Farmington schools awarded $137,000 grant for STEM programs

NMSU to partner with district on two new after-school STEM programs
08/03/2015 10:06 AM MDT
FARMINGTON — The Farmington Municipal School District receive $137,000 to establish after-school science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs, thanks to a partnership between New Mexico State University and Arizona Public Service. 
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Farmington's Paint Zone paintball store marks 20 years
08/02/2015 04:57 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — In 1994, when Vince Blume took up paintball, he developed a passion for the sport that caused him to trade in his guns that fire real bullets for ones that fire pellets loaded with paint. Full Story

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Survival of the First Voices Festival includes many popular workshops, performances

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San Juan County weighs intervening with PRC on power plant plan

In Wednesday special meeting, commissioners will consider more active role
FARMINGTON — The San Juan County Commission will hold a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the possibility of getting more deeply involved in supporting a Public Service Company of New Mexico plan to keep the San Juan Generating Station operating. Full Story
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Property taxes on annexed land will not generate as much revenue as projected
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Farmington schools awarded $137,000 grant for STEM programs

NMSU to partner with district on two new after-school STEM programs
08/03/2015 10:06 AM MDT
FARMINGTON — The Farmington Municipal School District receive $137,000 to establish after-school science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs, thanks to a partnership between New Mexico State University and Arizona Public Service. 
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Farmington's Paint Zone paintball store marks 20 years
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