1% raise suggested for N.M. teachers

SANTA FE – New Mexico teachers and other public school workers could receive 1 percent salary increases next year under an education budget proposal recommended Friday by a House committee.The...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Immigration issue bringing GOP to center

LITTLETON – It was little surprise when freshman Republican Rep. Mike Coffman in 2010 voted against a bill to grant citizenship to some young illegal immigrants. After all, the Marine Corps veteran...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Armed man tackled outside Colo. Walmart

WESTMINSTER – Westminster police say a man accused of reaching for a gun outside a Walmart store was tackled by a customer. Now the man with the gun faces criminal charges.Police say Cassidy Ray...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Frontier will outsource hundreds of jobs

DENVER – Frontier Airlines has told about 700 employees nationwide it will be outsourcing their jobs to other employers, which will affect all of its destinations except Denver International...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll: Western voters see public land as an asset

DENVER – Western voters see the region’s vast public lands as an economic asset and support limiting energy exploration on them, even as they remain concerned about the nation’s dependence on...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Three killed in Denver shooting

DENVER – Two young children and a woman were killed and a third child was wounded in a shooting at a northeast Denver house, police said Wednesday.The wounded child was in critical condition at...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado sues S&P over risky ratings

DENVER – Colorado has filed a lawsuit alleging that Standard & Poor's inflated its ratings on risky mortgage investments that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis.Attorney General John Suthers...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Governors head GOP minority recruiting

ALBUQUERQUE – Republican leaders are launching an effort led by Hispanic governors in New Mexico and Nevada in an attempt to make up ground with Latino voters who have largely turned away from the...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. Dems: Raise minimum wage

SANTA FE – Democratic lawmakers are pushing to increase New Mexico’s minimum wage to $8.50 an hour, one of the highest rates in the country, and allow voters to decide whether the rate should be...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mine operators win Grand Canyon case

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Conservationists and tribes challenging a uranium mine north of Grand Canyon were rejected by a federal appeals court Monday, but their argument concerning mining plans that are...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Catholic hospital surprises with shocking stance on twin fetuses

DENVER – It was a startling assertion that seemed an about-face from church doctrine: A Catholic hospital arguing in a Colorado court that twin fetuses that died in its care were not, under state...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Outfitter halted from using arch as largest rope swing

MOAB, Utah – Citing liability concerns, state officials have barred an outfitter from using a southern Utah arch for what’s billed as the world’s largest rope swing.The School and Institutional...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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