Suspect in Colorado killing arrested in New Mexico

FARMINGTON – A suspect in a killing in Colorado was arrested in Española, north of Santa Fe, after a car chase and foot pursuit, according to the New Mexico State Police. Richard Martinez of...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

10-acre wildfire reported on Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – A wildfire was detected in the Chuska Mountains, northwest of the town of Tohatchi on the Navajo Nation over the weekend. The Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Region Wildland Fire and...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After 20 years, a temporary drive-in theater returns

FARMINGTON – Movie lovers, grab those blankets and snacks because a drive-in theater is returning to Farmington, with a heavy dose of nostalgia and social distancing. Allen Theaters is bringing a...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College plans to break ground on student housing in December

FARMINGTON – San Juan College is moving forward with plans to build student housing on campus, a talked-about project for more than 10 years. The college recently secured a loan of just over $14...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Monsoon outlook poor for parched San Juan River Basin

FARMINGTON – The San Juan River Basin is experiencing lower-than-average rainfall and increased temperatures for this time of year, leading to increased wildfire concerns and predictions of a...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hundreds in Farmington protest for end to police violence

FARMINGTON – “I can’t breathe,” yelled a crowd of more than 400 people in Farmington on Monday. The Justice for George Floyd protest brought out hundreds of people along Main Street in front of...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Business flows again for fishing lodges and river guides

FARMINGTON – Public access to the San Juan River opened quietly on Memorial Day weekend, but as the news spread on social media and through word of mouth, anglers flocked into the water in boats...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico virus cases top 7,800, with 6 additional deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials reported an additional 113 positive tests for the novel coronavirus as the state began Monday easing some of the restrictions that had been placed on...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Albuquerque mayor blames ‘agitators’ for gunshots, violence

ALBUQUERQUE – The mayor of New Mexico’s largest city is blaming small groups of what he called agitators for violence that broke out hours after hundreds of people gathered for a largely peaceful...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation reports 98 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Department of Health has reported 98 new cases of coronavirus on the Navajo Nation and five more known deaths. That pushes the numbers to 5,348 positive COVID-19...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico will lift many business restrictions on June 1

SANTA FE — New Mexico will allow restaurants, shopping malls and salons to reopen at limited capacity starting on Monday, June 1, as state health regulators relax restrictions aimed at slowing the...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Indian Health Services announces more funding for Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – During a visit Wednesday to the Navajo Nation, the Indian Health Services director announced additional funding has been allocated to its COVID-19 fight and emphasized the importance...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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