Morgan Mitchell

Position: Herald Staff Writer

San Juan County fire department to sport new name, logo

AZTEC – First responders and volunteers for the fire department in San Juan County will soon wear new uniforms designed with new logos and patches to display a name that better suits the duties of...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College named top Military Friendly School

FARMINGTON – San Juan College was recently recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the top “Military Friendly Schools” for 2021-22 by the Military Friendly Schools and Employers at...

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Minnesota man arrested in New Mexico after being on run for two years

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Police Department helped the Minnesota Department of Corrections Fugitive Unit find a man who has been on the run for two years. On Thursday, Farmington Police received...

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico requires athletes with COVID history to pass physical

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Activities Association has mandated guidelines for students returning to athletics and sports activities in a post-COVID era that include a mandatory sports physical. ...

DATE: March 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Two New Mexican chambers of commerce voice frustrations with proposed bills

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Chamber of Commerce has united with the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce to voice concern about the harm proposed legislation might have on small businesses. ...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Homeless man with flamethrower threatens gas station attendant

FARMINGTON – Farmington police have charged a homeless man on suspicion of threatening to burn down a gas station with a flamethrower. Tito Roberson, 28, was arrested March 18 and charged with...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

What will happen if New Mexico legalizes recreational marijuana?

FARMINGTON – The New Mexico Legislature is looking at legalizing marijuana for recreational use through a bill that was recently passed by two House committees, but some local businesses between...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Man arrested on suspicion of stabbing at Animas Mall in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Farmington police officers arrested a man outside the Animas Valley Mall earlier this week on suspicion of a stabbing. The Farmington Police Department said security officers for the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Man sentenced to two years in prison for sexual assault of a minor

FARMINGTON – A 25-year-old man was sentenced this week to two years in prison for sexually abusing a child in Indian Country. Wilson Davis, a member of the Navajo Nation, pleaded guilty Oct. 22 in...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Hundreds pay tribute to detective who died in San Juan County, N.M.

FARMINGTON – Community members paid tribute Thursday to a San Juan County Sheriff’s Office detective who died last week while on duty. Hundreds of cars filled a parking lot at McGee Park, the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., moves to ‘yellow’ category for coronavirus risk

FARMINGTON – San Juan County moved to the “yellow” category Wednesday after the New Mexico Department of Health announced an updated county map. As a result, more businesses will be allowed to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan Regional Medical Center makes medical records more accessible

FARMINGTON – San Juan Regional Medical Center now offers patients access to their individual health records through the iPhone Health app, allowing them to see their health data at any time. On an...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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