Virtual event created by Farmington Visitors Bureau aims to support local artists

FARMINGTON – As physical-distancing practices continue and more events like Farmington’s Spring Art Walk and the Riverfest Fine Arts Festival are canceled, virtual art walks are springing up to...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Celebrities call for donations to aid Navajo Nation in COVID-19 response

FARMINGTON – Tribal leaders issued a call for medical volunteers and additional donations of personal protective equipment Wednesday as COVID-19 continued its spread across the Navajo Nation. A...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Group demands details about deaths of endangered wolves

FARMINGTON – A wildlife activist group has filed Freedom of Information Act requests in hopes of understanding why federal agencies killed four Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico. The Center for...

DATE: May 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Air patrol makes quick work of transporting COVID-19 tests

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico wing of the Civil Air Patrol is flying dozens of coronavirus tests from a meatpacking plant in southern New Mexico to a state lab so they can be processed quickly after...

DATE: May 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico mandates face masks at retail stores, restaurants

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is ordering workers at retail stores and restaurants to wear face coverings as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19, starting with big box...

DATE: May 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Northwest New Mexico a ‘hotbed’ for COVID-19 cases

FARMINGTON – While not out of the woods yet, public health officials said New Mexico is likely past its peak of COVID-19 cases, but the northwest corner of the state, including San Juan County,...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Will oil, natural gas price declines affect Four Corners revenue?

FARMINGTON – With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the world, the global demand and consumption of oil took a sharp decline, culminating in a historic drop in oil prices last month. So what...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College adapts to COVID-19 changes

FARMINGTON – As schools across the Four Corners extend closures, San Juan College in Farmington has implemented changes to increase engagement with current and prospective students. While New...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico to tap satellite tracking during wildfire season

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico has a new tool that could help crews get an early jump on any wildfires that might break out. The State Forestry Division will be getting real-time alerts via a...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico blocks roads into Gallup as virus cases surge

ALBUQUERQUE – The governor of New Mexico invoked the state’s Riot Control Act on Friday as she sealed off all roads to nonessential traffic in the city of Gallup to help control a surging...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Special prosecutor takes case of suspected drunk sheriff

SANTA FE – A special prosecutor has been appointed to lead a case involving a New Mexico sheriff accused of showing up drunk to a SWAT standoff. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office named this...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico dairy industry drowning in glut of milk

SANTA FE (AP) – The COVID-19 pandemic is choking New Mexico’s dairy market, forcing many farmers to throw surplus milk into irrigation ponds. It’s a cruel double whammy. The statewide shutdown of...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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