Rocky Reach Landing, Berg East, Archway Court along with the area around the Red Barn and Nature center are closed for Riverfest.
Because of projected high flows in the Animas River for the next several weeks, the River Reach Foundation has announced changes for Farmington's Riverfest celebraton which will take place Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 27 & 28, 2023.
The areas in red, Rocky Reach Landing, Berg East, Archway Court along with the area around the Red Barn and Nature center are closed for Riverfest. All events taking place in those areas are being moved to Berg West at the River Reach Terrace and over to Boyd Park, the area marked in green. The bands that play at Rocky Reach Landing along with the food trucks and the beer and wine garden will be moved to Boyd Park . The One Nation Gourd dance is moved to the Indian Center and the children's activities have been moved to the river Reach Terrace over by the splash pad and playground by Scott Avenue.
The recycle fashion show and Peruvian flute player will be moved to the Courtyard by Marriott courtyard. In the Boyd Park area, Miller street will be closed between Pinon and Corcoran and there is ample parking in the large dirt lot along Miller Street next to the Desert River Guides building. The car show is also at Boyd Park.
Cortez Police Officer Michael Moran was fatally wounded during a traffic stop Wednesday, November 29, 2023. During an exchange of gunfire with other members of law enforcement at a subsequent location, one suspect was killed and the second suspect was taken into custody.
The department asks the public for patience today as it diligently works the crime scene at Santa Rita Park. "We will stay close to the facts and release as much information as possible, as this remains an active homicide investigation," said Brammer.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Durango Police detectives at (970) 375-4730.
Around 9:00 p.m. last night, officers responded to a reported shooting at Gooding Lane and West Main Street. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. Despite immediate efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries after being
transported to the San Juan Regional Medical Center. The deceased's name will not be released until the next of kin has been notified.
San Juan County Clerk Tanya Shelby disqualified Alexander Chambers from running for Mayor of Farmington and Lucas Aaron Almeida-Barnett from running for Bloomfield City Council.
Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 5pm was the deadline for candidates to file to be on the ballot for San Juan County Municipal Elections on Tuesday, November 7, 2023: