Poll: downtown_2
Consultants are working on a plan to improve Farmington's downtown. What's the best idea so far?
 Roundabouts.
 Fewer traffic lights.
 Fewer lanes.
 More parking.
 Wider sidewalks.
 More plants and shrubbery.
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
Northeast Elementary School staff and students say goodbye to old building

FARMINGTON — Northeast Elementary School students and educators are saying goodbye to the school's more than 50-year-old building, which will be demolished to make way for the new campus. Full Story
Four Corners Sports
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The Daily Times Male Athlete of the Year: Farmington's Avery Rasher separates himself from the pack

FARMINGTON — Few high school athletes can match the abilities of Avery Rasher. The recent Farmington High graduate was a nearly unstoppable force on the track this season. Full Story
OPINION
Energy Column: Another domino falls for anti-fossil fuel crusaders

Throughout the United States, especially in communities with existing or potential oil and gas development, outside groups have moved in with a vengeance and agitated the population, resulting in bans against all exploration for hydrocarbons and/or the use of hydraulic fracturing. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
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In their element: Kirtland man demonstrates simple can be better when it comes to hunting

AZTEC — If Drew Allcorn came across a snake in the road, he says he'd move it to safety. Rabbits, as plentiful as they are in the spring, are safe around the hunter because, in his own words, "if I won't eat it, I won't kill it. Full Story
Entertainment
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Bluesman Ori Naftaly to be featured at Crash Music in Aztec

Guitarist Ori Naftaly moved to Memphis from Israel in search of the blues
FARMINGTON — It's not easy being a bluesman from Israel. But Ori Naftaly has no plans to give it up anytime soon. Full Story
Opinion
Energy Column: Another domino falls for anti-fossil fuel crusaders

Throughout the United States, especially in communities with existing or potential oil and gas development, outside groups have moved in with a vengeance and agitated the population, resulting in bans against all exploration for hydrocarbons and/or the use of hydraulic fracturing. Full Story
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BUSINESS
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Sammy Lopez named new publisher of The Daily Times

Longtime newspaper executive previously led paper from 2004 to 2009
FARMINGTON — Sammy Lopez has been named the new publisher of The Daily Times. Lopez, who was the paper's publisher from 2004 to 2009, said he looks forward to returning and helping the newspaper improve its print and digital products. Full Story
Lifestyles
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In their element: Kirtland man demonstrates simple can be better when it comes to hunting

AZTEC — If Drew Allcorn came across a snake in the road, he says he'd move it to safety. Rabbits, as plentiful as they are in the spring, are safe around the hunter because, in his own words, "if I won't eat it, I won't kill it. Full Story
(Brett J. Fassnacht/AP)
Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right. Full Story
Review: Jim Parsons can't save mindless 'An Act of God'

NEW YORK (AP) — Latecomers, be warned: Miss the start of the new show at the Studio 54 theater this summer and you will be heckled by no less than God Almighty. Full Story
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.