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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 on Friday, with a heavy dose of nostalgia and social distancing. Allen Theaters is...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington Public Library to open Monday

The Farmington Public Library will reopen Monday, with limited services. For this phase, the library will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays for...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Record number of wolf pups fostered into wild dens in the Southwest

FARMINGTON – A record number of endangered Mexican wolf pups has been fostered into wild wolf dens in western New Mexico and eastern Arizona, state agencies announced. Twenty wolf pups were...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hundreds in Farmington and Durango 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 the...

DATE: June 3, 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 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Lake Farmington opens for recreation

Lake Farmington has opened for outdoor recreation including swimming, camping, fishing, limited boating and mountain biking. As of Monday, Lake Farmington access fees were reduced to $1 per person....

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

BLM Farmington Field Office offering forest product permits online

As part of its ongoing efforts to better serve the public, the Bureau of Land Management Farmington Field Office has begun offering permits for fuelwood online. The BLM has been offering permits to...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan Regional Medical Center continues COVID-19 screening line

San Juan Regional Medical Center’s COVID-19 screening line will continue to take calls next week to answer questions from community members. Anyone experiencing cold and flu-like symptoms including...

DATE: May 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Toilet paper not only commodity in high demand; people also want bikes

FARMINGTON – A quick look down the sporting-goods aisles at big-box stores in Farmington and Durango reveals a lack of bikes, as the weather warms and more people are looking for ways to get...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Urgent care clinic opens in Farmington, despite coronavirus uncertainties

FARMINGTON – A new urgent care clinic has opened in Farmington, and one of its first services being provided to the community is free drive-up COVID-19 testing. American Family Care Urgent Care...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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