Farmington mayor objects to nixing qualified immunity for officers

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington and the Farmington Police Department made a plea in November to the New Mexico Civil Rights Commission to not remove qualified immunity for law enforcement...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Woman offers free Christmas wrapping to benefit Farmington Animal Shelter

FARMINGTON – Marsha Marie Buell is busy wrapping gifts this holiday season. That’s what happens when you announce on Facebook you’re willing to wrap presents for free. While there is no catch to...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

The Blotter

Farmington Police Wednesday 6:42 a.m. A stolen vehicle was reported in the 2600 block of Dustin Avenue. Tuesday 12:48 a.m. Breaking and entering was reported in the 2800 block of North Dustin...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College to host virtual AstroFriday event

San Juan College Planetarium will present virtual AstroFriday showings featuring The Star of Bethlehem at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday via Zoom. This will be a live sky show using a screen share of...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico seeks court’s protection from business lawsuits

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s governor and top health officials are trying to fend off a flurry of lawsuits by businesses owners who say financial losses caused by the state’s pandemic health orders...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Sen. Udall warns against ‘tyranny of the minority’ in farewell address

Retiring New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall delivered his farewell address Tuesday on the Senate floor, remembering his achievements in office and sharing his hopes for the future of a legislative body he...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Thousands wait hours to experience luminarias in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Drivers waited 4½ hours in bumper-to-bumper traffic Saturday in Farmington for the chance to be immersed in one of New Mexico’s most popular and traditional Christmastime spectacles:...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico reports 1,250 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

SANTA FE – Health officials in New Mexico on Sunday reported 1,250 new COVID-19 cases with eight additional deaths. The latest numbers pushed the state’s totals since the pandemic began to 108,088...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

San Juan College Choir presents virtual Fall End-of-Semester Student Showcase

San Juan College Choir will present a virtual Fall End-of-Semester Student Showcase, “How Can I Keep From Singing: A production during a time of uncertainty,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The pre-recorded...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Concerns raised about costs of New Mexico Civil Rights Act

SANTA FE – A proposed New Mexico Civil Rights Act that would allow legal claims to be filed in state court over alleged infringements on free speech, freedom of religion and other constitutional...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports 225 new COVID-19 cases; ICU beds full

WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation health officials have reported 225 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths with intensive care unit beds at healthcare facilities now at full capacity. Officials...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico legislative bill to provide $5M in relief funds

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Human Services Department has been appropriated $5 million by the state Legislature to provide emergency financial assistance to low income state residents who didn’t get...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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