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17 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Flora Vista man accused of rape, kidnapping

A 38-year-old man was accused last week of attempting to sexually assault a woman at his residence in Flora Vista.

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Related Topix: Flora Vista, NM, Aztec, NM

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan United Way hosts 'Pacesetter' breakfast

The San Juan United Way started preparing for this year's fundraising campaign by hosting a Thursday morning breakfast to thank companies that have already begun collecting donations.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM

Farmington Daily Times

Kirtland man charged with pointing fake gun at deputies

A 36-year-old man was charged last week for allegedly threatening two officers with a fake semi-automatic rifle.

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Related Topix: Kirtland, NM, Aztec, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Without constituent support, commission likely to nix tax increase

San Juan County Commissioners approved the county's nearly $130 million budget Wednesday, but conversation focused on cutting services and, in particular, the possibility of closing the DWI Alternative Sentencing Division.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico

Farmington Daily Times

Man arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, child abuse

Farmington police officers arrested a 26-year-old man Monday on suspicion that he tried to hit a teenage girl with a piece of lumber.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Charges referred against dog owner after Kirtland couple attacked

A San Juan County Sheriff's Office official said Tuesday that the office is seeking charges against a woman whose dog attacked a couple last week.

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Related Topix: Kirtland, NM

KOB-TV New Mexico

3 arrested after robbing Farmington medical marijuana dispensary

Farmington police were dispatched to an alarm at the New Mexico Alternative Care facility, a medical marijuana dispensary, on Browning Parkway early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Farmington, NM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County Sheriff's Office deputies looking for new jobs say...

Four out of five deputies who recently applied to work at the Farmington Police Department said retaliation they experienced or witnessed at San Juan County's Sheriff's Office is one of the reasons they want to leave.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Aztec, NM

Sunherald.com

Detox service could end at New Mexico facility

The operators of the Four Winds Recovery Center in Farmington said it may have to stop offering a protective custody detox service to make up for a 54 percent drop in funding from San Juan County, the Daily Times reported .

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, Bloomfield, NM

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Forensic audit could shine light on Bobby Willis' case

Farmington police Detective Donovan Stearns holds evidence related to the Bobby Willis case on Thursday at the Farmington Police Department.

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Related Topix: Farmington, NM, Albuquerque, NM, Santa Fe, NM

Farmington Daily Times

San Juan County commissioners anticipate a vote on raising taxes

San Juan County commissioners will have to decide sometime in the next few months whether to impose another tax to support county operations as the local economy continues to slump, said chairman Jack Fortner.

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Related Topix: 9, Bloomfield, NM, Aztec, NM, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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

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

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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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

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