New Mexico game wardens seize 17 game animal heads

The Journal FARMINGTON — New Mexico authorities have seized 17 illegal game animal heads while serving search warrants at multiple locations in Farmington. The state Game and Fish Department...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bloomfield plans drilling to find second source for water

The Associated Press BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — Bloomfield plans to drill four test drills as it seeks a secondary water source for the northwestern New Mexico city. Public Works Director Jason Thomas says...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fake art threatens Native American livelihood

SANTA FE – The recent spread of fake Native American art and jewelry has shown the need to update how the federal government protects tribal artists from fraud that undercuts the value of their...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

New Mexico suit against Colorado in Gold King Mine spill fails

New Mexico’s petition to hold Colorado responsible for the Gold King Mine spill nearly two years ago was denied Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. “Because it was the EPA and not Colorado that...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for fun

ABIQUIU, N.M. – A man accused of killing his stepfather, brother and two strangers in a shooting rampage spanning nearly 200 miles across New Mexico had made troubling statements to family members...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Cortez priest, Rev. Larry Gallegos, dies at 78

The Rev. Larry Gallegos, who had been with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Durango on and off for nearly 30 years, died Friday. He was 78. “You won’t believe how many people I’ve had call me and...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

A search for truth: Albert Pfeiffer, Kit Carson and the Long Walk

Just west of Pagosa Springs is a small roadside park north of the highway. A bronze plaque set in granite says that more than a century ago Capt. Albert Pfeiffer stripped naked on behalf of Utes in...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | COLUMN: Gulliford's travels

Aztec Ruins to host archaeology lecture

A free lecture about a 4,000-year-old bison-processing site in the San Juan Basin will be offered at 7 p.m. June 2 at the Aztec Ruins National Monument. In the summer of 2013, before construction...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI searching for shooting suspect in Aneth, Utah

The FBI is searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting that took place in Aneth, Utah, on the Navajo Nation on Thursday, according to a statement FBI spokeswoman Sandra Barker. A 46-year-old man...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earthquake rattles Utah south of Bluff

A minor earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitude occurred Friday night south of Bluff, Utah, on the Navajo Reservation, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 10:01 p.m. A...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

What the Navajo Generating Station will leave behind

The smokestacks of the Navajo Generation Station rise 775 feet from the sere landscape of the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, just three miles away from the serpentine, stagnant blue wound in...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico archbishop uses ‘Social Gospel’ to fight poverty

ALBUQUERQUE – When Pope Francis appointed a new archbishop of New Mexico’s largest diocese last year, some anti-poverty advocates expressed optimism given his previous work on immigration reform...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Faith

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