Free school meals available for pickup in Farmington during winter break

Farmington Municipal Schools will provide free packs of seven meals for pick up on Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 during the winter break for families that need support feeding children at home. “We know...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Canvassing board certifies Joe Biden’s win in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – The state canvassing board on Tuesday certified Joe Biden’s win in New Mexico, delivering the state’s five electoral votes to the Democrat. The approval came as the board was forced...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Election revives recreational pot initiatives in New Mexico

SANTA FE – State legislators are rekindling efforts to open New Mexico to recreational marijuana production and sales, with an emphasis on economic opportunity amid the turmoil of the coronavirus...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Report: New Mexico’s outdoor economy growing faster than US

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s outdoor recreation economy is outpacing the industry’s growth nationwide, but state officials said Wednesday that there’s more work that could be done to help the industry...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. governor hopes ‘pause’ will blunt virus surge

SANTA FE – People are being asked to stay home and gyms, salons, golf courses and other nonessential businesses will have to close for two weeks under public health restrictions reimposed Friday by...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation accuses farmers of illegally growing hemp

SHIPROCK — The Navajo Nation has sued nearly three dozen people, accusing them of illegally growing hemp or marijuana on the reservation. The lawsuit filed earlier this week in the Shiprock...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Fire mitigation, invasive species removal to begin along banks of Animas River

The city of Farmington is preparing Phase 2 of the Animas River Mitigation Project, an effort to remove invasive species from the banks of the river. Crews, contracted through the San Juan Soil &...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington police offer twist on trick-or-treating

The Farmington Police Department is trying to keep the Halloween spirit alive this year by introducing reverse trick-or-treating. While out patrolling, from now through Nov. 4, officers will look...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

DWI checkpoint planned for Nov. 6 in San Juan County, N.M.

The San Juan County, New Mexico, Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DWI checkpoint Nov. 6. According to a news release, the checkpoint is intended “to identify and apprehend drunk drivers and to make...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

COVID can’t stop Chile Challenge, it’s just different this year

Residents who were looking forward to tasting spicy food in the annual Chile in October Challenge need not be disappointed. The challenge was unable to proceed as usual this year because of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Albuquerque businesses impacted by canceled Balloon Fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE – Multiple business owners in New Mexico have said this October could prove challenging for their businesses since the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which brings tourists...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico travel restrictions now apply to Colorado residents

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham this week extended the state’s emergency public health order that was set to expire Friday and added more restrictive measures aimed at slowing the spread of...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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