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ALLUP - The cremated remains of a U.S. Army veteran who was unclaimed

by fa mily members a fter his death will be interred at the Gallup State Veterans Cemetery at 333 National Cemetery Dr. on Nov. 15 at 11 am.

Former Staff Sgt. Timothy John Clark will be laid to rest with military honors – a privilege accorded to all honorably discharged veterans. Mr. Clark, who served from 1965 to

1973, passed away in the Four Corners area of New Mexico in September 2016. The urn will be provided by woodshop class students of Mr. Geno Perez at Valley

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Winners and losers in Nov. 5 election UNOFFICIAL REGULAR LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS

Staff Reports In the Nov. 5 elections, here are some of the results from the New Mexico Secretary of State for McKinley, Cibola, and partial coverage of Sandoval, Catron and Valencia counties. MCKINLEY COUNTY

Herbert B. Mosher won 55.18% of the vote; Gerald Alois Henke received 44.82% of the vote for the McKinley Soil & Water Conservation Board. Flood Control Board Member positions 1–4 for the Rio San Jose Flood Control District Board, Carl R. Elkins won 45.60% of the vote; Larry W. Carver got 20.80% of the vote; Rex L. Robinson got 17.60% of the vote and Jamie Holton received 16.00% of the vote.

Kevin Mitchell School Boa rd Member Position 1 on the Gallup/ McKinley County School Board 1 shows Kevin M. Mitchell with 60.68% of the vote; Olin Kieyoomia with 23.83% of the vote and Rebekah Yvonne Nez with 15.49% of the vote.

Priscilla Manuelito School Boa rd Member Position 2 on the Gallup/ McKinley County School Board 3 shows Priscilla B. Manuelito with 53.28% of the vote; Mavis V. Price with 24.45% of the vote and Denise Thomas with 22.27% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 1: Dudley D. Byerley ran unopposed for the position as McKinley Soil & Water Conservation Board. He won 100% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 5:

Teri L. Garcia College Board Member 3 on the UNM Advisory Board, Teri L. Garcia ran unopposed and won 100% of the vote. College Board Member 4 on the UNM Advisory Board At Large, Edwin J. Begay won 56.50% of the vote; Olin Kieyoomia received 43.50% of the vote. College Board Member 5 on the UNM Advisory Board At Large, Rebecca Apel won 61.05% of the vote; Gerald Anthony O’Hara got 38.95% of the vote. School Boa rd Member Position 1 for the Zuni School Board went to Stephanie Vicenti with 100% of the vote. Her opposition Mildred Lementino was a write-in. She got no votes. School Boa rd Member Position 4 for the Zuni School Board, A nthony O. Lucio won 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed. Continuation of liquor excise

tax question: Shall the county commissioners of McKinley County enact an ordinance continuing the imposition of all the retailer{s} of McKinley County, New Mexico at the maximum amount as allowed by state law (six (6) percent) a local liquor excise tax for the purpose of funding education programs, the prevention and treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse within McKinley County, New Mexico and for no other purpose? Yes won 79.19% of the vote. The no vote was 20.81%. Soil & Water Supervisor 1: Dudley D Byerley ran unopposed for the position as McKinley Soil & Water Conservation Board. He won 100% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 5: Herbert B. Mosher won 55.56% of the vote; Gerald Alois Henke received 44.44% of the vote for the McKinley Soil & Water Conservation Board. Soil & Water Supervisor 1 for Quemado Soil & Water Conservation District. Polly J. Pierson won 100% of the vote. She ran unopposed. Soil & Water Supervisor 2 for Quemado Soil & Water Conservation District. Buster Nancy L. Stieg won 100% of the vote. She ran unopposed. Flood Control Board Member positions 1–4 for the Rio San Jose Flood Control District Board, Larry W. Carver got 30.84% of the vote; Carl R. Elkins won 25.37% of the vote; Jamie Holton received 21.94% of the vote Rex L. Robinson got 21.85% of the vote. CIBOLA COUNTY Wa t er a nd S a n it a t ion Director Positions 1–3 for the Bluewater Water & Sanitation Board, the three top vote-getters were Paul L. Spencer with 31.48%, Earl S. Hassell with 30.86% and Patty Lopez with 18.52%/Also running were Mike Allen Horton with 9.88% and

Sharon Marie Holley with 9.26% Shall Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages by the drink for consumption on the licensed premises of licensees be allowed in this local option district? The No vote had 59.88% of the vote. The yes vote had 40.12%. Shall the Board of Education of the Grants/Cibola County School District No. 1, County of Cibola, State of New Mexico, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the District, in one series or more, in the aggregate principal amount not exceeding $10 million for the purpose of erecting, remodeling, making additions to and furnishing school buildings, purchasing or improving school grounds, purchasing computer software and hardware for student use in public schools, providing matching – Grants/Cibola County School District received 78.39% of the vote for and 21.61% of the vote against. School Boa rd Member Position 4 for Grants/Cibola County School District 4 went to Richard Wade Jones with 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed.

Richard Jones School Boa rd Member Position 5 for Grants/Cibola County School District 5 went to Guy Pierre Archambeau with 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed. Soil & Water Supervisor 1 for Lava Soil & Water Conservation Board. Roman Dennis Sandoval

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received 62.60% of the vote. Michael E. Stogner received 37.40% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 2 for Lava Soil & Water Conservation Board. Christine A. Loeffler (write-in) was the only candidate and she won 0.00% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 5 for Lava Soil & Water Conservation Board. Kit K. South received 53.66% of the vote; Freddie I. Padilla got 46.34% of the vote. SANDOVAL COUNTY Soil & Water Supervisor 1: John Frederick Kreger ran unopposed for the position as Cuba Soil & Water Conservation Board Member. He won 100% of the vote. Soil & Water Supervisor 2: Elmer D. Morales won 52.3% of the vote against Margaret L. Ohler, who won 47.62% of the vote for the position as Cuba Soil & Water Conservation Board Member. Soil & Water Supervisor 5 At Large: Julian R. Sanchez ran unopposed for the position as Cuba Soil & Water Conservation Board Member. He won 100% of the vote. CATRON COUNTY Soil & Water Supervisor

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MARIJUANA SEIZURE State police land a shocking haul

SERGEANT LAMAR MARTIN Remembering 22 years of service to Navajo Police Department

MUFFIN TOPS Why focusing on body image is not ideal

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Aquatic center aims to expand hours, programs through hiring INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INCREASE STAFF By Cody Begaye Sun Correspondent

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ember s of t he Ga l lup A q u a t ic Center Board d i scu s sed t hei r

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On the Cover The grounds of the Gallup State Veterans Cemetery. Photo by Ray Seva

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progra m ca lenda r for the upcoming months as well as their goals for staffing, as part of their regular meeting Nov. 1 at the Gallup-McKinley C ou nt y S c ho ol s C e nt r a l Office. Michelle Burrola, recreation manager for the City of Ga llup, sa id they have seen a decline in employees at Ga l lup Aquat ic Center in recent months primarily due to two things: lack of a certified lifeguard trainer; and loss of previously certified youth employees, many of whom left for college or

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other jobs. Butrrola says the aquatic center wa nt s to i ncrea se employment of local youth. “W hat we would like to do is to have the [district] publ icize t he i n for mation a nd see if we ca n get ou r you ng employ ment goi ng aga in,” Bur rola sa id. “A nd hopefully bring up the revenue again.” S even pa r t - t i me po s i tions were not filled in the past several months because applicants lacked the proper certification, she pointed out. “We’ll happily publicize anything for the [recreation] centers we have,” Assistant Superintendent of Business Ser vices for GMCS Jvanna Hanks said. Burrola said the hiring has been slow this year for the first time since 2000. While the option to hire a trainer from Albuquerque is

available, Burrola said they will not be able to come to Gallup and help with certification training unless there are at least 10 applicants to train. “We also have to take into consideration the [local] students and adults. Sometimes we don’t get them to apply for the positions,” she added. Ha nks suggested using student interns for the positions. She pointed out that some of the district’s College and Career Readiness students who want to enter the medical field, will need and benefit from CPR and resuscitation training - the same training required to become a lifeguard. “On t he weekends a nd evenings, they could fill in,” Hanks said. “We’ve got a lot of intelligent young men and women in our district.” Using student interns to

fill the positions could create a continuous stream of trained lifeguards if they are able to offer this opportunity to the College and Career Readiness students, Hanks added. Burrola said she handles CPR and first aid training for the aquatic center. She added once their current lifeguard receives certification in January, they will be able to train lifeguards in-house again. Hanks said she would pass the idea onto the College and Career Readiness director, because she thinks this program could potentially benefit multiple parties. “It’s definitely not a talk, we are walking the walk,” Hanks said. “We’ve got students district-wide in career pathways at every single one of our high schools now.”

