San Juan County, NM

Summer Concert Series Announced, San Juan County Intership Program

Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village announce their summer concert series, San Juan County is looking for local businesses to participate in a summer internship progam for high school students and recent college graduates, and plans for a new all-abilities park in Farmington are in the works. This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Three Rivers Brewing
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San Juan County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct DWI Checkpoint. San Juan County, NM - The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with other law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a DWI checkpoint before the end of May 2022. This checkpoint, as all checkpoints, is designed to identify and apprehend drunk drivers and to make the highways safer for the motoring public. We will also have increased DWI patrols through the end of this month.

San Juan Symphony's 'Carnival of the Animals' concert geared toward families

FARMINGTON — A pared-down San Juan Symphony will perform a long-awaited, lighthearted concert this weekend that is designed to introduce younger listeners to the world of orchestral music. "The Carnival of the Animals," a family-oriented concert that was planned for the Halloween season last fall before being postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will feature an orchestra of fewer than 20 musicians. But it also will feature two piano soloists, Holly Quist and Lisa Campi Walters, as well...

British man rescued from Cox Canyon Arch after suffering heart attack recounts ordeal

FARMINGTON — A British man was resting comfortably at San Juan Regional Medical Center on the morning of May 18 after being plucked off a hilltop north of Aztec two days earlier via helicopter after suffering a heart attack. Danny McLaughlin, a corruption and fraud investigator from London who was visiting the region while on holiday, was exploring the Cox Canyon Arch just south of the Colorado border and west of U.S. Highway 550 shortly before 10...

Calendar of events

A reggae music festival will be held Thursday, May 19 through Sunday, May 22, at the Tico Time River Resort just south of the Colorado border on U.S. Highway 550 in northern San Juan County. Headliners include Black Uhuru and Collie Buddz. Visit or call 970-903-0681 for ticket information. The Frazier Carnival returns to McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield, Thursday, May 19 through Sunday, May 22. Hours are 6-9 p.m. May 19, 6-11 p.m. May...