Colorado felony DUI law requiring jail time begins soon

DENVER – A Colorado law goes into effect this week requiring anyone convicted of felony driving under the influence to spend time behind bars. The Denver Post reports the law that starts Wednesday...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Interior: New plan will work with states on sage grouse

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says a new federal plan to protect the threatened sage grouse will grant more flexibility to the 11 Western states where the bird lives. Zinke says the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As e-bikes gain popularity, land managers ponder future

ASPEN (AP) – For aging or injured cyclists with diminished ability to get up and go, e-bikes beckon as a way to keep them in the outdoor pursuit they love, but for some public land managers the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP lawmakers eye return of narrow New Mexico death penalty

ALBUQUERQUE – Recent killings of children, attacks on law enforcement officers and a rise in crime in New Mexico’s largest city have conservative state lawmakers calling for New Mexico to reinstate...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Day care workers indicted in toddlers’ hot-car death, injury

CLOVIS, N.M. – A mother and daughter who are day care workers have been indicted on felony charges stemming from the death of a 1-year-old girl left in a hot car and the injury of another female...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. cow shootings spark fears of serial cattle killer

CARLSBAD, N.M. – The fatal shootings of several cows in southeastern New Mexico have sparked fears of a serial cattle killer running loose. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports Eddy County Sheriff’s...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Spouse of woman lost in Grand Canyon says water ran out

PHOENIX – The husband of a Texas doctor said Thursday that she died at the bottom of the Grand Canyon after she ran out of water and grew dizzy from heat exhaustion on a hike with their daughter...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Records: 2 Colorado teens were killed execution-style over purse

DENVER – Two Colorado teenagers who were found dead along a rural road were forced into an “execution position” and shot at close range after a feud over a stolen purse, according to documents...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ACLU-NM decries Sessions ‘sanctuary’ demands on Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico is denouncing demands for Albuquerque to adopt tougher immigration policies in order to get access to federal law enforcement funds....

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Nebraska patrol accused of requiring vaginal exams for women

OMAHA, Neb. – The Nebraska State Patrol has for years forced female recruits to submit to invasive, medically unnecessary pelvic exams performed by a male doctor before they can be hired, according...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man is presumed drowned in north-central Colorado reservoir

VAIL – A man is missing and presumed drowned after diving from a popular rock into a north-central Colorado reservoir and failing to surface. Summit County officials were notified of the accident...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sunlight Mountain Resort announces Japanese partnership

GLENWOOD SPRING – A Colorado ski area and resort has announced a partnership with Japanese ski area. The Aspen Daily News reports Kiroro Ski Resort is the second international partner for Sunlight...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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