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School board talks about study for new buildings at Red Rock, Tohatchi PROPOSAL FOR TOHATCHI SCHOOL TO USE TRADITIONAL NAME By Cody Begaye Sun Correspondent

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he Gallup- McKinley County Schools Board of Education closed their regular meeting Oct. 28 by discussing whether to pursue a feasibility study and seek funding to construct new school buildings for Red Rock Elementary School and Tohatchi High School. Mike Hyatt, GMCS superintendent, said the process of building a school is lengthy and the board gets involved when it is time to secure the vendors and oversee the master plans. “We’re at a turning point with Red Rock and Tohatchi High School,” Hyatt said. As part of a feasibility study, the district examines the current conditions of existing school buildings and evaluates how that current building might look as a new building or with new amenities. “That process [opportunity] is coming on us quickly,” Hyatt said. “This would be building two schools at one time, potentially, which takes resources, time, and management.” The study comes in the wake of fi nishing work on Thoreau Elementary School this year, Hyatt added. The study would t a ke pl a ce by t he end of February 2020. Hyatt said they

The Gallup-McKinley County Schools Board of Education discussed whether to approve a feasibility study to build new school buildings for Red Rock Elementary School and Tohatchi High School during the Oct. 28 meeting. From left: Dist. 1 Board Member Kevin Mitchell, Dist. 3 Board Member Priscilla Manuelito, Board Secretary Michael Schaaf, GMCS Superintendent Mike Hyatt, and recording secretary Joan Nez. Photo Credit: Cody Begaye would ideally start the design process by next spring. “I think this is a necessary thing for this community and also for Gallup,” Hyatt said. “Red Rock Elementary is the last elementary school to be rebuilt in the county, and it needs to be rebuilt as soon as possible.”

D i s t . 3 B oa rd Member Priscilla Manuelito brought up an issue the board could address with building a new high school at Tohatchi, which is using the proper Navajo word for Tohatchi. “I know the traditiona l name [Tohatchi] was one that bilagáanas [Caucasian people]

couldn’t pronounce, so they couldn’t say Tohatchi in Navajo, which is Tó Haachi,” Manuelito said. “That is the proper name for Tohatchi.” If the district gets a new school bu i lt at Toh a t ch i, Manuelito said she would like to use the proper name for the community.

“I think we owe that to the community of Tohatchi, that we also help our children revitalize their language and say it properly for our elders who named this community, years and years ago,” Manuelito said. The feasibility study was approved by the board with a 3–0–0 vote.

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eputy Paul Davis, Jr. was dispatched to Family Dollar, #26 Hwy. 264 in Yah-tahey, N.M. Nov. 5 to respond to an alarm called in by a business security company. Upon his arrival at 5:26 am, he found a broken window near the front entrance on the south side of the business. A yellow vending machine for a local newspaper was lying next to the window. Upon checking the area, Dav is saw items had been

Video of the second burglary suspect from the Family Dollar store in Yah-ta-hey, N. M. Photo Credit: Courtesy of MCSO Video of the first burglary suspect from the Family Dollar store in Yah-ta-hey, N. M. Photo Credit: Courtesy of MCSO disturbed and moved around the cashier’s area. Davis and Deputy Michael Har vey entered the business through the bro ken w i ndow a nd fou nd no one inside. Har vey found a rear entrance door was partially open. It appeared the

su spect s lef t t h roug h t he entra nce on the nor thwest corner. They waited for the assistant manager, who arrived a few minutes later. T hey a ske d i f S heldon Ga rcia , a Fa m i ly Dol la r employee, had access to the video system. He did not, but stated the manager was on

her way, but that it would be at least an hour before she arr ived. Dav is said if they discover anything missing, to please take note of it and he would be back for a follow up. He took pictures of the window, cashier’s area, back door, and collected a pack of cigarettes that had been left, for possible finger prints.

Video of the third burglary suspect from the Family Dollar store in Yah-ta-hey, N. M. Photo Credit: Courtesy of MCSO

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Staff Reports he New Mexico State Po l i c e s e i z e d 9 3 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Oct. 29 while doing a safety cab inspection on a 2019 Commercial Motor Vehicle at the Gallup Port of Entry, west of Gallup. They arrested driver Corey Green Thomas 49, of Cedar Hill, Tex. Within the next three days, there were two separate incidents in which CMV drivers were arrested after safety inspections at the Gallup Port of Entry. State Police officers

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Weekly Police Activity Reports Staff Reports

ASSAULT Ya-ta-hey, Oct. 5 A Ya h - t a -hey m a n wa s arrested on multiple charges of assault on health personnel after he reportedly threatened three health professionals at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital. Gallup police were called to RMCH on Oct. 5 about 2 pm because of complaints about dealing with one of the hospital’s patients, Carlos Shorty, 45. Shorty had been transferred

to RMCH the day before by officials at the Gallup Indian Medical Center for a mental health evaluation. Police were told that during the day Shorty had tried to run away, back to a group home where he had been living. A nurse at the hospital said when she told him to stay in his room. He told her to mind her own business and moved as if to kick and punch her. Shortly thereafter, he reportedly threatened to throw a pitcher of water at another worker at the hospital and another health worker said Shorty kicked him. At that point Shorty was placed in soft restraints and

WEEKLY DWI REPORT Staff Reports Terrance Manygoats Oct. 6, 3:51 am Aggravated DWI (first offense) Gallup Police Officer Iris Pinero said she was dispatched

to mile marker 22 on Interstate 40 in connection with a car hitting the bridge at Munoz Overpass. When she got there, she found Terrance Manygoats, 18, of Rock Springs who immediately told her, “I’m not going to lie. I had a couple of drinks.” He

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police were called. Shorty told pol ice that he wa s tr ying to be nice, but the orderlies at the hospital were not nice. He said he was trying to fi nd his wallet so he could go back to his group home. Police later found out that he had been seen wandering the streets, unable to fi nd his way back to his group home. At that point, Shorty was transported to the county jail and booked on assault.

later admitted that that couple of drinks was actually a 12 pack of Budweiser. She sa id Ma nygoats showed signs of being intoxicated and walked toward her in a belligerent manner. He then started talking, but was not making any sense. She said

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Gallup Police Officer Adrian Quetawki said he was dispatched to the Big Five Sporting Goods store shortly before noon Oct. 6 in connection with a stolen vehicle case. Darren Chee said he had been at a local bar two days before, where he was hit in the head with a bottle. He said he thought h threw the keys of his car to a friend before he was sent to the hospital, but he wasn’t sure. When he was released from the hospital, no one knew what had happened to his car. One of his family members told Chee Oct. 6 that they thought they saw the vehicle in

she asked him how he ended up there and he replied, “You don’t wanna know.” He continued to be uncooperative and refused to be walked to her police unit. Another officer had to help her get him in her unit. Once in her unit, he said he didn’t want to hurt anyone, he was just depressed and wanted to blow off some steam. P i nero sa id she felt Manygoats was too impaired to do the standard field sobriety tests, so he was taken to police headquarters where he agreed to take a breath alcohol test. He posted two samples of .19. He was charged with DWI, driver’s license required and having an open liquor container in his vehicle. Tenaire Shorty Oct. 16, 5:43 pm Aggravated DWI (first offense) Gallup Police Officer Caleb Kleeburger said he was dispatched to the Panda Ex press i n c o n ne c t io n w it h a pos sible d r u nk driver. W hen he got there, he saw the vehicle in question in the drive-thru and waited to follow it out into the street. The driver immediately turned left and almost struck another vehicle so Kleeburger said he turned on his siren and stopped it. The driver, Tenaire Shorty, 25, of Tsaile, Ariz., showed signs of being intoxicated. He asked her how much she had

the parking lot of the sporting goods store, but when Quetwaki went to look for it, it was not there. A short time later, another officer spotted the car on the Munoz Overpass and the car was followed to the Safeway where the driver was seen getting out of the vehicle and walking off. The driver, Ralph Jimenez, 39, of Gallup, was detained. Chee was called and he identified the vehicle as his. He said that a set of tools he had in the back of the truck was missing. Jimenez was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.

had to drink and she replied, enough. She had her seven-yearold brother in the vehicle along with two other adults who were also intoxicated. She was asked to take the standard field sobriety tests, but refused, saying she knew she would not pass. She later agreed to take a breath alcohol test and posted samples of.23 and .22. She was charged with aggravated DWI, driver’s license required, having open liquor containers in her vehicle, and abandonment of a child because her underage brother was in the vehicle. Leroy Thompson Oct. 7, 3:41 pm Aggravated DWI G a l l u p Po l i c e O f f i c e r Domenic Molina said he was dispatched to the area of Patton Drive in connection with a possible drunk driver. When he got there, he made a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Leroy Thompson, 54, of Red Rock. Molina said Thompson showed signs of being intoxicated, so he was asked if he had been drinking. He stated he had had three tall cans of beer about two hours before. He agreed to take the standard field sobriety tests and failed. He also agreed to take a breath alcohol test and posted samples of .27 and .27. He was charged with aggravated DWI, having open liquor containers in his vehicle and driving on the wrong side of the road. NEWS


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Gov. Lujan Grisham targets violent suspects Staff Reports

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bench warrant has been issued against a former candidate for the Gallup-McKinley County School Board. According to New Mexico court records, a bench warrant was issued on Oct. 25 by Grants Magistrate Judge Johnny Valdez after Olin Kieyoomia failed to show up for a hearing. Kieyoomia, who lost to Kevin Mitchell in the Nov. 5 school board election, had been given a citation for driving on a suspended license. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was scheduled to have a hearing on the matter Oct. 25. The only record of

a DWI charge against Kieyoomia is from Feb. 2007. He was also charged with careless driving and resisting arrest in that same incident. A year later, he entered a no contest plea to the DWI charge and the other two charges were dismissed. Kieyoomia was given probation and ordered to do community service, which he completed in March 2008. But problems arose with the probation, and a hearing was scheduled for which he failed to show up. Then an arrest warrant was issued. Five bench warrants were issued over the next year and it appears the matter was finally dropped in 2013, because the jurisdiction lapsed.

