides for the disabled are available upon request; please contact Janessa McMahon at (505) 722-3868 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements. Gallup Sun • Friday January 31, 2020
CLASSIFIEDS | FROM PAGE 21 SUBSECTIONS THEREBY CREATING NEW TEXT ESTABLISHING SIDE STREET YARD SETBACKS FOR CORNER LOTS WITHIN THE (RR) RURAL RESIDENTIAL, (SFR- A,B,&C) SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, (MFRL) MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LOW, (MFRM) MULTI- FAMILY RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM, (GC) GENERAL COMMERCIAL, AND (HC) HEAVY COMMERCIAL ZONE DISTRICTS AS FOLLOWS: The purpose and subject matter of the Ordinance is contained in the title and provides for language creating new text regulating side street yard setbacks for corner lots within the Rural Residential (RR), Single Family Residential (SFR), Multi-Family Residential Low (MFRL), Multi-Family Residential Medium (MFRM), General Commercial (GC) and Heavy Commercial (HC) Zone Districts. A complete copy of the Ordinance is on file in the Office of the City Clerk, Gallup City Hall, 110 West Aztec Avenue. CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO By: /s/ Alfred Abeita II, City Clerk PUBLISH: Friday, January 31, 2020 *** RESOLUTION NO. R2020-1 ANNUAL DETERMINATION OF NOTICE UNDER THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT WHEREAS, the Gallup City Council met in regular session at the Council Chambers of Gallup City Hall, 110 West Aztec Avenue; Gallup, New Mexico, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 6:00 p.m., as required by law; and WHEREAS, Section 10-5-1B of the Open Meetings Act (NMSA 1978, Sections 10-15-1 to 10-154) states that, except as may be otherwise provided in the Constitution or the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, all meetings of a quorum of members of any board, council, commission, administrative adjudicatory body or other policymaking body of any state or local public agency held for the purpose of formulating public policy, discussing public business or for the purpose of taking any action within the authority of or the delegated au-
thority of such body, are declared to be public meetings open to the public at all times; and
hours before the meeting and posted on the City of Gallup’s website at www.GallupNM.gov.
WHEREAS, any meetings subject to the Open Meetings Act at which the discussion or adoption of any proposed resolution, rule, regulation or formal action occurs shall be held only after reasonable notice to the public; and
5) Emergency meetings will be called only under unforeseen circumstances that demand immediate action to protect the health, safety and property of citizens or to protect the public body from substantial financial loss. The Gallup City Council will avoid emergency meetings whenever possible. Emergency meetings may be called by the Mayor or by two (2) members of the governing body upon twenty-four (24) hours prior notice, unless threat of personal injury or property damage requires less notice. The notice for all emergency meetings shall include an agenda for the meeting or information on how the public may obtain a copy of the agenda. Within ten (10) days of taking action on an emergency matter, the Gallup City Council will notify the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office.
WHEREAS, Section 10-15-1D of the Open Meetings Act requires the Gallup City Council to determine annually what constitutes reasonable notice of its public meetings. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the governing body of the City of Gallup, New Mexico, that: 1) All meetings shall be held at the Council Chambers of Gallup City Hall, 110 West Aztec Avenue; Gallup, New Mexico or as indicated in the meeting notice. 2) Unless otherwise specified, regular meetings shall be held on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. The agenda will be available at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting from the City Clerk, whose office is located at Gallup City Hall, 110 West Aztec Avenue; Gallup, New Mexico. The agenda will be posted on the bulletin board at the entrance to Gallup City Hall and the bulletin board at the Office of the City Clerk. The agenda will also be posted on the City of Gallup’s website at www. GallupNM.gov. 3) Notice of regular meetings other than those described in Paragraph 2 will be given ten days in advance of the meeting date. The notice will include a copy of the agenda or information on how a copy of the agenda may be obtained. If not included in the notice, the agenda will be available at least seventy-two hours before the meeting and posted on the City of Gallup’s website at www.GallupNM.gov. 4) Special meetings may be called by the Mayor or two (2) members of the governing body upon three (3) days notice, pursuant to Section 1-6-6D of the Gallup City Code. The notice shall include an agenda for the meeting or information on how members of the public may obtain a copy of the agenda. The agenda will be available to the public at least seventy-two (72)
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6) For the purposes of regular meetings described in paragraph 3 of this Resolution, notice requirements are met by posting of the notice of the date, time, place, and the agenda on the bulletin board at the entrance to Gallup City Hall, on the bulletin board at the Office of the City Clerk and on the City of Gallup’s website at www.GallupNM.gov. Copies of the written notice shall be electronically mailed to those broadcast stations licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and newspapers of general circulation that made a written request for notice of public meetings. 7) For the purposes of special meetings and emergency meetings described in paragraphs 4 and 5 of this Resolution, notice requirements shall be met by posting notice of the date, time, place and the agenda on the bulletin board at the entrance to Gallup City Hall, on the bulletin board at the Office of the City Clerk and on the City of Gallup’s website at www.GallupNM.gov. The City Clerk shall also provide notice by telephone or E-mail to those broadcast stations licensed by the FCC and newspapers of general circulation that have made a written request for notice of public meetings.
