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Ronchetti touts crime-fighting plan during Farmington visit

FARMINGTON −Having secured his party's nomination for governor in a heated battle against Rebecca Dow earlier this month, Republican Mark Ronchetti turned his attention to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham during an appearance in Farmington on June 28, blasting the Democratic incumbent for what he described as a lack of support for the law enforcement community throughout the state.

Will carbon capture help clean N.M. power? | Energy News Network

This story is co-published with High Country News, a nonprofit media organization that covers issues and stories that define the Western United States. As New Mexico lawmakers were putting the finishing touches on landmark legislation to help workers and communities transition from the closure of the state’s largest coal plant, the city of Farmington had other plans.

Farm-Fresh Food and Fireworks This Week

McGee Park opens for personal firework displays, support local farmers and eat fresh food with a Harvest Farm Box subscription. And the COVID-19 vaccine is now available to children under the age of five. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Distil Beer, Wine, Spirits and Boons Family Thai Barbecue

Farmington senior named Gatorade boys track and field athlete of the year

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – The Gatorade New Mexico Boys Track and Field athlete of the year was announced on Wednesday. This year’s honor went to Farmington senior Kayden Gonzales. In his final year with the Scorpions, Gonzales was impressive in multiple events for both track and field. With a leap of 47 feet and 0.25 inches, […]

Man identified after allegedly hitting Farmington officer with car

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – More information has been released about the man accused of crashing his car into a Farmington Police officer, prompting the officer to open fire. The officer pulled over Ladarius Tinhorn last Thursday near 11th St. and Tucker Ave. but Tinhorn fled into a dead-end road. The officer got out of his cruiser telling […]

Farmington man accused of running over policeman's foot; officer fires gun in response

FARMINGTON — A Farmington man faces multiple charges that stem from an incident last week where he allegedly injured a police officer with his vehicle. Ladarius Tinhorn, 19, is accused of third-degree felony counts of abuse of a child (does not result in death or great bodily harm) and aggravated battery on a peace officer (deadly weapon), along with fourth-degree felony count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the criminal complaint.

15th Annual San Juan Balloon Rally Hampered by Weather

For the third year in a row, flight was cancelled for the San Juan River Balloon Rally in Bloomfield. Wind shears grounded balloons this year. Covid was culprit for the previous two cancellations. Organizers disappointed as a deflated balloon? Maybe. Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Pop's Truck and RV Center

Ute man charged for murder, kidnapping of a 5-year-old girl

WHITE MESA, Utah – A Ute man is facing felony charges after stealing a truck, kidnapping a girl, and killing her in a crash. In unsealed federal court documents, 28-year-old Qwana McCook stole a truck with a 5-year-old girl inside it on the morning of May 8, 2022. The...