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Farmington, New Mexico is located in San Juan County. Zip codes in Farmington, NM include 87499, 87402, and 87401. The median home price in Farmington is $189,900. More Farmington information.

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2 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Farmington City Council opts to spend more time on revisions to city code concerning animals

Farmington City Council agreed in a work session on Tuesday to further review revisions to the city code addressing animals before publishing notice of the proposed ordinance. The city is trying to improve animal welfare by revising chapter six of its code.

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3 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: Desert View Family Counseling, Navajo United Methodist Center need volunteers

Be a helping hand in the lives of those in transition with the help of the Volunteer Center at San Juan College. The Volunteer Center can connect anyone willing to give their time with local, nonprofit agencies in need of assistance, like Desert View Family Counseling and Navajo United Methodist Center.

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7 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

Heavy rains are expected to strike the state this week thanks to remnants of Tropical Storm Odile. The National Weather Service said severe weather from the Odile will move across most of northern and central New Mexico bringing possible flooding and thunderstorms.

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13 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Charges against teen homicide suspect Velasquez dismissed

Murder charges filed against the 17-year-old Farmington boy accused in the fatal shooting of Seth Stallings have been dismissed, according to a notice filed Monday. The dismissal was preceded by a motion filed Monday by Rafael Velasquez's attorney Steve Murphy, who argued the accused was wrongfully identified by the Farmington Police Department.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Former Farmington library employee arraigned on charges of child sex abuse

A former Farmington Public Library employee is expected to be arraigned in district court next week on four counts of criminal sexual contact of a child, a second-degree felony. Mark Wolf, 56 of Farmington, was arrested on Aug. 6 after being accused of molesting his 10-year-old biological son over a period of at least two years, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

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No contamination detected in Farmington water

At about 4:30 p.m. on Monday, the city canceled its advisory urging that residents and businesses boil water from their taps before drinking it. Now people can return to normal, Sypher said.

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Four people face felonies in Cigarette Outlet robbery

Four people face felonies after being accused last month of stealing $8,000 in cash and numerous cartons of cigarettes from the Cigarette Outlet in Farmington. The accused - Yogonda Harris, 37, Tatianna Countee, 22, Marqus Bailey, 32, and Sierra Webb, 22 - were charged on Aug. 5 in Farmington Magistrate Court with burglary, breaking and entering and criminal damage to property.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Farmington Post Office building gets cleaned up, charges dropped against postmaster

After more than a year of asking the post office on 20th Street to pull its weeds and clean its trash, Farmington Mayor Tommy Roberts can almost declare victory. Now, the weeds are gone and the trash is cleared, giving the building's exterior a cleaner appearance.

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Designer consignment store Poppin' Tags opens new location in downtown Farmington

Poppin' Tags, 110 W. Main St., opened for business on Sept. 8. Four days later, more than 200 items had been delivered to the new location for consignment sale.

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Farmington residents asked to use boiled, bottled water because of possible bacterial contamination

Farmington residents are being cautioned not to drink water without first boiling it after a malfunction at the city's water treatment plant may have resulted in bacterial contamination. Contamination may have occurred from unfiltered lake water getting into the water system, according to a press release from the City of Farmington.

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Sutherland Farms' Animas River Green Chile Festival offers 'agricultural experience'

Espanola resident Michael Heil, at center, and Farmington resident Marilyn Heil, at right, pick up their roasted green chiles on Saturday at the Animas River Green Chile Festival at Sutherland Farms in Aztec AZTEC - While the most common question asked in New Mexico is red or green, the most frequent inquiry at Sutherland Farms' Animas River Green Chile Festival was bushel or half-bushel. The eighth annual festival provided a chance for people around the Four Corners to get their chile fix while supporting the family-run farm in Aztec.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Two claims in former Farmington detective's lawsuit dismissed

Two claims made by a former Farmington Police Department detective in his ongoing federal lawsuit against City Manager Rob Mayes and former police Chief Kyle Westall were dismissed last week. The claims alleged the city officials conspired to interfere with Robert Perez's civil rights because of his race and punished him for exercising his right to free speech.

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Hundreds participate in Walk to End Alzheimer's in Farmington

FARMINGTON - Before his diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease, Clarence Dye walked the river trail through Animas and Berg parks regularly to exercise. "I walked this trail ever since it's been here," said the 77-year-old Farmington man while walking along the Animas River on Saturday.

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First-ever Walk for Autism in San Juan County aims to raise awareness, acceptance

Sarah Shelby, a New Mexico Autism Society board member, poses for a photo on Thursday at her workplace in Farmington. Shelby organized the first-ever Walk for Autism, which will take place later this month at Berg Park in Farmington.

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Annual golf tournament raises funds for families with children diagnosed with cancer

Andi Clark lines up her shot on Friday while handicapped with an eye patch and arm brace during the IGW Pediatric Cancer Foundation's Annual Golf Tournament at the San Juan Country Club in Farmington. The foundation, named after Ian G. Wimbish, raises funds for families with children fighting cancer.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Guest Column: Why you should get involved in the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

This article is part of a project of the local Community Health Improvement Council, or CHIC. CHICs were created statewide in conjunction with the New Mexico Department of Health with the goal of getting local citizens and county governments more involved in finding ways to improve health in each of their communities.

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Column: Sky's the limit on small-loan interest rates in New Mexico

Payday loans, title loans, signature loans. New Mexico has more than 656 small lenders, and they are operating in nearly every town.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Teen charged in fatal Farmington shooting released from San Juan County Juvenile Detention Center

Rafael Velasquez was released Thursday from the San Juan County Juvenile Detention Center after prosecutors admitted at a hearing Thursday afternoon that insufficient evidence exists to charge him with murder. San Juan County Chief Deputy District Attorney Dustin O'Brien said developments in the investigation made it likely the state would not be able to establish probable cause, a necessary condition for the case to proceed to trial.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Farmington man sought on drug trafficking charges arrested in Albuquerque

A 23-year-old Farmington man listed on the San Juan County Sheriff's Office's "Most Wanted" website was arrested last week in Albuquerque. Albuquerque police arrested Deantoni Phillips on Saturday, and he is now awaiting charges at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, according to court records.

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Farmington area exported $35 million of products in 2013

Exports from the Farmington area increased by $5 million in 2013, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. The total worth of exports in Farmington was about $35 million in 2013, according to the release.

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