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Sacred Navajo symbols often confused for swastikas

DENVER (AP) – The rug had several columns, with bright red squares down the center and a few lining the edges of a neutral-colored background. At first glance, the square-shaped symbols looked like...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

FREDERICK – The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them, according to court documents filed by an attorney defending the girls’ father...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawyer fears that wildfire defendant will be made scapegoat

ASPEN – A lawyer for one of two people charged with starting a western Colorado wildfire says he’s worried that “mob rule” will lead to unfair treatment of his client. The Aspen Daily News reported...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

UNM regents vote to uphold contested athletics cuts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Regents at New Mexico’s flagship university on Friday voted for a second time to cut men’s soccer and other teams, citing longstanding financial challenges within the troubled...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado girls’ bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

FREDERICK – The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents filed Friday by an attorney...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More detail in Colorado family killings expected next week

FREDERICK – Colorado authorities prepared Friday to file formal charges against an oil and gas worker accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters inside their suburban home, then...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police: Former Aztec High School teacher had sex with girls

AZTEC – Authorities in New Mexico say a former high school teacher accused of having sex with a student admitted to doing so with several other girls while a teacher in Aztec. Police say...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Administration vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

WASHINGTON – As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires from ever...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

FREDERICK – Shanann Watts’ Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life – of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children. She called her husband “my ROCK!” and said he...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Contractor makes progress on new border wall in New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Construction workers have completed more than half of a new barrier along a desolate stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in southern New Mexico as part of President Donald...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

University of New Mexico regents to vote again on contested athletic cuts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Regents at New Mexico’s flagship university are scheduled to consider for a second time a proposal to shore up the finances of its troubled athletics department by eliminating...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo officials bid farewell to Indian Affairs director

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation officials are bidding farewell to their region’s director for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe says Sharon Pinto has been reassigned to the U.S....

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News