New Mexico elects new U.S. senator, House representative

Rep. Ben Ray Luján was elected as New Mexico’s next U.S. senator and Teresa Leger Fernandez was elected to represent the state’s 3rd Congressional District in Tuesday night’s election, which...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire mitigation, invasive species removal to begin along banks of Animas River

The city of Farmington is preparing Phase 2 of the Animas River Mitigation Project, an effort to remove invasive species from the banks of the river. Crews, contracted through the San Juan Soil &...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Missing Cortez man found dead in Arizona

A Cortez man who was reported missing has been found dead in northern Arizona, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. The body of Ocean Christopher Rodd, 23, was discovered on Oct. 22...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police offer twist on trick-or-treating

The Farmington Police Department is trying to keep the Halloween spirit alive this year by introducing reverse trick-or-treating. While out patrolling, from now through Nov. 4, officers will look...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Catching up with ‘Voice’ winner Chevel Shepherd

Like the rest of us, country music singer Chevel Shepherd hadn’t planned on the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing springtime quarantine. The Farmington teenager – and Season 15 winner of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Living

COVID can’t stop Chile Challenge, it’s just different this year

Residents who were looking forward to tasting spicy food in the annual Chile in October Challenge need not be disappointed. The challenge was unable to proceed as usual this year because of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington tackles animal surgery backlog with new funding

The Farmington Regional Animal Shelter is tackling an animal surgery backlog, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with the help of about $15,000 in donations. When the coronavirus pandemic struck New...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

After 45 years, have race relations improved in Farmington?

In summer 1974, Farmington was engulfed in racial justice protests after teenagers murdered three Navajo men. This summer, with racial justice movements spreading across the nation, government...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque police want help finding missing man, possibly in Southwest Colorado

The Albuquerque Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing man who is connected with another man who killed his wife Monday in Albuquerque and was later killed by...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico travel restrictions now apply to Colorado residents

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham this week extended the state’s emergency public health order that was set to expire Friday and added more restrictive measures aimed at slowing the spread of...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Young Navajo musicians shape, define country music genre

Ryan Allison and George Yazzie say it is hard to describe the sound of Navajo country music, but it is unmistakable once you hear it. The twang of a bruised, old electric guitar evoking miles and...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Truck rolls, becomes fully engulfed in flames

A truck became fully engulfed in flames Wednesday after rolling on its side on New Mexico Highway 173, southeast of Aztec, according to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Al Jamison said a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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