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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

Linda has been a Gazette journalist for nearly 50 years. She has been a writer and editor and has covered beats including police, courts, television and features. She has also been a news researcher and for several years wrote a column answering readers' questions, "Did You Ever Wonder?" Since 2006 she has been both writer and photographer for "Around Town" events, many of them charity fundraisers raising millions of dollars for many of this area's 2,000 nonprofits.

Blackbird Outreach benefit: Executive Director Trygve "Trig" Bundgaard does an auction item sales pitch for "Fund a Need."  
041818 Photo by Linda Navarro
Blackbird Outreach benefit: Executive Director Trygve "Trig" Bundgaard does an auction item sales pitch for "Fund a Need." 041818 Photo by Linda Navarro
The Pantry Restaurant "South of the Boarder Huevos Rancheros" - Two corn tortillas layered with 2 eggs, refried beans, fresh tomato, avocado and melted cheese, smothered in original Green Chili Verde con Carne, served with hash browns Thursday December 14, 2017. Photo by Jeff Kearney.
Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship Dinner: Scholarship recipient Kari Rosenbaum, studying to be a culinary instructor, led the toast to Fran Folsom.
041418 Photo by Linda Navarro
Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship Dinner: Scholarship recipient Kari Rosenbaum, studying to be a culinary instructor, led the toast to Fran Folsom. 041418 Photo by Linda Navarro
Broadmoor Garden Club Beatrix Potter program: "Oma" Phyllis Stanley shares Beatrix Potter stories with granddaughter Gracie Stanley.
041318 Photo by Linda Navarro
Broadmoor Garden Club Beatrix Potter program: "Oma" Phyllis Stanley shares Beatrix Potter stories with granddaughter Gracie Stanley. 041318 Photo by Linda Navarro
Linda Navarro March 7, 2013. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Tri-Lakes Chamber annual awards: Matt and Jamie Glover in "Miami Vice" colors
040718 Photo by Linda Navarro
Tri-Lakes Chamber annual awards: Matt and Jamie Glover in "Miami Vice" colors 040718 Photo by Linda Navarro
Senior Resource Council Accolades Awards: Volunteer Award winner Vileen Hostetler. Laurel Manor LPN and volunteer, voice for seniors, Extended Care Ethics Committee.
041118 Photo by Linda Navarro
Senior Resource Council Accolades Awards: Volunteer Award winner Vileen Hostetler. Laurel Manor LPN and volunteer, voice for seniors, Extended Care Ethics Committee. 041118 Photo by Linda Navarro
EARTH DAY
A Seven Falls Indian Dancer performs a fancy feather dance for visitors to the Garden of the Gods Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 19, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Spanish serrano ham skewer with olive and lettuce isolated on white background