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Farmington Police officer fires weapon after being hit by car

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – The Farmington Police Department is investigating an incident Thursday night where an officer fired his weapon after being with with a car. Police say an officer with FPD pulled over a vehicle near the 1000 block of Sullivan Ave. The driver tried to get away and struck the officer with the car according […]
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Fatal crash closes NM 371 near Farmington

Highway 371 south of Farmington was shut down on Tuesday after a fatal crash. It happened around 8 a.m. The San Juan County Office of Emergency Management says the crash involved a propane truck and the highway was expected to be shut down for some time while crews cleaned it up.
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Summer Construction Season Begins, New Police Station

Be prepared for road closures and detours as summer road construction ramps up. The City of Farmington announces the purchase of a new building for the Farmington Police Department, and mark your calendar for Friday lunchtime fun. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by the Man Cave Barber and SunRay Park & Casino
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Unemployment numbers drop locally and across the state

FARMINGTON There is some good economic news for both New Mexico as a whole and the Farmington area specifically as the unemployment rate for both dropped again in May. According to figures from the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, the jobless rate across the state declined from 5.3% in April to 5.1% in May. Unemployment fell even faster in the Farmington metropolitan statistical area, going from 5.1% in April to 4.7% in May.
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Calendar of events

The Rising Legends lecture series continues at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 23, in the Teen Zone at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., with an appearance by Rachel Mendard, who will be discussing her novel "Game of Strength and Storm." Free. Call 505-566-2210 or visit infoway.org. The Makers Market...
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Shiprock man found guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon

FARMINGTON — A federal jury on June 17 found a Shiprock man guilty of an assault charge filed in 2020 after he was accused of stabbing a woman several times. Christopher Kee, 48, was convicted of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm by the jury in federal court in Albuquerque, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
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Two primary care physicians join Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced in a press release the addition of two new primary care physicians, Zachary L. Gitlin and Ruppert A. Hawes, to its staff. These additions open “the door to hundreds of new patients.”. Gitlin most recently worked as an attending physician at Northern Navajo Medical...
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Airport Repairs Increase Safety

A project to replace one of the taxiways at Four Corners Regional Airport will begin in July, thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. The funding will help with the demands of the airport and improve the infrastructure to maintain the highest levels of safety and efficiency. Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and Ute Mountain Casino
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Airline Passenger Service Soon to Take Off

A project to replace one of the taxiways at Four Corners Regional Airport will begin in July, thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. The funding will help with the demands of the airport and improve the infrastructure to maintain the highest levels of safety and efficiency. Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and Ute Mountain Casino.
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Farmington High girls basketball team hosting skills camp

Tom Adair has been a busy man in his first few weeks on the job as the new girls basketball coach at Farmington High School. The offseason has been a time for the Lady Scorpions to regroup after coming up short in the Class 5A state basketball tournament last March in Albuquerque. After participating in several tournaments and camps in Arizona and Colorado this past month, the team will hold one more skills camp starting Monday at the Farmington Boys and Girls Club.
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