Court official: New Mexico’s bail reforms are working

ALBUQUERQUE – Bail reform is working and New Mexico needs to keep moving toward a stronger justice system, a top official with the state’s court system said Monday. Artie Pepin, director of the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Sanders, Warren attract most dollars from New Mexicans

SANTA FE – New Mexico residents are throwing their financial support in the presidential race primarily behind candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. An analysis of campaign contributions...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Two arrested on suspicion of child solicitation

FARMINGTON – Two men were arrested for child solicitation last week, according to a news release from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. The incidents, which were not connected, both involved...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Two volunteers accused of embezzling from San Juan County, N.M., fire department

FARMINGTON – Two volunteers with the San Juan County, New Mexico, Fire Department are accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the county, according to county officials. Zachary Trujillo and...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College views historic Mercury transit

FARMINGTON – The transit of Mercury appeared as a small seemingly insignificant dot as it passed in front of the sun Monday, but the magic wasn’t lost to viewers at San Juan College. Passersby...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County and Farmington participate in federal arrest operation

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department and the Farmington Police Department partnered in a multi-agency and federal operation to arrest 327 fugitives throughout northern and central...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation water project advances

FARMINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation is moving forward with negotiations with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for the transfer of operations and maintenance for a portion of the Navajo-Gallup...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation ends energy company’s general indemnity agreement

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation leadership rejected the Navajo Transitional Energy Co.’s proposal Tuesday to use a general indemnity agreement between the two as financial backing to secure...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur replicas get a permanent home at San Juan College

FARMINGTON – A bit of prehistoric history has found a permanent home at The Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology at San Juan College in Farmington. The dinosaur display features six replicas of the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire-ravaged forests get help from pine cone collectors

ALONG THE BURNT MESA TRAIL, N.M. – With snow ready to fall, the scramble was on to collect as many ponderosa pine cones as possible. A crew outfitted with spurs, ropes and hard hats scaled hefty...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) hires first behavioral health director

FARMINGTON – San Juan County hired its first behavioral health services director to address service gaps, the county announced this week. Su Hodgman, who previously worked as a substance abuse...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmington building connections to its riverside trails

FARMINGTON – Construction is underway on a 1-mile trail extension along the San Juan and Animas rivers, part of a larger plan to connect the existing 10 miles of riverside trails, according to the...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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