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9 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Governor candidate Gary King discusses education at Farmington meeting

Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico Gary King made a Friday evening appearance in Farmington to lend a hand to a group of women and discuss education and the economy.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Education Etc.

Yesterday | Farmington Daily Times

Governor Susana Martinez appoints Connie Johnston as magistrate judge

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Connie Johnston to the San Juan County Division 1 Magistrate Judge seat last week.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Scrap yard owner accuses San Juan County Sheriff's deputy of retaliation, destroying evidence

Carl Huish, co-owner of scrap metal recycling company CBH Trucking and Salvage, filed a tort claim notice with the county last week accusing a San Juan County Sheriff's deputy of retaliating against him during an investigation into his business.

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Farmington Daily Times

County officials consider increasing taxes to reduce deficit

Jennifer Murphy, 27, of Farmington, sells vehicles on Wednesday at the Animas Valley Mall in Farmington.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Aztec, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

State health officials warn of West Nile virus

The New Mexico Department of Health reported on Wednesday the first human West Nile virus case in the state this year.

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Related Topix: Bernalillo County, NM, Otero County, NM

KCBD-TV Lubbock

New Mexico has year's 1st human case of West Nile

Authorities say a 45-year-old woman from San Juan County is the first human case of West Nile virus identified in New Mexico this year.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Bernalillo County, NM

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

First-year UNM medical students worked with patients at Farmington, Aztec clinics

Several University of New Mexico students spent six weeks this summer working at San Juan County clinics as part of an immersion program.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Aztec city officials approve new agreement to fund arterial road

Racing to keep ahead of a Aug. 31 deadline, city officials held a special meeting on Monday and unanimously approved a new cooperative agreement with the New Mexico Department of Transportation to secure $3.5 million to construct less than a mile of the East Aztec Arterial Route.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, Navajo Dam, NM

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County looks at many options to fix $6M deficit

The Daily Times Colby Fielder with San Juan County's road maintenance takes down road work signs, Monday, August 18, 2014, near County Road 6319 in Kirtland.

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Related Topix: Kirtland, NM, Upper Fruitland, NM, Shiprock, NM, Fruitland, NM, Navajo, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Six-year-old Durango boy drowns in Navajo Lake

A six-year-old boy from Durango drowned Saturday at Navajo Lake while on a camping trip with his family, according to a press release from the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Boat Disaster

CBS Local

Sheriff: Durango Boy Drowns In New Mexico Lake

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office says 6-year-old Christian Korte of Durango could not be revived after he was found floating in Navajo Lake on Saturday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Navajo Nation Council will decide if delegates can concurrently hold county offices

The Navajo Nation Council will decide whether or not to prohibit delegates from simultaneously serving on the council and in county offices.

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Related Topix: Navajo, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Ditches and preparation help many San Juan County farmers cope with drought

David Elder, owner of Elder's Greenhouse and Garden, sells melons and vegetables to customers on Saturday at the Farmington Growers' Market outside of the Farmington Museum.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Farmington, NM

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Roosters sound off in crowing contest at San Juan County Fair

Roy was among a dozen roosters that participated in the San Juan County Fair's rooster crowing contest outside Stark Poultry Barn at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Roy, NM, Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Eleven San Juan County Sheriff's Office employees have left department since July primary election

Since the June primary election, 11 employees have left or have announced plans to leave the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, a move expected to cost the county at least $125,000.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, Bloomfield, NM

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County 4-H Rodeo competitors face off

Eight months of competition culminated Friday in the final rodeo for the novices, juniors and seniors of the San Juan County 4-H Rodeo.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Stanford University

Farmington Daily Times

Legal clinic to offer aid to veterans at San Juan College

The Veterans Legal Clinic will provide legal assistance from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at San Juan College's Henderson Fine Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Navajo, NM, Farmington, NM

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Goats and their owners play dress up at costume contest at San Juan County Fair

"She's one of the ladies you see dance in the bars," said the 10-year-old girl, kneeling next to her goat.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Bloomfield, NM

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County schools districts adjust to new federal nutrition standards

As San Juan County students head back to school over the next several days, they may see changes in the food served at their school cafeterias and sold in the vending machines.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Aztec man arrested Wednesday on multiple warrants

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office arrested a 36-year-old man on multiple warrants on Wednesday after he failed to appear in court on two misdemeanor charges.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM

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