MORE Farmington News

February 14, 2024
Farmington City Councilors unanimously approved a construction contract to extend Piñon Hills Boulevard across the Animas River. Funded by a $40 million grant from the American Rescue Plan Act, the project aims to provide a secondary connection across the river, starting from East Main Street to County Road 3000. Meanwhile, the Outdoor Recreation Industry Initiative is offering a wilderness first aid training in April, which is crucial for outdoor enthusiasts and professionals. And the Farmington Chamber of Commerce honored Farmers Insurance Manchester Agency as the Business of the Year and John Bryom of Process Equipment and Service Company, Inc. as the Citizen of the Year, recognizing their significant contributions to the community. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Traegers Bar and Ace Hardware of Farmington.

Piñon Hills Boulevard Expansion to Begin

February 9, 2024
Scottish photographer David Yarrow is one of the best-selling fine art photographers in the world. His photos sell for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, Yarrow still returns to the American Southwest regularly, inspired by its wide array of subjects, or “characters,” as he calls them. Yarrow partners with Sorrel Sky Gallery, where his work is currently on display. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and Tafoya Barrett & Associates.

Photographer Features Four Corners

February 7, 2024
San Juan County Fire and Rescue consolidated its 10 districts into one to enhance service provision to residents, with planned improvements in lesser incorporated areas. San Juan Regional Medical Center initiated a bariatric surgery support group, led by a physician assistant, to assist individuals in post-surgery recovery or preparation. And the San Juan County Adult Detention Center unveiled a new training and wellness center funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, aiming to enhance staff well-being and professional standards. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Three Rivers Brewery and The Big Idea Makerspace at San Juan College.

San Juan County Fire & Rescue Consolidates

February 2, 2024
Durango, along with Purgatory Resort, is set to host a YETI Natural Selection DUEL during the first stage of the 2024 Natural Selection Tour. The brainchild of snowboarder Travis Rice, the Natural Selection Tour showcases the world’s top riders competing at venues around the world. Durango is one of two completely new sites for the tour this season. Natural Selection DUELS feature six mountain locations, where head-to-head competition between two top riders will decide who moves on to the next stages in the 2024 Natural Selection Tour. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

Snowboard Tour to Spotlight Durango

January 31, 2024
San Juan County has received financial excellence awards at both state and national levels for the fiscal years 2021-2023. The Farmington Museum system is set to release its long-term strategic plan, concluding a process that began in December 2019, and the community is invited to "Art for Everyone" classes at the Sycamore Park Community Center, offering a creative and inclusive experience led by local artist Crystal Hazen. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Distill Beer Wine & Spirits and SunRay Park and Casino.

Getting Finances in Order