S Olin Kieyoomia His driver’s license was apparently suspended at some point since he was cited in 2014 for driving on a suspended license. This was dismissed in Feb. 2015, when a witness failed to show up at the hearing.

ANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Oct. 29 ordered the creation of a team of New Mexico law enforcement officers to locate and arrest hundreds of fugitives charged with violent crimes. The Fugitive Apprehension Unit, established through an executive order, will consist of at least seven state police officers and at least seven New Mexico Corrections Department staff members. The Department of Public Safety secretary can also request that municipal police officers and county sheriff’s deputies join the unit as needed, according to the order, which specifies requisite authority must be obtained from those government agencies. The New Mexico Administrative Office of the District Attorneys has identified more than 1,600 outstanding bench warrants for people charged

w ith v io lent crimes. The unit is responsible for locating and arresting those individuals charged with violent crimes who have failed to appear for Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham judicial proceedings or who have outstanding bench warrants. Unit members will confer with local law enforcement and judiciary officials to identify qualifying individuals to locate and arrest those persons. In 2018, according to FBI data, New Mexico had the nation’s second-highest violent crime rate. Public Safety Secretary Mark Shea, New Mexico State Police Chief Tim Johnson and unit members will make monthly reports to the governor documenting the unit’s efforts.

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Navajo Police Sergeant Lamar Martin dies Staff Reports

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I N DOW ROCK , A r i z – Na v a j o Nation President Jonat ha n Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer offer their hea r tfelt condolences and prayers for the family of Navajo Police Sergeant Lamar Martin, who passed away Nov. 4 following a medical event that occurred Oct. 9. “The memory and honor of Police Sergeant Lamar Martin will live on in our hearts forever. On behalf of the Navajo Nation, we offer our thoughts a nd prayers to his fa mily, friends, and colleagues.” Nez said. He noted that he and Lizer would also issue a proclamation to order all f lags on the Navajo Nation to be flown at half-staff in Martin’s memory. Ma r tin ser ved with the Crownpoint Police District

at the time of his passing. He served with the Navajo Police Department for 22 years. “It’s a sad time for the entire Navajo Nation. To his family, we offer our thoughts and prayers for you and Sergeant Martin. Our police force has lost a truly honorable and distinguished person. Please take comfort in knowing that your loved one is now in the hands of our Creator,” Lizer said. Mar tin was a n honored a nd awa rded U.S. Ma r i ne Corps and New Mexico Army National Guard veteran, who ser ved in suppor t of Iraqi Freedom in 2004 and 2009. He ser ved a s a Defen sive Tactics Instructor, a General Instructor and a Field Training O f f icer, a member of t he Strategic Reaction Team and was a consummate professional conducting his duties in the service of the Navajo people with the Navajo Police Department.

“During the time of mourning, our police family wants Sergeant Martin’s family to know that we are with you and stand ready to assist in any way. We ask for your prayers and support as we navigate this difficult time,” Police Chief Phillip Francisco said. The funera l procession a nd ser v ice is being coordinated by the New Mexico Army National Guard and the Navajo Police Department with direction and oversight by the family of Sergeant Martin. The New Mexico Army National Guard will provide full military funeral honors. The procession and funeral services will start Nov 8 at 8 am from Compa s sion Mor t u a r y i n Grants. The law enforcement escort will travel through west I-40 to exit 26 and will proceed on United States Route 66 to the Rehoboth High School Gym. The funeral service will Navajo Police Sergeant Lamar Martin. Photo Credit: OPVP

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UNCLAIMED VET | FROM PAGE 1 Forgotten Heroes Funeral for 22 unclaimed deceased veterans on Sept. 26 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Department of Veterans Services Public Information Officer Ray Seva says Clark’s remains were at the cemetery already, when he learned about them from Veterans Helping Vetera ns, a loca l area group. Efforts to locate people who knew Clark were unsuccessful. Jess Butler, of Rockin J

Reawakenings Ranch, says at least two veterans from the ranch will attend the ceremony to honor former Staff Sgt. Clark. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. The Gallup State Veterans Cemetery is located on the nor t h side of westbou nd Interstate 40 at 333 National Cemetery Dr. It became the state’s second state veterans cemetery when it opened on Memorial Day, and is managed by t he New Mex ico D e p a r t me nt of Ve t er a n s Services.

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Navajo Nation Superintendent submits resignation TOMMY LEWIS, JR. TO RETIRE Staff Reports

his family and move back to Flagstaff, Ariz. “I have always stressed to those I work with that family is of paramount importance,� he said. The board of education is expected to take formal action on Dr. Lewis’ resignation letter

Nov. 8. “The Department of DinĂŠ Education is a strong and vibrant organization, and I am proud of the work we have been able to accomplish during my tenure as Superintendent. I have great confidence that Assistant Superintendent Dr. Tim Benally will provide a smooth transition while candidates are sought for my position.â€? Dr. Lewis said he was most proud of seeing our young people going to school and receiving their promotions, diplomas, and degrees.â€?It is a great honor to be an educational leader to promote high- quality teaching and lea r ning, a s well a s high student academic success. Education has to be a high priority in our tribal government, and our tribal leaders have to

be strong advocates for education at all times,� he said. Lewis is from Standing Horse, Ariz., which is near the Dilkon Chapter. He attended Northern Arizona University where he earned his Doctor of Education degree in educational leadership in 1992. He oversaw 260 schools located on and near the Navajo Nation with a student enrollment of approximately 85,000 in grades K-12, and a staff of 920 employees within the DODE. He also served on DinÊ College’s Board of Regents. Lewis has 43 years of experience in education and has held senior- level positions working with schools, colleges, universities, and other education organizations at the local, state, and national levels. He has extensive experience working with students, parents,

school boards, tribal leaders, as well as state and federal officials regarding education reform to improve the quality of education. He is a strong advocate for youth to enhance opportunities for educational programs and to improve teaching and learning. His involvement has contributed to gaining a better understanding and appreciation of issues and opportunities for minority people and mainstream institutions. Dr. Lewis holds a Doctor of E duc a t ion D eg r e e i n Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and is also a certified teacher, principal, and superintendent by the state of Arizona. A retirement celebration has been scheduled for Nov. 8, at the Navajo Education Center in Window Rock, Ariz.

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J. Walraven won 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed. Soil & Water Supervisor 5 for Salado Soil & Water Conservation Districts. John T.

Hand won 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed. VALENCIA COUNTY Supervisor Position 1 for the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation Board. Abel M. Camarena won 100% of the vote. He ran unopposed. Supervisor Position 2 for the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation Board. .Andrew B. Hautzinger was a write-in candidate. He won 0.00% of the vote. Supervisor Position 5 for the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation Board. Juanita B. Herrera won 68.13% of the vote. Gail D. Goodman received 31.88% of the vote.

Shall the Valencia Soil & Water Conservation District impose an assessment of $1.00 per $1000.00 of net taxable value of property pursuant to Soil and Water Conservation District Act Sections 73–20–25 to 73–20–48 NMSA 1978 for the following purposes; Addressing district administrative and operational needs; growing financial and technical programs for local farms and community gardens: implementing habitat restoration in the Whitfield Wildlife Complex Area: expanding Whitfield education. Yes received 79.46% of the vote. No got 20.54% of the vote.

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OPINIONS Stop obsessing over your muffi n top By Melissa Martin Guest columnist

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es, it happens to the best of us. Aging often brings on the muffi n top. That jiggly piece of stomach that is squishy and squeezy. Also called belly fat, waistline flab, or roly-poly guacamole. Tight pants accentuate the tummy roll. Body-hugging shirts highlight the puffy pouch. The spare tire in the middle gets a lot of flack. “Any woman can get a muffi n top. But women are more likely to gain excess belly weight – especially deep inside the belly – as they go through perimenopause and into menopause, when their menstrual cycle ends. That’s because as estrogen levels drop, body fat is redistributed from the hips, thighs, and buttocks (where it used to be stored as a fuel reserve for breastfeeding) to the abdomen,” according to an article on WebMD. Melting the muffi n top is hard work for oldsters. Our metabolism slows down in the senior years and our bones,

muscles and joints grumble at us. Forget the latest sad fad diet. Forget empty promises from diet supplement manufacturers. For get pi l l s and potions. Ye s , w e ca n focus Melissa Martin on stomach hea lt h wh i le not becoming obsessed with our belly bulge. Here’s a mantra: “The fat on my stomach protects my vital organs. I will honor my stomach fat while working to make it healthier.” Muffin Top: A Love Story is an award-winning movie about a wife whose husband dumps her for a thinner woman. It’s a 2014 body-image romantic comedy about accepting your muffi n top stomach. And it’s belly-laugh funny. See the trailer at muffi ntopmovie.com.

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Media exposure can influence body image over time by sending a message about what it means to have an ideal body shape, size, and weight. This exposure can place pressure on individuals to attain the thin, attractive ideal depicted in the media. For women, this ideal is usually composed of being slender and attractive; and for men, the ideal includes being tall, lean, muscular, and masculine. It is common for people to begin to measure themselves against these unrealistic ideals and determine that they have come up short. Negative body image, or body dissatisfaction, may result when an individual feels a strong pull to live up to this standard, or internalizes this standard of beauty and body image. Body image concern may range from minor discontentment or low self-esteem, to depression, or anxiety. For eating disorder information: mirrormirror.org. At the end of life, did anyone ever lament, “I wished I’d worked harder on my muffi n top?” No. So stop obsessing over your jelly- belly. Stop saying hurtful words to your ouch-pouch.

