44 Articles in McKinley News
Gallup Sun

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New Mexico health officials announce first reported pediatric flu death of the 2023-2024 season

New Mexico health officials announce first reported pediatric flu death of the 2023-2024 season Thursday, 29 February 2024 19:10 gallupsun SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced the state’s first reported influenza-associated pediatric...


Published: 2024-02-29T19:10:00

Gallup Sun

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Scheduled water outage for Feb. 29

Scheduled water outage for Feb. 29 Wednesday, 28 February 2024 20:58 gallupsun A scheduled water outage that will affect parts of Aztec Avenue, Highway 66, and Churchrock Street will take place on Feb. 29 from 9 am to 4 pm. The outage will affect City of...


Published: 2024-02-28T20:58:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Council approves equity advocate testimony

Navajo Council approves equity advocate testimony Tuesday, 27 February 2024 13:48 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The 25th Navajo Nation Council’s Naa’bik’íyáti’ Committee approved Legislation No. 0044-24 on Feb. 22.The legislation issues recommendations...


Published: 2024-02-27T13:48:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former Sawmill Chapter Vice President Harold Morgan

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former Sawmill Chapter Vice President Harold Morgan Saturday, 24 February 2024 11:38 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Arizona — On behalf of the 25th Navajo Nation Council, Speaker Crystalyne Curley offers...


Published: 2024-02-24T11:38:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Dana Jackson

Celebrity Extra

Celebrity Extra Friday, 23 February 2024 00:00 By Dana Jackson Q: I remember when singer Usher used to be on the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Has he done any acting since?— S.L.A: Born Usher Raymond IV, superstar Usher was born in Dallas and...


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Nation Council applauds signing of $6 million emergency relief resolution to mitigate impacts of winter weather

Navajo Nation Council applauds signing of $6 million emergency relief resolution to mitigate impacts of winter weather Sunday, 04 February 2024 10:29 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The 25th Navajo Nation Council joined Navajo Nation President Dr. Buu...


Published: 2024-02-04T10:29:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

Teamwork makes the dream work at Gallup-McKinley County Day

Teamwork makes the dream work at Gallup-McKinley County Day Friday, 02 February 2024 00:00 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent As the state legislative session swings into high gear, local leaders are optimistic their pitches to state officials went well...


Published: 2024-02-02T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Governor announces 50-year water action plan

Governor announces 50-year water action plan Friday, 02 February 2024 00:00 Staff Reports SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham unveiled a water action plan at the State Capitol on Jan. 30 with the goal of ensuring New Mexicans will have access to clean...


Published: 2024-02-02T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

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Unscheduled water outage for Jan. 29

Unscheduled water outage for Jan. 29 Monday, 29 January 2024 13:20 gallupsun An unscheduled water outage that is affecting parts of Phillipina Avenue and Apache Circle started at 11 am on Jan. 29 and will last until 5 pm. The outage is affecting City of...


Published: 2024-01-29T13:20:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Nation Council addresses fraudulent sober living homes, MMIW issues with Arizona Attorney General

Navajo Nation Council addresses fraudulent sober living homes, MMIW issues with Arizona Attorney General Saturday, 13 January 2024 16:16 gallupsun PHOENIX — Members of the 25th Navajo Nation Council and Speaker Crystalyne Curley advocated to Arizona...


Published: 2024-01-13T16:16:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Richard Reyes UNM-Gallup Senior Public Relations Specialist

‘Red Mesa Review’ publishes 2023 digital edition

‘Red Mesa Review’ publishes 2023 digital edition Friday, 12 January 2024 00:00 By Richard Reyes UNM-Gallup Senior Public Relations Specialist UNM-Gallup literary arts journal now accepting submissions for 2024The 2023 digital edition of “Red Mesa Review,”...


Published: 2024-01-12T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor

What to do when a loved one goes missing

What to do when a loved one goes missing Friday, 12 January 2024 00:00 By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor Beyale said a lot of families often make mistakes when a loved one goes missing. One of the most common mistakes is not filing a missing persons...


Published: 2024-01-12T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

New Gallup Community Health site creates more opportunities

New Gallup Community Health site creates more opportunities Friday, 12 January 2024 00:00 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent It looks like 2024 is the Year of More for Gallup Community Health, which is getting ready to move to a bigger space that will...


Published: 2024-01-12T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor

Four Corners K-9 Search and Rescue talks success, challenges

Four Corners K-9 Search and Rescue talks success, challenges Friday, 12 January 2024 00:00 By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor How German Shepherd’s natural talents created opportunitiesBernadine Beyale didn’t plan on going into K-9 search and rescue, but...


Published: 2024-01-12T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

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New Mexico receives federal grant for statewide teacher residencies

New Mexico receives federal grant for statewide teacher residencies Tuesday, 02 January 2024 21:38 gallupsun SANTA FE — The New Mexico Public Education Department has been awarded a five-year, $8 million federal grant for NM Residencies, a statewide...


