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Navajo Nation seeks equal footing as states in energy development

SANTA FE – The potential for renewable-energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration said Monday much work needs to be done to...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boarding still banned at resort

SALT LAKE CITY – A reignited culture clash between snowboarders and skiers didn’t get an immediate resolution Monday after boarders suing one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah rideshare drivers report steep fines

The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY – Drivers for smartphone-based ridesharing services are facing steep fines from Salt Lake City officials, who assert the drivers are running unlicensed taxi...

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

Utah issues 11 cards for cannabis oil program

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah issued nearly a dozen registration cards in the first month of its limited medical marijuana program that allows those with severe epilepsy to possess cannabis extract oil. As...

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

New Mexico sues over tribal gambling compact

SANTA FE – Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration has sued the federal government to stop the Interior Department from approving a new gambling compact for Pojoaque Pueblo and imposing it on New...

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

VA exec: Wait-time issues can be fixed

DENVER – Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says the agency’s scheduling problems and personnel investigations can be cleared up in two years. Gibson made the prediction Wednesday while visiting the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bumpy road to scenic Grand Canyon Skywalk finally gets paved

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists. Drivers have a smoother drive to the Hualapai...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guv: Legislation on fracking crucial

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that legislation should result next year from a commission he has created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado. Hickenlooper called for a...

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

Denver offering to take in some children from border

DENVER – Denver is offering to take care of some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the border in recent months. The city announced Tuesday that it has submitted an application for a...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

116 new laws take effect today

DENVER – Home improvements will eventually cost more with two new Colorado laws. One law will add a fee to household paint beginning next year to fund safer paint disposal programs. The other will...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. cleans up, braces for more rain

ALBUQUERQUE – Much of central and western New Mexico were under a flash-flood watch Monday as several communities cleaned up after severe weather brought heavy rains and damaging floods over the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper holds fundraising edge

DENVER – Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has a fundraising edge against Republican gubernatorial challenger Bob Beauprez in their first month squaring off. Hickenlooper’s campaign said the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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