From movie,”Muffin Top: A Love Story” Yoga pants and a long shirt can cover the wiggle-jiggle area quite well. It’s

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GUIDE TO THE STARS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 11

The Frosty Full Moon occurs Nov. 12. According to folklore, beavers would finish their preparations for winter under the light of this moon. Madame G recommends you do the same. Take the time to put your house in order both physically and spiritually. This will mean different things for different people. Then enjoy the benefits of winter including hygge. (Pronounced: HYOO-gə ): a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment.

ARIES (March 21-April 19)

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.22)

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Focus on yourself Aries. Stop trying to control all situations and learn to accept the faults of others. Yours is not the only way to live. Do what is best for you and your family. Don’t get caught up in petty squabbles and learn to forgive. The heart of the angry fool is not aspirational. Be more!

The only REAL danger is in not getting started. If you work slowly who cares? The point is to put your foot toward your goals and inch your way forward inch by bloody inch. It may take five minutes or five years, but the point is - you will get there. GO!

This is the world of the future. There is no other time but now. Stop looking to an unknown world to be perfect. Enjoy what you have. Live, laugh, and love! That’s all you really need to know. Take some quality time for yourself. Start with nourishing your body.

Life doesn’t get easier. You gain experience to navigate the waters. Don’t give up on yourself. Do you need more discipline? You don’t need to go it alone. Look for someone in your community with this trait and model it. They won’t be perfect, but neither are you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

It’s difficult to know what path to take. Your heart goes in many directions and you long for many paths. Your true heart belongs among many paths. It’s not something foreign. It’s within you. You’re the other half of your soul. When you fi nally learn this, you’ll experience peace and perhaps share this peace with others. Until then, live well.

Don’t give up on yourself or your friends. They need your level head and you need them. Would adding more soul to your goals keep you motivated? If you need clarity, this is a good time to hire a business coach or consultant to help you turn those creative visions into a workable plan.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Preparation is key. Put your head into the game and start fi nishing tasks as they come. Pick up after yourself and remember who you are. You can do anything you put your mind to and remember that you’re capable of more than you think. Be your greatest self. Do what you can. OPINIONS

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) It’s never too late to try again, but be sure you’re trying for the right reasons. Don’t keep pushing toward some unknown entity because you’re too stubborn to quit. Take a break and breathe through the misgivings of your mind. This world is open to possibilities, if you keep trying to be your best self you will accomplish more. Good luck!

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Your heart is caring and generous. You’ve done so much for those around you. You’re loved. Don’t worry about failure. No one is watching or waiting for you to fail and if they are they’re no concern of yours. Most people are ready and willing to celebrate your work and life. The rest don’t matter.

Remember the only real fear is fear itself. Do your best, you’ve got this. There is a happy medium between showing up for others and self-care. And your innovative sign understands better than most that you can have fun while also being productive. Be sure to leave big gaps in your schedule for spontaneity.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

You might fi nd yourself at the end of a very long road this week. Try not to get too confident, you aren’t home yet. The end of a challenge or project can always be the most draining and rewarding. It would serve you well to rest and remain positive. When one road ends, another one begins.

If you inexplicably feel drained in someone’s presence or guilty, or obligated for a reason you can’t explain, trust yourself and give yourself protection and space. This person or situation could be stealing your energy. Don’t try to satisfy this person or rectify the situation. Take care of yourself.

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STOP OBSESSING | FROM PAGE 15 time for a new wardrobe for a midsection makeover. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a muffi n topâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worst enemy? A pair of low-rider jeans and a snug tank-top. Throw away too-tight trousers. Being comfortable in your clothes is in style. And polyester stretch pants are fab. Or proudly strut that jellybelly. Head high and shoulders back. And dare those anorexic supermodels to make fun of females with pooches. Hold on. You need to know about the different types of belly fat. But, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t badmouth whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s below the belly button. S u b c u t a ne ou s F a t v s . Visceral Fat â&#x20AC;&#x153;Subcutaneous fat that lurks beneath the skin as â&#x20AC;&#x153;love handlesâ&#x20AC;? or padding on the thighs, buttocks or upper arms may be cosmetically challenging, but it is otherwise harmless. However, the deeper belly fat â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the visceral fat that accumulates around abdominal organs â&#x20AC;&#x201C; is metabolically active and has been strongly linked to a host of serious disease risks, including heart disease, cancer and dementia, according to a 2017 article in The New York Times. So, converse with your physician as needed. What type of a muffi n top do you carry around? Wise words. A flat stomach does not equal happy. Six-pack abs do not equal happy. A toned tummy does not equal happy. A beefcake belly is not the holy grail to happy. A washboard waist is not the secret to a happy life. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have belly fat like everybody else, and I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want to be airbrushed on the cover of a maga zine.â&#x20AC;? - A ma nda Seyfried OPINIONS

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COMMUNITY Popovich Comedy Pet Theater pulls into town RESCUED DOGS, CATS TO PERFORM IN GALLUP Staff Reports

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ogs and cats are the main actors of the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, coming to Gallup Nov. 10. These furry stars have performed for Jay Leno, David Letterman and Craig Ferguson and were featured on Animal Planet and made the finals on Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Got Talent. L i felong a n i m a l r ig ht s advocate Gregory Popovich is a Gold-Medal winner in Paris, France, a Special Award-holder in Monte Carlo, and a Grand Prix receiver in Moscow at multiple international festivals.

Popovich has participated in fundraisers for animal shelters and neutering programs across the nation. Public-service announcements promoting responsible pet adoption are staples of Popovichâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Comedy Pet Theater. All pets that perform in Comedy Pet Theater are rescues from shelters â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and serve as furry ambassadors for animals seeking homes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When people see these amazing, healthy animals on stage and decide to adopt an animal from a shelter themselves, my main message has reached the audience,â&#x20AC;? says Popovich, who grew up backstage outside the circus spotlight where his

Poster of Gregory Popovich with dogs, cats, duck, parrot, horse. Photo Credit: Courtesy Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Gregory Popovich in his comedy theater attire with dog and cat. Photo Credit: Courtesy Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Popovich onstage with dogs, cats, parrot. Photo Credit: Courtesy Popovich Comedy Pet Theater parents performed, with pets frequently his only playmates. He bonded closely with the dogs and cats, learning to communicate via words, signals and body language; a skill he likens to that

of Mowgli, the child character in Jungle Book. Today, the furry or feathered performers in Comedy Pet Theater live in comfortable quarters as members of Gregory

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â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Doctor Sleepâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; works as a horror ďŹ lm, carries the ghost of the original By Glenn Kay For the Sun

RATING: ď&#x201A;Ťď&#x201A;Ť OUT OF ď&#x201A;Ťď&#x201A;Ťď&#x201A;Ťď&#x201A;Ť RUNNING TIME: 151 MINUTES Talk about impossible acts to follow, Stephen Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1977 novel The Shining remains one of the most popular bestsellers in horror. And although director Stanley Kubrickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 1980 fi lm adaption may have had a few detractors during its initial release (mostly due to its icy approach and some significant changes made from the source material), it has grown ever more popular over the years, and is now considered a genuine classic of the genre. While sequels are commonplace these days, few expected a new novel from King devoted to the characters, nor another film nearly 40 years later to update audiences on the lives of the survivors. This is a difficult film to review, because I am one of those critics who genuinely adores the original and feels like any sor t of follow-up is doomed to failure. Alas, Doctor Sleep most certainly doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t live up its predecessor. However, it could have been much worse and several elements work quite effectively. If one keeps their expectations in check and simply goes in

hoping for a decent horror picture, they may fi nd it delivering a few chills. In the years since the terrifying events at the Overlook Hotel, Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) has grown up, but is still traumatized. When the drifting protagonist arrives in a small northeastern town, a new acquaintance named Billy (Cliff Curtis) tries to help him fi nd his footing. Danny decides to live a more fulfilling life, taking a position at a hospice. He also forms a telepathic friendship with a young girl Abra Stone (Kyliegh Curran), who lives far away and has the same â&#x20AC;&#x153;shiningâ&#x20AC;? gift as he does, although in more powerful quantities. Unfortunately, there are many more with these powers and some are sinister. Rose the Hat (Rebecca Ferguson) and her gang are undead killers who use their powers to kidnap children, torture and drain them of their gift to extend their own lives. After the baddies target Abra, Danny must determine how he can help the girl survive the oncoming attack. Unfortunately, the story itself involves a few flashbacks to the original that have been reshot, not to mention some new bits involving several characters who have appeared in the previous fi lm. These bits involve some awkward recreations that appear artificial. Obviously, these performers WOLVERINE X4 SE ÂŽ

Following the events of â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Shining,â&#x20AC;? Danny, now Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor), remains traumatized. He meets a young girl with powers similar to his own and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot, which preys on children with special powers in order to remain immortal. Photo Credit: Warner Brothers are doing their best impersonations, but at times they feel like little more than that. One supposes that this issue was unavoidable in order to tell the story, but one still gets the impression that a more subtle approach or even voice-overs featuring Shelley Duvall, Jack

