White Sands in New Mexico could become newest national park

FARMINGTON – New Mexico will become home to the next national park if a bill that redesignates White Sands National Monument is passed this week. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., first introduced...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Legislation aims to preserve 148 Native languages

FARMINGTON – The U.S. House on Monday passed a bill promoting the preservation of Native languages. The Esther Martinez Native American Languages Program Reauthorization Act was designed to help...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Drivers hit cow on U.S. Highway 550

A driver and his passengers escaped injury after hitting a cow Saturday night on U.S. Highway 550 north of Aztec. According to New Mexico State Police, a 2008 GMC pickup, driven by a 76-year-old...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico opens investigation into Uber, issues consumer alert

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office opened an investigation into Uber on Friday after the ride-sharing company documented more than 3,000 cases of sexual assault last year. Uber’s...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Buck tangles with swing set, gets knocked out, is back up doing well

FARMINGTON – Ever wonder which would come out on top, a swing set or a deer? One unlucky buck found out Wednesday when he became tangled with a plastic swing and metal chain in Farmington’s Berg...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Albuquerque airport highlights lowrider culture

FARMINGTON – If your holiday travel plans include the Albuquerque International Sunport, take a moment – between loading up on snacks and a mad dash to the gate – to explore an internationally...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Elementary school students to auction abstract art

FARMINGTON – The deep reds swirl into even darker purples and blues, seeming to divide and run like an ancient riverbed on some forgotten planet. What looks like an image beamed from the far...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New esports facility is first of its kind in region

FARMINGTON – Gamers and esports players have a new facility dedicated to the burgeoning sport, as one of the region’s only esports facilities opened last week. Nemesis 5 Esports , near the corner...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. providing housing for homeless youths

FARMINGTON – San Juan County received a federal grant to provide housing for youths transitioning out of juvenile and protective services and who have a history of homelessness. The $287,000 grant...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. warns against coyote-killing contests

FARMINGTON – With reports of coyote-killing contests planned for this weekend, the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office issued a statement Friday reminding residents that such events are illegal. ...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Lauter Haus Brewing becomes 2nd brewery in Farmington

FARMINGTON – When you enter Lauter Haus Brewing Co., it’s easy to wonder if you’ve traveled back in time. Neon lights flicker behind the taps, pinball machines line the walls, bold graffiti catches...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Turkey 101: An annual deep-frying safety reminder

FARMINGTON – It’s that magical time of year again, when relatives near and far gather to toss a bird into a vat of hot oil. And to prevent your house, garage or eyebrows from getting singed,...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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