Miyamura High secretary killed in mass shooting remembered as an advocate for students

A few days prior to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Miyamura High School student Phillip Montgomery posted a video on Facebook of himself rapping about overcoming thoughts of suicide and how Lisa Romero-Muniz, aka “Ms. Lisa,” helped him. Romero-Muniz, who was a discipline secretary at Miyamura High, was among at least 58 people who... Continue Reading →


Western Refining purchased and will undergo name change

Western Refining, which has a crude-oil refinery near Gallup, has been purchased and will have a new identity beginning Tuesday, Aug. 1, according to the company's website, but it's unclear what impact this could have locally. Tesoro Corporation, based in San Antonio, Texas, announced June 1 that it finalized the acquisition of Western and that... Continue Reading →

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Welcome to the Gallup Beat! What is the Beat? I'm not quite sure, to be honest. For now let's call it a news blog, but it's definitely a work in progress and will likely change over time. With that said, the idea behind the Beat — my mission — is to put a spotlight on... Continue Reading →

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