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L-A Track Qualifies Three For State - Cibola Beacon
LAGUNA – The Laguna-Acoma Hawks’ track team is four meets into its 2015 season but is facing issues with numbers. On the bright side for the Hawks, three members have punched their ticket and will represent Laguna-Acoma at the state meet in May.
Bachman, Kennedy Guide GHS at Route 66 Classic - Cibola Beacon
GALLUP – At the Route 66 Classic in Gallup on Saturday, both Grants High School track and field teams turned in good, early-season finishes with the girls’ squad capturing second place overall and the boys’ team finishing third overall. The GHS girls ...
Ancestral Lands Program Offers Service and Job Skills Training to Native Youth and Young Adults - Cibola Beacon
ACOMA – National service is not for the faint of heart. “Every morning would start off cold, with the sounds of animals howling.” So begins a typical day for AmeriCorps member Candace Thompson, serving with the Southwest Conservation Corps ...
City of Grants Completes Source Water Protection Plan - Cibola Beacon
GRANTS - The City of Grants and its water service partner, CH2M HILL, have completed a Source Water Protection Plan (SWPP) to protect the city’s source water wells now and in the future, according to a press release from Allison Scott Majure ...
Village Supports Proposed Roca Honda Water Diversion - Cibola Beacon
MILAN – Village of Milan elected officials and several Village employees attended the March 11 Roca Honda Uranium Mine Open House event. The next week the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a letter supporting the Roca Honda proposed water diversion ...
Village Honors Young Singer - Cibola Beacon
MILAN – Jaelea Valencia, Milan Elementary School fifth grader, was honored at the March 19 Village of Milan meeting. She sang Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, a song by Amy Winehouse that was made famous by The Shirelles. Jaelea’s performance kept the ...
Manuel Ortiz - Cibola Beacon
Funeral Services for Manuel Ortiz, Jr., 84 of Grants, New Mexico are pending at this time and will be announced in Friday’s Beacon. Manuel was born on January 24, 1931 in Grants, New Mexico and he passed away on March 27, 2015 in Grants, New Mexico.
Commissioner Felipe Has Issues With New Jail Director - Cibola Beacon
CIBOLA COUNTY – “It is my observation there are issues at the Cibola County Detention Center that are still in question,” said Lloyd Felipe, a concerned commissioner who represents residents in southern and eastern parts of Cibola County. “Mainly ...
Fatal Crash Near Grants - Cibola Beacon
On Friday, March 27 at approximately 2:37 p.m., officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a fatal vehicle crash. The crash occurred at mile marker 72 on Interstate 40, just west of Grants, according to State Police. The initial ...
Sex Charges Filed On Area Gym Owner - Cibola Beacon
GRANTS – After nearly a year long of investigations, sexual related charges were filed last week on a longtime business owner in Grants. According to court reports, Joseph Mandagaran, 64, is being charged on three counts: two counts of criminal sexual ...
Garcia Pleads Guilty to Federal Voluntary Manslaughter Charge - Cibola Beacon
ACOMA - Arthur L. Garcia, 23, a member and resident of Acoma Pueblo, pleaded guilty on Friday, March 27, to a voluntary manslaughter charge. According to court filings, Garcia killed the victim, a 33-year-old Acoma Pueblo man, in the early morning hours of ...
Sports & Students Timely Announcements - Cibola Beacon
The To’Hajiileee Preschool center, a privately funded early childhood program operated by the To’Hajiilee Community School Board of Education is hosting its first fundraising basketball tournament, Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, at the To ...
Sports & Students - Cibola Beacon
Tomorrow, April 1, a “Celestial” themed art exhibit is opening at the Double Six Gallery. A reception will follow at a later date. Cash prizes for first, second and third place are being offered. In addition, winners are invited to have their art ...
Timely Announcements - Cibola Beacon
Monday through Friday, April 6-10, Future Family Foundations Center in Grants is hosting Spring Break Safari from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for area students in grades kindergarten to sixth grade. There will be crafts, cooking classes, physical activities ...
Top 10 most often forgotten spring cleaning steps - Cibola Beacon
(BPT) - Spring is a great time to clear out the old, bring in the new and welcome a fresh start. From coast to coast, consumers are eager to usher in new home decor and air out spring attire; however, the areas of one’s home that are the hardest hit ...