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Sheriff’s office: Men break into Telluride water facility

DENVER – Authorities say a group of men has repeatedly broken into a water treatment facility in a Colorado mountain town to dip in its fenced-off pond. KMGH-TV reports the San Miguel County...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico land boss says no to offer from U.S. border agency

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s top land boss has rejected a proposal from the federal government to settle a dispute about land along the U.S.-Mexico border as work continues to bolster security...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drought forces volunteers to increase water to Colorado wild horses

MAYBELL – Drought conditions in parts of Colorado have volunteers hauling more water to wild horses in the areas. The Steamboat Pilot and Today reports volunteers with the horse advocacy group Wild...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado baker who refused to make cake for gays sues again

DENVER – A Colorado baker who insisted his religious beliefs justified his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple – an argument partly supported by the U.S. Supreme Court – has sued the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

3 accused of abuse at New Mexico compound await release

TAOS, N.M. – Three people accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound were awaiting release Wednesday in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Murder convictions in 2 killings in same-day home invasions

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld a man’s murder convictions stemming from two killings that occurred in separate Albuquerque home invasions the same day. The justices’...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorful rock mosaics along Las Cruces dam vandalized

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Colorful rock mosaics along the Tortugas Dam in southern New Mexico have been vandalized. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports creator Kathy Morrow said this week she discovered...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder to vote on keeping money from sugary drinks tax

BOULDER – Voters in Boulder are being asked whether they want to allow the city to keep extra money raised by a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The 2 cent-per-ounce tax approved in 2016 has so...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado medical marijuana sales take a nosedive. Is the end nigh?

Medical cannabis is on the decline. Sales have dropped for 19 straight months in Colorado. That was the expectation as recreational stores took hold, but the data shows the declines have...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

TAOS, N.M. – A judge’s decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Emails: New Mexico county commissioner OK’d dubious expenses

ALBUQUERQUE – Documents show a northern New Mexico county commissioner approved taxpayer-supported reimbursements for food and alcohol that have since come under scrutiny and that a former official...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe public schools to check all visitors’ backgrounds

SANTA FE – Santa Fe public schools will begin checking to see if visitors are on a national sex offender list. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the change adopted this week will require parents and...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News