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Floodgates opening for Colorado River restoration

LEES FERRY, Ariz. – The federal Bureau of Reclamation is gradually opening turbines and bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam as part of a government program to restore the Grand Canyon’s ecosystem.The...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man accused of Obama threat held without bail

DENVER – A judge has denied bail for a Colorado man accused of telling his therapist he wanted to kill President Barack Obama and shoot schoolchildren despite objections from his defense attorney...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Forecasters: N.M. chance fades for winter moisture

ALBUQUERQUE – Weather forecasters and state and federal water managers on Monday painted a grim picture of the chances drought-stricken New Mexico has to make up any ground this winter.It’s early,...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coyote contest winds down without problems

ALBUQUERQUE – A coyote hunting contest organized by a New Mexico gun shop that set off protests from animal-rights activists has ended without problems.The hunt ended at noon Sunday and all hunters...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.Y. rules on raft guides draw criticism

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York kept the owner of Hudson River Rafting Co. on its list of 2,500 licensed outdoor guides, despite two charges against him of reckless endangerment and a dozen other tickets...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

BLM delays gas, oil leases

DENVER – The Bureau of Land Management is delaying the sale of natural-gas and oil leases in a crucial watershed for metro Denver. The Denver Post reported that the BLM on Friday delayed the sale...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drought affecting snowmaking at Arapahoe Basin

KEYSTONE – Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is coping with low stream flows that are affecting snowmaking. The Summit Daily News reported snowmaking efforts are hampered by low flows in the North Fork of...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tucson officer shot in head

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Tucson police officer shot in the head after responding to a burglary alarm was in critical but stable condition Sunday following surgery, authorities said. The assailant remained...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA puts new emission limits on Ariz. plants

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has imposed new pollution limits on three coal-fired Arizona power plants, aiming to protect the environment and air quality for...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No protesters, just one kill in coyote contest

ALBUQUERQUE – Only one coyote had been shot so far and no protesters showed up Saturday at a New Mexico gun shop sponsoring a coyote hunting contest this weekend that set off howls of protests from...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1870s baptistry unearthed at Provo temple site

PROVO, Utah – Mormon church historians are hailing the unearthing of a 19th-century baptistry at the site of the old Provo Tabernacle as a significant discovery.The baptistry, with its 5-by-9-foot...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Students invest in school project

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Students in Ryan Hudson’s Greenhouse and Landscape Management class have more to lose than a lesson if they skip class.Each student invests $5 per share in up to four shares...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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