N.M. health department says flu shot is vital for seniors

New Mexico Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend getting a flu shot and underscore it as particularly important this year because of the COVID-19...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

DWI checkpoint planned for Nov. 6 in San Juan County, N.M.

The San Juan County, N.M., Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DWI checkpoint Nov. 6. According to a news release, the checkpoint is intended “to identify and apprehend drunk drivers and to make the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico municipalities collect food for ECHO Food Bank

For the 11th year, local municipalities have partnered with ECHO Food Bank for the San Juan County Food Drive Challenge. Employees of the city of Aztec, city of Bloomfield, city of Farmington, town...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

ECHO offers emergency assistance to San Juan County, N.M., residents

San Juan County, New Mexico, and ECHO – Economic Council Helping Others – have received additional San Juan County Cares Act money for the Emergency Assistance Program. Community members who are...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Some absentee ballots in San Juan County, N.M., mistakenly returned to voters

On Oct. 13, San Juan County Clerk Tanya Shelby was alerted by staff members at the Aztec post office that there was a potential issue with absentee ballots being returned to San Juan County voters,...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County Commission to meet

San Juan County Commission will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the commission chambers in the County Administration Building, 100 S. Oliver Drive, Aztec. Comments may be submitted in these ways: Hand...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Young Navajo musicians shape, define country music genre

Ryan Allison and George Yazzie say it is hard to describe the sound of Navajo country music, but it is unmistakable once you hear it. The twang of a bruised, old electric guitar evoking miles and...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After 45 years, have race relations improved in Farmington?

In summer 1974, Farmington was engulfed in racial justice protests after teenagers murdered three Navajo men. This summer, with racial justice movements spreading across the nation, government...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington police address race, diversity and use of force

The Farmington Police Department addressed issues of race, diversity and use of force in a community discussion held Thursday night on Facebook Live. The event was centered on police reform....

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bureau of Reclamation commissioner to visit Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project

Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman will conduct an in-person inspection of the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project’s Cutter Lateral Water Treatment Plant at 10:15 a.m. Monday at Cutter...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Truck rolls, becomes fully engulfed in flames

A truck became fully engulfed in flames Wednesday after rolling on its side on New Mexico Highway 173, southeast of Aztec, according to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. Lt. Al Jamison said a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County, N.M., clarifies misinformation about positive COVID-19 test

San Juan County, N.M., has clarified misinformation surrounding a reported positive case of COVID-19. The New Mexico Environment Department reported a positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed from...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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