As hunting numbers decline, wildlife managers seek to diversify the sport

FARMINGTON – Crystal Egli grew up in rural Vermont, the daughter of a vegetarian, and, for most of her life, terrified of firearms. She didn’t grow up in a family that hunted and wouldn’t know how...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. Legislature considers making state first presidential primary

FARMINGTON – A week after the Iowa caucus officially kicked off the 2020 presidential primary season, the New Mexico state Legislature is considering a proposal to make the state hold an earlier...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico Senate endorses ‘red flag’ gun bill

SANTA FE – The New Mexico state Senate on Friday endorsed a “red flag” gun bill that has been prompted by concerns about a mass shooting last year in El Paso, Texas, and suicide prevention efforts....

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

Navajo look to Arizona utilities to make up for coal losses

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – As the coal industry nears its end on the Navajo Nation, the tribe is looking to Arizona utilities that shared in the power generated on the reservation to help make up for the...

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

Farmington to host statewide outdoor industry event

FARMINGTON – Farmington will host state, regional and national outdoor industry experts in October for the third annual New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference, the city announced Monday. The...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Possible Bigfoot sighting featured on History Channel

FARMINGTON – Jacob Chavez was fly-fishing in the cool San Juan River during harvest season with crows flying overhead when he heard the sound. It was a deep, guttural growl and could clearly be...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Durango, Farmington and the iron ties linking the two

FARMINGTON – Before four lanes of paved asphalt weaved over the hills and into the valleys between Durango and Farmington, iron rails stitched the two communities together. In the early 1900s,...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico confronts backlog of wage-theft complaints

SANTA FE – New Mexico is struggling to clear a backlog of about 1,900 complaints of wage theft linked to enforcement of the state’s minimum wage law. Workforce Solutions Secretary Bill McCamley on...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Colorado and New Mexico represented in Sunday’s Puppy Bowl

FARMINGTON – Two natives of Colorado and New Mexico will be competing in their biggest sporting event this weekend. No, not Super Bowl LIV, but the other prominent event on Sunday. Some might argue...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New grant available to Native American filmmakers in New Mexico

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Film Office has created a new grant to benefit Native American filmmakers in the state while creating more educational and financial support. Director of the New Mexico...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: 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 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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