Local News

  • Durango Investigates Misappropriation of Funds

    Editor's note:  While the city has not released the name of the suspect, other published reports say the Durango Finance Director was placed on administrative leave and has since resigned.

  • Farmington Begins Airport Improvements

    The goal for construction completion is the first of 2020. The City of Farmington anticipates the return of commercial jet service summer 2020. The airport was also awarded an $850,000 Small Community Air Service Development Grant to help market and start up the new jet service.

  • CO Mine Spill Watched for Animas Impacts

    UPDATE: We have not observed any water quality effects in the Animas River in NM resulting from the Silver Wing Mine discharge discovered last week in Colorado. We will continue to closely monitor water quality data until any risk of contamination from the incident has passed. The city of Farmington, City of Aztec and Lower Valley Water Users Association have shut off water intakes to municipal drinking supplies out of an abundance of caution.

  • Woman Dead, Man Critical after Fire/Explosion near Pagosa

    As the Deputy arrived, he identified one male party, later identified as Fred Phillips 72 YOA of Shreveport, LA, suffering from severe burns and other related trauma. Phillips was conscious and did indicate that a female was still in the structure. Phillips was rescued from the perimeter of the structure from civilian bystanders who witnessed the explosion.

  • Update: Police ID Suspect Killed in Shooting

    Farmington police have identified the man involved in the incident that took place in northeast Farmington last night as Norbert Beyet, 58 of Farmington. At 6:12 p.m. dispatch received a call of a domestic fight at a residence in the 2800 block of Rio Vista Ct.

  • Farmington Teacher Honored

    Nancy Brummell was nominated by Apache Principal Jennifer Bowles who said Brummel is “outstanding.” “Ms. Brummell is a dedicated educator who creates a culture of positive energy and collaborative learning,” Bowles said. “When I walk into her room, students are excited! They are clear about what they need to learn and are eager and motivated to achieve their goals.” Bowles also pointed to Brummell’s attention to rigor and high expectations through questions she poses to the class during lessons and the pacing at which she does her lessons. The results of Mrs. Brummell’s techniques can be

  • Free Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled

      The free flu shots are available on a first come, first serve basis for adults ages 18 and older. If you are 18 or older, and especially if you belong to one of the groups at high risk of developing flu-related complications, such as adults 65 years and older, pregnant women and people with certain underlying medical conditions, we encourage you to get a flu shot this season.

  • Police Investigate Man's Death

    Officers responded to the area of the bridge near the 800 block of Broadway Blvd for reports of a man in the water around 7:15 a.m. Officers found Carlos Atencio, 22, deceased underneath the bridge.

  • County Increases Transfer Station Fees

    Users local to San Juan County can expect to pay a few dollars more for most loads, but the cost to dump one or two bags of trash will remain the same. The big change will come for users outside San Juan County. Non-residents will pay $9 per cubic yard, with a minimum of $9 per load, and a fraction thereof up to $27 or 3 cubic yards per day.

  • 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.

Today's Weather

  • Farmington, NM

    Sunny intervals

    High: 55°F | Low: 27°F

  • Durango, CO


    High: 52°F | Low: 19°F

  • Shiprock, NM

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    High: 57°F | Low: 25°F

  • Cortez, CO


    High: 50°F | Low: 19°F

  • Santa Fe, NM

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    High: 55°F | Low: 27°F