Published: 2024-01-02T21:38:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Diné Vietnam War veteran Daniel H. Yazza

Navajo Nation Council honors the life of Diné Vietnam War veteran Daniel H. Yazza Friday, 29 December 2023 18:54 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The 25th Navajo Nation Council extends condolences to the family, fellow veterans, and community of Vietnam...


Published: 2023-12-29T18:54:00

Gallup Sun

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Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former Council Delegate J.C. Begay

Navajo Nation Council pays tribute to the life of former Council Delegate J.C. Begay Friday, 29 December 2023 10:32 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On behalf of the 25th Navajo Nation Council, Speaker Crystalyne Curley offers condolences to the family and...


Published: 2023-12-29T10:32:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Nygren meets with N.M. state attorney

Nygren meets with N.M. state attorney Friday, 29 December 2023 00:00 Staff Reports Discussion included bringing law students to the Navajo NationWINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — To begin establishing a partnership between the Navajo Nation and New Mexico, Navajo...


Published: 2023-12-29T00:00:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor

Council approves city election date change

Council approves city election date change Friday, 22 December 2023 06:15 By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor For the past couple elections, the City of Gallup has chosen a different path than McKinley County and the rest of New Mexico. While the county...


Published: 2023-12-22T06:15:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

Mapping out the future

Mapping out the future Friday, 08 December 2023 01:56 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent Council, planning commission identify Gallup's top priorities in GMMP, TMPThe top priority emerging from Gallup’s yearlong planning effort for the community’s...


Published: 2023-12-08T01:56:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Remembering a Gallup hero

Remembering a Gallup hero Friday, 08 December 2023 01:55 Staff Reports Gallup marked one year since the passing of Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura on Nov. 29. He was 97 years old.Miyamura was known for his heroic actions during the Korean War, for which he won...


Published: 2023-12-08T01:55:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

NWNMCOG receives national impact award

NWNMCOG receives national impact award Friday, 08 December 2023 01:55 Staff Reports WASHINGTON D.C. — The Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments has received a 2023 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National  Association of Development...


Published: 2023-12-08T01:55:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Governor establishes council for Missing, Murdered Indigenous Persons

Governor establishes council for Missing, Murdered Indigenous Persons Friday, 08 December 2023 01:53 Staff Reports Latest phase of response plan that began in 2022SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is establishing an advisory council to support the...


Published: 2023-12-08T01:53:00

Gallup Sun

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Scheduled water outage for Dec. 6

Scheduled water outage for Dec. 6 Tuesday, 05 December 2023 15:01 gallupsun A scheduled water outage that will affect residents on Green Avenue, Second Street, and Third Street is scheduled for Dec. 6. It will last from 9 am to 6 pm. The city's water...


Published: 2023-12-05T15:01:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

County votes to terminate RMCHCS lease

County votes to terminate RMCHCS lease Thursday, 23 November 2023 08:24 Staff Reports Hospital can meet conditions for reconsiderationMcKinley County has decided to terminate its lease agreement with Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services.In a...


Published: 2023-11-23T08:24:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

What a difference the pay makes

What a difference the pay makes Thursday, 23 November 2023 08:23 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent McKinley County law enforcement benefits from state fundingWhile state-backed salary enhancements have helped county law enforcement agencies hold on to...


Published: 2023-11-23T08:23:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Remembering Navajo veterans

Remembering Navajo veterans Thursday, 23 November 2023 08:20 Staff Reports PRESIDENT NYGREN, GALLUP HIGH JROTC MEET FOR WINDOW ROCK CEREMONYNavajo Nation President Buu Nygren met with the Gallup High School Bengal Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps...


Published: 2023-11-23T08:20:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Evaluating New Mexico's oil, gas emissions

Evaluating New Mexico's oil, gas emissions Thursday, 23 November 2023 08:20 Staff Reports Study shows state emits half the output of TexasThe nationally leading oil and gas regulations of the Lujan Grisham administration are having significant and...


Published: 2023-11-23T08:20:00

Gallup Sun

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MMDR Task Force partners with the Navajo Nation Police Department Missing Persons Unit for Missing Persons Day

MMDR Task Force partners with the Navajo Nation Police Department Missing Persons Unit for Missing Persons Day Tuesday, 21 November 2023 12:01 gallupsun FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. — The 25th Navajo Nation Council’s Naabik'íyáti' Committee Missing and Murdered...


Published: 2023-11-21T12:01:00

Gallup Sun

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Scheduled water outage for Oct. 31

Scheduled water outage for Oct. 31 Monday, 30 October 2023 18:57 gallupsun The City of Gallup Water Department will be making repairs to the Heaton Pump Station Oct. 31 from 9 am to 4:30 pm. They will need to temporarily shut off water service so that...


