Sandia lab lauds successful tests of mock B61 nuclear bomb

ALBUQUERQUE – A test over the Nevada desert has confirmed that the latest version of the nation’s B61 nuclear bomb is compatible with the U.S. Air Force’s primary fighter plane, defense officials...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

10-acre wildfire reported on Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – A wildfire was detected in the Chuska Mountains, northwest of the town of Tohatchi on the Navajo Nation over the weekend. The Bureau of Indian Affairs Navajo Region Wildland Fire and...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After 20 years, a temporary drive-in theater returns

FARMINGTON – Movie lovers, grab those blankets and snacks because a drive-in theater is returning to Farmington, with a heavy dose of nostalgia and social distancing. Allen Theaters is bringing a...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

COVID-19 races through prison facilities in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Coronavirus infections continue to sweep through state and federal prison populations in New Mexico as health officials reported 218 new positive tests statewide on Thursday....

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico reports 218 more coronavirus cases, 8 more deaths

SANTA FE – Health officials in New Mexico have confirmed 218 more coronavirus cases with eight additional deaths. That pushes the number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 8,353 with 383 known...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Pregnant woman tried to run car off the road

HOBBS, N.M. – A pregnant New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she tried knocking a car off the road while two children sat in her backseat. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Shaniece...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor appoints racial justice policy group

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is holding a virtual roundtable with state black leaders Thursday after a week of anti-racism protests calling for police reform around the country. The...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan College plans to break ground on student housing in December

FARMINGTON – San Juan College is moving forward with plans to build student housing on campus, a talked-about project for more than 10 years. The college recently secured a loan of just over $14...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Monsoon outlook poor for parched San Juan River Basin

FARMINGTON – The San Juan River Basin is experiencing lower-than-average rainfall and increased temperatures for this time of year, leading to increased wildfire concerns and predictions of a...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

100 cords of firewood provided to Navajos and Hopi

The closure of the Black Mesa coal mine in 2019 has increased the demand for firewood for the Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe. More than 100 cords of wood recently were donated to tribal members as...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds in Farmington protest for end to police violence

FARMINGTON – “I can’t breathe,” yelled a crowd of more than 400 people in Farmington on Monday. The Justice for George Floyd protest brought out hundreds of people along Main Street in front of...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Business flows again for fishing lodges and river guides

FARMINGTON – Public access to the San Juan River opened quietly on Memorial Day weekend, but as the news spread on social media and through word of mouth, anglers flocked into the water in boats...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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