Nicholson (or a good voice impersonator in the case of another character) might come across in a less jarring manner. The fi lm also takes some time to get going and finds itself cutting between three different stor ylines which slows the pacing down early

on. Again, this may be due to the screenwriters adapting and following the source material much more closely than the original film did. This feature also really wants

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RMCHCS recovery center gets new name NOW CALLED WELLSPRING RECOVERY CENTER By William Madaras For the Sun

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ehoboth McK inley C h r i s t i a n He a l t h Care Ser vices ha s cha nged it s na me from the Substa nce Abuse Recover y Center to t he Wel l Spr i ng R ecover y Center. The cha nge better ref lects the purpose of the center which is not to merely “recover” from add iction, but t o ch a nge you r l i fe’s meaning and goals. T h e M e r r i a m - We b s t e r Dictionary describes “wellspring” as originating before the 12th century from the Old English welspr y ng, which had the literal “spring” meaning. RMCHCS has taken that mea n i ng a nd applied it to capture the spirit of the center as a place where wellness grows and renewal begins. Whether the spring season or action of springing, it symbolizes life and moving forward as the center’s residents do. They leave behind addictions and begin new lives. “The WRC brings us full circle to our goal of recovery and wellness,” David Conejo, CEO, RMCHCS, said. “While g iv i ng up a ny a dd ict ion

RMCHCS Recovery Center for Addiction, now called the WellSpring Recovery Center. Photo Credit: RMCHCS such as alcohol and drugs is important, the center offers an opportunity to help make life changes, such as to stop smoking, learn healthy eati n g h a bit s , r e c o n ne c t i n g with friends and family, job opportunities and the ability to spring back to a life of wellness.” Those entering the WellSpring Recovery Center often begin their journey by par ticipating in the S a t u rd ay mor n i n g bre a kfast outreach at 8:45 am at

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t he Ni z o n h i L a u nd r o m a t parking lot, 1733 S. Second St. in Gallup. There, Conejo and about ten hospital volunteers along with William Camorata, president of the Immediate Action Group and recently named “Volunteer o f t h e Ye a r ” b y t h e Ne w Mex ica n Coa lition to End Homelessness, reach out to the homeless, many of whom are suffering from various addictions. WRC Succeeds With 690 Graduates, Lower Relapse

Rates, Local Hiring, Alternatives To Jail At the outreach, par ticipants are checked for any i m me d i a t e i l l ne s s e s l i ke diabetes and are offered an oppor t u n it y to k ick t hei r habits and join the RMCHCS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program. They then receive treatment, job training and an opportunity to rejoin the community as a contributing member of Gallup. So far 690 have graduated. At the center, residents participate in the RMCHCS ASAT program for those with alcohol and substance use disorder, which is administered for 90 days of detoxi f ic a t ion , t r e a t ment , a nd work place prepa rat ion, i n stea d of t he t ra d it iona l 30 - or 60 - day per iod. T he extension allows for more time to establish sobr iet y and has demonstrated lower relapse rates than other programs. There has been a 40 percent relapse decrease for the 90-day program and a 74 percent decrease for the 120day program. The center also offers a heavy focus on career readiness and work placement. T h e p r o g r a m h a s g r ow n from 3 to 69 clients enrolled in inpatient treatment and 32 in the work rehabilitation program. Clients are taught new sk i l l s a nd c a n ho ne

RMCHCS CEO David Conejo their occupational expertise t h roug h super v i sed work placements and course work. Many of the clients are now employed by local businesses. Ot her s have gone on to become independent artists. “While RMCHCS is a hospital, we also try and bring wel l ne s s to t he com munity which is a nother way to look at our new na me,” Conejo said. “The WellSpring Recover y Center does just t h a t . Ju s t a sk s ome r e s i dent s who have not iced a cha nge in Ga llup a nd surrou nd i ng a rea s compa red to 20 years ago. Some graduates have been permanently hired by the employers they worked for during the work placement prog ra m a nd judges have offered positive remarks.” COMMUNITY


Snapshots from the Sacred Heart Bazaar

The Miyamura High School dance team performs for a crowd during the 107th Annual Sacred Heart Bazaar at the Gallup Catholic School gymnasium Nov. 3. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

A choir of Filipino teachers from Gallup-McKinley County Schools sings songs in the traditional Tagalog language during the 107th Annual Sacred Heart Bazaar at the Gallup Catholic School gymnasium Nov. 3. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

Dorothy Kauzlarich Baumgardner Anthony Sanchez displays a cake for a cake walk contest during the 107th Annual Sacred Heart Bazaar at the Gallup Catholic School gymnasium Nov. 3. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

Died on October 31, 2019, in Gallup, NM at the age of 95. She was born on August 24, 1924 in Allison, NM to Charles and Mary Kauzlarich. She graduated from Gallup High School in 1941 and married A.J. Baumgardner in 1945. Dorothy retired from Gallup Lumber Company, and her hobbies included gardening, quilting, reading, and she loved being with family. Survivors include her son David Baumgardner, Las Vegas, NV, and daughters Carole Campbell, Seal Beach, CA, and Marie (Dan) Rosales, Albuquerque NM, 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Bob Kauzlarich and Anson John, as well as her sister Gerry Dennerlein. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Baumgardner, sisters Helen Kauzlarich and Louise Kersey, and brothers Charles and John Kauzlarich.

Dashiel Wright, center, takes a turn at a fishing game run by Ysabelle Andrade, right, and her mother during the 107th Annual Sacred Heart Bazaar at the Gallup Catholic School gymnasium Nov. 3. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

The family would like to thank Lisa Romero, her friend and neighbor for all the love and care she provided, as well as Loretta Tso and Alicia Pinto of Amazing Grace. Thanks also to Talia, Gianna and Mike Peretti, her junior gardeners. Services will be held Friday, November 8th, 2019, 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Gallup, NM, with Pastor Bruce Footracer officiating. Pallbearers include Vaughn Dennerlein, Trenton Gomez, David Kauzlarich, Salvador Parra, C.J. Rosales and Daniel Rosales Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Eric Baumgardner, Marke Baumgardner, Malik Campbell, and Talia, Mike and Gianna Peretti. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, act.alz.org or simply spread kindness to another person in her honor. Rollie Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for November 8, 2019 By Glenn Kay For the Sun Hel lo a nd welcome to another look at highlights arriving this week on Blu-ray and DVD. There’s a little mix of everything in this edition that includes big Hollywood productions, along with small, independent efforts. So, 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! Ambitio n - Th is inde pendent thriller involves a young v iolinist prepa r ing for a life-changing audition. However, when a suspicious death occurs, the musician begins to fear that she may be the next target. The lead starts to suspect her friends of the crime, as well as a mysterious new neighbor who has just moved in. She must determine who the responsible party is before she ends up dead. This picture is directed by New Line Cinema founder Robert Shaye and is making its debut on disc through Shout! Factory. It received a limited run at theaters a few weeks ago and there haven’t been any reviews posted yet. The cast includes Katherine Hughes, Jared Bankens and Dylan McNamara. The Art of Racing in the Rain - Based on the bestselling novel, this drama follows a n a spir ing For mula One racer whose life is narrated from the point of view of his pet dog. As the man meets his wife, gets married, has a child, begins his career, and goes through various joys and trials, the pooch offers his own analysis of the events and deciphers what it all means. More critics disliked the philosophies being relayed than enjoyed them. Still, most commented that it was clichéd, ridiculously sentimental and ultimately came across as false and manipulative. It stars Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kathy Baker, Martin Donovan, Gary Cole and Kevin Costner (as the voice of the dog). Boy Genius - A 12-yearold prodigy enrolls in high school, struggling to make new

chums. When h i s f r ie nd ly older brother is accused of t hef t a nd those around threaten to send him to boarding school, the lead becomes determined to use his brain in order to prove his sibling’s innocence. He enlists the help of fellow outcasts as well as eccentric adults, including a science teacher and a crime novelist. This independent comedy received a very limited release at cinemas about a month ago and is now hitting disc. Reviews were generally mixed. It features Miles Brown, Rita Wilson, Nora Dunn, Skylan Brooks and Zach Gilford. Cor porate Animals Corporate team-building exercises are poked fun at in this horror/ c o m e d y. A megalomaniac CEO decides t o d r a g her assistants and employees and do some spelunking in New Mexico. When they become trapped underground a nd have to wait for a rescue party, the angry group must fight the urge to turn on each other. Of course, they fail, and violence (as well as cannibalism) soon follows. The press didn’t find this effort all that amusing or scary. Demi Moore, Ed Helms, Jessica Williams and Karan Soni headline the feature. Fast & F u r i o u s Presents: Hobbs & Shaw - This spin-off of t he Fa st & Furious series follows two enemies, one a lawman and the other a criminal, who are forced into partnering when the world is threatened by a cyber-terrorist. Along the way, tensions and bickering arise between the leads when one of the heroes falls for the other’s sister (who also happens to be a secret agent). Notices were more positive than negative for the latest entry in this franchise. While the cast was likable, some

