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LOCAL CADET's WIN NATIONAL AWARD

Every fall, Army JROTC Cadet Command based out of Ft. Knox, Kentucky, assigns the annual JROTC cadet essay topic as part of the national essay contest. This year, the first place overall of all of...

GET READY TO GARDEN!

As the weather warms and the days get longer you may be itching to get out in the garden and plant some seeds! But first, you might want to think it through. Here are 8 simple steps for your...

RAIN FOREST OF THE SEA

Savana Lewis is a 4th grader at Blanco Elementary in Mrs. Espinosa's class. The class was doing science projects on ecosystems of the world. Savana's project was...

MERCY NAMES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Mercy Regional Medical Center’s Board of Directors has named Will McConnell, MBA, Ph.D., as the new president and chief executive officer of the hospital. McConnell replaces outgoing CEO Tom Gessel, who led the hospital since September of 2012...

ART @ PARK

Ms. Tracey Taylor, the art teacher at Park Avenue Elementary, sees every student at Park just once every three days. Right now her classes are enjoying a student teacher, Chelsea Uebel, who is...

FARMERS, GROWERS, VENDORS AND BUYERS

The Annual Farmington Growers Market and Aztec Farmers Market Vendors meeting was held Saturday, March 4, 2017. Yes, farmers are already ramping up with seed starts, tilling, exploring compost...

AZTEC CITY COMMISSION

Aztec City Commissioners met for a half-hour workshop before their regular meeting on March 14. The purpose of the workshop was to review with commissioners the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)...

SAN JUAN HEALTH PARTNERS

San Juan Health Partners Urology is offering services in Bayfield beginning in April to provide Southern Colorado residents with convenient access to quality care. Our three urologists are currently accepting new patients. All appointments will be...

RAMSEY REALTY MAKES A MOVE

A good part of any business is the building in which it resides. It’s always a happy day when a quality business can get into a building which suits them. Ramsey Realty and sister business, Reliable Escrow, have moved just up the street from 100...

CONNELLY HOUSE HAS OPEN HOUSE

Recently the Connelly Hospitality House held an open house hosted by Leadership San Juan, featuring an art walk displaying the artwork of local students and artists, and linen shower for the...

FISHING REPORT

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 663 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week. Bluewater Lake: Fishing was slow to fair using worms, salmon eggs and PowerBait for trout. ...

AZTEC WRESTLING

On Friday, March 10th the 60th Aztec Wrestling end of the season awards banquet was held at the high school MPR. In attendance was administrator Bryan Sanders, coaches, wrestlers, parents, the Hesser ...

AZTEC WRESTLING

The young Tigers headed up to Dove Creek to compete on Saturday, March 11. There were 85 Aztec Youth wrestlers competing with 58 of them placing. The team had a total of 63 pins! Great job. They will travel to Durango to compete on Saturday, March...

COMPROMISE MUST COME NOW

As the legislative session gets into the critical stages, it goes without saying that we are in very tough economic times. In fact they are the worst I have seen in my 27 years as a public educator. ...

STAGS BLOOD !!

Guttural cries ring out across the cool meadow of Aztec Riverside park : STAGS BLOOOD ! Fighters from New Mexico, Colorado, El Paso Texas, Wyoming, and Nebraska converge on Aztec this fine Saturday...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Fred Bihr & Autumn L Roberts Darwin Lewis & Vanessa Gruber Joel Aaron Ballew & Stacy Elizabeth Thompson Rong An Chen & Linda J Taslim Evan Roger Garfield Jr & Regina Ann...

PETS OF THE WEEK

Guinness is a 2 year old shepherd mix that is very well mannered. When we take her into the yard to play, she does well on the leash, and loves to hang out with you while you are with her in the...

AZTEC SENIOR CENTER

17 - Corned beef & cabbage 20 - Hamburger 21 - Beef stew 22 - Beef fajitas 23 - Chicken fried steak 24 - Cheese enchilada 27 - Beef tacos 28 - Chicken & dumpling 29 - Green chili noodle casserole 30 - Navajo tacos 31 - Sheppard’s...

MEETINGS

AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRLS - Meets 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:30 pm. at Aztec Church of Christ, 201 Ruins Road. INFO: Keri - 505-486-7131 ALZHEIMERS SUPPORT GROUP meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesday 11:00 am at San Juan Center for Independence, 1204 San Juan...

WEEKLY MEETINGS

MONDAY • Beer & Yoga, 550 Taproom, Aztec, 4 & 7 pm. INFO: 505-793-2551 • Blues Jam, 7 pm, Moes Starlite Lounge, 937 Main Ave. Durango. 970-259-9018 • Adult Life Skills Class, 5:30 - 7:30, Desert View Family Counseling, 6100 E. Main St.,...

UPCOMING EVENTS

• Redress: Upcycled Style By Nancy Judd, Farmington Museum thru May 6. 505-599-1174 • Technicolor Dreaming, Farmington Museum thru March 25. 505-599-1174 MARCH March 17 • ST. PATRICK’S DAY BAKE SALE, 10am - 1pm, Bloomfield Senior Center,...

TALON IS READY IN FAR-OUT PLACES

Nicky McCormick (son of Amanda Israel and Luke McCormick) found a sunny spot outside the Aztec Library to check out pictures in the...

HOROSCOPES

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you will likely experience a week of thoughtfulness and reflection. It can be a very “Zen” experience for you, as you’re not typically used to slowing down. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, keep your cool in the week...

HARLEY'S HUMOR

A farmer died leaving his 17 horses to his three sons. When his sons opened up the Will it read: My eldest son should get half of total horses; My middle son should be given one-third of the total horses; My youngest son should be given one-ninth...

RELATIONSHIP MATTERS

In the last article I wrote about how your relationships become personal laws and command statements. Let's continue finishing the section about The Tendency of Decision. 1. The way to change your...

HEALTHY LIVING

Each human cell has twenty-three chromosomes, each made up of two strands of DNA. At the tip of the chromosomes are caps called a telomeres, that keep the DNA from unraveling and are analogous to the plastic tips at each end of your shoelaces. As...

OBITS

Aztec Priscilla B. Padilla Oct. 17, 1931 - March 3, 2017 Priscilla B. Padilla, 85, of Aztec, NM, entered into the gates of heaven Friday, March 3, in Aztec, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Oct. 17, 1931, in Rosa, NM to Juan and Eloisa Padia....

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