News

2 groups unite to build one church

SILT – For several years, two church congregations in Silt have been without a permanent home.Although they’re from different countries and cultures – one Spanish-speaking and one English-speaking...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police end Nev. search for missing Utah mom

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah police ended a search Saturday in the eastern Nevada mountains for a Utah mother missing since 2009, as her father argued with her husband and her father-in-law about the case...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe Opera looks to its roots to secure future

ALBUQUERQUE – For more than five decades, the spirit behind the Santa Fe Opera has stemmed from a deep commitment to commissioning new works and presenting rare productions that had never been seen...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

2 campers near Aspen bitten in tents by bears ASPEN – Campers near Aspen are on high alert after two separate campers were bitten through their tents by black bears in the last two days.Mike Porras...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

After raids, artifact dealers slowly regain trust

SANTA FE – It’s been two years since swarms of federal agents burst into nearly two dozen homes scattered throughout the archaeologically rich Southwest, looking to take down what they believed was...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fallen Colo. pilot honored

AURORA – A Colorado National Guard pilot killed in Afghanistan was remembered Friday as a loving family man and a skilled aviator who was so determined to fly that at age 10 he jumped off the roof...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 plead guilty in swastika branding case

ALBUQUERQUE – The first men charged under a federal law that specifically banned hate crimes against disabled people pleaded guilty Thursday to branding a swastika on the arm of a Navajo man.“Just...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sugarland tour resumes after Ind. stage tragedy

ALBUQUERQUE – Sugarland returned to the stage in Albuquerque on Thursday – their first performance since a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed five people.The Grammy-winning country duo...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Planned Parenthoood makes changes

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Planned Parenthood is ending abortion services in three Arizona cities to comply with recent state laws that placed restrictions on abortions, the organization announced...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Military’s Colo. mountain bunker gets a face-lift

DENVER – A Cold War-era bunker deep inside a Colorado mountain has lost its most famous tenant, the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s command center. But it’s still home to some key...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Offers flood in for crime-fighting man

ALBUQUERQUE – People across the country are offering to help the family of the New Mexico man who rescued a 6-year-old girl who was snatched off the street and thrown into a van.Police and...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agency considers investigation into N.M. shootings

ALBUQUERQUE – The head of the Justice Department’s civil-rights division, which is reviewing whether to launch an investigation into the recent escalation of fatal shootings by Albuquerque police...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News