Legal challenge targets New Mexico driver’s license system

ALBUQUERQUE – A legal challenge filed Monday in state district court accuses New Mexico of unlawfully denying driver’s authorization cards to some residents under a system adopted in 2016 to meet...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Nation plans second utility-scale solar farm

KAYENTA, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is expanding a solar energy farm in Kayenta. The second phase will produce the same amount of energy as the first – about 27 megawatts, or enough to power 18,000...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

California governor pushes for 5M zero-emission cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part of a goal of getting 5 million...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Flu widespread across U.S. for third consecutive week

NEW YORK – Sick with the flu? You’ve got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third consecutive week. Only Hawaii has been spared. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Killing of Colorado deputy leads to 1 arrest, search for 2

DENVER – Authorities in Colorado have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy, but some schools in the area were shut down as police combed a residential area north of...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

N.M. budget rebound may restore locally grown school food

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers are taking steps to revive funding for public schools to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables from local farms. Republican Rep. Jimmie Hall of Albuquerque said...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Boulder moves to dismiss charges against anti-fracking activist

BOULDER – A city prosecutor has requested for a judge to dismiss the charges against an anti-fracking activist who was ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Flags lowered in honor of slain Colorado deputy

DENVER – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Colorado sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Colorado’s governor has ordered all flags on state buildings lowered in honor of a sheriff’s...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

DOJ: Bernalillo County must hand over immigration data

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Justice Department is including New Mexico’s most populous county in an effort to pressure cities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Bernalillo County was one...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Rocky Mountain National Park nearly hits visitation record

FORT COLLINS– Rocky Mountain National Park almost set another visitation record in 2017. The Coloradoan reported Wednesday that the park’s visitation last year was less than 2 percent shy of the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado governor releases broad plan for electric vehicles

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has released a broad plan to further expand the state’s electric vehicle market. The Denver Post reports that Hickenlooper on Wednesday said he believes the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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