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June 19, 2024
Aztec Ruins National Monument has received $344,000 to assist with soil revitalization and erosion prevention - work began at the beginning of May. The New Mexico State Parks Division has opened a survey for the Navajo Lake State Park Management Plan, specifically regarding the San Juan River portion of the plan. And the Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that the Grandview Bridge switch will be postponed to the middle of the month due to delays in lighting at the Grandview Roundabout. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Distill Beer Wine Spirits.

Aztec Ruins Restoration and Revitalization

June 19, 2024
Road work season has begun, with San Juan County repaving Road 6480 thanks to a $2 million grant. The project, which started two weeks ago, will proceed in three phases, each lasting 2-3 weeks, with detours and closures from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Join the Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village's summer concerts every second Friday, starting June 7th and continuing through October 8th. For dog owners, the Durango Kennel Club offers a rattlesnake avoidance clinic on June 1st, teaching dogs to identify and avoid rattlesnakes. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Northern Edge Casino and Traegers Bar.

Road Work Season Begins in Ernest

June 19, 2024
San Juan County is improving its services to newly released detainees from the adult detention center. A new reentry resource center at the detention facility includes a phone charging station, informational video and a brochure wall with relevant services. The center was a joint project spearheaded by Leadership San Juan. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Home-2-Suites and Boon's Family Thai BBQ.

San Juan County Targets Recidivism

May 23, 2024
The Farmington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free Business to Business Expo on Thursday, June 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Farmington Civic Center. The San Juan County Adult Detention Center recently celebrated the opening of its Reentry Resource Center. The Farmington Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Young Professionals Network, is seeking hole sponsors for its annual golf scramble, Tees and Tunes, taking place on Friday, July 12th at the San Juan Country Club. The Colorado Department of Transportation would like to remind drivers that US Highway 550 will be closed to vehicles on Saturday, May 25th between Purgatory Ski Resort and Silverton for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. By Rachel Hughes. This story is sponsored by Traeger's Bar and Boon's Family Thai BBQ.

Free Business to Business Expo on June 6

May 23, 2024
The Connie Gotsch Foundation will close its doors after 11 years of supporting and encouraging local artists and arts programs in San Juan County. Make sure to pick up the 2024-25 sculpture guide, with the 11 new sculptures that have been installed across Downtown Farmington. Mark your calendars for the presentation of the 2024 Paddling Film Festival, taking place May 26th at the Totah Theatre. And at a recent visit to the Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council, Senator Michael Bennet and Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Touton announced $2.3 million in funding for the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Three Rivers Brewery.

Connie Gotsch Foundation Closing Doors