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BLM must disclose names

DENVER – A federal judge is reversing a 1995 policy and ordering the Bureau of Land Management to disclose who nominates parcels for the federal government to be leased for natural-gas and oil...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CenturyLink strike looms in West

DENVER – Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states moved closer Thursday to allowing a strike but plan to keep negotiating with the telecommunications company.The Communication...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

You may now ski with the bride

GEORGETOWN – There was a ski helmet with sequins and a veil, plus suit jackets worn over snow vests. Loveland Ski Area’s Valentine’s Day mountaintop wedding ceremony drew even more couples than...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribes to benefit from old plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two northern Arizona tribes that lost millions of dollars in annual revenue with the closure of a coal-fired power plant in southern Nevada are set to benefit from the sale of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Rocky Mountain park records 3.2M visitorsROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – The National Park Service estimates more than 3.2 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park last year.Park...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

University, businesses tout healthful food

As McDonald’s cuts salt in its burgers by 10 percent, it will have to adapt thousands of trigger-activated salt shakers, each used hundreds of times a day by burger flippers at the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona court decision upholds driving ruling for marijuana

PHOENIX – An appeals court has issued a ruling that upholds the right of authorities to prosecute pot smokers in Arizona for driving under the influence even when there is no evidence that they are...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. House approves gun-buyer crime checks

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers waded into the national debate about gun violence Wednesday as the House approved legislation to require criminal background checks of more people who buy firearms...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Employee Facebook privacy bill advances

DENVER – Facebook profiles and other social-media accounts could be off-limits to employers under a bill approved unanimously in a House committee Tuesday.Facebook is a social networking service...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man who shot at suspected burglar takes plea deal

SALT LAKE CITY – A northern Utah man who drew support from other residents after he was arrested for shooting at a suspected burglar who was fleeing his property apologized during a court...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribe on its way to Medicaid

FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation officials say they are on their way toward managing their own federally funded Medicaid program.The Daily Times of reported that the nation began looking into creating...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. chile crop inches up, facing competitors

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s chile acreage inched upward slightly last year, but the crop’s long-term future still faces plenty of challenges.That’s according to experts at the state’s...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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