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The Hum: Levi Platero

Guitarist and singer Levi Platero is from Tohajiilee, New Mexico, part of the Navajo Nation. His family band, The Plateros, toured for over a decade and gained a strong following for their blues-rock before joining the band Indigenous. More recently, Levi Platero took a break from Indigenous to laun


Grants will help house homeless people

P.A.T.H. and San Juan County Partnership receive grants from U.S. Housing and Urban Development FARMINGTON - Two Farmington-based non-profits will receive grants from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development department to support their efforts to assist homeless people in the community, according to a


Navajo Technical University Seeks to Support New Economy, Four-year Degrees with New Engineering Technology degree

CROWNPOINT, NEW MEXICO - A newly created two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology is the latest addition to the programs offered at Navajo Technical University. The program is funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will support an economic dev


Nature's extravagance: The Ro Grande Gorge

Hundreds of feet beneath a steel deck arch bridge, the Ro Grande ("Grand River") snakes and tumbles over boulders and smaller rocks on its 1,900-mile journey from the Continental Divide in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is


Police asking for assistance in connection to man's death

FARMINGTON - The Farmington Police Department is asking for assistance locating two people who were seen walking with a 49-year-old Farmington man before the man was found dead. Shortly after 7:45 p.m. Friday, police responded to a call of a man lying in the road on the 1200 block of Laguna Avenue i


PHOTOS: Pets of the week | Oct. 20

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Cooper was once a wild colt roaming in the Thoreau area of New Mexico. Now he is a curious, albeit skeptical, 7-year-old gelding. Cooper halters and stands for the farrier. He stands about 15 hands high and weighs about 800 pounds. His animated trot is beautiful


Tribe, state continue to address Real ID issues

CROWNPOINT - The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division will now accept a Certificate of Indian Blood and an affidavit of birth issued by the Navajo Nation Office of Vital Records in lieu of a birth certificate when obtaining a driver's license, identification card or driving authorization card. The anno


Opinion: Celebrate Oct. 9 as Indigenous Peoples Day, not 'that guy who was lost'

If Taos can act quickly, it can join 30 cities and counties, plus seven states, that have already recognized the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. That is the day that has been called Columbus Day since Denver started the tradition in 1909 to honor "that guy who was lost," as one T


Updated snowstorm forecast calls for more snow in parts of N.J.; winter storm warning in Sussex

A winter storm warning has been issued for Sussex County, where a half-foot of snow or more is expected to blanket the area as a complex storm system moves through overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. The storm is forming more slowly than forecasters had originally expected, giving most of New

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 19:58:00

State Police charge Tomkins Cove woman with cocaine possession

Subscribed, but don't have a login? There are several state roadwork projects scheduled this week in Westchester County, on the Hutchinson River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 1, 6, 117, 125 and 127; Interstates 87 and 684; as well as state roads in Yonkers, accord

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 20:41:10

Double S Diner closed after car accident knocks out power

WANTAGE -- The Double S Diner in Wantage has been closed for two days following an early-morning motor vehicle accident that knocked out the restaurant's power Sunday. A spokesperson for Double S, a franchise that also owns the Double S Smokehouse in Frankford and another barbecue restaurant by th

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-16 08:01:00

Wednesday snowstorm: 6 things to know in North Jersey

Another snowstorm is expected to hit North Jersey Thursday, with up to 6 inches possible for parts of the region. Here's what to know about the storm:How much snow will we get? The northwestern portions of Bergen and Passaic counties will see the higher end of the prediction with 4 to 6 inches of sn

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-17 03:07:32

Suspect in Ridgewood robbery sleeps over at victim's house, then zaps and steals from him

Cops need the public's help in finding a man who spent the night at a Ridgewood man's house before robbing and assaulting him last week. Police said the trouble began at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 12, when Tyler Chancellor, 25, woke up at the home on Wyckoff Avenue near Putnam Avenue and told the 25-year-old

QNS.COM - 2018-01-16 22:00:52

Upper Saddle River will try to settle eruv lawsuit, attorney says

UPPER SADDLE RIVER - Borough officials will try to settle a federal lawsuit brought by a Rockland County Orthodox Jewish group that built an eruv in town, according to an attorney for the borough. The decision, reached after the Borough Council met behind closed doors Monday night, marks a departure

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:26:44

Developer proposes 24 townhouses in Montvale

A new governor, return of the Women's March, Martha Stewart and Dennis Miller - all in "7 things to know this week in New Jersey." John C. Ensslin MONTVALE - A developer wants to build 24 town homes on approximately 2.5 acres of land along Spring Valley Road, near the intersection of Summit Avenue.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-17 05:00:08

Didn't get boil water notice

Editor: Apparently a boil water advisory was given over the weekend in Sussex Borough. Apparently residents were told by automated phone messages, notices posted around town, and on the borough website. My family lives in Sussex and we had no clue. How do you get these phone messages? What phone pol

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-17 08:01:00

A 'state of emergency' for Kent flooding; Route 7 still closed

The Housatonic River remains frozen with chunks of ice covering the surface in Kent. Town officials declared a state of emergency Monday. Lynn Mellis Worthington Republican-American KENT - Town officials declared a state of emergency Monday due to flooding and ice jams in the Housatonic River and


Ice Jam Flooding Issues Continue Along Housatonic River in Kent

More resources are expected to arrive in Kent Tuesday after officials declared a local state of emergency due to ice jam flooding along the Housatonic River, and officials are looking for volunteers to help with the preparations. Ice jams formed Saturday, causing the river to overflow and forcing ro

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-16 11:48:26

Ice jams in Kent trigger local state of emergency

KENT, Conn. (WTNH) - Not one, but two massive ice jams are blocking the Housatonic River, causing flooding in roads, homes and schools before that water turns into ice. "It's mother nature at her finest, she is cleaning house!" exclaimed Kent resident Jennifer Hobbs. Hobbs has a front row seat to th

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 03:24:10

Coast Guard has to call off ice-breaking operation

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)-The U.S. Coast Guard had to call off its ice-busting operation on Tuesday night along the Connecticut River. The ice is simply too massive for the Coast Guard cutter, Bollard. "We couldn't break through it at a very high rate of speed," said Chief Derek Strope. Related: One m

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 04:30:03