Farmington flights delayed until spring 2021

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington announced Monday the return of commercial flights to the region has been delayed as a result of coronavirus uncertainties. The daily flights from the Four...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico’s Lt. Gov. wants stadium’s ‘Chief Wahoo’ dropped

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s lieutenant governor has called on the high school baseball team he once coached to remove its stadium’s logo of a Native American caricature. Howie Morales asked the...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico restaurants bristle at rolling back indoor dining

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s revamped public health order took effect Monday, and some restaurant owners aren’t happy that they have been ordered to roll back indoor dining. The...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau of Land Management faces lawsuit over oil and gas leases

FARMINGTON – A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management accusing the federal agency of not allowing a comment period on the environmental...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango man accused of New Mexico murder is sentenced in La Plata County

A Durango man accused of murder in New Mexico has been sentenced to three years in prison on separate charges out of La Plata County for burglary and eluding police. Michael Iain Greer, 28, was...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington Indian Center to reopen for call-in, take-out orders

The city of Farmington reopened the Farmington Indian Center restaurant Tuesday for call-in take-out orders. Indoor seating at restaurants is temporarily prohibited by the latest public health...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College plans mix of in-person, online instruction

FARMINGTON – As the national debate continues about how to open higher education institutions, San Juan College released its plan for a hybrid model. The college’s plan involves offering classes in...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Restaurants rush to expand outdoor seating after N.M. governor halts indoor dining

FARMINGTON – Restaurants in Farmington are scrambling to expand outdoor seating after the New Mexico governor issued a public health order halting indoor dining. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington’s Main Street weathers ‘perfect storm’ of construction, coronavirus

FARMINGTON – Businesses on Main Street in downtown Farmington were hit with a double-whammy this year: First, a section of Main Street closed to vehicle traffic for major infrastructure...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Detainees start fire, barricade themselves in San Juan County Detention Center

FARMINGTON – About 35 detainees from two COVID-19 “pods,” or units, at the San Juan County Detention Center barricaded themselves inside the upper level of the detention center Monday in protest of...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation fire mostly contained at 96%

FARMINGTON – The Wood Springs Two Fire on the Navajo Nation had burned 12,861 acres and was 96% contained as of Friday. Hot and dry conditions this weekend will likely cause the fire to spread...

DATE: July 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico spends $66,000 asking neighboring states to wear a mask

FARMINGTON – New Mexico, which relies heavily on summer tourism, is asking neighboring states Arizona and Texas to be aware of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions before planning a visit. The New...

DATE: July 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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