Three dead from drinking hand sanitizer

FARMINGTON – There have been three reported deaths resulting from methanol poisoning contained in hand sanitizer, according to the New Mexico Department of Health. The state agency announced the...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Daily Denver flight coming to Farmington

FARMINGTON – Four Corners residents looking to jet-set to Denver will have another option besides the La Plata County Airport starting in October. Four Corners Regional Airport in Farmington will...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation adapts to fight wildfires during pandemic

FARMINGTON Despite concerns about the coronavirus, Navajo Regional Fire Management said it is prepared to handle what’s expected to be an above-average fire season. The northern portion of the...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

32 inmates test positive for coronavirus at San Juan County detention center

FARMINGTON – Thirty-two detainees have tested positive for coronavirus at the San Juan County Adult Detention Center, according to the county. When two detainees were transferred to another jail...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan Basin Public Health reports six new COVID-19 cases from people visiting Southwest Colorado

San Juan Basin Public Health reported six positive COVID-19 cases among people who were tested locally, but who do not live in La Plata or Archuleta counties. SJBPH reported 96 total cases in the...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

For first time, Navajo Nation officially observes Diné Pride Week

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation Council signed a proclamation for the first time this week recognizing Diné Pride Week, despite not recognizing same-sex marriage as legal. Diné Pride Week – from...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Store in Farmington posts anti-Black Lives Matter sign, receives backlash

FARMINGTON – A natural health store in Farmington has received community backlash in person and on social media after posting an anti-Black Lives Matter and Antifa sign, asking supporters of those...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Rain or shine: Volunteer network helps track drought

FARMINGTON – For the last 13 years, Joe Ward has walked out to his backyard every morning at 7 a.m. and inspected a small cylinder for any drops of precipitation. He records each entry online,...

DATE: June 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bureau of Land Management announces openings in northwest New Mexico

FARMINGTON – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management field office in Farmington announced Monday some recreation areas will begin opening this week, in another sign of relaxing social-distancing and...

DATE: June 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation nonprofit, Durango church partner on supply drive

A stream of vehicles rolled into the Unitarian Universalist Church in Durango on Saturday, loaded with supplies for Navajo and Hopi tribal members in need. The church partnered with Toyei...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec man who followed women in Bayfield, Durango is sentenced

An Aztec man who pleaded guilty to harassment for allegedly following several women in Durango and Bayfield was sentenced Friday to one year supervised probation. Eli Garcia, who was 24 at the time...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. law enforcement responds to nationwide calls for reform

FARMINGTON – Advocates across the state and country are demanding police reforms, including a ban on the use of chokeholds, with some pushing to defund police departments in favor of community...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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