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  1. Exhibition by Colorado painter opens at San Juan College galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    When she was 4 years old, Lorraine W. Trenholm propped herself up on a fence on a relative's property in upstate New York, sat with a sketch pad on her lap and took her first crack at drawing a horse. She did just fine, she said, until it came time to draw the legs.

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  2. Bloomfield blows up Aztec 48-28 behind dominant rushing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Farmington Daily Times

    In the 83rd meeting between fierce rivals Aztec and Bloomfield on Friday night, the Bobcats did something they hadn't done in 14 years - win. Bloomfield racked up a staggering 406 yards rushing in front of its home crowd at Bobcat Stadium, propelling the team to a 48-28 win over the Tigers in the opening game of the season.

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  3. Football 2015 preview: Aztec looks to reload and recapture district titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Farmington Daily Times

    Aztec's Dylan Sutherland receives a throw during football practice Aug. 12 at Aztec High School. The team finished last year with an 8-3 record and rolled through its district schedule 4-0 for the title.

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  4. Hard Working Americans perform show in Durango, Colo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Farmington Daily Times

    Todd Snider is nobody's fool, even if he does like to get a little goofy every now and then. For more than 20 years, the gangly singer-songwriter and philosopher from all over has been turning out some of the catchiest, funniest and at the same time most thoughtful music of anyone who operates within the catch-all Americana genre, earning himself a reputation as a lyricist and performer with few peers.

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  5. EPA chief says agency will hold itself to 'higher standard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Farmington Daily Times

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told reporters today in Durango that the agency takes "full responsibility" for the spill last week at Gold King Mine. She said both internal and independent reviews of the incident are underway, and mine remediation operations throughout the country are being scrutinized to ensure they are being safely performed.

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  6. Aztec announces stage one water restrictions for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Farmington Daily Times

    Aztec's city manager this afternoon announced water restrictions for Aztec residents to conserve the city's reserve water supply after millions of gallons of mining waste spilled into the Animas River over the last week. The city's three reservoirs hold 73 million gallons of water, but the city is using about 1.4 million gallons a day, City Manager Josh Ray said.

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  7. Climbing into a peak's creation: Evidence of Vestal Peak's past is locked in the rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Farmington Daily Times

    The view from directly below Wham Ridge, a roughly 1,600-foot route up the north face of Vestal Peak in the San Juan Mountains. Dan Schwartz pulls out a piece of climbing protection as he and Ed Epp ascend Vestal Peak on July 25 in the San Juan Mountains.

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  8. Workshop teaches sustainable farming, building techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Residents from around the Four Corners gathered on a farm here Tuesday to learn more about sustainable farming and how conservation efforts affect the health and access to water of those living on the Navajo Nation. Approximately 38 people attended a one-day workshop hosted by the nonprofit organization Capacity Builders Inc. and the Shiprock Chapter held at Larry Emerson's farm located along U.S. Highway 64. The event was held to help provide technical assistance to those in the Navajo farming community and help people learn to harvest the resources on their land, Capacity Builders project director Connie Falk said.

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  9. Proximity to lakes and reservoirs make paddle sports accessible for Four Corner residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Motor boats dot Navajo Lake on July 11. Many residents say Farmington's proximity to several major bodies of water makes it an ideal place for paddle sports. Instruction and certification in canoe, kayak, paddle boarding and rescue are available from the American Canoe Association at americancanoe.org .

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  10. Actress-musician Heidi Swedberg teaches, performs at Rocky Mountain UkeFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The Los Angeles-based actress and musician - best known for her role as Susan, George Costanza's ill-fated fiancee on the NBC sitcom "Seinfeld" - remembers the kids in her family eagerly digging into their Easter baskets one holiday morning. Nestled in the green plastic grass among the gooey Peeps and the creepy hollow chocolate bunnies and the cream-filled eggs, they each discovered a small, four-stringed instrument that resembled a guitar.

