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

New Mexico governor slammed for buying jewelry amid closures

SANTA FE – Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is facing criticism for a jewelry purchase from a store in Albuquerque that had closed its retail locations after she issued a public health order...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Urgent care clinic opens in Farmington, despite coronavirus uncertainties

FARMINGTON – A new urgent care clinic has opened in Farmington, and one of its first services being provided to the community is free drive-up COVID-19 testing. American Family Care Urgent Care...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Three Rivers Brewery to close until business environment improves

FARMINGTON – Three Rivers Brewery, open since 1997, has announced it will temporarily close because of the unstable business environment and strict regulations stemming from the coronavirus...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico governor blocks plans to reopen drive-in theater

LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has blocked the reopening of a popular northern New Mexico drive-in movie theater despite city officials believing they had the OK. The governor’s...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

More coronavirus testing planned at New Mexico meat plant

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. – Several dozen workers at a meat processing plant in southern New Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus as state health officials plan another round of testing at the...

DATE: May 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials expect $31M loss for New Mexico’s largest airport

ALBUQUERQUE — A dramatic drop in commercial air traffic at New Mexico’s largest airport and a predicted slow recovery is expected to result in a revenue loss of an estimated $31 million for...

DATE: May 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hundreds protest state-ordered closures in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Protesters on Thursday lined both sides of Farmington’s Main Street in front of the Animas Valley Mall to demand businesses and state parks reopen throughout New Mexico. More than 500...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Sheriff accused of interfering in SWAT standoff is arrested

ESPAÑOLA, N.M. – A New Mexico sheriff suspected of showing up under the influence of alcohol to a SWAT standoff and trying to order officers away was arrested Thursday, authorities said. Rio Arriba...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Woman with COVID-19 refused to quarantine, charged

ESTANCIA, N.M. – Authorities say a New Mexico woman who tested positive for COVID-19 is facing charges after she refused to quarantine herself and visited several businesses. KOAT-TV in Albuquerque...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County reports year’s first human case of West Nile

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials confirmed Thursday that the state has its first human case of West Nile virus infection this year. The health department said the patient, a San Juan County...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Jail inmates and staff being tested in San Juan County, N.M.

FARMINGTON – San Juan County announced it will keep testing all staff and detainees at the county-run facilities for the novel coronavirus, with the support of the New Mexico Department of Health....

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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