are available upon request. Please contact the City Clerk at (505) 863-1254 at least one (1) week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible in advance of the meeting to make any necessary arrangements. 9) The Gallup City Council may close a meeting to the public only if the subject matter of such discussion or action is excepted from the open meetings requirement under Section 10-15-1H of the Open Meetings Act. a) If any meeting is closed during an open meeting, such closure shall be approved by a majority vote of a quorum of the City Council taken during the open meeting. The authority for the closed meeting and the subjects to be discussed shall be stated with reasonable specificity in the motion to close and the vote of each individual member on the motion to close shall be recorded in the minutes. Only those subjects specified in the motion may be discussed in a closed meeting. b) If a closed meeting is conducted when the City Council is not in an open meeting, the closed meeting shall not be held until public notice, appropriate under the circumstances, stating the specific provision of law authorizing the closed meeting and the subjects to be discussed with reasonable specificity, is given to the members and to the general public. c) Following the completion of any closed meeting, the minutes of the open meeting that was closed, or the minutes of the next open meeting if the closed meeting was separately scheduled, shall state whether the matters discussed in the closed meeting were limited only to those specified in the motion or notice for closure. d) Except as provided in Section 10-15-1H of the Open Meetings Act, any action taken as a result of discussions in a closed meeting shall be made by vote of the City Council in an open public meeting. 10) Nothing in this Resolution shall alter any legal requirement for greater or different notice of any specific public hearing.
8) In addition to the information specified above, all notices shall include the following language:
PASSED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 28th day of January, 2020.
Auxiliary aides for the disabled
MEXICO By: /s/ Mayor
ATTEST: /s/ Alfred Abeita II, City Clerk PUBLISH: Friday, January 31, 2020 *** ADVERTISEMENT BIDS
CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO FORMAL BID NO. 2005 Public notice is hereby given that the City of Gallup, New Mexico, will receive sealed bids for the following: CONTROL ENCLOSURE AND SWITCHBOARD PANELS City of Gallup-Allison Substation As more particularly set out in the Bid documents, copies of which may be obtained from the City of Gallup Purchasing Division, 110 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup, New Mexico 87301; or contact Frances Rodriguez, Purchasing Director at (505) 863-1334. Copies are available for viewing or can be downloaded from: www. gallupnm.gov/bids. Sealed bids for such will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Department until 2:00 P.M. (LOCAL TIME) on February 25, 2020 when bids will be opened and read aloud in the City Hall Purchasing Conference Room. Envelopes are to be sealed and plainly marked with the Formal Bid Number. NO FAXED OR ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED BIDS will be accepted, and bids submitted after the specified date and time will not be considered and will be returned unopened. Dated this 29th day of January 2019 By: /S/ Jackie McKinney, Mayor Classified Legal Column: Gallup Sun Publishing Date: Friday, January 31, 2020 CLASSIFIEDS
COMMUNITY CALENDAR JANUARY 31, 2020 - FEBRUARY 6, 2020 20 FRIDAY, January 31
GET UP & GAME
12 pm-4 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Unwind from a busy week with video games and fun for the whole family.
NEW YEAR, NEW SKILL (PHOTO EDITING)
10 am-12 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). This session focuses on photo editing basics using open source editing software. For more information: libtrain@gallupnm. gov; (505) 863-1291.
