WWII code breaker interprets new film

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – For decades, Barbara Saks of Colorado Springs kept mum over Bletchley Park, the fabled home of the British code breakers credited with shaving years from World War II. But...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Book ranks Latino scholar among civil-rights giants

ALBUQUERQUE – George I. Sanchez regularly is left out of books about the civil-rights movement. His role is seldom mentioned in studies on desegregation cases. Even people in his birth-state hardly...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Groups contest managing sheep with helicopters

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Helicopters could be landing more frequently in central Arizona wilderness areas if a plan to manage bighorn sheep survives a challenge by conservationists. The Tonto National...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Veteran arrested for online cop threats

DENVER – A 33-year-old Colorado Springs man arrested for posting online threats calling for the killing of current and former police officers is a military veteran whose father worked in law...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver shelters cite legal pot in homeless upswing

DENVER – Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless man...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge bars some images

DENVER – The judge overseeing the Aurora theater shooting case said Tuesday he will let prosecutors show some photos of the bloody crime scene and the shooter’s apartment but not others, such as...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wanna know when Santa Claus is comin’ to town? Ask NORAD

COLORADO SPRINGS – Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. Technology and social media...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

DENVER – Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wet snow not to be trifled with

SALT LAKE CITY – A windy storm that dumped nearly 2 feet of wet snow in the mountains of northern Utah over the weekend has caused serious avalanche danger, authorities said Monday. The new snow is...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Native Americans tread carefully into marijuana

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them. The arguments focused on the revenue...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Driver’s licenses applied for amid federal court injunction

PHOENIX – Young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy began applying Monday for Arizona driver’s licenses after a judge barred the state from denying the...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grand Canyon park awards temporary services contract

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The National Park Service has averted a shutdown of some of the Grand Canyon’s iconic hotels and mule rides by awarding a temporary contract for services at the canyon’s South...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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