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 | UPDATED: Less than 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington tackles animal surgery backlog with new funding

The Farmington Regional Animal Shelter is tackling an animal surgery backlog, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the help of about $15,000 in donations. When the coronavirus pandemic struck New...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

After 45 years, have race relations improved in Farmington?

In summer 1974, Farmington was engulfed in racial justice protests after teenagers murdered three Navajo men. This summer, with racial justice movements spreading across the nation, government...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Albuquerque police want help finding missing man, possibly in Southwest Colorado

The Albuquerque Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who is connected with another man who killed his wife Monday in Albuquerque and was later killed by...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Young Navajo musicians shape, define country music genre

Ryan Allison and George Yazzie say it is hard to describe the sound of Navajo country music, but it is unmistakable once you hear it. The twang of a bruised, old electric guitar evoking miles and...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Truck rolls, becomes fully engulfed in flames

A truck became fully engulfed in flames Wednesday after rolling on its side on New Mexico Highway 173, southeast of Aztec, according to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Al Jamison said a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Strict rules keep business out of N.M. loan program

SANTA FE – Only about $20 million of a $400 million loan program for New Mexico small businesses hit by the pandemic has been approved to send out since the program began in August, according to...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carbon capture technology for N.M. power plant wins more support

Local leadership and businesses are continuing to garner support as they negotiate plans to modify New Mexico’s San Juan Generating Station with carbon capturing capabilities. U.S. Deputy...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., helicopter program flying high for 22 years

While searching for a suspect last year near Navajo Lake in Southwest Colorado, the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office quickly realized it would be much easier if it had a law enforcement helicopter....

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington Municipal Schools provide free supplies to all students

The Farmington Municipal School District provided free school supplies this year to every student in the district. The initiative was inspired by the Gallup McKinley County School District, which...

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

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