KGLP Station Manager speaks with Bill Kryzmowski, Director of the Red Rock String Ensemble, and Julian Iralu, who will perform the Hummel Trumpet Concierto during the group's November 19, 2017 concert, 4pm Mountain at First United Methodist Church in Gallup, New Mexico.
KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Bill Lee, McKinley County Commissioner, Gallup McKinley County Chamber of Commerce Director, former McKinley County Manager, avid Balloonist, and ecstatic grandparent, about economic development, tourism, Native arts and crafts that define the area including Gallup and surrounding communities, and the Disney Institute, as well as a 2018 leadership workshop series.
Discussion and preview of the following GMCS Town Hall on at-risk youth who, if leaving school before graduation, may end up in the criminal justice system:
Matthew Berstein, from Pegasus Legal Services for Children in Albuquerque, will be presenting on the "School to Prison Pipeline" in Gallup on October 25, 2017. School to Prison Pipeline is a term that describes how students that are not kept in school are much more likely to end up in the criminal justice system. His presentation will focus on factors that contribute to the pipeline and ways to interrupt it. The presentation will be at the Gallup McKinley County School District Board Room at the administration building on Boardman Avenue on October 25th at 5:30pm. Dinner will be provided by the McKinley County SNAPSSA Coalition. The Coalition will be asking attendees for feedback on possible changes to the Gallup McKinley County School District's discipline policy.
Audio excerpts of remembrances from GMCS officials, friends, and family of Lisa Romero-Muniz, who died in a mass shooting during a Las Vegas country music concert.
Lisa's family has a crowdfunding campaign underway in order to raise funds for her children's education, at:
KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with author Christopher O'Brien, who writes about the phenomenon of animal mutilations in his book, "Stalking the Herd", and will present at the UFO Film Fest taking place October 21 and 22, 2017, in Gallup's El Morro Theatre.
Navajo Codetalker, linguist, and actor, Thomas H. Begay, with assistance from his eldest son, Ronald, spoke at the September 17, 2017 meeting of Gallup's Plateau Sciences Society, relating matters such as stories from his military service, his love of language, acting in "Legends From the Sky". Mr. Begay also appears on p.42 of the current issue of "Indian" the publication of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI).
Mr. Begay, a 5th Marines Navajo Code Talker, wrote the foreword for the book, "Voices of Victory, and was a guest at Author Catherine Ritch’s home for several Veteran’s Day events in her home state of NC during November of 2015. He spoke and appeared at a number of 2016 Veteran’s Day events and presentations in Washington, D.C., and was publicly recognized in D.C. by President Barack Obama during Native American Month. At age 94, he still walked the 4-mile parade route of the 2017 Fiesta Bowl Parade, an event in which he appears annually.
In celebrating KGLP's 25th year of broadcast, with our Silver Anniversary in September 2017, current KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks by phone with KGLP's first Station Manager, Frank Sundram, who helped get the station on the air in September of 1992. Frank describes the early days of KGLP, his experiences with the people of the Gallup area, and how important that time was in his life.
Planners of the upcoming September 15, 2017 "North Fest" celebration at UNM-Gallup's North Campus, 425 North 7th Street, Northwest of the corner of West Maloney and 7th, talk about what to expect - the event includes participation by several local and regional organizations:
KGLP Station Manager Rachel Kaub speaks with Ina Burmeister, CEO of the Western Health Foundation and Development Director for Rehoboth McKinley Christian Healthcare Services, about Charity Invitational 21, in the second year of fundraising for the new Wellness Center.