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suggested that the story was so brainless and dopey that the movie felt like a missed opportunity. It features Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Cliff Curtis and Helen Mirren. T h e Kitchen - Set in the 1970s, this f lick fol low s t he w ives of a group of gangsters working out of Hell’s Kitchen. After the men are all arrested and sent to prison, their spouses decide to take over the criminal family business, learning on the fly how to deal with their competition and the FBI, using any means necessary. Unfortunately, reaction toward this drama was far-from-enthusiastic. The movie stars Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss, Domhnall Gleeson and James Badge Dale. Life Without Basketball - This documentary tells the story of Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir, a female college basketball player who, due to her religious beliefs, dressed in a hijab while competing on the courts. The honor student broke several records while playing in college for the University of Memphis, but found her professional career stalled after FIBA (the organization which governs the sport of basketball worldwide) refused to allow her to play in traditional garb. This documentary details the athlete life’s after the ruling and her attempts to start a non-profit organization to promote the game and help inspire youngsters to stay true to their beliefs. The doc has played a few festivals to positive response and is now debuting on disc. Live th e Stream: T h e Story of Joe Humphries - For Joe Humphries, f ly fishing is the most important thing in the entire world. This Pennsylvanian fisherman is also a conservationist, author and educator striving to keep the practice alive and teaching anyone who will listen to him express his enthusiasm for the sport. This documentary uses interviews with the 90-yearold legend, along with family, friends and acquaintances, to tell his life story, explain the

importance of keeping rivers clean and detail his fly-fishing techniques and the practices that he has learned over a lifetime. The fi lm played numerous fi lm festivals and has won some awards along the way. It is now being released straightto-disc so fi shing enthusiasts can catch up with it. Memory: The Origins of Alien - It has been 40 years since Alien hit cinema screens, introducing an iconic monster, spawning a franchise of fi lms and building a massive fan base. This documentary goes into exhaustive detail about how the concept for the original feature came to be, and how the movie itself was put together. Pouring through the unseen archives of screenwriter Dan O’Bannon and artist H.R. Giger, the project offers new insight into the sci-fi/ horror masterpiece. On the whole, critics liked what was presented to them. Ophelia Most know the name Ophelia from the Shakespeare play Hamlet. This take on t he ch a r a c ter tells the famous tale from her perspective. Set in Demark, the story follows her response to the events involving a young prince driven mad by the need for vengeance after his father is murdered by his uncle. This version details Ophelia’s struggle to choose between her boyfriend and the kingdom’s rulers. The press had a mixed reception to the picture. It stars Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, George MacKay and Tom Felton. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark - Based on the popular young adult book series, this horror anthology is set in 1968 and follows three friends who meet a mysterious drifter carrying a sinister notebook of terrifying stories…a text that transcends time. The kids read several of these tales, only to fi nd themselves a part of the story by the time they reached the climax. Overall, reviewers gave this creeper reasonable marks. The ca st includes Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams and Dean Norris. Undercover Brother 2 - The

original Undercover Brother was an amusing little comedy starring Eddie Griffi n that was released in 2002. It was about a secret agent attempting to stop “The Man” and his syndicate (known as The Organization) from unleashing a hallucinogenic drug and turning the public into brainless zombies. This sequel of sorts picks up with the original lead and his brother being found frozen in a snow drift. Unfortunately, the younger brother is the only one of the pair whom rescuers are able to thaw out. As a result, the sibling is forced to take on “The Man” and another threat to the black community. This picture is debuting on disc and there are absolutely no reviews of it available at this time. It features Michael Jai White, Barry Bostwick, Jeff Daniel Phillips and Gary Owen. The Wrong Todd - This independent sci-fi /comedy tells the story of a man whose relatively happy life comes under attack from an unexpected visitor… his evil twin from a parallel universe. Specifically, the sinister arrival has designs on stealing the lead’s girlfriend, forcing the hero to try to convince his partner that he is the more suitable and valuable partner to spend her life with. This small feature has played a few fi lm festivals in Austin, Los Angeles and Rhode Island and has received some positive notices. The write-ups that have appeared online call the film a simple, but sweet and heartfelt examination of how we all need to change and adapt in relationships. Jesse Rosen, Anna Rizzo and Sean Carmichael headline the feature. Yinz Here’s another little production made on a shoestring in Pennsylvania. It has played a couple of festivals, but is also making its official debut on disc. According to the plot synopsis, it is about the lives of three upper class teenagers and how their world is turned completely upside down after an unexpected murder. Nothing else is known about

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DVD/BLU-RAY | FROM PAGE 24 the picture at this time other than the fact that it is categorized as a thriller. There have been no official reviews. The cast includes Samuel H. Lev ine, Hailey Hansard and Teo Rapp-Olsson.

Blasts from the Past! It’s another busy week for classic and, well, not-so-classic titles receiving high defi nition upgrades. Arrow Video has a Special Edition Blu-ray of the thriller, Apprentice to Murder (1988). This fi lm is set during a sickness that is plaguing a community in the early 19th century. An investigation is undertaken by a young man and faith healer to find the cause of the outbreak. It stars Chad Lowe and Donald Sutherland. This disc includes a new 2K restoration of the fi lm, a fi lm critic audio commentary, a talk about religious horror cinemas with an expert in the field, an interview with the cinematographer and the make-up supervisor, as well as a trailer. Sounds like an interesting release. Kino has a large grouping of Blu-rays as well. First is the box set, Hit ch cock: B r i t i s h International Pictures Collection ( 1 9 2 7 - 1 9 31) which includes five movies made in the UK from early in the director’s career. Titles include the silent features The Ring (1927), The Farmer’s

Wife (1928), C h a mp a g n e (1928) and T he Manxman (1929), as well as one sound title, The Skin Game (1931). The set includes new scores for some of the pictures, archival audio interviews with Hitchcock, and fi lm historian commentaries on some of the fl icks. Additionally, Kino is releasing the US film-noir Naked Alibi (1954) with Sterling Hayden. It comes with a fi lm historian commentary as well as a trailer. The distributor is also making available the more recent high school-set drama, New Port South (2001), as well as the UK-made atom bomb thriller, Seven Days to Noon (1950). They’ve also got the Hollywood fi lm-noir, Woman in Hiding (1950). The fi rst two Blu-rays include trailers, while the third features a fi lm historian commentary track. Budget f r iend ly M i l l Creek Enter ta in ment ha s decided to get on the holiday bandwagon and put out the very cheesy Santa With Muscles  (1996) on Blu-ray. Hulk Hogan leads the cast of this critically reviled comedy about an evil millionaire on the run, who disguises himself as Santa Claus, takes a knock to the head and awakens to believe that he is the real figure. The cast includes a young Mila Kunis, as well as Garrett Morris, Clint Howard and Ed Begley, Jr. It may provide some inexpensive high definition entertainment for bad movie fans.     B elieve it or not, Galaxy Quest (1999) was released two decades ago and Paramount is celebrating with its “20th

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Anniversary - Never Give Up, Never Surrender Special Edition.” The movie comes in a Steelbook package and, one assumes, includes all of the previously released extras. Speaking of re-releases, Lionsgate ha s decided to give Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy a picture upgrade. That means this week you can pick up 4K Blu-ray ray editions of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007) and T he World’s End (2013). They’re all exceptional movies and well worth picking up if you haven’t already. Now you can pick up the set along with some drumstick ice-cream cones and get in on the fun. Universal is also putting out a couple of catalogue titles Blu-rays. This week, t hey i nclude t he wel l-re viewed Ellen Burstyn fantasy/ drama, Resurrection (1980). It’s about a woman who loses her husband in a car accident and awakens to fi nd that she suddenly has healing powers. Additionally, a 4K Steelbook of the Oscar-winning WWII d r a m a , S c hin d l e r ’s L i st (1993), will be hitting shelves. Disney is giv i ng the

long-forgotten sequel, 101 D a l m a t i o n s I I: P a t c h’s London Adventure (2003) a Blu-ray release. Disney is also getting on the 4K bandwagon by re-releasing several animated titles with improved picture quality. The titles coming your way include Big Hero 6 (2014), Moana (2016), The Princess and the Frog (2009), Tangled (2010), and Zootopia (2016).

You Know, For Kids! There is lots of kid-friendly entertainment arriving this week. The highlights are listed below. 101 Dalmations II: Patch’s London Adventure (2003) Disney T he Berenstain Bears: Lend A Helping Hand (PBS Kids) Big Hero 6 (2014) 4K Christmas Break-In (2018 family TV-movie with Denise Richards and Danny Glover) Christmas With Molang Garfield and Fr iends: Season 2 Merry Christmas Llama Llama! Moana (2016) 4K

The Princess and the Frog (2009) 4K Tangled (2010) 4K The Wiggles - Party Time! Zootopia (2016) 4K

On the Tube! And here are all of the TV-related discs coming your way. Bronx SIU: Season 2 Christmas Break-In (2018 family TV-movie with Denise Richards and Danny Glover) Christmas Everlasting (Hallmark TV-movie) Garfield and Fr iends: Season 2 A Godwink Chr istmas (Hallmark TV-movie) Good Omens (Amazon) A Jo y o u s C h r i s t m a s (Hallmark TV-movie) Letterkenny: Seasons 1 & 2 Ms . F i s h e r ’s Mo d e r n Murder Mysteries: Series 1 Odyssey: T he Chamber Music Society in Greece Road to Christmas (Hallmark TV-movie) Rocky Mountain C hr i stm a s (Hallmark TV-movie) The Simple Heist: Series 2 Yellowstone: Season 2

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SPORTS 360 The Lady Bengals take the win GALLUP 3 - SHIPROCK 2

Gallup Bengal Chaylee Becenti (4) bumps the ball up for a shot on the Shiprock Chieftains Nov. 5 at Gallup High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

