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Farmington flights delayed until spring 2021

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington announced Monday the return of commercial flights to the region has been delayed as a result of coronavirus uncertainties. The daily flights from the Four...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Bureau of Land Management faces lawsuit over oil and gas leases

FARMINGTON – A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management accusing the federal agency of not allowing a comment period on the environmental...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College plans mix of in-person, online instruction

FARMINGTON – As the national debate continues about how to open higher education institutions, San Juan College released its plan for a hybrid model. The college’s plan involves offering classes in...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Restaurants rush to expand outdoor seating after N.M. governor halts indoor dining

FARMINGTON – Restaurants in Farmington are scrambling to expand outdoor seating after the New Mexico governor issued a public health order halting indoor dining. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington’s Main Street weathers ‘perfect storm’ of construction, coronavirus

FARMINGTON – Businesses on Main Street in downtown Farmington were hit with a double-whammy this year: First, a section of Main Street closed to vehicle traffic for major infrastructure...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Detainees start fire, barricade themselves in San Juan County Detention Center

FARMINGTON – About 35 detainees from two COVID-19 “pods,” or units, at the San Juan County Detention Center barricaded themselves inside the upper level of the detention center Monday in protest of...

DATE: July 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Navajo Nation fire mostly contained at 96%

FARMINGTON – The Wood Springs Two Fire on the Navajo Nation had burned 12,861 acres and was 96% contained as of Friday. Hot and dry conditions this weekend will likely cause the fire to spread...

DATE: July 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico spends $66,000 asking neighboring states to wear a mask

FARMINGTON – New Mexico, which relies heavily on summer tourism, is asking neighboring states Arizona and Texas to be aware of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions before planning a visit. The New...

DATE: July 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

A new, revitalized look unveiled for Farmington’s Main Street

FARMINGTON – After months of construction, parts of Main Street in downtown Farmington opened Thursday with a new look. The section of Main Street from Court Avenue to Orchard Avenue was part of...

DATE: July 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Mental health services hearing more concerns over economic fallout

FARMINGTON – Since the coronavirus-induced state closures in early March, practitioners in San Juan County – already working to expand mental health services – have seen an uptick in anxiety and...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Census self-response rate only 4.9% on Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation’s response rate to the 2020 census lags neighboring states, as the Nation works to overcome additional challenges related to limited internet access and the...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Staff member at Farmington senior center possibly exposed to COVID-19

FARMINGTON – A staff member of the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center was possibly exposed to COVID-19, prompting the city of Farmington to reassign staff members to cover the center’s programs. “Our...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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