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Farmington neighborhood goes all out for Christmas
12/19/2014 04:37 PM MST
FARMINGTON &mash; When Don and Karla Bloomfield moved to their home at 5051 Schmitt Road in Farmington 25 years ago, the developing neighborhood was mostly dark during the holidays. 
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Aztec commissioners OK ordinance for $5 million infrastructure loan
12/19/2014 02:39 PM MST - AZTEC — At a special meeting on Thursday, city commissioners agreed to take on an additional $1. Full Story

Aztec Municipal School District responds to minor financial audit findings
12/18/2014 03:25 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The Aztec Municipal School District is working to correct several minor findings detailed in its financial audit for the previous school year. Full Story

Aztec airport to see upgrades soon
12/14/2014 08:08 PM MST - AZTEC — The city's twin-runway airport is set to see major improvements in the new year, officials say. Full Story

Commissioners approve $5 million loan for sewer outfall line
12/12/2014 08:26 PM MST - AZTEC — City commissioners approved finalizing a $5 million loan from the New Mexico Environment Department to help pay to replace 7,500 feet of aging, failing sewer pipes on Tuesday. Full Story

PHOTOS: See Aztec Ruins National Monument lit up for a special night
12/12/2014 12:45 PM MST - Aztec Ruins National Monument presents its annual Evening of Lights. Full Story

Greeting winter: Chaco Canyon, Aztec Ruins offer viewing events on shortest day of the year
12/10/2014 03:23 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Those with interests in celestial events and archaeology will have the opportunity to explore both on Sunday, Dec. Full Story

New ConocoPhillips horizontal well in Aztec expected to be drilled next year
12/09/2014 09:15 PM MST - AZTEC — Aztec commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a city permit for a new oil well two miles southeast of downtown. Full Story

Aztec Sparkles will light up community with holiday events
12/10/2014 06:23 PM MST - AZTEC — More storefronts than usual will be lit starting on Thursday for Aztec's newest holiday event. Full Story

Aztec Commissioners to consider Riverside Park trail expansion
12/10/2014 06:23 PM MST - AZTEC — Tuesday, Aztec commissioners will consider adding 1.6 miles to existing trails along the Animas River in Riverside Park. Full Story

Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
Colts owner helps out Jack Kerouac organization

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The owner of the Indianapolis Colts has ponied up $10,000 for a Massachusetts organization that keeps Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac's legacy alive. Full Story