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BALLOONS OVER BLOOMFIELD

Hot air balloons have been romanticized and fantasized about since 1783, when two French men untethered their balloon and it drifted through the skies. Times – and ballooning – have changed since ...

WATER WOES CONTINUE

At the June 20 meeting, San Juan County Commissioners heard from resident in the Harvest Gold Subdivision about the water situation. Residents of the neighborhood have been under a boil-water...

BLOOMFIELD STRUGGLES WITH BUDGET

The Bloomfield City Council and the city's leadership team continue to struggle with a loss of Gross Receipts Tax revenue as they put together the city's budget for 2017-2018. "Last year, we cut the...

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION MEETS

Items discussed at the recent Commission meeting included new charges for using the landfill, fireworks, bridges, animal control, and water issues. Commissioners voted 5-0 to begin charging county...

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

Cher Lopez, 31, Aztec, Battery against a household member - Misd Jennifer Lawson, 35, Aztec, Abuse of a child (placed in a dangerous situation) - 3rd Degree Felony Elizabeth Neilson, 26, Bloomfield, Battery against a household member - Misd Robert...

100 DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SUMMER

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with other law enforcement agencies, will be conducting extra DWI enforcement activities during the month of June. There are planned DWI saturation patrols and DWI checkpoints throughout the...

AZTEC DOES IT AGAIN

Thanks to Aztec and surrounding areas, the Aztec Methodist Church received over 7,700 lbs of food for the food bank. This was collected by the Aztec Post Office at their annual Food Drive on May 13. This is the fourth year that students from the...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Lionel Earl Clyde & Tanya Rose Kee Darinn Farley & Cherisse L Whitehorse Matthew Tony Ry Padilla & Crushannon Crosby Bruce Edward Evans & Maya...

BLOOMFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Kara Mike, 20, Kirtland, WXT-Contempt of Court Celina Gallegos, 32, Bloomfield, WXT-Failure to Pay Kevin Hurley, 48, Bloomfield, WXT-Failure to Pay Reese Berthold, 18, Bloomfield, Distribution with Intent to Distribute Marijuana or Synthetic...

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Ryan Smith, 25, Farmington, WXT-Failure to Pay; Aggravated battery against a household member (GBH w/Deadly Weapon) - 3rd Degree Felony; Assault against a household member with intent to commit a violent felony - 3rd Degree Felony; False...

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL COMES TO TOWN

Do you ever think of the good old days? Days that turned into summer nights at the baseball field? Maybe you have memories of catching a foul ball to use for team autographs after the game or maybe...

FISHING REPORT

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 3,250 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week. Chama River: Monday morning water flows below El Vado and Abiquiu were 591 cfs and 324...

BOOKSIGNING

A book signing for local author Margaret Cheasebro’s newest book, Healing with Trees: Finding a Path to Wholeness, will begin at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, June 25, at Fellowship of Spirit, 2008 13th St., between Farmington Ave. and Schofield Ave. The...

BASKETMAKER III LECTURE

By the sixth and seventh centuries A.D. new territories in the San Juan Region of southwest Colorado and northwest New Mexico opened for the first time to agricultural colonization. Frontier colonization is by nature a contentious process that...

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

Deadline has been extended for signing up volunteers for Senior Olympics State Summer Games! New Mexico Senior Olympics, Inc. has extended the deadline for volunteers to register for the 39th Annual State Senior Olympics Summer Games to be held...

YOUR (FUTURE) PETS OF THE WEEK

Thea is a shepherd mix who is almost three years old. She came to us with puppies, but since the shelter was too stressful for her she made it into a foster home. During her stay at the foster home,...

AZTEC MUSEUM

This small Common Prayer book belonged to Reverend C. E. Buelt in 1899 (the hand written name was difficult to read, if you know any information regarding this artifact, please contact the Aztec Museum). At only 2 inches tall, its small size made...

FEAT OF CLAY'S ARTIST FO THE MONTH

Karen Coy is a self-taught artist.  Twenty years ago she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.  Its crippling effects made it painful and difficult to close her hands.  While fighting the disease she came to realize how important art is to...

ASTROLOGY

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, even if you want to take the lead on something, you have to pay attention to the chain of command in this situation. This may require you to play second fiddle for a little while. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, you’re...

HARLEY'S HUMOR

On October 13, 1944, the Durham (NC) Sun reported that a Durhamite had been brought before Judge Wilson in traffic court for having parked his car on a restricted street in front of a sign that read “No Stoping.” Rather than pleading guilty,...

FOODIES

Well the heat is on! And not just in Phoenix. It's hot all over, so, lots of ice is in order, of any kind. Ice cube trays, even if you have an ice maker, are a great thing to have, to freeze any kind ...

NAUROPATHIC NOTES

Reasons for Poor Health When I read the statistic, I could hardly believe it. Only 4% of the people in the US are NOT on some kind of medication, are considered healthy. Why would that be? If you...

OBITUARIES

Bloomfield Betty J. Lacko Celebration of Life for Betty J. Lacko will be held at the Event Reception Center, 1441 E. Blanco Blvd. in Bloomfield on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2-5 pm. Refreshments will be provided. ••••• Bloomfield...

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