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Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the body of 37-year-old Mark Uptain...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Capitol committee inches toward compromise on how to handle harassment complaints

A bipartisan committee of state lawmakers tasked with improving the Capitol’s workplace culture and handling of sexual harassment complaints has managed to find common ground in some areas, but big...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

ALBUQUERQUE – An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tax incentive proposal aims to draw film crews to Las Cruces

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Las Cruces may become the first city in New Mexico to offer financial incentives to producers that make films in the city as municipal leaders look to draw more projects to the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017

DENVER – A regional task force reports that officials eradicated a record number of marijuana plants being grown on Colorado public land in 2017. The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How do you make the classroom LGBTQ-inclusive?

The second standard of the six that Colorado teachers are supposed to follow is to make their classrooms a safe and inclusive environment for a diverse population. But when it comes to LGBTQ...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Niece: Family won’t take in Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper

SALT LAKE CITY – Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bat tested positive for rabies at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. – A bat collected from the bottom of the Grand Canyon has tested positive for rabies. Park officials said Friday that visitors have reported an uptick in bats...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico candidates address concerns of racial inequality

ALBUQUERQUE – Candidates for governor of New Mexico responded to concerns about a limited opportunity for African Americans in state government and the private sector, at a Friday-night forum...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

North-central Colorado wildfire nearly doubles in size

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – A wildfire burning in north-central Colorado has nearly doubled in size over the last few days, forcing evacuations of two small communities and hunter camps. The fire between...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona and in New Mexico

PHOENIX – Arizona wildlife officials say two endangered Mexican gray wolves, including one in New Mexico, have died. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said in a news release Friday that both...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado initiatives draw big bucks

Millions of dollars from special interests are going to support or fight three policy issues: a battle over how to pay for transportation needs, a makeover in the way the state draws its political...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News