Women gain G.R.I.T. through empowerment program

AZTEC – The woman in the dark parking lot stepped back as the man approached, asking to use her cellphone. She loudly and clearly told him to step away. When it became apparent he was not...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec looks to the Philippines amid teacher shortage

AZTEC (AP) – It was a cold Monday morning at C.V. Koogler Middle School in Aztec. Students stumbled into Shannon Albores’ history class and take off their rumpled jackets. After reciting the Pledge...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Can yoga help heal Aztec?

AZTEC – On the stage of a darkened high school auditorium, 50 people inhaled, pulling the oxygen deep into their lungs. With a 1-2-3 count, they audibly exhaled, sending a few of the candles...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Office is filming with ‘Live PD’

AZTEC – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office will be one of the rotating law enforcement departments featured in A&E Network’s newest reality show, “Live PD: Wanted ,” the department announced...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School soccer menaces Aztec Tigers

It was clear the Durango High School boys soccer team would score in bunches Tuesday night. The question was when it would start. After the Demons (9-4) peppered Aztec (6-11) with 12 shots but only...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Crews respond to fire near Aztec

AZTEC – County and city crews responded to a fire near County Road 3260 midday on Sunday, with black smoke visible from New Mexico State Road 516. Multiple districts from the San Juan County Fire...

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

Team to study historic inscriptions at New Mexico ruins

AZTEC – A Colorado historian is leading a team to survey inscriptions left by settlers and others on the ceilings of 900-year-old ruins in northwestern New Mexico. Fred Blackburn and his team will...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Local couple collecting donations for asylum-seekers along U.S.-Mexico border

An Aztec-area couple is gathering donations of warm clothes, blankets and basic toiletries for refugees along the U.S.-Mexico border. Susan Workman and Jim Gage will make their third trip to Las...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of Aztec High School shooting victim files lawsuit over sex abuse allegations

The mother of a victim in the 2017 Aztec High School shooting has sued the school district and superintendent over sexual abuse accusations. Jamie Lattin, mother of the 17-year-old Casey Marquez,...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Explosion in Aztec displaces dozens of people

An explosion at an Aztec apartment complex – the result of a natural gas leak inside the building – left one injured and dozens of others evacuated Sunday, according to authorities in New Mexico....

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Elder’s Greenhouse and Garden buys the farm – in a good way

David Elder of Elder’s Greenhouse & Garden has been growing plants commercially for 29 years, but didn’t buy his own farm until just this last year. Elder and his wife, Pam, previously grew...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Bond set for Aztec mother who allegedly boiled puppies in front of children

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico couple arrested in an abuse case marked by allegations of child beatings and tortured pets can be released on bond, a magistrate judge ruled Wednesday. Martha and Timothy...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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