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  11. Farmington nonprofit gym adds new workout spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Lee Maestas, 21, of Farmington, and Asli Basegmez-Leyanna, project director for the community economic development grant and manager for Gym Lou's, talk about the positives of having a gym in town that is open 24 hours a day Tuesday at Gym Lou's in Farmington. Located in Farmington's downtown corridor, Gym Lou's 24-hour fitness center will open its newest addition - 1,700 square feet of workout space - just next door to its existing gym on July 13. The added space includes 10 spin bikes and TRX, or Total Resistance eXercise, equipment.

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  12. San Juan College evaluating academic changes to outdoor leadership programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    A San Juan College student practices mountain bike handling skills in 2009 in Moab, Utah, as part of the school's Outdoor Leadership, Education and Recreation program. Participants are seen practicing paddling techniques in this 2014 photo during a whitewater kayak class for the San Juan College Outdoor Leadership, Education and Recreation program on the Animas River in Durango, Colo.

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  13. Former Zebra's bar owner arrested for drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    According to a Farmington police report, Johnson, 42, was arrested for drunken driving on the night of June 3 near the intersection of Sandalwood and English drives after his ex-girlfriend called police to report him for harassing behavior. City of Farmington Human Resources Director Tom Swenk said Johnson was no longer employed as a fire engineer with the Farmington Fire Department as of Wednesday.

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  14. Farmington resident Jose Soto died Tuesday rafting in DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Jose Soto, a long-time air traffic manager at the Farmington Regional Airport, died Tuesday evening while whitewater rafting in Durango, Colo. Soto and the other paddlers in his raft were flung into the Animas River when the boat upturned at Smelter Rapids, a popular site on the river across from Santa Rita Park, said Randy Black, Durango Fire and Rescue battalion chief.

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  15. Connie Mack City League: Bloomfield hoping to carry momentum over from high school seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    During the recently finished high school baseball season, Bloomfield won 12 consecutive games before being ousted by the eventual 4A state champion, Sandia Prep, in the state semifinals. With only a handful of familiar faces gone from that team, Frank DeHoyos' Bloomfield Bombers are aiming to build on some of that momentum and translate it into a successful Connie Mack city league run.

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  16. Connie Mack City League: SZ Morrissey eyes another host team bid for Connie Mack World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The name might be different this year, but the SZ Morrissey squad has the same ambitions as the Strike Zone team that won last year's City Tournament and hosted the 2014 Connie Mack World Series. While there are a lot of new faces for SZ Morrissey, head coach Adam Morrissey said he's not sure that when the City Tournament begins July 6 this year's team will be all that different from the team he fielded in 2014.

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  17. Jerry Nelson to perform in Farmington and DurangoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Because of their popularity, he wraps those two genres into his performances, but his classical education and his love of jazz music also influence his concerts. Nelson will be performing at Cross Roads Community Church in Farmington and at Durango Faith Nazarene Church in Durango, Colo., on Sunday, June 7. He said the thing that makes his concerts unique is that he has a video display going behind him that shows his hands as he plays the piano, as well as images from around the world.

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  18. Central Consolidated School District employee under consideration for tribe's board of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    A bill naming Candace J. Keams-Benally, who is an exceptional programs coach with the district's exceptional programs office, is awaiting action by the Navajo Nation Council's Health, Education and Human Services Committee. Keams-Benally earned a bachelor's degree in bicultural studies from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colo., and a master's degree in special education from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., according to the rsum attached to the legislation.

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  19. Aztec's Feat of Clay Gallery features three artists in new showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Curt Stafford's mother was a florist, and his wife loves flowers. So even though the Flora Vista oil painter found himself working primarily in landscapes a few years ago, he said he figures he had little choice but to start painting floral scenes, as well.

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  20. Aztec's Feat of Clay Gallery features three artists in new showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    Curt Stafford's mother was a florist, and his wife loves flowers. So even though the Flora Vista oil painter found himself working primarily in landscapes a few years ago, he said he figures he had little choice but to start painting floral scenes, as well.

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