Local News

  • Sheriff: Repeat Offender Arrested after Shooting

    30-year old Andrew Whittenberg is accused of shooting 28-year old John Chavez in Flora Vista on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Chavez underwent emergency surgery at San Juan Regional Medical Center before being flown to UNM Hospital in Albuquerque where he is listed in critical, but stable, condition.

  • Speedways to Become 7-Elevens

    As part of the agreement, 7‑Eleven will acquire approximately 3,900 Speedway stores located in 35 states, for $21 billion in cash. 

  • PRC Approves 100% Renewable Plan for SJGS

    The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission was considering several replacement power options proposed by PNM to replace power lost by the closure of the San Juan Generating Station and San Juan Mine in 2022.

  • Farmington Commercial Air Service Delayed

    The announcement comes amid a decrease in flights nationwide resulting from travel restrictions in several states, including New Mexico, in addition to travel concerns related to coronavirus.

  • Former Durango Finance Director Accused of Theft/Embezzlement

    Court documents show former Durango Finance Director Julie Brown is accused of stealing almost $500,000 from the city of Durango.

  • CCSD Superintendent Finalists Announced

    The Superintendent Search Committee (committee) responded to thirty application packet requests before the submission deadline of May 29, 2020. Thirteen packets were returned in full. The committee forwarded the packets of the eight applicants that met the job requirements to the CCSD Board of Education.


  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 21,016 (+226) cases, 654 Deaths (+3)

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

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 9,103 (+35), 461 Deaths (+1)

    The total number of deaths has reached 461 as of Sunday. Reports indicate that 6,736 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. 81,665 people have been tested for COVID-19. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,103.

  • Update: NM Yanks Local Restaurant Permits for Allowing Dine-In Service

    State officials say TJ's Diner, both locations of Los Hermanitos in Farmington, and County Family Restaurant in Kirtland have had their food service permits reinstated as of July 24, 2020..

  • SJRMC Adopts "Universal Mask Policy"

    Our goal is not to deny patients and visitors from entering our facilities. Our goal, both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, is safety. Core Value of Sacred Trust calls on us to do what is right for our patients, no matter what. We must protect our patients and our staff by asking that everyone abide by our universal mask policy. We also stand by the governor’s mandate requiring everyone to wear masks in public as we work together to stop the spread of this devastating disease.

  • NM Delays preK-12 in-person Learning Until after Labor Day

    The first priority group to return to the classroom in a hybrid model will be PreK-5 students, special education and other high-risk students, followed by middle school students, followed by high school students.

  • Navajo Nation Extends Shutdown Orders

    “The data shows that the Navajo people are doing a good job in bringing the number of COVID-19 cases to a steady decrease on the Navajo Nation, but nearby border towns and cities such as Phoenix and Albuquerque continue to show increases in new cases.” said President Nez.

  • COVID-19 Positive Employee at Farmington Schools

    Another employee has been tested and is awaiting results after exhibiting symptoms. The areas in which these two employees performed duties have been vacated by all other staff members and no students have been in any affected rooms or buildings.

  • NM Dining Rooms Re-Open, then Close Again in Flurry of Legal Maneuvers

    The action by the state Supreme Court effectively blocks the temporary restraining order issued earlier Monday by Judge Raymond L. Romero. The judge’s order temporarily restricted the Lujan Grisham administration from enforcing its emergency public health prohibition on indoor dining as a means of slowing the statewide spread of COVID-19. That earlier order is now stayed until further order of the Supreme Court.

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