Push begins to boost broadband in N.M. schools

BERNALILLO, N.M. – Nearly a third of New Mexico’s public school districts don’t have adequate access to high-speed Internet, and Gov. Susana Martinez wants to change that situation. Martinez...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Battle looms over immigrant driver’s licenses in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado immigrant advocates frustrated over long waiting periods for people who want driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status vowed to pressure lawmakers in the coming months to...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State to test new voting machines

DENVER – Amid national anxiety about aging voting machines, Colorado elections officials are testing four types of new machines in elections next month as they move toward upgrades statewide. The...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. ranch OK with filming despite ‘Maze Runner’ rumors

ALBUQUERQUE – The manager of a private New Mexico ranch says he will continue to let movie productions film at the site after a studio squelched rumors that actors stole American Indian artifacts...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque councilors debate history

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque City Councilor who introduced a proclamation for Albuquerque to join other cities in observing Indigenous Peoples Day on Columbus Day faced a censure motion Monday over...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DMV looks at outsourcing

DENVER (AP) – Just after lunchtime Wednesday, Jeffrey Jordan of Wheat Ridge was running late to get back to work. He hoped to make a quick trip to the state Division of Motor Vehicles office in...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s affordable artist housing efforts catching on

DENVER (AP) – Gentrification works like this in America’s cities: Artists can’t afford good neighborhoods, so they move into bad ones. But their very presence makes those dubious areas a lot more...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Bear euthanized, two cubs caught, relocated BOULDER – A bear first spotted in Boulder in August has been captured and euthanized after it was found roaming in a homeowner’s backyard. The bear,...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bernie Sanders stresses gun control at Boulder rally

BOULDER – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday called for an assault weapons ban in his second straight day of talking about an issue – guns – where he has sometimes deviated from the Democratic...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 student killed, 3 wounded during fight at Ariz. college

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Indigenous Peoples’ Day pitched in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – Outgoing Albuquerque City Council President Rey Garduno is calling for the city to celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Albuquerque doesn’t observe...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Groups urge feds to release more Mexican gray wolves

SANTA FE, N.M. – More than three dozen environmental groups asked the federal government Thursday to release at least five packs of Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico to bolster the genetics of the...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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