Local News

  • Aztec Apartment Explosion Displaces Residents

    The American Red Cross New Mexico Chapter is on scene assisting 48 adults displaced from 24 apartment units, after an explosion late this morning near the area of W. Chuska St. in Aztec, NM. Several Volunteers from the New Mexico Red Cross Disaster Action Team will provide emergency needs and comfort of all displaced.

  • Farmington Man Arrested after 11-Hour Standoff

    Throughout the standoff, the Farmington community was very supportive, and FPD would like to thank them. St. Mary’s Church provided shelter to those displaced from their home due to this incident. Farmington Municipal School staff stayed late to keep children from evacuated homes, until a parent or guardian could pick them up. McDonalds and Domino’s donated food and drinks to the officers on scene and to those who were evacuated from their homes. San Juan County Office of Emergency Management and American Red Cross also provided assistance to evacuees. 

  • Enchant to Acquire 95% of Coal Plant in 2022

    The City will retain its current 5% ownership in the plant. The agreement is an important step to allow SJGS to operate economically beyond June 30, 2022, saving nearly 1,600 direct and indirect jobs while continuing to produce highly reliable, low-priced, low-emissions and low-carbon baseload power at no additional cost to Farmington Electric Utility System (FEUS) customers.

  • Bloomfield Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

    On August 2, 2019 detectives executed a search warrant for the residence of Carlton Snyder and seized four cell phones, three tablets, two hard drives, two thumb drives, a digital camera, and three desk top computers.

  • Road Construction: Bloomfield Highway-US 64

    Starting Tuesday August 13 – U.S. 64 traffic will be switched over to the newly built detour on the north side of U.S. 64. There will be one lane of travel in each direction on U.S. 64 traveling eastbound and westbound with a continuous left turn lane including thru two signalized intersections at U.S. 64/Browning Parkway U.S. 64/ Andrea Drive and U.S. 64 / Rd 350 – Rd 5500. Motorists can expect delays especially during a.m. and p.m. rush hours.

  • Road Construction: LaPlata Highway

    NM 170, (LaPlata Highway) near Jackson Lake, will be reduced to one lane between August 12 - October 2019 for road construction.

  • Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in Area

    San Juan County vector control regularly collects and tests mosquito specimens for various disease. Mosquitoes bearing West Nile virus were collected in one such test the week of August 5, 2019. There are no known cases of West Nile Virus in human or animals at this time.

  • Update: After Charley Withdraws, Commission Chooses Pinto's Granddaughter

    On July 15, 2019, the San Juan County Commission met to nominate a new replacement and commissioners chose Pinto's granddaughter Shannon at the nominee. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham will now choose between Shannon Pinto and the nominee from McKinley County, Carol Bowman Muskett, per state law.

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