4 pm-6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). FAFSA Fridays. Join the Money Club for a demonstration of how to file your FAFSA. Bring your 2018 tax returns. For more information: jwhitman@gallupnm. gov; (505) 863-1291. SATURDAY, February 1
MCKINLEY CITIZENS’ RECYCLING COUNCIL
2 pm Saturday, Feb 1 @ Red Mesa Center (105 W. Hill, Gallup). For more information: Gerald/Millie (505) 722-5142.
Until Feb. 8 @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). This poster exhibition of World War I: Lessons and Legacies is courtesy of the Smithsonian and The United States World War I Centennial Commission.
STORY TIME SATURDAYS
11 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Celebrate Black History Month with stories by Black authors.
BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK
Check out a book from our display through the month and rate it by filling out the “Rate the Date” card with each book. Return the card to the library by March 15 and be entered in a drawing to win a prize. Post a picture with your blind date on our facebook or Instagram pages for a second entry into the drawing. For more information: email@example.com; (505) 863-1291.
10 am-2 pm @ Future Foundations Family Center multi purpose room (551 Washington Ave, Grants). Join Matt and Dillon for our self defense at Futures in Grants. We offer practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes, focusing on personal awareness and ability to react to physical threat for all ages. Everyone is welcome. We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece. CALENDAR
CANINE COMPADRES CLASS
2 pm @ Rockin J Reawakenings Ranch (2 miles north on County Road 19 in Prewitt). We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support. Everyone is welcome. Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.
EL MORRO: A CONSTELLATION TREASURE HUNT
7 pm @ the Old School Gallery (1 mile east of El Morro National Monument on Highway 53, Cibola County). We will tour the February night sky. Learn to identify the constellations, discover the stories. Build your own star map. The talk will begin inside, followed by weather-dependent telescope viewing outside. Dress in warm layers. MONDAY, February 3
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
4 pm-6:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). The story continues. Head to the local market and purchase your supplies for a long journey through the forest to fight against evil minions to face the boss. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; (505) 863-1291.
REAWAKENINGS’ SELF-DEFENSE WITH EMILIO
5:30 pm-7 pm @ Harold Runnels Sports Complex (898 E. Wilson Ave. # 700, Gallup). We offer practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes, focusing on personal awareness and ability to react to physical threat for all ages. Everyone is welcome. We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES (NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS TODAY)
All day. @ your child’s school location for Gallup-McKinley County Schools.
CITY OF GALLUP’S SUSTAINABLE GALLUP BOARD
3:30 pm-5 pm @ the Octavia Fellin Library Meeting Room (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup) first Monday of the month. Community members concerned about environmental issues are welcome. Call (505) 7220039 for information. TUESDAY, February 4
6 pm-7 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). Build on your basic spreadhseet skills by learning how to use intermediate tools such as formulas, charts and graphics, and special formatting. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org; (505) 863-1291.
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH (LECTURE)
6 pm @ Calvin Hall Auditorium (705 Gurley Ave., Gallup).
CANINE COMPADRES CLASS
4 pm @ Join our trainers at the Milan Rec Center (45 Neckel Ct., Milan). Everyone is welcome! We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support and more! Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash. WEDNESDAY, February 5
BOOK TRAILER VIDEOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
All day @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Workshops in scripting, videography, editing. Learn to operate a video recorder. Must attend one workshop to be eligible for prize in the Young Adult Book Trailer Competition. Join us at the Main Library every Wed. This month at 5 pm. For more information: email@example.com; (505) 863-1291.
10:30 am – 11:30 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave.). Celebrate Black History Month with stories by Black authors.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY
5:30 pm-7:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). This week’s film: Invictus
REAWAKENINGS’ SELF-DEFENSE WITH EMILIO
5:30 pm-7 pm @ Harold Runnels Sports Complex ( 898 E. Wilson Ave. # 700, Gallup). We offer practical self-defense training based on basic kickboxing and development of individual attributes, focusing on personal awareness and ability to react to physical threat for all ages. Everyone is welcome. We encourage all participants to please bring a mouthpiece. THURSDAY, February 6
4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Love Bugs – Make yarn love bugs for your valentine.
