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Report: 6 million acres of state lands in West inaccessible

BILLINGS, Mont. – More than 6 million acres of state property scattered across 11 states in the U.S. West are landlocked by private property and largely inaccessible to hunters, anglers and other...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman suspected in fatal hit-and-run crash turns herself in

DENVER – A suburban Denver woman suspected of hitting and killing a 77-year-old bicyclist with her SUV before fleeing the scene has surrendered to authorities. The Denver Post reports the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hearing for Aztec mom in boiling puppies case ‘mistakenly’ closed

AZTEC – A court official says a New Mexico district judge mistakenly kept the public from a hearing involving a New Mexico woman accused of forcing her children to watch her kill their pets. The...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado area missed air quality deadline, plans to improve

FORT COLLINS – The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a Colorado region missed its air quality standards deadline. The Coloradoan reports that the EPA is expected to mark the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico company chosen to build border wall part in Texas

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque-based company has been awarded a more than $80 million contract to building a stretch of new border wall in Texas. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Southwest Valley...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Junior College plan eyes 4-year degree under $10K

HOBBS, N.M. – Some eastern New Mexico students may be able to earn a college degree for under $10,000, under a proposal by New Mexico Junior College. The school has unveiled more details of its...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hungry mountain lion killed after attacking Colorado hunter

FRISCO – Wildlife officials say a Colorado man did everything right to survive a mountain lion attack before the animal was killed by authorities. The Summit Daily News reported Friday that...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Carlsbad Caverns creating digital map of cave system

CARLSBAD, N.M. – The National Park Service is creating a digital map of Carlsbad Caverns National Park to help with repairs and maintenance projects. The agency is using light detection and ranging...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington aims to keep coal-fired power plant open

FARMINGTON – Farmington city officials Friday signed an agreement with a company that proposes outfitting the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station with carbon-capture technology in an effort to...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado city may require detention center disease reporting

AURORA – A Colorado city is considering whether to require detention center employees to promptly notify health officials of infectious disease outbreaks. Aurora City Council members gave...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Window-washers rescued after Denver mechanical lift crashes

DENVER – Firefighters rescued two window-washers after a mechanical lift crashed through a parking garage in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood, the Denver Post reported. The crash also ruptured a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado businessman: Possible China tariffs challenging

ASPEN – A Colorado businessman is watching for additional tariffs on Chinese products. President Donald Trump said Thursday he would delay a new, 25% tariff on Chinese goods from September to...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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