2018 Gallup Relay for Life - Preview of June 15th-16th Celebration

June 8, 2018

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Joyce Graves and Clarita "Claire" Enriquez of Gallup Relay for Life, discussing the American Cancer Society fundraising and the coming celebration happening in Gallup's Downtown Courthouse Square during the night of Friday, June 15-16, 2018.

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2018 NM GOP Candidate for U.S. Senator Mick Rich

June 8, 2018

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Mick Rich, the 2018 New Mexico GOP Candidate for the U.S. Senate who will face incumbant Martin Heinrich in November.

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Somos Gallup Hour for 5/18/18, with Alexander Murillo & guest Bill Cammarata

May 17, 2018

KGLP's Alejandro Murillo speaks with Bill Cammarata, of RMCHCS Behavior Health, discussing support and care of homeless, low-income, and those with substance abuse issues, framed within outreach from a faith perspective.

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The Somos Gallup Hour for air April 27, 2018 on KGLP 91.7 FM

April 23, 2018

The Somos Radio Hour, airing Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:06pm Mountain Daylight Time, hopes to raise awareness and change perspectives by informing listeners about issues affecting our community, and perhaps build beneficial relationships among organizations and the public by increasing understanding as we decrease the communication gap.

As the program's host, Alejandro Murillo's goal is to provide a platform where local community members may share their stories, thoughts, and ideas which might often be overlooked, helping us all to navigate through the difficulties of a progressively diverse and connected world.

In the April 27th segment, Alejandro speaks with cohorts from Somos Gallup about ongoing activites and goals.

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McKinley County, NM proposes “Right to Work” ordinance - NM Federation of Labor perspective

April 13, 2018

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Shane Youtz, general counsel for the New Mexico State Federation of Labor, discussing a proposal by McKinley County Commissioner Bill Lee to pass a so-called "Right to Work" ordinance that would effect corporations and workers doing business with the county.

The second reading of this proposal is to take place at the 9am County Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 on the 3rd floor of the McKinley County Courthouse in downtown Gallup, New Mexico.

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Preview of 4/15/18 Red Rock Strings concert

April 13, 2018

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speak with Bill Kryzmowski about the next concert featuring the Red Rock String Ensemble, to take place at 4pm this Sunday, April 15, 2018, in First United Methodist Church, in Gallup, New Mexico.

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Greek Classical Guitar Duo in Gallup 4/13/18

April 11, 2018

KGLP Station Manager speaks with classical guitarist and Miyamura High School music teacher Liam Murphy about a concert and benefit for the school, to be held in the Gallup Cultural Center (the Amtrak train station) in Downtown Gallup, New Mexico on Friday evening, April 13, 2018, beginning at 7pm, featuring:

The Alexandra and Yannis Guitar Duo, from Athens, Greece, on a stop during their tour of the U.S. and Canada.

For more information on these classical guitarists, you may visit their website,

http://www.alexandrayannis.com/

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U.S. Sen. Heinrich (D-NM) in Gallup supporting student loans, VA cemetary

April 3, 2018
On Monday, April 2, 2018, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) was in Gallup, New Mexico, to launch his "Degrees Not Debt" initiative and tour the site for the new Gallup Veterans Cemetery.
 
Heinrich met with students and faculty at Gallup Middle College High School, launching Senator Heinrich’s Degrees Not Debt initiative to ensure higher education is accessible and affordable to all New Mexicans. Senator Heinrich recently helped secure an increase to the Pell Grant award and the ability for students to utilize them year round.
Senator Heinrich also joined Gallup Mayor Jackie McKinney and the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services to tour the construction site for the new Gallup Veterans Cemetery. Currently, the nearest national cemetery to Gallup is located in Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, approximately 199 miles away. The new cemetery will provide more convenient access and service to over 19,000 veterans and their families. Senator Heinrich supported the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grant of $6.7 million to provide funding for the new cemetery.
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Gallup Friends Worship Group FCNL invites public input 4/7/18

March 30, 2018

KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Amy Clark of the Gallup Friends Worship Group, a Quaker prayer group, about an event that they are inviting the public to, for input on priorities for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobby group for the public interest, on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 2 to 4 pm Mountain Daylight Time in the Octavia Fellin Public Library, 2nd and Hill in Gallup, New Mexico.

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Uranium Pollution in Indian Country - a 3/23/18 Town Hall in Gallup NM

March 25, 2018

A community meeting in Gallup, New Mexico, on March 23, 2018 provided updates on the struggle by organizations, community members, and miners adversely affected by uranium mines in Northwestern New Mexico and Northeastern Arizona, including the Navajo Nation and other Native lands.

Speakers included Larry King of ENDAUM (Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining) and Anna Rondon of New Mexico Social Justice and Equity Institute, as well as former miners and community members impacted by uranium mining.

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