Published: 2023-10-30T18:57:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

Polishing the jewel

Polishing the jewel Friday, 27 October 2023 04:30 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent Red Rock Park getting some long overdue TLCIt has been a longtime coming due to labor shortages, supply chain issues and the ongoing quest for funding, but Gallupians...


Published: 2023-10-27T04:30:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Navajo Nation approves funding assistance for Lexington Hotel

Navajo Nation approves funding assistance for Lexington Hotel Friday, 27 October 2023 04:30 Staff Reports The 25th Navajo Nation Council passed Legislation No. 0240-23, approving $50,000 from the Navajo Nation’s Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance to...


Published: 2023-10-27T04:30:00

Gallup Sun

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WNMU hosts early childhood education symposium

WNMU hosts early childhood education symposium Tuesday, 24 October 2023 09:23 gallupsun SILVER CITY, N.M. — The New Mexico Center of Excellence for Early Childhood Education Symposium was held on the Western New Mexico University campus Oct. 19.The...


Published: 2023-10-24T09:23:00

Gallup Sun

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Unscheduled water outage for Oct. 22

Unscheduled water outage for Oct. 22 Sunday, 22 October 2023 12:05 gallupsun An unscheduled water outage that will affect residents in the 300 block of West Longan Avenue Oct. 22 from 11 am to 6 pm. The city's water department will be making repairs on...


Published: 2023-10-22T12:05:00

Gallup Sun

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MMDR Task Force seeks voting members to address Navajo missing persons epidemic

MMDR Task Force seeks voting members to address Navajo missing persons epidemic Saturday, 07 October 2023 16:19 gallupsun WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Missing and Murdered Diné Relatives (MMDR) Task Force is currently seeking applicants to serve as voting...


Published: 2023-10-07T16:19:00

Gallup Sun

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Service dog facility hosts costume contest fundraiser

Service dog facility hosts costume contest fundraiser Saturday, 07 October 2023 10:41 gallupsun SANTA FE — Who doesn’t love a treat? Dogs definitely do! In the spirit of Halloween and all the  treats that come with it, Assistance Dogs of the West is...


Published: 2023-10-07T10:41:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor

Ippel to step down as Executive Director of Rehoboth Christian School

Ippel to step down as Executive Director of Rehoboth Christian School Friday, 06 October 2023 06:12 By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor High school principal will take over starting next yearBob Ippel has been working for Rehoboth Christian School for 30...


Published: 2023-10-06T06:12:00

Gallup Sun

by: Staff Reports

Lincoln Elementary celebrates Blue Ribbon Schools award

Lincoln Elementary celebrates Blue Ribbon Schools award Friday, 06 October 2023 06:11 Staff Reports Award recognizes schools for overall academic excellenceLincoln Elementary, a school of the Gallup-McKinley County Schools district, has received  the...


Published: 2023-10-06T06:11:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor

Preschool teacher finds her niche

Preschool teacher finds her niche Friday, 06 October 2023 06:10 By Molly Ann Howell Managing Editor Meet Camille’s Teacher of the Month: Sefina Garcia Each month, Camille’s Sidewalk Café recognizes one local teacher within the Gallup area for his or her...


Published: 2023-10-06T06:10:00

Gallup Sun

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IHS director encourages updated COVID-19 booster

IHS director encourages updated COVID-19 booster Saturday, 23 September 2023 20:13 gallupsun Indian Health Services Director Roselyn Tso released a statement on Sept. 22 encouraging Native Americans to get their updated COVID-19 booster shots:"The Food...


Published: 2023-09-23T20:13:00

Gallup Sun

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NM Forestry Division fights Alien Fire in Las Vegas

NM Forestry Division fights Alien Fire in Las Vegas Saturday, 23 September 2023 10:26 gallupsun The New Mexico Forestry Division sent out a press release on Sept. 22 with updates about wildfire conditions around the state. They shared an update on one...


Published: 2023-09-23T10:26:00

Gallup Sun

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NM traffic report for Sept. 25 - Oct. 6

NM traffic report for Sept. 25 - Oct. 6 Friday, 22 September 2023 15:59 gallupsun Interstate I-40, mile marker 44, Coolidge Interchange El Terrero Construction, LLC has switched traffic to the eastbound lanes.  Eastbound has two lanes open and westbound...


Published: 2023-09-22T15:59:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

Going global?

Going global? Friday, 22 September 2023 02:34 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent Adjusting budgets to salvage rural health careHealth care is one area of life where one size does not fit all. That can be a real problem for small, rural communities like...


Published: 2023-09-22T02:34:00

Gallup Sun

by: By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent

Advocates, business leaders debate family/medical leave act

Advocates, business leaders debate family/medical leave act Friday, 22 September 2023 02:33 By Holly J. Wagner Sun Correspondent Welcoming a new family member into a home or taking care of a partner or elder is demanding under the best of circumstances,...


Published: 2023-09-22T02:33:00

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