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imgCelebration of Women Conference held in Farmington

The Celebration of Women Conference offered sessions ranging from tai chi and art to talking about legal rights and nurturing resilient women.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img PRC calls meeting to gauge utility company peak use planning efforts

State energy regulators want to hear from utility companies what their plans are to meet power customer demands during upcoming peak demand seasons.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img New Mexico COVID-19 cases decrease as state rolls out new booster shots

Reported New Mexico COVID-19 cases have dropped over the last two weeks as state rolls out new booster shots targeting omicron subvariants.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Lawmakers say alcohol will be on next year's agenda

Experts say raising taxes to make alcohol more expensive is crucial for discouraging excessive drinking but lawmakers have largely ignored this tool.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Large crowds turn out for meetings devoted to return of rail service

A federally funded feasibility study examining the return of rail service to San Juan County must be completed by October 2024.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Indigenous groups ask Supreme Court to overturn power shift

A petition seeks to throw out a constitutional amendment that shifts the PRC from an elected board to one appointed by the governor.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Farmington students will square off in junior chef event this weekend

More than 30 Farmington students will compete for scholarship money and gift cards during the Junior Chef Competition on Saturday at Scorpion Arena.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Adoption fees waived for pets at Farmington Regional Animal Shelter

The Utah-based Best Friends Animal Society is partnering with the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter on the free adoption event this weekend.


Published: Saturday September 24 2022

img Application deadline for mine spill settlement money pushed to Oct. 28

A total of $10 million has been set aside for projects that restore or replace injured natural resources or the services they provide.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 12:32PM

img Farmington goes to court to spur San Juan Generating Station transfer

The City of Farmington asked the state’s 11th Judicial District Court to intervene in its battle with PNM to take over San Juan Generating Station.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 11:28AM

img VPs of Hobbs, Farmington colleges candidates for top position at SENMC

The college announced public forums scheduled for Sept. 26, Sept. 27 and Sept. 28 in which the community can learn more about the final candidates.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022

img New Mexico granted $38 million from feds for electric vehicle chargers

The approval of the first phase, allowed funds earmarked for FY 2022 be immediately available to New Mexico from the U.S. Department of Transportation.


Published: Wednesday September 21 2022

img Calendar of events

The Four Corners Balloon Rally and the Harvest Wine Festival are among many events taking place this week in San Juan County.


Published: Wednesday September 21 2022

img Preparations underway for Mission of Mercy free dental clinic

The Mission of Mercy free dental clinic this weekend will involve the work of 200 dental health professionals and hundreds of other volunteers.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

img Lower jobless rate finally allows NM to move up in national rankings

The Farmington Metropolitan Statistical Area continues to whittle away at its jobless rate and is closing the gap on the state's other three MSAs.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

img Aztec school officials declined comment on coach's battery charge

Aztec High School head football coach Hank Strauss is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after an alleged altercation with a student.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

img San Juan County COVID-19 cases and deaths tracker

New Mexico reported 1,702 new cases of coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, from 1,750 the week before of the virus that causes COVID-19.


Published: Monday September 19 2022

img Farmington vows to get ownership of San Juan Generating Station

The City of Farmington says it plans to exercise its rights under a 2017 agreement and take ownership of the San Juan Generating Station.


Published: Monday September 19 2022

img San Juan College Harvest Food Hub receives $200k grant from state

San Juan College students will be eligible to receive vouchers they can redeem for prepared food boxes from the Harvest Food Hub & Kitchen.


Published: Saturday September 17 2022

img Leaked report roils harassment probe of New Mexico senator

Democratic Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto announced that an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against him had been "indefinitely suspended.


Published: Saturday September 17 2022

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