Stalking the elusive wild morel mushroom happens in the springtime here in the Southwest, usually in a thick of old cottonwoods, where they like to grow in the newly dead roots of the trees along the Pine River. Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Pops Truck and RV Center and Boons Family Thai Barbecue
Grant money for improvements to San Juan Industrial Park are announced, early voting stations are now open for the primary elections, and registration for Farmington Municipal School’s Race2Educate is open. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and CMIT Solutions
If spring is best greeted in the garden, it’s best started at Manning’s Greenhouse in Kirtland, New Mexico, nine miles west of Farmington. Locally owned for 35 years, it offers wholesalers and retailers the best selection of annuals, herbs, vegetables, and perennials, and hanging flower baskets. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and SunRay Park and Casino
Farmington students were offered free training by Stagecoach Foundation, a non-profit started in hopes of bringing more film production to New Mexico. Created by George R.R. Martin in Santa Fe, students at San Juan College were taught by pros in four departments: camera, grip and electric, sound, and acting for the camera. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Distil Beer, Wine, Spirits
Farmington’s most charming B & B, Casa Blanca Inn and Suites, is a Spanish Colonial hacienda built in the 1950s. Minutes from downtown Main Street, it’s surrounded by gardens, court yards and sparkling water fountains. Each of the nine suites are unique and luxurious with kitchens, king beds and jet tubs. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by ServiceMaster Restore and Boons Family Thai Barbecue
Wendy is no longer letting her weight interfere with her life and her goals. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition have given her the tools to not only lose the weight, but maintain it as well.
Fire and burn bans are announced across the state, while Comcast announces more locations to increase broadband connectivity in San Juan County, and if you’ve been thinking of cleaning things out or finding something new for the summer, stop by the San Juan County Veteran’s Yard Sale. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Pop's Truck and RV Center and Ace Hardware of Farmington
Start your engines! Aztec Speedway revved into action to open its 70th season with competition involving International Motor Contest Association modifieds, northern sport mods, stock cars, go-karts, and more. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Distil Beer, Wine, Spirits and Three Rivers Brewery
As part of its “History of the Oil and Gas Industry in the San Juan Basin,” program, T. Greg Merrion, of Merrion Oil and Gas in Farmington, presented a video called “Built by Gas,” at the Farmington Civic Center, and spoke about the rich history of his family here. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Pop's Truck & RV Center
100% Community started with the belief that protecting children and families is possible, but only once the scope of challenges faced by individuals in each unique community. Since it’s conception a couple years ago, 100% Communities are present in several different counties in New Mexico, and local nonprofits in San Juan County have begun to partner with 100% Community to make changes locally. This story is sponsored by Pop's Truck & RV Center and Service Master Restore
Local non-profits receive grant money from the PNM Resource Foundation, and local events for Small Business Week are announced. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and CMIT Solutions
Halfway through her weight loss journey, Wendy is feeling joy and confidence again in her clothes as well as how she presents herself. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition have been there for her the entire time.
After beating cancer and retiring from teaching, Tammy Riser was looking for something else to fill her time. A trip to Durango with her son sparked the idea of owning her own coffee shop, and five months later, her “second act” is well on its way to success with Encore Coffee Shop. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Service Master Restore
PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition clinicians is supporting her Wendy on weight loss journey. Having that guide and accountability partner is helping her stay on track to reach her weight loss goal.
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Farmington Police Officer Angela Prince tried a mask on her dog, Baxter, who wore it patiently. Baxter has since become a s0rt of celebrity of the Farmington Police Department, helping introduce the next cadet class, solve cases, and otherwise helping spread the word on the department's work. This story is sponsored by Three Rivers Brewery and Distill Beer Wine Spirits
Farmington Municipal Schools announces its new superintendent; who should get a second COVID Booster shot, and tips from San Juan County Fire and Rescue to help prevent fires during this spring. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Traegers Bar
Mendie Terry left downtown Farmington four years ago to re-open A Beautiful Mess in the old Skateland building on East Main Street because she wanted to own instead of rent. Specializing in handmade gifts by local crafter, antiques, home décor, it’s the perfect place to shop for the sightly unusual. Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Boons Family Thai BBQ and Pops Truck and RV Center
San Juan College High School offers high school students a unique opportunity to attend high school and college simultaneously. Students who attend the four-year early college high school will graduate with both their high school diplomas and an associate's degrees from San Juan College. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and CMIT Solutions
Founded in 1952 by choreographer Amalia Hernandez, Ballet Folklorico is Mexico’s most revered traditional dance company. It brings together music, dance and costumes from pre-Columbian civilizations through the modern era. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Traegers Bar
San Juan Regional Medical Center announces leadership change and Nursing Excellence Award, Aztec Speedway to open for 70th year on Friday, April 15. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by ServiceMaster Restore and SunRay Park & Casino
Holidays, birthdays, and special events, will no longer be a challenge for Wendy. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition is showing her how to make the right choices during her weight loss journey and keep the weight off when she reaches her goal.
The best cattlemen and ranchers from across the country—men and women who make their living off the land – lock horns in a series of grueling challenges on the third season of INSP’s “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown.” Filmed in harsh Douglas, Wyo., it premieres on April 21, and features a local cowboy from Bloomfield, New Mexico, 25-year-old Sal Campos. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Three Rivers Brewery and Pop's Truck and RV Center
Several economic development projects receive funding and finalists for the superintendent position for Farmington Municipal Schools have been announced. This story is sponsored by Distil Beer Wine Spirits and Boons Family Thai Barbecue
The Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology showcases an array of beautiful minerals, a breathtaking amethyst geode and unique fossils from around the world—including a 35-million-year-old Megacerops skull. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and ServiceMaster Restore