Navajos buy back artifacts at disputed auction

PARIS – The largest Native American tribe in the American Southwest won its bid Monday to buy back seven sacred masks at a contested auction of tribal artifacts in Paris that netted over a million...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Two camps to getting the right Christmas tree

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. – Some U.S. consumers are going over the Internet or through the woods to find fresh Christmas trees this year, taking advantage of shopping options at opposite ends of the...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dad posts obit of son who killed high-schooler

DENVER – The father of a student who killed a classmate at a suburban Denver high school before committing suicide posted a newspaper obituary for his son on the anniversary of the shooting, saying...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grand Canyon contract offer fails to attract bids

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Officials have given up for now on soliciting bids for one of the park service’s largest and most lucrative contracts, to run iconic hotels and restaurants at the Grand Canyon’s...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legal cannabis celebrates two years in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado marked its second anniversary Wednesday of allowing recreational marijuana for adults older than 21. Voters approved Amendment 64 in November 2012. On Dec. 10, 2012, Gov. John...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Religious nonprofits challenge health law

DENVER – In the latest religious challenge to the federal health-care law, faith-based organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans argued in federal appeals...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge still considering another delay

CENTENNIAL – The judge in the Aurora theater shooting case could delay the trial yet again after defense attorneys said Monday they need more time due to medical emergencies involving members of...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Vail to connect Utah ski resorts

SALT LAKE CITY – A new high-speed gondola is set to be built this summer to connect two Utah ski resorts and create one of the largest ski areas in the country, Vail Resorts Inc. announced Monday. ...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guv aims to help long-term unemployed

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado’s unemployment rate is below the national average, but tens of thousands of residents have been unable to find a job for more than six months – an issue Gov. John...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Water woes among topics for 8 governors in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode regional cooperation crucial to managing...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Defense lawyers seek postponement

DENVER – Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case have requested another delay in James Holmes’ trial, saying they don’t have enough time to prepare for the Jan. 20 start date. In a...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado students join police protests

DENVER – More Colorado students left class Friday to protest recent decisions not to prosecute police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City in the deaths of two unarmed black men. About...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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