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Colorado woman uses dead critter parts to make jewelry

PUEBLO (AP) – Snake vertebrae, muskrat jaws, bird skulls and beetle wings may not be the most traditional materials when it comes to designing and fabricating jewelry, but take just one look at the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Program encourages kids to read to cats at animal shelter

GREELEY (AP) – Cale Martin is allergic to cats. But he loves cats. He loves them so much, he doesn’t mind taking his medication before he reads to them at the Humane Society of Weld County. He has...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe approves ban on traveling wild, exotic animal acts

SANTA FE – Santa Fe will no longer allow wild and exotic animal acts after approving an amendment to the city’s animal welfare ordinance. The City Council and mayor approved the amendment on...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Power lines to connect Wyoming wind energy to Southwest

RAWLINS, Wyo. – Construction on transmission lines to connect energy generated from wind farms in southern Wyoming to southwestern states is planned to begin in 2019. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

US West’s wildfires spark calls to thin tree-choked forests

SALEM, Ore. – Wildfires that are blackening the American West in one of the nation’s worst fire seasons have ignited calls, including from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, to thin forests that have...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado to appeal ruling against sex offender registry

DENVER – Colorado has decided to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the state violated the constitutional rights of three men by requiring them to register as sex offenders, the state’s attorney...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

5 charged with fatal abuse in girls’ deaths on Colorado farm

NORWOOD – Five people have been charged with fatal child abuse in the deaths of two young girls whose bodies were found on a Colorado farm. At a Tuesday court hearing in San Miguel County, District...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Sandoval concerned about public pot lounges, cafes

RENO, Nev. – Gov. Brian Sandoval is raising concerns about a new opinion by the Legislative Counsel Bureau that says nothing in state law prohibits local governments from allowing marijuana...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado woman admits voting her deceased mother’s ballot

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado woman has pleaded guilty to casting a vote in her deceased mother’s name in 2013. The Gazette reports 59-year-old Sairilu Sosa-Sanchez pleaded guilty on Sept. 5 to a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado outlines new pipeline rules after fatal explosion

DENVER – Colorado regulators made public a rough outline Wednesday for new rules for oil and gas pipelines after a fatal house explosion blamed on a natural gas leak. The state Oil and Gas...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pete Domenici, former GOP senator from N.M., has died

ALBUQUERQUE – Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Roswell police: Motorcyclist going 180 mph killed in crash

ROSWELL, N.M. – Authorities say a motorcyclist is dead after high-speed crash in south Roswell that may have involved racing against two cars. Roswell police say 20-year-old Michael Torrez was...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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