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 By TALON Staff    News    December 1, 2017

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER ACHIEVES EXCELLENCE

San Juan County Communications Authority has successfully completed the intensive 20-step process to re-accredit as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE). The communication center is the 194th emergency dispatch center in the world to attain...

 

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...

 

CLERKS OFFICE TO CLOSE ON FRIDAYS

All County Commissioners were present for their regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 7. During the meeting, commissioners discussed a change of hours for the County Clerk’s office. San Juan County...

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - A COMMUNITY EFFORT

Economic development requires a total community effort. Warren Unsicker, Four Corners Economic Development, who's been on the job for about nine months, said, "We are looking for ways to attract...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    October 20, 2017

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION

San Juan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Oct. 17. All commissioners were present except Mr. Wallace Charley. All items voted on during the meeting came with unanimous votes of ap...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY TAKES AWARD AT NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR

Every county in our state has an abundance of resources, whether natural, agricultural, mineral or industrial. Each year the NM State Fair hosts a highly competitive contest that showcases the individ...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION

San Juan County Commissioners met for their bi-weekly meeting on Sept. 21. All commissioners were present including Chairman Jack Fortner, Chairman Pro Tem Margaret McDaniel, and members Wallace...

 

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION HONORS MESTAS

San Juan County Commissioners held their bi-weekly meeting Sept. 5 at the San Juan County Commission Chambers. All Commissioners were present, including Chairman Jack Fortner, Chairman Pro Tem Margare...

 

COMMISSION SCHEDULES SPECIAL MEETING

San Juan County Commissioners have scheduled a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 11, at 10 AM, to ratify the State’s new formula for figuring property taxes. Commissioners are mandated to ratify the plan within five days of receiving notice from...

 

COUNTY RECEIVES AWARD

On August 23, San Juan County was awarded the Gold (top level) Family-Friendly Business Award, having met at least one family-friendly policy in each of four categories. The purpose of the award is to recognize and support businesses that adopt and...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    August 18, 2017

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...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    July 28, 2017

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION

When county commissioners met on July 25, the bridge on County Road 5500, in the Lee Acres area, was again on their agenda. Fran Fillerup, County Public Works Administrator, brought the item to the...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    July 14, 2017

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION

County Commissioners, in their meeting of July 11, tabled action on funding to replace the bridge on County Road 5500, in Lee Acres. According to Fran Fillerup, Public Works Administrator for the...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    June 23, 2017

SAN JUAN COUNTY COMMISSION MEETS

Items discussed at the recent Commission meeting included new charges for using the landfill, fireworks, bridges, animal control, and water issues. Commissioners voted 5-0 to begin charging county...

 

100 DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SUMMER

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with other law enforcement agencies, will be conducting extra DWI enforcement activities during the month of June. There are planned DWI saturation patrols and DWI checkpoints throughout the...

 

ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Repairs are on-going on Highway 550 at the Cedar Hill Bridge. The project began on May 31, and is scheduled for 75 days. NMDOT said they hope for a sooner completion date. Lanes are restricted...

 

HONORING THE FALLEN

For the Memorial Day weekend Mr. Richard Rielley from Aztec VFW Post 614 took current 4-H members Maggie Hadden with La Plata Blue Ribbon and Christianna "Sweet Pea" Halphen with Showtime 4-H Club...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    May 26, 2017

San Juan County Commission

San Juan County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Excellence to Faye Anderson, director at the San Juan County Housing Authority at their meeting on May 16. Anderson took on a project that...

 

Your Future Pets of the Week

Brizzie is a 2 year old Blue Heeler mix. She came to us as a stray and is still a little shy around people, but she warms up very quick. Brizzie walks well on a leash, and she loves to go outside...

 

SPRING RIVER FORUM

There will be a Joint Forum of the Animas Watershed Partnership and the San Juan Watershed Group, Thursday, June 1, 6-7:30pm, at the Farmington Civic Center. Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Heidi Steltzer, Associate Professor of Biology,...

 
 By Debbie Israel    News    May 12, 2017

COUNTY COMMISSION

When the San Juan County Commissioners met on May 2, they voted to approve a resolution opposing two pieces of legislation that would require the county to raise taxes. Resolution 16-17-61 opposes...

 

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