Local News

  • San Juan County reaches TURQUOISE status

    San Juan County was able to move to Turquoise status because it met two of the three Turquoise-level criteria during the last two reporting periods after reporting metrics were changed one week ago. San Juan County should be able to remain at the Turquoise level for at least four weeks. The only metric San Juan County missed was having 10 or fewer cases per 100,000 population, San Juan County had 28.8 cases.

  • Man Killed after Motorcycle-Sheep Collision

    The initial investigation indicated a 2000 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, driven by Robert Curt Wolf (57) of Arvada, CO, was traveling south on State Road 491 when his motorcycle struck a sheep in the roadway. Wolf was ejected from the motorcycle and transported by emergency medical personnel to an area hospital. Robert Curt Wolf succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and was pronounced deceased by a Doctor.

  • As Seen on KSJE: HawkTank Winners Announced

    This year, the annual Hawk Tank competition included a Four Corners region high school track, recent FLC alumni track, FLC student track, and—for the first time ever—a San Juan College student track. This year’s prizes were provided by title sponsor Swan Global Investments, Four Corners Innovation, FLC and SJC Foundations, the Erteszek Foundation, Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado, and through a Friends of Hawk Tank crowdfunding campaign.

  • Confirmed: Woman Killed by Bear and Cub near Durango

    “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the boyfriend, family and friends of the woman we lost in this tragic event,” said Cory Chick, CPW Southwest Region manager. “We cannot determine with exact certainty how or why this attack took place, but it is important for the public not to cast blame on this woman for the unfortunate and tragic event.  Chick said it was very likely the bears would attack humans again.

  • San Juan County Moves to GREEN Status after Gating Criteria Changes

    Changes to NM's COVID-19 gating criteria were announced on Wednesday. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered state officials to use the April 6-19, 2021 data with the new criteria to update the state's color-coded county-by-county map today. Data from April 20-May 3 will be used to update the map on May 5.

  • NM Plans to Loosen Color-Coded Map Criteria Friday

    As of Friday all Counties in New Mexico will either be green or turquoise. San Juan County will be in green status on Friday. The state also projected that 60% of state residents will be fully vaccinated by the end of June. If the state meets that projection, many COVID-19 restrictions would end at that time.

  • Navajo Nation prepares for YELLOW status Monday

    The Navajo Department of Health continues to evaluate daily cases and other data to assess the reopening of flea markets, roadside markets, and youth programs. Under “Yellow Status,” gyms, recreation facilities, and movie theaters are not allowed to reopen.

  • Woman Struck & Killed on US 550 S. of Bloomfield

    The initial investigation indicated that Clarice Tsosie, 32, of Albuquerque, NM was walking across the north and southbound lanes of U.S. 550 in a dark and unlit area near milepost 134.  She was struck by a northbound 2019 Jeep Cherokee, driven by a 23-year-old Odessa, TX woman, who swerved and braked to avoid the collision.  Clarice Tsosie suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

  • Aztec Hires Bloomfield's Kevin Summers as Superintendent

    The Aztec Municipal School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that a contract for Superintendent of Aztec Municipal School has been offered to Mr. Kevin Summers. Mr. Summers is currently the Director of PreK-12 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for Bloomfield Schools.

  • Mormon Temple to be built in Farmington

    This is the second-highest number of temples announced at one time in the history of the Church. The Farmington New Mexico Temple will be the state’s second temple. The first temple, the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple, was dedicated March 5, 2000.

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 198,576 (+219) cases, 4,083 Deaths (+10)

    There were 37 new COVID 19 cases and one additional death in San Juan County reported on Tuesday by the Department of Health

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation Active COVID-19 Cases Total: 30,543 (+12), 1,282 Deaths (+1)

    The total number of deaths is now 1,282 as of Tuesday. Reports indicate that 16,606 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 266,423 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 30,543, including nine delayed reported cases.

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