Test run for Lake Nighthorse release?

Will 2021 be the year water is finally released from Lake Nighthorse in Durango to downstream users in New Mexico? The answer should become clearer Wednesday. The San Juan Water Commission in New...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

City of Farmington granted additional money for Totah Theater renovations

FARMINGTON – The Totah Theater has been listed as one of four projects to be awarded funding for revitalization from the New Mexico MainStreet and New Mexico Economic Development Department. ...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Man charged with drive-by shooting on Navajo Nation

An enrolled member of the Navajo Nation was charged in federal court Thursday with assault with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm on the reservation. Quincee Zohnnie, 24, of Shiprock,...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Native American education funding at stake in New Mexico Legislature

SANTA FE – Native American education advocates say state officials are finally starting to speak their language. That’s not an Indigenous language – many of which are spoken by New Mexico’s 23...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bird count reveals possible increase in population despite last year’s die-off

FARMINGTON – The Audubon Christmas Bird Count took place in December, just a short time after researchers from multiple organizations sent samples to the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hitchhiker near Cortez gets three years for stabbing driver

ALBUQUERQUE – Travis Clitso, 25, of Pinon, Arizona, was sentenced in federal court on Jan. 22 to three years and one month in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon in Indian Country. According...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vendors say Farmington’s food truck scene needs dedicated lot

FARMINGTON – With the warmer months approaching, and outdoor dining in high demand, some local food truck owners say a dedicated parking lot is needed for the mobile eateries. At a Farmington City...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home brew store had uptick in interest during pandemic

FARMINGTON – During the trying times of COVID-19 when bars were closed and people found themselves shut in, at least one home hobby store saw an increase in sales – U Bru, a home brewing supply...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo hospital vaccinates 2,400 people in one day

The first day of the community COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Navajo Nation Shiprock Chapter was one for the books. The Northern Navajo Medical Center and its partners gave about 2,400 vaccine...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington police arrest man on suspicion of multiple arsons

The Farmington Police Department announced this week it has arrested Daryl Levi on suspicion of five incidents of arson, and is investigating him in connection with another nine cases. According...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County welcomes back familiar face for probate judge position

FARMINGTON – The San Juan County court system had a familiar face take over a vacant position as Gary Risley was sworn in Jan. 4 to serve as probate judge. San Juan County commissioners selected...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Police identify man shot by officers during escalated incident

FARMINGTON – Police have identified the man taken to the hospital Wednesday morning with multiple gunshot wounds after an officer-involved shooting. Police identified the subject as Humberto...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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