San Juan County New Mexico

Farmington to build pump track for bikers

FARMINGTON – Bike enthusiasts in the Four Corners are about to get pumped. The city of Farmington announced it has obtained funds to begin construction on a pump track for bike riders. “It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New memory cafe will serve up support for people with dementia

FARMINGTON – A new cafe is opening next month, but instead of serving food, it is designed as a gathering and supportive place for people with dementia and their caregivers. The Hummingbird Memory...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

A tale of two symphonies

FARMINGTON – It was an oil and gas town on the rise, it was a burgeoning small mountain community. It was the 1970s and, nationally, it was a time of unrest and political divide. Charles Dickens...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Farmington woman

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of a Farmington woman who is a member of the local Mennonite community. Sasha Marie Krause, 27, was last seen...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College works to improve kids’ smiles

FARMINGTON – San Juan College’s Dental Hygiene Program will offer free dental services to children as part of the national Give Kids a Smile Day for the 17th year. Partnering with the Northwest...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hacker cripples New Mexico agency in charge of coal plant decision

FARMINGTON – A hacker last week crippled the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission’s website, and the agency, which is considering the fate of the San Juan Generating Station, has resorted to...

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

Hearing on San Juan Generating Station’s replacement power called

FARMINGTON – As Four Corners residents debate the future of the San Juan Generating Station, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has called for additional hearings this month to discuss...

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

Rockfall concerns lead to closure of specific campsites in Chaco park

FARMINGTON – Chaco Culture National Historical Park officials have grown concerned about the potential rockfall danger in the park, and have decided to close certain areas of the park. Park...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County tackles 2020 census

FARMINGTON – In the face of historically low census response rates, San Juan County received a grant from the state for public education, outreach and communications to help ensure vulnerable...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

What is the future of San Juan County’s coal power plant?

FARMINGTON – In a packed room, with people lining the walls, the orange and green reflector stripes across the work shirts of mine workers caught the lights. For almost four hours Monday evening,...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Community honors longtime firefighter who served regionally

FARMINGTON – Two large flags framed the entrance of San Juan College while first-responder and fire engines lined the curb in front of the Henderson Fine Arts Center on Thursday for the memorial...

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

Growing an arts district in downtown Farmington

FARMINGTON – Twinkle lights are strung from the rafters where stacks of lumber rest high in the eaves, a holdover from the building’s previous identity as a lumber warehouse. Now part artists’...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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