‘Superheroes’ patrol Salt Lake City streets

SALT LAKE CITY – Dusk is descending upon Salt Lake City.As the shadows elongate and the sun sinks behind the Oquirrh Mountains, they take to the streets.The costumed avengers start at the Salt Lake...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Deaf cattle dog teaches Colorado kids life skills

EVANS – When Angelyne started visiting schools a little more than four years ago, her goal was to teach children about patience, persistence, teamwork, focus, creative thinking and all those things...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Observatory’s champion retiring after 33 years

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Thirty-three years is a blip on an astronomer’s timeline, but it’s an entire career for Dan Brocious, and on Monday, he’ll see it wind down.Brocious, 59, is the only public...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1,000 Wall Street protesters rally in Denver

DENVER – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday in downtown Denver to support the Occupy Wall Street movement. A smaller, separate demonstration was expected in Boulder. About a thousand people...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos hire new prosecution team in fraud case

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A law firm that secured convictions against a former Navajo Nation president has been hired to take over the prosecution of a civil case that accuses dozens of Navajo officials...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire breaks proven not to help

DENVER – A study of the worst fire in Colorado history concludes that work to create fire breaks had little impact on the behavior of the blaze, although it did provide safe transportation routes...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cellphone use ruled out in deadly Colorado crash

KIT CARSON – Cellphone use was ruled out Friday as the reason a van driven by a Colorado sheriff’s deputy slammed into a cattle trailer along a rural highway under repair, killing him and five...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

5 kids, deputy die in Colo. highway crash

KIT CARSON – A van driven by a sheriff’s deputy who ran a group home for adopted and foster children collided with a livestock trailer on Thursday in a highway construction zone, killing five...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Filmmaking contest shows another side of Boulder

BOULDER – It’s a spinoff of the tried-and-true love story: Two superhero nemeses forced to do community service together fall in love ... but then, things get twisted.It’s also the plot of a...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Landslide buries Utah road under 100 feet of dirt

SALT LAKE CITY – A massive weekend landslide in southern Utah has closed a state highway used by residents and tourists to get to grazing land for cattle and Bryce Canyon National Park.About 1.5...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill opens Grand Canyon area to mining

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A group of Republican lawmakers is renewing an effort to open up 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon to new mining claims.Legislation announced Wednesday would prevent the...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. approves $86 million to improve state buildings

SANTA FE, N.M. – A nearly $86 million package of capital improvements, including upgrades at state prisons, was signed into law Tuesday by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez.Despite agreeing to the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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