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Delisting of desert bighorn is a first for New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico game commissioners on Thursday removed desert bighorn sheep from the state’s list of threatened and endangered species, marking a first for the state when it comes to...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Haitian learns life-saving skills in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Andersen Emile’s lean face gets animated when he talks about his mission in life: rescuing people.The 30-year-old Haitian spent the last two weeks of October in Farmington studying...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo leader weighs in on emissions debate

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal regulators’ decision to require more pollution controls at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers throughout the Southwest amounts to a “burdensome” mandate that could...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Advocates continue to press on N.M. police shootings

ALBUQUERQUE – Justice Department officials will make a second trip to Albuquerque this week to meet with community activists who are pushing for an independent probe of police shootings in the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona travelers facing strong snow, dust storms

PHOENIX – Authorities warned that a strong storm system moving into Arizona on Friday could create dangerous conditions on roads, including blinding dust in the south and snow in the north. High...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Time set aside for fun at eastern Colo. school

GREELEY (AP) – Sadie Antuna knows that one needs probability and logical reasoning skills to understand the complexity of flops and rivers in poker. Phuong Nguyen trades in the andantes, legatos...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coal mine near Bryce gets mixed review

SALT LAKE CITY – An expanded strip mine near Bryce Canyon National Park would have long-term environmental effects but bring much-needed jobs and additional tax revenue to the area, federal land...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Occupy Denver protesters to make way for veterans celebration

DENVER – Occupy Wall Street supporters in Denver were preparing to move from Civic Center Park to another city park across from the downtown Federal Reserve building Friday night to make way for a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Using contaminated land for green energy?

ALBUQUERQUE – Determining the potential of former landfills, brownfields and Superfund sites around the country to host solar panels and other renewable-energy projects is the focus of a new...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Michael Moore visits Occupy protesters near Capitol in Denver

DENVER – Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore told Occupy Wall Street supporters in Denver on Thursday to be mindful of people trying to incite violence within the movement, saying they could be...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Ex-state employee jailed over fuel thefts DENVER – A former Colorado Department of Transportation employee has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stealing fuel from the department.Jaime Perez...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Day of the Dead’ above ground in U.S.

ALBUQUERQUE – Growing up in South Texas, Kiko Torres saw the Day of the Dead as an obscure holiday celebrated in southern Mexico. Few people dared to discuss it in his small but strong Catholic,...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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