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Lawsuit: Bernalillo Country Sheriff’s deputy beat driver

ALBUQUERQUE – A new lawsuit says a Bernalillo Country Sheriff’s deputy used excessive force on a motorist during a traffic stop last year. A lawsuit filed in state district court last month alleged...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Light rain helps slow wildfire in southeastern Colorado

KIM – Light rain helped slow the growth of a lightning-sparked wildfire burning on Colorado’s southeastern plains Sunday, the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control said. The fire in...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sen. Tom Udall presents veterans’ oral histories to Library of Congress

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall presented Monday 90 oral histories his office collected from New Mexico veterans to the Library of Congress. The New Mexico Democrat joined Librarian of Congress...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation has 104 new coronavirus cases, 4 more deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation officials report 104 new cases of the coronavirus with four more deaths from the pandemic. The Navajo Nation has been hit hard from the outbreak and tribal...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor halts plans to reopen drive-in theater

LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has blocked the reopening of a popular northern New Mexico drive-in movie theater despite city officials believing they had the OK. The governor’s...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers to return Tuesday to tackle $3.3 billion budget hole

DENVER – No public health insurance option. Drastic cuts to K-12 and higher education funding. Seniors losing tax breaks on their homes. These are a few of the dozens of sacrifices Colorado’s...

DATE: May 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skiing to resume at A-Basin amid coronavirus pandemic

DENVER – Time to dust off those boots and tune those skis. At least one resort high in the Colorado Rockies is planning to reopen after a more than two-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus....

DATE: May 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘It was so special’: Colorado high schools host creative graduations during the pandemic

From drive-in to drive-thru, and from ski gondolas to car parades, high schools across Colorado are finding unique and creative ways to honor this year’s graduating seniors. Graduation comes at a...

DATE: May 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Parts of Navajo water pipeline near completion amid virus

CROWNPOINT, N.M. – Growing up without running water or electricity in rural New Mexico on the Eastern Agency of the Navajo Nation in the 1950s, Daniel Tso contracted tuberculosis at the age of 5...

DATE: May 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Virus rules push bell-ringing chemotherapy ceremony outside

GREELEY – As the spring sun warmed the courtyard outside Banner North Colorado Medical Center’s cancer unit, Casey Pearson was simply relieved. Pearson, who was celebrating his final chemotherapy...

DATE: May 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Census workers to target southern New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – U.S. Census workers have started to drop off questionnaires at the front doors of some homes in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County as part of an effort to target households that...

DATE: May 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Interior Secretary plans Grand Canyon visit for reopening

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. – Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is scheduled to be at the Grand Canyon this weekend to highlight the park’s partial reopening after it shuttered temporarily...

DATE: May 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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