Bills to fix 2013 law making San Juan County officials nervous

County could lose almost $9M in tax money if bills pass
01/24/2015 10:15 PM MST
FARMINGTON — Efforts this legislative session to fix a 2013 law that in July will begin phasing out multi-million-dollar "hold harmless" payments from the state to local governments are making San Juan County officials nervous. 
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Exploring the universe at the museum
01/24/2015 08:22 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Eloria Tucker doesn't usually like astronomy. In fact, the home-schooled student opted to take an anatomy course while her friend, Tori Klitze, learned astronomy. Full Story

Fight over House committee shake-up may signal partisan battles ahead
01/24/2015 05:18 PM MST - Fight over House committee shake-up may signal partisan battles ahead SANTA FE — On the opening day of the 2015 New Mexico Legislature, both Gov. Full Story

San Juan College $10 million bond resolution to benefit students, programs
01/24/2015 05:08 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The upcoming $10 million bond election for San Juan College could help fund three major renovation projects that would lead to several programs being relocated between the college's campuses. Full Story

Rep. Clahchischilliage proposes legislation to increase child sex crime penalties
01/24/2015 05:00 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage has prefiled legislation that would expand the penalties for various child sex crimes. Full Story

Chamber celebrates community leaders
01/23/2015 10:51 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Success is measured by what you give back to your clients and the community. That was a theme that resonated throughout the evening at the Farmington Chamber of Commerce annual dinner banquet at the San Juan Country Club on Friday night. Full Story

Monster trucks roar through McGee Park Coliseum
01/23/2015 10:06 PM MST - FARMINGTON — In 1975, Bob Chandler, a car salesman in Ferguson, Mo., created the "original" monster truck to show off his vehicle's four-wheel drive ability. Full Story

Navajo shoe game takes center stage
01/23/2015 10:00 PM MST - FARMINGTON — When Farmington resident Lenora Begay plays Keshjee', also known as the Navajo shoe game, she thinks about her grandparents, who taught her how to play when she was a teenager. Full Story

Interior secretary to announce SunZia approval on Saturday
01/23/2015 10:13 PM MST - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Saturday will announce the approval of the SunZia Southwest Transmission Line in southern New Mexico, which supporters say will bring jobs to the region but which Rep. Steve Pearce says could threaten the mission of White Sands Missile Range. Full Story

Sharron Holcomb remains missing two months after disappearance
01/23/2015 04:19 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The family of Sharron Holcomb, who went missing on Nov. 18, still holds out hope that the 64-year-old will be found alive. Full Story

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First Look: Gerwig shines in a delightful "Mistress America"

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the crack-pot team behind "Frances Ha," have proven their delightful screwball talents once more with "Mistress America," which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. Full Story
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.