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HARVEST GOLD WATER

On Monday, July 10, Jason Thomas of Bloomfield Public Works department reported they have broken ground on a new pump station that will provide clean water to the Harvest Gold subdivision. Located...

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Member of the Aztec community showed up by the hundreds to help celebrate National Night Out on July 18. Minium Park was full of vendors handing out freebies, and people who came to let the bad guys...

RETIREE CONTINUES TO VOLUNTEER FOR CITY

Donica Sharpe has been involved in geographic information systems (GIS) since 1984. GIS is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographic data....

LIBRARY NEEDS BOARD MEMBER

While public libraries are no longer the "go to" place to find reference material, they remain an integral and important part of every community. The research aspect of a public library may be a...

SJRMC RECOGNIZED

San Juan Regional Medical Center has been awarded the American College of Cardiology’s ACTION Registry – Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2017. The award recognizes San Juan Regional for its commitment and...

HEALTHY NUTRITION FOR MOMS-TO-BE

Good nutrition for mothers-to-be is essential for growth and development of babies in the womb. While pregnancy is a normal process for the female body, it is stressful, and causes changes in nutritional needs. Women who are pregnant or plan to...

PRICELESS PETS

Starting July 17, the adoption fee for all animals at the Farmington Animal Shelter are being waived for the “Priceless Pets” event. This has been made possible by a donation from the Regional Animal Shelter Foundation. The event will run...

FIRE DANGER IS HIGH!

FIRE DANGER IS still HIGH! This picture was taken June 14 in Hart canyon. • county burn permits are being issued on a day-to-day basis, depending on weather & humidity • city of aztec will...

MISSING PERSON

Keep your eyes open for this missing person whose car was found in...

CHAMPION KARATE KIDS

Two young people from Aztec recently made Aztec, and Aztec Karate Academy, proud by bringing home world championship awards. Josalynn Ferguson, 13, and Waylon Gillentine, 11, both competed in the...

FISHING REPORT

Animas River: Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 781 cfs. Trout fishing was good using night crawlers, Fire Balls, wooly buggers, San Juan worms and spinners. Bluewater Lake: Fishing was...

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Born in 1922 in Crosno, Missouri, a small town that no longer exists because of the Mississippi River floods, Geneva Richardson and her husband, "Doby" moved to Illinois for a short while. Geneva...

ARTIFACT OF THE WEEK

This award was presented to the Director of the Aztec Band, Stanley N. Stout, in 1930. The Aztec Band was a community band that played weekly at the Aztec Band Stand in town. Most players had to...

FOODIES

When I think of gathering, I think blueberries in Alaska, asparagus on the Big Sur highway, fiddleheads in Santa Cruz, mangos in Hawaii, pearl tomatoes in Mexico, and ramps in upstate New York. As a...

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS

The San Juan College Student Activities office will present a series of movies under the stars this summer. Disney’s “Born in China” will be shown on Friday, July 28, at sunset (approximately 8:30 – 9:00 p.m.) on the Henderson Fine Arts...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Jose T. Figueroa-Navarrete & Antonia Ortiz-Tarango Nicholas Scott Conroy & Brittney Nicole Sanchez Joshua Ray Scharbrough & Savanna...

YOUR (FUTURE) PETS OF THE WEEK

Meet Diamond!! Diamond is a little over a year old, female that has been with us since June. She is a super sweet girl whose personality shines bright like her name!! Diamond doesn't really care for...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Ongoing thru July 29 - SHREK THE MUSICAL, Sandstone Production’s evening performance at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, Gates open at 6:30, performance is at 8 pm. INFO & tickets: www...

LOCALS SOUND OFF ABOUT

Karla Sayler - I hope that it does get resolved. I don't want Medicaid or Medicare to go away. Dr. Frank Arnold. I think we are in dire need of some kind of health care reform. If Congress would work ...

ASTROLOGY

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you may need to make some modifications to your strategy as a situation continues to evolve. Don’t be afraid of change, as it is necessary to get the job done. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 It can be difficult to separate facts...

HARLEY'S HUMOR

A child asked his father, “How were people born?” So his father said, “Adam and Eve made babies, then their babies became adults and made babies, and so on.” The child then went to his mother, asked her the same question and she told him,...

RELATIONSHIP MATTERS

The Tendency of Decision, Part II Last column I talked about how our relationships reflect the decisions you have made about relationships. And I listed 10 of them that guide us in our lives. Did you ...

OBITUARIES

Fretta Kaye Bellows Nov. 25, 1953 - July 1, 2017 Fretta Kaye Bellows, 63, former Aztec resident, passed away July 1, 2017, in Bethany, Oklahoma. Kaye was born Nov. 25, 1953 in Lusk, Wyoming, to Ray...

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