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 By Jacque Ritchie    News    January 5, 2018

MAN FACES WEAPONS CHARGES

On December 30, 2017 Marquez Aragon, 19, of Aztec, was booked into the San Juan County Detention Center on a laundry list of charges including; Unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon on school...

 

2018 REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION

A regular municipal election will be held on March 6, 2018 at Aztec City Hall at 201 W. Chaco, Aztec. Polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. Three Commissioner seats are up for grabs:...

 

WAS IT MURDER?

The mysterious disappearance of Lewis 'Jim' Stouffer of Bloomfield has been the subject of speculation, frustration and debate. Six months after the husband and father of one disappeared, the case...

 

AZTEC HUB LOOKS FOR PATH

The long-standing question of how to attract business to Aztec has been the subject of local debate for years. Out of this discussion has grown the HUB. The small business incubator known as the HUB was the 2015 brainchild of Mayor Sally Burbridge,...

 

DECEMBER 7TH, A TIMELINE

AZTEC, NM- Thursday, December 7: A normal school day turned deadly when just after 8:00 a.m. when 21-year-old William Atchison, disguised as a student, allegedly opened fire at Aztec High School. The...

 

AZTEC SHOCKED BY SHOOTING

Aztec NM: Three people are dead as a result of an early morning shooting rampage at Aztec High School. Two students are reportedly victims and the third person is the suspected gunman. On Thursday,...

 

PROPOSED ZONING CHANGE

A land-use hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 12 at 6 PM at City Hall. At the hearing, residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed zoning change. The property located at 308/312 Main Street (just south of Miss Gails’ Inn)...

 

FINDING JIM

The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) reports approximately 486 people are listed as missing in New Mexico. Twenty-two people from San Juan County are missing including nine people from Aztec...

 

MCCOY STUDENTS DONATE TO ANIMAL SHELTER

McCoy Avenue Elementary school has instituted a Student Ambassador Program. This program has representatives from each classroom that actively support and work for ways to better our school and the...

 

LOCALS SOUND OFF

Jack Bishop - I start at the front page and go through it. Now if we're having an argument then I go straight to the sports page. It's the only paper around that has good local news. The other one is...

 

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...

 

WWII VET APPROACHES 100

Meet Gene Hamilton. Born in 1918 in Illinois, Hamilton moved to Aztec in 1941. Previous to coming here, he served in World War II as a Navy Medical Corpsman First Class, attached to an amphibious...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY RED OR BLUE?

In the state of New Mexico there are 1,209,190 registered voters according to Joey Keefe the Communications Director for the Office of the NM Secretary of State. Keefe says currently 557,960 are Democrats, 370,895 are Republicans, 35,798 registered...

 

FUN & RUSTIC OPENS IN AZTEC

"I've always been interested in natural history and art so I collect along those lines," said Fun and Rustic Antiques owner Dan Galvan. The Orange County, California native came to New Mexico in 1993...

 

KOOGLER MATH CHAMPION

Koogler Middle School student Isaac Leslie really made the grade this month. Leslie, 11, participates in the new Sopris Trans Math Program at KMS. Students are awarded points for successful...

 

80 YEARS WITH THE DUSENBERY'S

Autumn is upon us. Crisp mornings give way to warm afternoons, the aroma of roasting green chili fills the air. Here in Aztec this is also the time when local folk may take a moment to reflect on...

 

CATCH AND RELEASE PROTEST MOVES TO SANTA FE

In case you were away, or in a coma, last November the nation held a general election. Here in New Mexico, besides deciding who would be president, voters also weighed in on other local races, bond...

 

INTERIM CITY MANAGER

Aztec City Commission has named Steve Muelller as interim city manager. After seven and a half years, the outgoing Aztec City Manager Josh Ray resigned in September to take another city manager...

 

TEACHER SAVES A LIFE

The actions of a quick-thinking Koogler Middle School staff member averted a possible tragedy last week. The day started out as usual for 8th grade student Taylor Larsen. Larsen was enjoying a burger...

 

HIGHLAND GAMES

Saturday, Oct. 7, was a perfect golden autumn day in Aztec. Riverside Park was the sight of the 6th annual Celtic Highland Games and the park looked lovely with the sun sparkling on the Animas with...

 

A WALK WITH GHOSTS

Autumn is upon us and naturally thoughts turn to ghoulish pursuits. If you have an urge to zombie-walk through a graveyard to commune with spirits you are not alone. A 2014 Harris poll reports that...

 

LOCALS SOUND OFF

Sherri Sipe - I hate to see him go but he has to do what's best for his family. The city has moved forward during the last 7.5 years he's been here, that's for sure. When we hired him we gave him a li...

 

CITY MANAGER RESIGNS

After more than seven years as Aztec City Manager, Josh Ray is resigning to take another city manager position in Lago Vista, Texas. Ray said, "I spoke to the mayor last night and gave her my 60 day...

 

POLICE OFFICER SHOT, SUSPECT DEAD

On Sunday, August 27, a traffic stop on Main and Iles in Farmington resulted in a gunfight between a suspect, a San Juan County Sheriff's deputy and a New Mexico State Police officer. The NM State...

 

LOCALS SOUND OFF

Andie Concannon - I'd choose invisibility. I feel like it would be really cool to prank people, especially my friends. Andrew Johnson - I would shoot smoke out of my hands and I would teleport on the...

 

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