Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Navajo Nation issues stay-at-home order as cases rise

FARMINGTON – With the number of positive COVID-19 cases reaching 29, the Navajo Nation reissued a stay-at-home order and urged all non-essential businesses to close Monday, according to Navajo...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico works to meet child care needs amid COVID-19 outbreak

FARMINGTON – After the announcement of a state of emergency and K-12 schools closing for at least three weeks in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, New Mexico state agencies have created emergency...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., declares state of emergency

FARMINGTON – San Juan County, N.M., issued a declaration of emergency Monday afternoon because of the COVID-19 outbreak sweeping across the country. As of Tuesday morning, there have been no...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Drive-thru COVID-19 assessments underway in San Juan County, N.M.

FARMINGTON – San Juan Regional Medical Center has established a drive-thru assessment area for people experiencing flu or cold-like symptoms. The external assessment area is located in parking...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Santa Fe Archdiocese shuts churches, schools due to outbreak

The Roman Catholic archdiocese for Albuquerque, Santa Fe and other parts of central and northern New Mexico has announced the immediate closings of its churches and schools “until further notice"...

DATE: March 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico suspends K-12 classes for 3 weeks on virus fears

SANTA FE — New Mexico’s governor announced Thursday that K-12 schools will close for three weeks in an effort to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Public health officials also banned mass...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico declares state of emergency as coronavirus breaks out

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham declared a state of emergency Wednesday shortly after announcing that New Mexico has its first three cases of COVID-19. In a news conference Wednesday afternoon,...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico family ranch cultivates outdoor recreation business

BLANCO, N.M. – Tucked in a bend of the San Juan River is a mile of private riverfront access to fly-fishing, bird-watching and a disc-golf course. Alongside the riverfront trails, it is not...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Boosting rural economies

An effort to boost Colorado’s rural economies through funding and programming for arts and culture has earned bipartisan support at the state Capitol. The bill, HB20-1223, proposes grants for...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Medical marijuana rules change for New Mexico visitors

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has stopped issuing medical marijuana enrollment cards to people who live outside the state but will soon allow nonresident patients enrolled in other state...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico funnels economic development dollars to hemp farm

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The state is funneling more economic development dollars to the hemp industry, as another business plans to expand its operations in southern New Mexico. The Economic Development...

DATE: March 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Memorial service announced for murdered Farmington woman

FARMINGTON – A memorial service will be held Friday for a Farmington woman found murdered more than 270 miles from where she was last seen. The service for Sasha Krause will be held at 4 p.m....

DATE: March 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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