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Monthly jobs report shows gains in N.M. SANTA FE – New Mexico is again showing gains when it comes to job growth. State labor officials say that between May 2012 and last month, the state gained...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

High-wire walker plans to cross Arizona gorge

SARASOTA, Fla. – Nik Wallenda, the Florida-based daredevil, acrobat and heir to the famed Flying Wallendas circus family, is afraid of only one thing: God. The 34-year-old Wallenda certainly had no...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado jobs level regains 2008 numbers

DENVER – Colorado’s employment levels are back to where they were before the recession and tax receipts continue to exceed expectations, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s economists said Thursday. Tax...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Law strikes down Web gun training

DENVER – In an age where you can buy a car or get a college degree without ever leaving the house, Colorado lawmakers have made one thing impossible to obtain from comfort of the couch: a...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildfires force new evacuations in Colorado

DENVER – Hot, windy conditions across Colorado left firefighters battling multiple wildfires Thursday, with new evacuations ordered in what has become the state’s most damaging fire season in...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds make trade-offs

COLORADO SPRINGS – As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place. A...

DATE: June 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire close to Denver prompts evacuations

DENVER – A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy conditions in much of Colorado and elsewhere in the West made it...

DATE: June 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More residents return after Black Forest Fire

DENVER – Authorities on Tuesday identified the two people who died trying to flee the most damaging wildfire in state history as firefighters appeared to be closer to containing the still-burning...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Radar shows tornado touched down at Denver airport

DENVER – Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe...

DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. blaze possibly human-caused

COLORADO SPRINGS – Rain helped firefighters douse Colorado’s most destructive wildfire in state history, while a new wind-whipped blaze in California forced evacuations and threatened homes Monday...

DATE: June 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah is home to government’s largest data-storage center

BLUFFDALE, Utah – The nation’s new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyber threats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a National Guard base at the foot of snow-capped...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rain helps Black Forest Fire crews

COLORADO SPRINGS – With evacuees looking to return home, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s...

DATE: June 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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