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Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 11-22-2013
The Farmington and Navajo Prep football teams are the lone survivors in what’s left of the fall season. After Thanksgiving break this week, the basketball season gets going full speed and wrestling is just around the corner. Time to consider all th...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 11-15-2013
Soccer and cross country seasons are in the books for 2013 and the local schools showed well with Aztec girls’ soccer in the finals and five local teams placing in the Top 4 at state cross country on Saturday. Football and volleyball seedings were ...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 11-08-2013
Fall sports begin to wind down to a close this week with state cross country and the quarterfinals in boys and girls soccer taking place this weekend. The volleyball district championship is this weekend and, for the first time in a long time, the fo...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 10-25-2013
District football begins tonight in what should be a close district race. Piedra Vista’s volleyball team takes the lead in the district, but Farmington and Aztec are also ranked in the state’s Top 10, which should make for a very interesting dist...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 10-18-2013
A fourth of the school year is already gone and it’s the last weekend of the non-district football season with district firing away next week. In volleyball and soccer the district season is well underway with the second round of district matchups ...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 10-11-2013
October is perhaps the greatest month to be a sports fan. Baseball playoffs are off and running. Football is beginning to separate the haves from the have nots, and basketball and hockey are in preseason getting ready for the start of the season. On ...



Rick's Picks
By: superuser
last updated: 10-04-2013
District soccer begins this week as the non-district season winds down in football and volleyball. Cross country teams hit the road this weekend as district and state tournaments are just a month away. Time flies, so get out and enjoy the weather and...



College presents contemporary art works of Marcus Cadman
By: superuser
last updated: 12-20-2013
The San Juan College Art Department will present the contemporary American Indian art of Marcus Cadman from Jan. 10 to Jan. 31 in the Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery. The show, titled Game Changer: Contemporary Paintings & Sculptures of Ma...

Community grieves loss of well respected Code Talker
By: superuser
last updated: 12-20-2013
Wilfred Billey was an educator, hardworker, and a beloved resident in Farmington. He also was a World War II Navajo Code Talker and helped his country defeat the Japanese by using a Navajo code that was never deciphered.  Billey passed away on Dec....

New library card designs
last updated: 04-25-2014
New summer hours Library releases new library card designs May 1.     The Farmington Public Library will release its new library card designs on Thursday, May 1. Eight different designs will be offered, each featuring a photograph taken by a local ...


Comrie-Picard visits Treadworks
last updated: 04-11-2014
Comrie-Picard visits Treadworks BFGoodrich performance team member ventures on 3,000-mile trip   Professional rally driver and BFGoodrich Performance Team Member Andrew Comrie-Picard faces one of his toughest challenges as he embarks on a 16-...
Week of the Young Child
last updated: 03-24-2014
Week of the Young Child SJC hosts week of activities to highlight needs of young children   The San Juan College Child and Family Development Center, in conjunction with the National Association for the Education of Young Children, will celebrate ...
FMS begins March 3 New Mexico Standards Based Assessment
last updated: 02-28-2014
FMS begins March 3   New Mexico Standards Based Assessment   The Farmington Municipal Schools will begin assessing its students with the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment from March 3 to March 20, 2014.  All students in grades 3-8, H2 (se...
College hosts financial aid workshops
last updated: 01-31-2014
Are you planning to attend college in the fall of 2014?  Need help with your financial aid?  San Juan College, in conjunction with the FAFSA Free-for-All program, will host a series of free financial aid workshops, February, March, April and May to...
Accident kills two, injures infant
last updated: 12-06-2013
Two people are dead after a fatal car accident this morning. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the head-on collision shortly after 6 a.m. Dec. 6 on U.S. 64 near County Road 6800. After investigating the incident it was determined t...

Aggies beat Lobos 67-61 at the Pit
By: superuser
last updated: 12-20-2013
Round 2 of the Rio Grande Rivalry goes to New Mexico State. The Aggies beat the Lobos 67-61 at the Pit on Tuesday night. “It’s not just another win,” said NMSU head coach Marvin Menzies. “It’s a big win.” The Lobos were without point gua...


About 17 tons of grapes arrive at Wines of the San Juan
By: superuser
last updated: 08-23-2013
Nearly 60 tons of grapes will be pressed during Wines of the San Juan Grape Crush Season, which marks the beginning of the winemaking process every year. The season begins in August and will go through September. “That’s when the grapes are pick...