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Officials seeking information in Mexican gray wolf’s death

ALBUQUERQUE – One of the Mexican gray wolf pups that survived the largest fire in Arizona history last summer has been found dead along a forest road, and federal wildlife officials on Tuesday...

DATE: April 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Salazar rallies for planet

COLORADO SPRINGS – It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke about the Colorado River but also...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A battle over inactive voters

DENVER – Senate Democrats moved to take down what they say is a roadblock that makes it more difficult for more than 100,000 voters to participate in the November elections, resurrecting a proposal...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver ruling OKs firing of 2 officers

DENVER –The Civil Service Commission ruled Monday that two officers can be terminated for a high-profile, videotaped beating in a case that cost one top-ranking city official his job and sparked...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Offshore drilling fees fund purchase of forests lands

Offshore drilling fees are financing the purchase of $41.6 million worth of new national forest lands in 15 states, including land in Uncompahgre National Forest in Southwest Colorado.Agriculture...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State lawmakers enter final month

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers are entering their final month of the 2012 session with plenty left to do – but without the caustic atmosphere one might expect in the closing days of an election...

DATE: April 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

YouTube video aims to help gay students at Brigham Young

Students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits “homosexual behavior” have launched a Web video aimed at reassuring other gay and lesbian youth struggling with their faith and sexual...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nature’s Educators brings birds to students

CAÑON CITY – Birds of a feather don’t always flock together.But they can learn to live side by side while they travel the state serving as educational animal ambassadors with Nature’s...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. farmers may plant less this year

PORTALES, N.M. – There’s a good chance fewer acres of crops will be planted in eastern New Mexico and West Texas, said agriculture officials.“Just my gut feeling, the next two months will impact a...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Robber shoots, kills Ariz. Walmart manager

PHOENIX – A manager at a Walmart in west Phoenix was shot and killed by a gunman who robbed the store early Saturday, police said.The support manager at the Walmart Supercenter died shortly after...

DATE: April 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No cuts good news for Colo. schools

DENVER – When it comes to funding schools in Colorado, the good news is relative. Schools aren’t being cut for the first time in years as the state slowly recovers from the Great Recession, a...

DATE: April 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mapping glitch blamed for incomplete fire warnings in fatal Front Range blaze

DENVER – Software that failed to recognize a community name and a discrepancy between coordinates on Google maps and a mapping system are being blamed for the failure to alert some residents to a...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News