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Albuquerque retirement facility has 18 coronavirus cases

SANTA FE – Eighteen residents at a retirement facility in New Mexico’s most populous city have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the state’s total to nearly 500 cases, officials...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Police: Man tried to set wife on fire over stimulus check

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he became enraged he didn’t qualify for a COVID-19-related stimulus check and tried to set his wife on fire. The Albuquerque...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington is going on a bear hunt

FARMINGTON – Those with a keen eye might have noticed fuzzy, stuffed bears popping up in windows throughout town this past week. Farmington is going on a bear hunt. Part of a nationwide trend,...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Utility company’s bid to end operations at San Juan Generating Station approved

FARMINGTON – New Mexico’s Public Regulation Commission ruled in favor of the Public Service Co. of New Mexico’s application to abandon operations at the San Juan Generating Station, despite an...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Local artist draws from past two decades of work

FARMINGTON – From a distance, the art pieces look like soft scratchings of pencil on paper, short lines filling space, etchings shaping a jawline and filling the soft curve of an eye. But as you...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation issues curfew as virus spreads

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation issued a curfew effective Monday morning, as the number of COVID-19 cases jumped and there were two confirmed deaths Sunday. President Jonathan Nez and Vice...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Navajo Nation issues stay-at-home order as cases rise

FARMINGTON – With the number of positive COVID-19 cases reaching 29, the Navajo Nation reissued a stay-at-home order and urged all non-essential businesses to close Monday, according to Navajo...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Critical blood shortage arises amid COVID-19 concerns

FARMINGTON – As the coronavirus spreads and people follow social-distancing protocols from public health experts, an unexpected side effect is a decrease in blood donations across the country,...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (Colorado) limits backcountry recreation to locals

San Juan County (Colorado) Sheriff Bruce Conrad has issued a “locals only” policy prohibiting backcountry recreation, including skiing and snowmobiling, on all lands within the county to minimize...

DATE: March 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Navajo Nation reaches 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19

FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation announced it had 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday evening, two days after its first confirmed positive case was found Tuesday. As a result, Navajo Nation...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI reports rise in COVID-19 scams

FARMINGTON – Public officials and law enforcement agencies have issued public warnings against scams and cyber criminals targeting information and relief action related to COVID-19. New Mexico...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico works to meet child care needs amid COVID-19 outbreak

FARMINGTON – After the announcement of a state of emergency and K-12 schools closing for at least three weeks in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, New Mexico state agencies have created emergency...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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