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5 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Parade celebrates 130 years of San Juan County Fair

The fair starts Aug. 11 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds at McGee Park and will continue through Aug. 16. The theme for the fair, which will celebrate its 130th anniversary, is "Reflections: Celebrating 130 Years."

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

10 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: CCSD Must Remain Competitive with Salaries

The Central Consolidated School District must remain competitive with teacher and staff salaries especially to attract new teachers, and to keep our experienced ones.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Farmington, NM, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Police say SWAT deployed after man pointed gun at neighbors holding...

SWAT team members gets into their vehicles after an armed suspect came out of his house peacefully on Friday on Mesa Vista Drive in Farmington.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Detox service could end at Four Winds Recovery Center in Farmington

Protective custody detox service could end at Four Winds Recovery Center if no alternative is found to make up a 54 percent cut from San Juan County's health care assistance program.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Bloomfield, NM, Aztec, NM, Santa Fe, NM, Navajo, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Most San Juan County schools maintained consistent grades, state report finds

Most San Juan County schools have maintained a consistent letter grade over the last two school years, according to statewide report card released on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Aztec, NM, Farmington, NM, Education Etc., Newcomb, NM

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Kirtland man sentenced to three years in prison for threatening former girlfriend

A 39-year-old Kirtland man charged in November with attempted first-degree murder was sentenced Monday to three years in prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kirtland, NM

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Bobby Willis requests house arrest citing health concerns

Bobby Willis' attorneys on Monday requested that their wheelchair-bound client be placed under house arrest rather than being held in jail, citing health concerns.

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Related Topix: Kirtland, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Navajo Nation Council's summer session underway

Dozens of people rode horses to the Navajo Nation Council chamber on Monday to mark the start of the council's summer session.

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Related Topix: Navajo, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Shiprock, NM

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County Sheriff's office responds to claims of retaliation

Attorneys for the San Juan County Sheriff's Office deny Sheriff Ken Christesen and members of his department retaliated against deputies who did not support him in the recent primary and in the election before that, according to documents filed on June 30 in response to a civil complaint.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

New Mexico regulators to offer training on financial crime investigation

The two-day workshop is being offered by the Securities Division of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, the state agency tasked with investigating and prosecuting financial crimes.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Letter: U.S. Marshal service assists in suicides

In your article concerning the U.S. Marshal who assisted in suicide. This shows clearly the arrogance and cavalier view of death by the San Juan County law enforcement.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Shiprock woman pleads guilty in fatal accident

The U.S. Attorney's Office for New Mexico says 29-year-old Samantha Deal pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and assault charges in federal court in Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Shiprock, NM

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan Regional Medical Center wants to raise ambulance rates

San Juan Regional Medical Center is asking the Public Regulation Commission for permission to increase its ambulance tariff by 35 percent to offset its annual emergency medical services deficit.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, NM, Aztec, NM, Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Teacher evaluation system

Educators from San Juan County and around New Mexico on Tuesday told state legislators about some of the problems they have experienced with the implementation of the state's new teacher evaluation system.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Gallup, NM, McKinley County, NM, Education Etc., Aztec, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Farmington car wash employees honored for heroism

Local police and firefighters on Friday recognized Blue Diamond Auto Spa and its employees for their heroism during a June 30 car crash that injured motorcyclist Harold Watts.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Shiprock man pleads guilty to assault in ax attack

The U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday that a Shiprock man has pleaded guilty to assault resulting in serious bodily injury after allegedly hitting a teenager with an ax.

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Related Topix: Shiprock, NM, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Woman charged with aggravated assault

Nancy Easley was charged Thursday in Farmington Magistrate Court with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a fourth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Man, 33, arrested for robbery, battery

A 33-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of strong-arm robbery and battery against a household member.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

KOB-TV New Mexico

Farmington fatal shooting of man ruled necessary

New Mexico prosecutors have decided that a federal law enforcement officer's fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man in Farmington was reasonable.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

DA rules that shooting of John Marszalek II was "reasonable"

The San Juan County District Attorney's Office has determined the shooting of John Marszalek II by Deputy U.S. Marshal Chris Spencer was reasonable, and no further action will be taken.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Aztec, NM

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