San Juan County, N.M., receives failing score for air quality

FARMINGTON – San Juan County received a failing score from the American Lung Association in the annual State of the Air report because the county’s ozone levels were found to be too high. The...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Three Rivers Brewery reopens after a year

FARMINGTON – Three Rivers Brewery, a mainstay of downtown Farmington, has reopened after being closed for a year. The brewery closed March 17, 2020, but was able to reopen when some COVID-19...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico Environment Department conducts inspections of public pools

FARMINGTON – Summer is coming and the New Mexico Environment Department is conducting the annual inspection of public pools, including those in Farmington, specifically the long anticipated opening...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington police, activist group react to Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department and a local advocacy group weighed in on the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted April 20 of the...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico schools to implement student COVID-19 testing

FARMINGTON – New Mexico school districts and charter schools implemented COVID-19 testing programs this week to further “enhance safety” during the pandemic. New Mexico Public Education Department...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico announces student vaccination week

FARMINGTON – Students in New Mexico will be given priority for making vaccine appointments during the week of May 3-8, a move that was encouraged by the New Mexico Department of Health. The...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington police arrest man originally thought to be active shooter

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department arrested a man Thursday morning after a shopper at Target reported the suspect was waving what was thought to be a gun, but ended up being aerosol cans...

DATE: April 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington woman who went missing is located

FARMINGTON – An 18-year-old woman who went missing for two days was found Thursday afternoon, according to the Farmington Police Department’s Facebook page. The Farmington Police Department...

DATE: April 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Looking for a park? Farmington has 50 of them

By Morgan Mitchell Herald Staff Writer FARMINGTON – As cool weather gives way to warm spring days, residents and visitors of Farmington are coming out of their winter confines to recreate and enjoy...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Piedra Vista High School closes voluntarily, moves to remote learning

FARMINGTON – Farmington Municipal Schools announced Friday that Piedra Vista High School will voluntarily go to online only learning for two weeks. A news release didn’t identify the reason for the...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico surpasses 4,000 COVID-related deaths

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Department of Health announced a “sad milestone” during the COVID-19 pandemic – the state officially surpassed 4,000 COVID-related deaths. In a news release sent...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico governor signs bill to require paid sick leave

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Thursday requiring that employers throughout the state provide paid sick leave to workers. Signed Thursday, the...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

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