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COUNTY CONSIDERS BRIDGE REPAIRS

Several citizens came to the San Juan County Commission meeting on Aug. 15 to voice their concerns about the old bridge at Cedar Hill, sometimes known as the "Stagecoach Bridge." The bridge has been ...

AZTEC SCHOOLS KICK OFF YEAR WITH CONVACATION

Last Thursday morning Aztec Municipals Schools opened their annual Back to School Convocation with a rousing performance by the Imagine Band. The band, including eleven students and three staff,...

IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A HOUSE

"Tumbleweed Hill," (really just a one lot spot) has been cleared, leveled and a brand new house with a spectacular view sits atop it. The foundation for Hailey Tafoya's house was poured on March 8th. ...

HUB HOSTS STATE SBA DIRECTOR

HUB Hosts State SBA Director by David Edward Albright, Special to TALON On Wednesday, August 9, the HUB in Aztec hosted a meeting with John Garcia, District Director for New Mexico Small Business...

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT

Tasha Lee, 29, Shiprock, Failure to Appear - Misdemeanor Matthias Slim, 30, Farmington, Burglary (commercial) - 4th Degree Felony Ryan Ramsey, 27, Farmington, WXT-Remand Order Raphael Eldridge, 43, Sweet Water, Possession of a Dangerous Drug,...

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

Matthew Barnes, 31, Aztec, WXT-Out of State Tammy Thomas, 58, Aztec, Aggravated Driving While Under the Influence of Liquor and/or Drugs (.16 or above)(1st Offense), Duty to Give Information and Render Aid, No insurance Tyler Cotter, 25, Aztec,...

DEAR TALON

Editor: The following is a response to the article, “We Need A Contract With New Mexico.” As one reads Steven Carillo’s article, WE NEED A CONTRACT WITH NEW MEXICO, it would appear that Mr. Carillo feels government in New Mexico is the...

DEAR TALON

Respectfully responding to Steven Carrillo’s Special Opinion in the August issue “A CONTRACT WITH NEW MEXICO.” It may come as a surprise to many, but “We the People” already have a Contract with New Mexico. It’s titled: CONSTITUTION OF...

NOT JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE PARK

It's a gorgeous Saturday morning. There is no reason pressing enough to remain inside. Get outside, do something, come with me to Riverside Park in Aztec. It's early but there's a crowd gathering....

ASTRO FRIDAY AT PLANETARIUM

The San Juan College Planetarium’s AstroFriday presentation for Friday, August 18, is Path of Totality. Show times are at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. This 30-minute video teaches about the natural phenomenon that creates a total eclipse as well as the...

AUTHOR READING

Linda Jean Melin is a first time author who has family here in Aztec. She is a teacher who has used stories in her classes, from elementary to college. Linda has traveled and lived in different areas around the United States and has even lived in...

ARTIFACT OF THE WEEK

Artifact of the Week by Jordan Taher, Special to TALON This machine was used to put the Utton's Dairy bottle caps onto the glass milk bottles prior to delivery. Alfred Utton opened Utton's Dairy in...

YOUR PETS OF THE WEEK

Meet Sir Bentley Von Swine! Bentley is a beautiful 1 year old male Pot Belly with a heart of gold. Though Bentley can be quite stubborn at time (thus the nature of a pig) he truly is just a really...

DUCK DYNASTY STAR TO SPEAK

The community is invited to hear Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander and star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty,” speak at Piñon Hills Community Church on Sunday, August 20 during the 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM services....

TAHER TO SPEAK AT RUINS

Coming up on Saturday, August 19, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 pm, archeologist and education specialist Jordan Taher will be offering a talk and demonstration on prehistoric use of yucca. The single most non-cultivated plant used by the native peoples of...

GET YOUR SEASON TICKETS!

The Aztec High School Athletics Department is offering season tickets and reserved seating for all the Varsity Football home games this season. The cost of each ticket is only $40 and they are available at the Aztec Municipal Schools Administration...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Tristan Allen Joseph Young & Erica Joy Susuico Ada Quinn M. Hugentobler & Chelsey R. Ping Jacob Paul Mulligan & Cerena E. Hastings Scott Clell Marriott & Johnna Dee...

DISCOVER YOUR WHOLE SELF

WholeExpo, the Four Corners 22nd annual mega-event focusing on body, mind and spiritual health will be held in Durango on Sept. 9 and 10. There will be 80 exhibitors offering holistic and environmental products and services, from European based...

ADVANCES IN HEALTH CARE ARE NOT ALL ABOUT GLITTER AND EXPENSE

On August 1st there was a front page article in the Denver Post with the heading “U.S. hospitals set record for fast heart attack care.” This referred to opening up an acutely clogged artery with a stent, fast enough to save heart muscle and...

OBITUARIES

Leo M. Tafoya Aug. 22, 1922 - Aug. 12, 2017 Patsy Ruth Tafoya Dec. 19, 1928, Feb. 11, 2017 Leo M. Tafoya passed away Aug. 12, 2017, preceded by his wife of 68 years Patsy Ruth Tafoya on Feb. 11,...

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