Morgan Mitchell

Position: Herald Staff Writer

Woman honored with Outstanding Citizen Award from Farmington Police Department

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department awarded Shannon Begay the Outstanding Citizen Award to recognize her for her role in helping a man with a gunshot wound. Begay heard gunshots outside...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington Police Department launches Real Time Crime Center

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department recently announced the launch of the Real Time Crime Center. The center is a 24/7 operation within the police department that has access to city and...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Man sentenced after pleading guilty to assault of a minor

FARMINGTON – A New Mexico man has been sentenced to five years in prison for assaulting a minor. According to a news release sent by the U.S. Department of Justice, Kevin Ernest Lewis, 32, of...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Lake Nighthorse release answers questions about how water will move downstream

FARMINGTON – The San Juan Water Commission said a test release last month from Lake Nighthorse was a success and provided information that will be useful in future releases. The release started...

DATE: April 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan Regional Medical Center urges community to get back to Turquoise Level

FARMINGTON – Since it was announced that San Juan County fell into the Yellow Level as a result of an increase in COVID-19 cases, San Juan Regional Medical Center is urging the community to work...

DATE: April 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., regresses to Yellow Level

FARMINGTON – San Juan County was knocked down to the Yellow Level this week, according to a map that tracks average daily COVID-19 cases by county across New Mexico. Two weeks after San Juan County...

DATE: April 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Search dog on hunt for national certification

FARMINGTON – Somewhere out on 40 acres of land owned by the Bureau of Land Management, a mother and her two boys hid, nestled in the branches of trees, waiting to hear the scamper of paws from a...

DATE: April 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

N.M. health department to open vaccine eligibility to those 16 and older

FARMINGTON – The state of New Mexico will move into Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility criteria beginning Monday, when all New Mexicans 16 and older will be able to register for the...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington Electric Utility System launches design contest

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington’s Electric Utility System has reached out to the youths of Farmington to see who can create the design for an electric car’s exterior wrap by way of a contest. ...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico schools to offer optional standardized testing

FARMINGTON – Parents and students who attend Farmington Municipal Schools along with other schools in New Mexico will have their choice about whether to take any of the state standardized tests...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Latter-day Saints to build new temple in Farmington

FARMINGTON – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced during its annual general conference Sunday that the church will build a new temple in Farmington, making it the second temple...

DATE: April 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Four Corners Economic Development launches new website

FARMINGTON – Four Corners Economic Development has launched a website aimed at spreading the word about development opportunities in San Juan County. The website, , will support the...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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