Gallup Bengal Daliyah Morris (3) spikes the ball down on the Shiprock Chieftains Nov. 5 at Gallup High School. The Bengals defeated the Chieftains 3-2. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

Shiprock Chieftain Rhakel Lewis-Adams (1) dives to save a serve from the Gallup Bengals Nov. 5 at Gallup High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

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Shiprock Chieftain Sanaa Keeswood (25) sets the ball for a shot against the Gallup Bengals Nov. 5 at Gallup High School. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

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Highland defeats home team Miyamura FINAL SCORE 20-14

Miyamura Patriot Drake Guerrero (1) sprints through the Highland Hornets defense on his way to a touchdown at Angelo DiPaolo Stadium in Gallup Nov. 1. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover Miyamura Patriot Isaiah Castillo (88) brings down Highland Hornet Noah Lopez (1) at Angelo DiPaolo Stadium in Gallup Nov. 1. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

Miyamura Patriot Tre McDonald (10) collides with Highland Hornet Eric Cruz (72) at Angelo DiPaolo Stadium in Gallup Nov. 1. Highland defeated the Patriots 20-14. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

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Miyamura Patriot SeanMatt Garcia (21) presses through the Highland Hornets defense at Angelo DiPaolo Stadium in Gallup Nov. 1. Photo Credit: Cable Hoover

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCOREBOARD Oct 30 – Nov. 5, 2019

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR Nov. 8-Nov 14, 2019

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Girls Cross Country Nov. 9: 3A State Cross Country Championships TBA

GALLUP BENGALS Football Nov.1: Gallup @ Kirtland Central 6-46 Volleyball Nov. 5: Shiprock @ Gallup 2-3 Oct. 31: Gallup @ Aztec

Cross Country Nov. 9: 3A State Cross Country Championships TBA

RESOURCES | FROM PAGE 11 generosity and helpful service,” another in Oct. 2019 said. W hile vetera ns a re celebrated on Vetera n’s Day, t h e U. S . S m a l l B u s i n e s s Administration dedicates the entire month of November to veteran business owners. The Southwest Veterans Business Conference, sponsored by the SBA and held Nov. 4–5 in Albuquerque, launched the month by connecting past and present service members and their families to resources designed to help them start

DOCTOR SLEEP | FROM PAGE 21 to explain the unknown elements explicitly to viewers… what the “shining” is and what the souls within the Overlook Hotel were trying to do many years ago. It does take away some of the mystique to be told that the monsters are essentially energy vampires. Still, for all of these critiques, when the movie gets mov ing, there a re some excellent thrills and chills. McGregor fares well as the grown-up and tortured Danny, a man who has had to live life on the fringes after the events of his childhood. There’s a nice arc as he attempts to fight his fears and do the right thing when danger

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or build a business. An entire day was dedicated to one-onone business counseling.

Unique experience Ve t e r a n s c o m e t o t h e private-sector workforce with a lot to offer, including advanced training in specialized fields such as logistics, security, information technology, personnel management and administration. They work well under pressure. They understand the importance of following instructions and protocol and appreciate the need for teamwork and leadership. In other

approaches, even if he endangers himself in the process. Ferguson makes for an appropriately chilling and threatening foe, creating a real sense of unease when she and her band attack each young target. These two performers definitely smooth over and help sell the material. And there are some very entertaining sequences when all the leads use their telepathic and supernatural gifts to trick and vanquish one another. All the action in the middle of the fi lm is very well handled and there are a few good jolts courtesy of director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Gerald’s Game). In particular, when the group fi nally meets face to face and comes into confl ict in the empty lot of a state park. These scenes

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words, veterans have the skills needed to start and manage a business. Government and nonprofit organizations are eager to provide support because they recognize the economic development veterans create when they start a business. The New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center helps veterans take businesses from startup to maturity. The NM VBOC, which works statewide from its office in Albuquerque, can help with such basic work as deciding on a company name or creating an actionable marketing plan. The VBOC works with

are some of the best in the movie. So overall, the fi nal fi lm is something of a mixed bag. I greatly enjoyed the lead performances and thought that when the characters were in direct confl ict, the results were pulse-pounding. However, some of the attempts to directly emulate aspects of the original classic didn’t come off quite as smoothly, and the movie doesn’t have the same consistently eerie atmosphere or stand-out bits that fans continue to refer back to so many years later. Taken alone as a horror movie, Doctor Sleep is a effective chiller, but one that can’t quite escape the ghost of its predecessor. V i s i t : w w w. CinemaStance.com

Football N o v. 1 : H i g h l a n d @ Miyamura 20-14 Volleyball N ov. 2 : S h ipr o ck @ Miyamura 1-3

REHOBOTH CHRISTIAN LYNX Boys Soccer Nov.1: Hatch Valley @ Rehoboth 9-1 Volleyball N o v. 5 : Nor t hwe s t (Shiprock) @ Rehoboth 0-3

WINGATE BEARS Football N o v. 1 : W i n g a t e @ Tohatchi 14-42 Volleyball Nov.5: Tohatchi @ Wingate 0-3 O c t . 31: W i n g a t e @ Thoreau 0-3 * Va r s i t y t e a m s o n l y . Compiled from MaxPreps.com. Contact: gallupsunreporters @ gmail.com

resource providers to conduct workshops and offer services tailored specifically for veteran entrepreneurs, and it pairs veterans who have experience in business with those just starting out. Learn more at nmvboc.org. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps businesses successfully compete for government contracts. PTAC advisers work statewide from Small Business Development Center offices in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Clovis and Santa Fe. PTAC provides workshops, training and counseling. More information is available at: nmptac.org.

The Loan Fund works with small businesses – including veteran- owned enterprises – and nonprofit organizations, to tailor loans to their resources. It also provides expert advice to its clients. Over the last 30 years, it has loaned close to $88 million to New Mexico businesses that have created or retained more than 10,000 jobs. Find more information at loanfund.org. Finance New Mexico connects individuals and businesses with skills and funding resources. To learn more, go to www.FinanceNewMexico. org.

MARIJUANA | FROM PAGE 9 d iscovered 491 pou nds of marijuana inside the trailer of one vehicle and 146.5 pounds

of marijuana inside another. The two drivers picked up on Oct. 30 and Nov. 1 were Zheng Kuang, 30 of Baldwin Park, Calif., and Lekang Wang, 34, of Flushing, N.Y.

Lekang Wang, charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana. Photo Credit: MCSO

Zheng Kuang, charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana. Photo Credit: MCSO SPORTS


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MOLLY GRACE SALAZAR has been appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of RUDOLPH ABENCIO SALAZAR, 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 & 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: MOLLIE GRACE SALAZAR MASON & ISAACSON, P.A. JAMES J. MASON ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

104 EAST AZTEC AVENUE GALLUP, NM 87301 505-722-4463 Published on: October 25, 2019 November 1, 2019 November 8, 2019 *** PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that Gallup Business Improvement District, Inc. will conduct its monthly Board of Directors Meeting to be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 3 PM at Rico Motors conference room, 220 S. Fifth Street, Gallup, New Mexico 87301. The agenda will be available 72 hours prior to the meeting from francis@ gallupbid.com and on City of Gallup website. Published on: November 8, 2019 ***

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CLASSIFIEDS | FROM PAGE 29 PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the McKinley County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. For Action to pay bills; and, Sitting as the Canvassing Board, canvas the November 5, 2019 Regular Local Election and make appropriate certifications as required by Election Law. 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. All interested parties invited to attend.

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Done this 4th day of November, 2019 McKINLEY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS /S/ Bill Lee, Chairperson Publication date: Gallup Sun November 8, 2019

Sealed proposals for such will be received at the Procurement Office until 2:00 P.M. (LOCAL TIME) on December 5, 2019. 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-392-20KC. NO FAXED PROPOSALS or proposals submitted after the specified date and time will be considered and will be returned unopened. 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. Dated the 4th Day of November 2019 By: /S/ Charles Long, President Board of Education Gallup-McKinley County School District No. 1 RFP ISSUE DATE: November 4, 2019 PUBLICATION DATES: November 8, 2019 (Gallup Sun) November 10, 2019 (Albuquerque Journal) ***

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Public Notice is hereby provided that the GallupMcKinley County Schools is accepting competitive sealed proposals for a: HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND TIMEKEEPING SOLUTION MULTI-TERM CONTRACT No. RFP-392-20KC Commodity Code(s): 20851, 20863, 92017 As more particularly set out in the RFP documents, copies of which may be obtained from the Gallup-McKinley County

Sealed proposals for such will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Department until 2:00 P.M. (LOCAL TIME) on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 in the City Hall Purchasing Conference Room. Envelopes are to be sealed and plainly marked with the RFP Number. NO FAXED OR ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED PROPOSALS nor proposals submitted after the specified date and time will be considered, and will be returned unopened. For information on this RFP, contact Frances Rodriguez, Purchasing Director, at 505863-1334; Email: frodriguez@ gallupnm.gov. Dated the 6th November 2019

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CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO Request for Proposals (RFP) NO. 2019/2020/02/P Public notice is hereby given that the City of Gallup, New Mexico, is accepting sealed proposals for the following: FIBER PROJECT FOR NAVAJO-GALLUP WATER SUPPLY PROJECT (NGWSP) As more particularly set out in the RFP documents, copies of which may be obtained from the City of Gallup Purchasing Department, 110 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup, New Mexico 87301. Copies of the RFP may also

