The dawn of a new calendar year often marks the end of the sometimes hectic holiday season.

The stuffy nose, aches and pains that often accompany the common cold can leave sufferers feeling miserable for a week or more.

Authorities are still piecing together what happened on the evening of Jan. 7 when two citizens were killed in a shootout at the Valencia Village mobile home neighborhood in Grants.



Dear Editor;

The United States of America is the nation that almost wasn’t.

“Schoolhouse Rock!” was a series of short, educational television programming that helped teach people of all ages how parts of government worked.


SOCORRO – The Laguna-Acoma High School Hawks’ boys had trouble scoring in the second half against the Quemado Eagles last Thursday and lost their first-round game in the Socorro M Mountain Tourname

You would have thought it was March Madness as the Grants High School Pirates boys’ basketball team had two back to back games this past week.

When it comes to basketball hoops, never rule out fervid game when you have a matchup between a Grants team and a Gallup team.


Statistics indicate more and more men, women and children are overweight or obese.

Welcome baby Isaias Gabriel! Cibola General Hospital’s first baby of 2019 was born January 1, at 8:25 a.m.

Our students studied hard and we're very proud of them.


Funeral mass for Lilly Jean Melonas, 56, of San Rafael, N.M., will be on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church.

Viewing for Ella Mirabal of San Rafael, N.M., was held on Jan. 10, 2019, from 6-7 p.m. at San Rafael Catholic Mission in San Rafael, followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was held on Jan.

A graveside service for Janice Rosamund Stephenson, 67, will be held on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, N.M.

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