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  • Man Arrested in Fatal Crash

    39-year-old Brad Harris is charged with Homicide by Motor Vehicle, Hit and Run Involving Death, and DWI. On arrival, officers determined that the woman, 52-year-old Teresa Smith of Gallup, was struck by a vehicle and succumbed to her injuries.

  • Hospital Bond Refinancing/Refunding Saves $

    Projects that will be funded by this effort include: -A new fixed-wing aircraft for AirCare aeromedical services -A linear accelerator for the Oncology program -New information technology infrastructure -State-of-the-art inpatient beds -Upgrades to the nurse call system

  • Update: Authorities Release Video from August 31 Police Shooting

    The subject was identified as Marco Antonio Benito and showed an address in Albuquerque. Benito was shown to have an active warrant for failure to appear for burglary with forced entry out of Bernalillo County. And an outstanding warrant for failure to appear for criminal damage to property out of Illinois.

  • AZ Fugitive Arrested in Farmington

    The officer conducted a driver’s license check on Isiah Pringle, 18, through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Pringle had an arrest warrant that was issued by the Maricopa County Superior Court in Arizona for first degree murder and attempt to commit armed robbery, that occurred on August 28, 2020.

  • Weather Radar Site Planned for Bondad in 2021

    The weather radar station, which will be funded by a $1.7 million grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, fills a gap in monitoring for the region. Radars in Grand Junction, Albuquerque and Flagstaff have poor visibility below 25,000 feet, missing many of the storms that impact La Plata County.

  • Farmington Man in Custody after Shots Fired

    On arrival, officers learned that a man, 60-year-old Jack Pryor of Farmington, was experiencing a crisis and firing rounds from several different guns in the front and back yards, and inside his home.


COVID-19/Coronavirus

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 36,788 (+448) cases, 934 Deaths (+5)

    The Department of Health on Sunday also reported eight new cases and no additional deaths in San Juan County, New Mexico related to COVID-19.

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 10,955 (+42), 573 Deaths (+2)

    The total number of deaths is now 573 as of Sunday, including one delayed reported death. Reports indicate that 7,381 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 116,368 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 10,955.

  • New Public Health Orders Effective October 16

    The new orders include: - A 10pm closing time for businesses that serve alcohol. - Hotel occupancy decreases to 60% or 25%. - Travel quarantines for arriving visitors from high-risk states. - No mass gatherings of more than five people.

  • County Public Works Employee Tests Positive for Covid-19

    San Juan County spokesman Devin Neeley says the employee had no contact with the public and was off work in the days leading up to the positive test result. The county also says reports from the NM Environment Department that the employee worked in the Assessor's Office are false, the affected employee is assigned to the Public Works Department.

  • FMS Student tests Positive for COVID-19

    Any student or employee known to have been in close contact with the student while on district property or during a district-sponsored event has been notified about their possible exposure. The district has also reported this positive case to the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico Public Education Department, as required

  • Youth Sports, Overnight Camping part of Health Order Changes

    An amended emergency public health order, which will be effective through mid-October, will permit youth sports conditioning and skills development, with no more than 10 individuals in any one group, in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Competitive contact play remains off-limits. In addition, New Mexicans may overnight camp at most state parks in groups of no more than 10. That change will be effective Oct. 1. 

  • Cares Act Grants to Local Governments & Businesses

    The following are eligible expenses for small business grants: Business continuity: Non-owner employee payroll Rent Scheduled mortgage payments Insurance Utilities Marketing Business redesign: Reconfiguring physical space Installing plexiglass barriers Purchasing web-conferencing or other technology to facilitate work-at-home PPE for employees Temporary structures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19


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