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MASON & ISAACSON, P.A. JAMES J. MASON A T T O R N E Y S FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE 104 EAST AZTEC AVENUE GALLUP, NM 87301 505-722-4463 Published: November 8, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 22, 2019 *** LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the governing body of the City of Gallup, New Mexico will not consider nor will it take action on the following entitled Ordinance at their Regular Meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019: AN ORDINANCE REPEALING THE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT ORDINANCE Copies of the agenda for the November 12, 2019 Regular City Council Meeting are available at the City Clerk’s Office 72 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda is also posted on the City of Gallup’s website at www.GallupNM. gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. CITY OF GALLUP, NEW MEXICO By: /s/ Alfred Abeita II, City Clerk

NOTICE TO CREDITORS CRYSTAL CHAVEZ has been appointed Personal Representative of the Estate of GABRIEL REYES SISNEROS, 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 Mason & 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: CRYSTAL CHAVEZ

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ITEM ONE: CASE # 1900900001: City initiated request to amend Title 10 “Land Development Standards” of the Municipal Code of the City of Gallup Section 10-2-B-a “Residential”; Subsections 10-2-B-a-i-A2, 10-2-B-a-ii-A2, 10-2-B-a-iii-A1b and 10-2-B-a-iv-A2b. Amend the maximum number of accessory structures allowed within the Rural Residential, Single-Family Residential, Multi-Family Residential Low and Multi-Family Residential Medium Zone Districts from one (1) to three (3) accessory structures. 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. All interested parties invited to attend.

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City of Gallup, McKinley County, New Mexico

*** CORRECTED NOTICE

of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the following action at its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. Item One will go before the City Council for final approval at its regular meeting to be held on January 14th, 2020. This item had previously been advertised in a legal notice published November 1, 2019 for a different City Council hearing date which has since been changed. Both meetings 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.

LEGAL

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City

By: /S/ Alfred Abeita, City Clerk PUBLISH: Friday, November 8, 2019

CLASSIFIEDS Read online at gallupsun.com CLASSIFIEDS


COMMUNITY CALENDAR NOVEMBER 8 – NOVEMBER 14, 2019 FRIDAY, November 8

CROWNPOINT NAVAJO RUG AUCTION

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.

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.

MONEY CLUB

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.

VERIFY YOUR BUSINESS WITH GOOGLE

5 pm-6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.). Computer classes for the community for all levels. Classes limited to ten students. For more information: libtrain@gallupnm. gov; (505) 863-1291.

EMS INFORMATION SESSION

4:30 pm-6 pm @ UNM Gallup (705 Gurley Ave., Gallup), Nursing Building, Rm 126. Receive pre-hospital training and earn a certificate in First Responder, or EMT Basic or EMT Intermediate, or an Associate degree in EMS. For more information:SDAMON01@unm.edu; (505) 863-7624.

18TH ANNUAL ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CONCERT

7 pm @ Grants High School Auditorium (Second St., Grants). The event includes sharing 200 area veterans’ photographs and the presentation of quilts by the Mout Taylor Quilt Guild to five veterans. For more information: william.griner@gccs.k12. nm.us.

COMRADERY MEETING

6:30 pm @ Rockin J Reawakenings, Prewitt, N.M. Come on over and hang out with us for the evening. Talk to our VSO, one of our Canine Compadres representatives, our Self-Defense guys Family friendly. For more information email reawakeningsinc@ gmail.com. SATURDAY, November 9

STORY TIME SATURDAYS

11 am-12 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). We’re celebrationg Native American Heritage month with books by Native authors.

WE READ, WE TALK BOOK CLUB

2 pm-4 pm @ Main Branch CALENDAR

(115 W. Hill Ave.). The second discussion of House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea. The story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend. Get ready for some great conversations, good food and tons of fun! For more information: bmartin@gallupnm. gov; (505) 863-1291.

STEP INTO FALL ARTSCRAWL IN DOWNTOWN GALLUP

7 pm-9 pm @ Art, Artist Demo’s, Gallery Openings, Live Music, Hands on Crafts and Games for the kids.  Food and Craft Vendors.  Parking is available on Aztec Avenue in the lots between 2nd and 3rd Streets or along Route 66.

SELF-DEFENSE WITH MATT & DILLON.

10:30 am Join Matt and Dillon for their self defense class at the ranch. Matt offers 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. For more information email reawakeningsinc@ gmail.com. SUNDAY, November 10

TAIZÉ CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

4 pm @ Westminster Presbyterian Church (151 Hwy. 564). With the theme “Prayers for the World.” Take this opportunity for silent reflection with music, scripture, and prayer for the healing of so much suffering in our broken world and planet. All are welcome!   For more information: Kathy Mezoff: (505) 870-6136.

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER

3 pm @ El Morro Theatre (207 W. Coal Ave.). Enjoy watching rescued dogs and cats as they show off their acting skills alongside some talented humans. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com/ event/4412025 or (800) 8383006. For a sneak peak of the show go to https://youtu.be/ VaVTXtZCp5s MONDAY, November 11

LIBRARY CLOSED – VETERAN’S DAY

9am-8pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave.).

LIBRARY CLOSED – VETERAN’S DAY

9am-8pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup).

NO SCHOOL FOR GMCS – VETERANS DAY VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE

CALENDAR

CEREMONY AND PARADE

10 am Observance Ceremony, Veterans Plot, Hillcrest Cemetery (960 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). 10:30 am Parade Lineup Gurley Motor Body Shop Parking Lot (800 W. Aztec Ave.) 11 am Parade begins (Aztec Ave. To the Courthouse Square (207 W. Hill Ave.); 11:30 am Official Ceremony Honoring Veterans @ Courthouse Square. Free to the community. For more information: (505) 722-2228.

VETERANS DAY STORE CELEBRATION

9 am all National Park Sites are providing free entry. On this day only, the Western National Parks Association Bookstore at El Malpais National Monument (11000 Ice Cave Rd., Grants) is providing 15% off all store items. TUESDAY, November 12

CREATIVE CODING

4 pm – 5:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Learn coding basics with a creative twist. For more information: libtrain@gallupnm. gov; (505) 863-1291.

LEARN YOUR PHONE- BRING IN YOUR PHONE AND LEARN TO USE THE BASIC FEATURES (DROP-IN)

3 pm-6 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Computer classes for the community for all levels. Classes limited to ten students. For more information: libtrain@gallupnm.gov; (505) 863-1291.

SPECIAL COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING

9 am-12 pm @ McKinley County Chambers (207 W. Hill, 3rd Floor Chambers)

WEDNESDAY, November 13

WEDNESDAY NIGHT FILMS

5:30 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). This week’s film: Drunktown’s Finest

OPEN MAKERSPACE TECH TAKE APART

4 pm-6 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Get technical this month where we will take apart computers, keyboards and other electronics. Intended for ages 8 and above.

STORY TIME WEDNESDAYS

10:30a.m-11:30 am @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Shimá Storytelling. Shimá Storytelling is an active and engaging program for children of all ages featuring storytelling, singing, and activities in Diné Bizaad. We are a team of Mothers who are actively involved in strengthening k’é through the revitalization of the

Diné language beginning first at home with our little ones. For more information: childlib@ gallupnm.gov;(505) 726-6120.

LOBO PLATFORM WORKSHOP SESSION

10:30 am-11:30 am @ UNM Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.) SSTC 228. Information sessions address how to request and print unofficial transcrpits, look up your Cumulative GPA, how to pring your class schedule and more.

SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP

12 pm-4 pm @ UNM Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.) GH 1146 TRIO/SSS Conference Room. Presented by the Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance. Spring 2020 application is currently open. THURSDAY, November 14

CRAFTY KIDS (ALL AGES)

4 pm-5 pm @ Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave., Gallup). Crafts for the whole family. This week’s activity: Tissue Box Monsters

FACEBOOK BASICS – LEARN TO USE FACEBOOK TO SHARE, COMMUNICATE, AND STAY CONNECTED

4 pm-5 pm @ Main Branch (115 W. Hill Ave., Gallup). Computer classes for the community for all levels. Classes limited to ten students. For more information: libtrain@gallupnm.gov; (505) 863-1291.

UNM GALLUP NURSING PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

3 pm @ UNM Gallup (705 Gurley Ave.). Session will address Bachelors and Associates Degree in Nursing Program of Study, Program Application Process, Program costs and more. For more information:thackert@unm.edu. ONGOING

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY YARD SALE

9 am-12 pm. on Warehouse Lane. Habitat for Humanity fundraising yard sales are held every Sat. Volunteers for various kinds of community services needed. For info call (505) 722-4226.

FUTURE FOUNDATIONS: BABY BOUNCE & BOOGIE

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) 285-3542.

NO HALF STEPPING

9 am-11am @ Hozho Center (216 W. Maloney, Gallup). AA meeting Tuesdays. For more information: (505) 862-1911.

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) 722-0039 for information.

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) 879-0191.

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) 8632616, or email: gmchumanesociety@gmail.com. Location: 1315 Hamilton Road.

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).

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 reawakeningsinc@gmail.com

FREE HIV RAPID TESTING

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.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS

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. To post a nonprofit or civic event in the calendar section, please email: gallupsunevents@gmail.com or fax: (505) 212-0391. Deadline: Monday at 5 pm.

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