Column: The first nuclear fallout was in New Mexico

08/01/2015 02:03 PM MDT
Editor's note: This column is the second of a two-part series. For days after the first atomic test on July 16, 1945, a powdery ash floated from the sky, coating everything in the Tularosa Basin, including cattle and crops. 
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Column: Former Farmington mayor supports tax increase
08/01/2015 02:02 PM MDT - I am fully in support of the proposal to raise the gross receipts tax in Farmington. I don't believe Farmington has an option, like it or not. Full Story

EDUCATION
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
Educators take part in school safety summit

Staff members learned about active shooter incidents, bullying prevention
FARMINGTON — Area educators spent Wednesday taking part in the first county-wide school safety summit, giving staff members from several school districts a chance to receive safety training together. Full Story
SPORTS
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
CMWS 2015: D-BAT Elite knocks off Bayside Yankees 7-5 in Game 2

Kevin Copps pitches complete game in win
FARMINGTON — D-BAT Elite picked up where the D-BAT program left off at last year's Connie Mack World Series: with a win. Full Story
BUSINESS
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
Former groundskeeper says management to blame for poor cemetery conditions

Owners of Memory Gardens are behind problems with plots, according to ex-groundskeeper
FARMINGTON — Since last summer, more than 50 plot owners have vocally expressed their frustration over what they describe as a lack of upkeep at Memory Gardens cemetery. Full Story
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Column: The first nuclear fallout was in New Mexico

08/01/2015 02:03 PM MDT
Editor's note: This column is the second of a two-part series. For days after the first atomic test on July 16, 1945, a powdery ash floated from the sky, coating everything in the Tularosa Basin, including cattle and crops. 
Full Story
Column: Former Farmington mayor supports tax increase
08/01/2015 02:02 PM MDT - I am fully in support of the proposal to raise the gross receipts tax in Farmington. I don't believe Farmington has an option, like it or not. Full Story

Column: Martinez makes her spin the air we breathe
08/01/2015 02:02 PM MDT - Politicians often have sophisticated spin machines. Former Gov. Full Story

Letter: Poor treatment for senior at the senior center
08/01/2015 02:01 PM MDT - Let me start way back into last year I was playing pool, minding my own business when this gentleman, who said he was from Mexico, called me a name I will not put on paper but it was about my mother and we got into an altercation, I was banned from the center for two weeks.  Full Story

Letter: Farmington Police Dept. has wrong priorities
08/01/2015 01:59 PM MDT - I am a retired police officer. You might recall I raised issues at Farmington Police Department about dedicating the necessary resources to effectively investigate and prosecute child abusers. One would hope by this point FPD could find the resources to do just that. Full Story

Letter: Thanks for loving care at San Juan Regional
08/01/2015 01:58 PM MDT - Recently, an accident sent me to San Juan Regional Emergency Room for emergency care. Full Story

Letter: Breastfeeding in public requires respect for others
08/01/2015 01:56 PM MDT - Editor: I would like to comment on the article written by Hannah Grover (in the July 27 Daily Times), "Women Raise Awareness about breast-feeding laws after mother was told to cover up at the Bloomfield Aquatic Center. Full Story

(Hopper Stone/AP)
'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office. Full Story
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.