BOOK TRAILER SCRIPTING WORKSHOP
5 pm-6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Workshops in scripting, videography, editing. Explore and learn script writing.. Must attend one workshop to be eligible for prize in the Young Adult Book Trailer Competition. Join us at the Main Library every Thurs. this month at 5 pm. For
more information: firstname.lastname@example.org; (505) 863-1291.
NEW YEAR, NEW SKILL (HELPFUL APPS FOR YOUR PHONE)
4 pm-5 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). This session focuses on getting helpful apps on your phone and how to download them. For more information: email@example.com; (505) 863-1291.
CANINE COMPADRES CLASS
6 pm Join our trainers at the Rio West Mall (1300 W. Maloney Ave., Gallup). We cover basic obedience, service dog training and support. Everyone is welcome. Please make sure your dogs are contained on a leash.
ROCKIN J REAWAKENINGS HORSE DEMO
11 am every Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email reawakeningsinc@gmail. com.
ROCKIN J REAWAKENINGS WELCOME CENTER
10 am-2 pm Tuesday through Saturday. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM). For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE HIV RAPID TESTING
CROWNPOINT NAVAJO RUG AUCTION
9:30 am-4:30 pm Monday Thursday @ First Nations Community HealthSource, (1630 S. Second St., Cedar Hills Plaza 262-#11, Gallup). For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (505) 863-8827.
FUTURE FOUNDATIONS: BABY BOUNCE & BOOGIE
10 am every Saturday @ the First Methodist Church, ( 1800 Redrock Drive, Gallup). Overeaters Anonymous 12step meetings. Contact info. (505) 307-5999, (505) 7219208, or (505) 870-1483.
7 pm-10 pm @ New Crownpoint Elementary School gymnasium (Main St. H-1, Crownpoint). Second Friday of the month. For more information, call (505) 879-9460.
10 am-11 am @ Future Foundations Family Center (551 Washington Ave., Grants). Baby Bounce and Boogie is designed for newborn to 3 years of age and their parents. Offered free of charge, however donations are welcome! Every other Wednesday. For more information: (505) 2853542.
NO HALF STEPPING
9 am-11am @ Hozho Center (216 W. Maloney, Gallup). AA meeting Tuesdays. For more information: (505) 862-1911.
GALLUP STORYTELLERS TOASTMASTERS
6:30 pm @ Earl’s Restaurant (1400 East Highway 66, Gallup). Toastmasters meets every Thursday (except holidays). Guests welcome. For more information : Fran Palochak (505)-879-6570 or Carl Ballenger (505) 8790191.
GALLUP-MCKINLEY COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY
Wednesdays are low-cost Spay and Neuter Days, at the Gallup-McKinley County Humane Society (1315 Hamilton Rd., Gallup). For more information, please call (505) 863-2616, or email: email@example.com. Location: 1315 Hamilton Rd.
ROCKIN J REAWAKENINGS DOG TRAINING
2 pm every Friday and 9:30 am every Saturday dog training needs and assistance. Reawakenings Veterans Center & Ranch (2 miles North on County Rd 19, Prewitt, NM).
5:45 pm Mondays @ Fellowship Hall WR Christian Center (across from N.N. Fairgrounds/Wellness Center, Hwy 264). Window Rock AA Group. Visit aa-fc.org for more info.
6 pm-8 pm Tuesdays (1375 Elva Dr., Gallup) A Christ-centered recovery program that will help you heal from the pain of your unmanaged hurts, habits and hang-ups. Joshua Generation for Jesus. For information, call (505) 870-2175.
6 pm - 7 pm Wednesdays, @ First United Methodist Church, (1800 Redrock Dr.,Gallup) (in the library). All are welcome.
10 am-4 pm, Tuesday through Friday (1130 E. Hasler Valley Rd., Gallup). The Hope Garden offers organic produce for sale. All funds go to helping feed local folks. Call (505) 726-8068 or when visiting, ask for Vernon Garcia.
FRIDAY NIGHT HOOTENANNY
7 pm-9 pm Friday @ Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, (306 S. Second St., Gallup) Gallup’s longest-running live show! To post a nonprofit or civic event in the calendar section, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: (505) 212-0391. Deadline: Monday at 5 pm.
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A historic neighborhood has some curb appeal issues, but financial help may be on the way.