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
Wendy is a professional diet yo-yo’er. But, PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition is showing her how to take the weight off and keep it off.
The guys from Four Corners Car Talk, Clifton Horace and Glenn Gent, offer their insights behind the record-breaking gas prices from their makeshift radio studio at Horace Nissan in Farmington. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Traegers Bar
Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass re-established her roots here, when she returned home and joined San Juan College as president in July 2012. In the meantime, she has increased the number of graduates by 143 percent and continued to advance student success while shouldering a pesky pandemic. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and ServiceMaster Restoration Specialists
March COVID update, Farmington Dumpster weekend, and springtime activities. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Three Rivers Brewery and Boons Family Thai Barbecue
Kirtland native Alexander Chambers opened Chambers Steakhouse five months ago in Farmington. Now, with a staff of 15, his USDA-certified mutton steaks, ribs, and other mutton dishes are being gobbled up by locals. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by ServiceMaster Restore and Boons Family Thai Barbecue
Chamber “Mug” Shots, the 11th Annual Tortoise and the Hare Run, and other events happening in and around Farmington, by Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Distil Beer, Wine, Spirits
La Plata Search and Rescue has a variety of teams that deploy according to need. One such team is Rae Randolph and her German Shepherd Oso, who is a certified cadaver detection dog. They work with Search and Rescue, Colorado Forensic Canines, and law enforcement officials to assist in investigations and recovery work. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by FASTSIGNS and ServiceMaster Restore
Local NEWS Network anchor, Wendy Graham Settle, shares her personal struggle with weight loss and how PHD Weight Loss will help her through it.
Omicron variant and other factors have decimated blood supply nationally and locally. Vitalant, a blood supplier in Farmington, needs your donation more than ever. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Pop's Truck and RV Center and CMIT Solutions
The 23rd annual Cheese Enchilada Take-Out fundraising event occurs every year on Ash Wednesday in the kitchen of the St. Mary’s Parish Center in Farmington, and it gets busier and busier every year. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Pop's Truck and RV and Traegers Bar
Former firefighter from Colorado, Chadd Drott, gave a presentation at the Farmington Public Library on Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in Western Montana, the largest of the unique species in the world. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by Service Master Restore and Three Rivers Brewery
“Perpetual Motion,” the third concert for the San Juan Symphony’s 36th season, was an evening of up-beat, fast-paced music, featuring Grammy winning violinist Karen Kim at Henderson Fine Arts Center Performance Hall in Farmington. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Service Master Restore
A special exhibit at the Canyons of the Ancients Visitors Center highlights 15 years of documentation research on sites in the national monument and how science and art together can give us a greater understanding of the Ancestral Puebloans' culture and relationship to the landscape. This story is sponsored by Pop's Truck and RV Center, Choice Building Supply Ace Hardware, Kroegers Ace Hardware, and Ace Hardware of Farmington