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Two arrested on suspicion of child solicitation

FARMINGTON – Two men were arrested for child solicitation last week, according to a news release from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. The incidents, which were not connected, both involved...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Two volunteers accused of embezzling from San Juan County, N.M., fire department

FARMINGTON – Two volunteers with the San Juan County, N.M., Fire Department are accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the county, according to county officials. Zachary Trujillo and Kyrie...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County and Farmington participate in federal arrest operation

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department and the Farmington Police Department partnered in a multi-agency and federal operation to arrest 327 fugitives throughout northern and central...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

After 17 years, hand-carved doors still hold storybook magic

FARMINGTON – Any booklover will tell of the doors reading can open – that whole worlds can exist between the pages. At the Farmington Public Library , that’s literally the case. The children’s...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bow & Arrow Brewing taps Farmington for satellite location

FARMINGTON – Craft brewery aficionados will have another option in 2020 to taste a unique slice of the Four Corners’ beer scene. The Bow & Arrow Brew ing, based in Albuquerque, picked Farmington as...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico vineyards cultivate community

BLANCO, N.M. – Trash, sagebrush, tall trees and an old metal barn greeted David Arnold when he first saw the slice of land tucked along a bend in the San Juan River in 1999. But Arnold and his...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Navajo Nation water project advances

FARMINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation is moving forward with negotiations with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority for the transfer of operations and maintenance for a portion of the Navajo-Gallup...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation ends energy company’s general indemnity agreement

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation leadership rejected the Navajo Transitional Energy Co.’s proposal Tuesday to use a general indemnity agreement between the two as financial backing to secure...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan College views historic Mercury transit

FARMINGTON – The transit of Mercury appeared as a small seemingly insignificant dot as it passed in front of the sun Monday, but the magic wasn’t lost to viewers at San Juan College. Passersby...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land of Enchantment to provide the Capitol Christmas tree

FARMINGTON – A 60-foot-tall tree from New Mexico is headed on a 2,000-mile journey to the nation’s capital this week. This year’s Christmas tree, a blue spruce cut Nov. 6, was chosen from the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Historic energy law re-examined in N.M. Legislature

FARMINGTON – Leading New Mexico legislators reaffirmed support of a historic energy law while denouncing state utility regulators for slowing the process and challenging their authority on...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) hires first behavioral health director

FARMINGTON – San Juan County hired its first behavioral health services director to address service gaps, the county announced this week. Su Hodgman, who previously worked as a substance abuse...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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