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CITY HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS $2 MILLION PREPAYMENT

by Debbie Israel On May 15, Aztec City Commissioners held two meetings, the first, a workshop to further discuss utility rates; and the second, a special meeting to discuss a proposed amendment to...

AZTEC MOURNS

On May 12, retired Engineer Jimmie Crawford (Farmington Fire Dept.), his wife Melissa, and two children Grant, 4 years old, and Chace, 2 years old, were killed in a automobile accident on Highway...

BANK ROBBERY

On May 11, at approximately 2 pm, the Four Corners Community Bank in Aztec was robbed by an unidentified man. After leaving the bank, the vehicle allegedly went north on Lightplant Road causing...

AZTEC GRADS COMPETE IN ARIZONA

New Mexico State University engineering students from Aztec spent three days successfully competing in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design Build Fly competition held in...

RIBBON CUTTING

The Aztec Chiropractic Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony May 10. The Aztec Chamber of Commerce was represented by Vangie & Leonard Neil and Theresa Bailey. Summer Graham and Timber Everett...

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

Steven Wickings, 29, Aztec, Failure to Appear - Misdemeanor; WXT-Contempt; Tyler Dobson, 25, Bloomvield, WXT-FTA; Unlawful Possesion of Marijuana - Azt. Mun; Driving while License Suspended/Revoked; Display of Registration Plates and Temporary...

BLOOMFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Kathleen Werito, 47, Nageezi, Concealing Identity Ernest Begay, 37, Farmington, Aggravated assault - 4th Degree Felony; Aggravated assault - 4th Degree Felony; Aggravated assault - 4th Degree Felony; Failure to Comply - Municipal Jeffery...

PRESENTING THE AHS CLASS OF 2017

AHS Honor Graduates (Top 10%) James Patrick Alire Danielle T. Andrews Ashlynn D. Atwood Brianna R. Bradford Ashlynn Bradley Cierah C. Clowe Kaitlyn D. Cutbirth Dalton G. DeBerry Raelynn Dusenbery...

PROM TIME

My name is Amy Hayes and I teach special needs kids at Farmington High School. A few years ago, my co-teacher Kymbr Mordecki started taking our students to prom. She worked hard to get everything...

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Jessene Banks, 51, WXT-Failure to Appear Beverly Felker, 19, Farmington, WXT-Failure to Appear; WXT-Failure to Appear; WXT-Failure to Appear; WXT-Failure to Appear; Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia-Mag; Possession of marijuana or synthetic...

TIGERS BASEBALL SEASON COMES TO A DISAPPOINTING END!

The Tigers baseball team’s bid to make it to the second round of the state tournament in Albuquerque fell short in the best of three series against the Santa Teresa Desert Warriors. The Tigers seemed to be on a roll in the on Friday night...

GIRLS GOLF TEAM TAKES 6TH AT STATE TOURNAMENT

On May 8-9, 2017, the 5A State Golf Tournament was held at Canyon Club Golf Course in Albuquerque. Although the Girls Varsity team made it through high winds and superfast greens, Linda Peralta tied with 3 other competitors for 5th position the...

FISHING REPORT

Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was good using curly tail grubs, jerk baits, crank baits and tubes for smallmouth bass. Fishing for walleye was fair to good using minnows, crank baits and grubs. We had no...

WE CAN'T IGNORE POLLUTION'S HARM TO OUR TOURISM INDUSTRY

We can’t ignore pollution’s harm to our tourism industry Our state is known for breathtaking views, unique public lands and ancient cultures within reach. Tourists choose New Mexico as a destination because of ample opportunities to experience...

DEAR TALON

Last Monday evening I sat through two hours of the Aztec City “workshop” regarding their proposed utility rate increases. The bottom line, as presented by the city’s adept (and costly) consulting firm, was that Aztec’s water and sewer rates...

FIGHTER PILOTS VISIT FARMINGTON

Two F-18 Navy jet fighters blasted through the air on their approach to the Four Corners Regional Airport capturing the attention of Farmington residents. The pilots, Lt.'s Stevens, Riggs, and...

A BOOK REVIEW

The locale and characters for Beyond The Roadhouse by Patricia Barlow-Irick, will be familiar to San Juan County residents. Readers will enjoy this book for the characters that meet, eat and exchange gossip at the fictional Roadhouse Café, which...

TACK AND EQUIPMENT CONSIGNMENT SALE

The Mesa Verde Back Country Horsemen will host its Second Annual Tack and Equipment Consignment Sale on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 9 am to 3 pm at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, 30100 US Highway 160, located just east of Cortez, Colorado. Saddles,...

EARLY BIRD WINNER

The winner of the Aztec Boys & Girls Club "Early Bird" Drawing is ... David Gudgel of Albuquerque with Ticket Number 734. Mr Gudgel chose the 2017 Street Glide Special. His response was epic: Mr. ...

FARMINGTON WRITERS HOLD MEET AND GREET

Sample salsa and listen to poetry and readings by local writers when Farmington Writers Circle hosts an evening with local authors. Artifacts Gallery in Farmington will host a booksigning and salsa tasting party during the Art Walk on June 9. The...

TALON CONTRIBUTOR AWARDED

TALON contributor, Vicky Ramakka, was recently recognized at the New Mexico Press Women’s annual conference for her column, Astrology Askew. Each year, the NMPW conduct a communications contest which is open to men and women. The Astrology Askew...

YOUR PETS OF THE WEEK

Meet FRIDA and DIEGO. This unique pair has been at the shelter for quite some time and are in need of a home to call their own. FRIDA (the gray and white one with the adorable little mustache) and...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Mason Blaise Carnley & Delina Klynn Head Robert D. Abraham & Sharon Marie Gerhart Brandon Leo Kiyite & Janet Mary Bitt Diego Ivan Torres & Veronica Y....

HARLEY'S HUMOR

Unintended Humor knows no denomination: • The pastor would appreciate it if the ladies of the congregation would lend him their electric girdles for the pancake breakfast next Sabbath. • Please remember in prayer the many who are sick of our...

OBITUARIES

Aztec Christina Emmaline (Jaquez) Marquez July 15, 1927 - March 8, 2017 Christina Emmaline (Jaquez) Marquez formerly of Aztec, NM passed away on March 8, 2017 in Victoria, TX. Mom was born July 15,...

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