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CODE TALKERS HONORED

At 96, John Kinsel, Sr. is one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers (NCT). Kinsel recently visited Aztec to attend the November 10 dedication of the Navajo Code Talkers Memorial. The new...

SUPERINTENDENT'S CORNER

Wow, where has the school year gone, it is already time for Thanksgiving. I wanted to share some information with you on some of the work we are doing in our district to continually improve....

SHARE YOUR IDEAS FOR DOWNTOWN

The Aztec Downtown Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Plan will define the community’s vision for the core commercial area. Also called a Downtown Revitalization Plan, a Metropolitan Redevelopment Area Plan examines existing conditions and...

SAN JUAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. David Carter, 47, Farmington, Battery upon a peace officer - 4th Degree Felony...

AZTEC POLICE DEPARTMENT

In the United States, people are innocent until proven guilty. The people on this list have not had their day in court, and have not been convicted of the charges. Jessica Saylor, 34, Aztec, WXT-FTA Lorenzo Charlie, 31, Aztec, Battery against a...

AZTEC CITY COMMISSION

Aztec City Commissioners met on Nov. 14 for their regular meeting. Mayor Sally Burbridge was absent from the meeting in order to attend the National League of Cities meeting in Charlotte, North...

AZTEC SCHOOL BOARD

The regular meeting of the Aztec School Board was held Nov. 9. All board members were present except Roger Collins. During the meeting, members of the Board approved revisions to the school policy...

CANDELARIA RETIRES

Mrs. Sherry Candelaria has been a cornerstone of Mosaic Academy since the doors opened in August of 2006. She has a gift for developing close, personal relationships with students, staff and parents. She has dried tears, checked for lice and put...

MCCOY SENDS HELP

When Hurricane Irma hit Florida in September, the minds of those at McCoy Elementary went to our friend and former colleague Mrs. Lexi Audit, who had moved to Florida. Dr. Webb, principal of McCoy worked with the PTO, the community, and the staff...

YAFL OUTLAWS WIN AT STATE

Several area Young American Football teams traveled to the 2017 High Dessert State Championship Tournament held Nov. 11 and 12 in Albuquerque. The Outlaws brought home a first place trophy in the...

AHS FOOTBALL GOES INTO PLAYOFF GAMES

Fred Cook Memorial Stadium in Aztec had the honor of hosting the 5A New Mexico State football championship opener on Saturday, November 11th, Veterans Day. Kickoff wasn't until 1:00 but game day...

SCHOOL SPORTS THIS WEEK

Saturday, Nov. 18 • AHS Varsity Football playoff game, Roswell, 1 PM Monday, Nov. 20 • AHS Wrestling, Scrimmage at Aztec, 9 AM Tuesday, Nov. 28 • Middle School Wrestling, Kirtland/ Aztec @ Tibbets (TRI), 4 PM • AHS Girls Freshman...

DEAR TALON

To the Editor, The city of Aztec is at a crossroads and soon, voters will head to the polls to decide the direction our city will take over the months and years ahead. With three of the five City Commissioner positions up for election and the added...

DEAR TALON

To the Editor: With the approaching holidays, many of us will have family and friends visiting our homes. With this increase of people coming in and out, it is good to have a reminder about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and the importance...

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SOREHEAD!

Shift happens all the time, it's the only constant actually, and this year's Soreheads campaign has shown this to be true. A few nominees recently opted out, but have no worries because we have two...

YOUR (FUTURE) PETS OF THE WEEK

Angel is a 6 year old Shepherd mix. She is very sweet and playful once you get her out of her kennel. She loves to run around in the yard and have you run with her. She likes other dogs and loves...

HARLEY'S HUMOR

So, I pulled into the gas station to get gas and a bottle of water. When I was walking in to pay, I noticed two deputies watching this woman who was smoking while pumping gas. I saw her & thought, “This lady is an idiot! With the deputies right...

ASTROLOGY

ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 Aries, you may be tempted to tie up loose ends this week, but there is a lot to finish so expect things to take longer than you hoped. Focus only on one project at a time. TAURUS Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, your words and actions may...

OBITUARIES

Aztec Melissa J. Greenwood Oct. 11, 1975 – Nov. 7, 2017 Melissa Jean Greenwood, 42, of Aztec, was called home to our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. She was born to Don & Julie...

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