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New Mexico launches new anti-DWI campaign with mask twist

SANTA FE – New Mexico is launching a new anti-drunken driving campaign that also encourages people to wear face coverings and keep their distance from one another. Officials said Thursday this will...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Johnson & Wales to close Colorado, Florida campuses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Johnson & Wales University will close its Florida and Colorado campuses at the end of the next academic year as it pivots away from its image as a hospitality and culinary school...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribe, environmentalists fight rollback of U.S. water rule

ALBUQUERQUE – The nation’s largest Native American tribe and several environmental groups are waging a legal challenge to a revised federal rule that lifts protections for many streams, creeks and...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Air Force Academy turns to cadets to name new falcon mascot

COLORADO SPRINGS – The U.S. Air Force Academy welcomed a new mascot into its ranks and will break with tradition by allowing cadets to name the falcon. The service academy’s students will vote on a...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona starts talks on addressing dwindling Colorado River

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Arizona is getting a jump-start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West. Several states and Mexico rely on the Colorado...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico undersheriff, others charged months after brawl

LAS VEGAS, N.M. – A New Mexico undersheriff is facing charges stemming from a brawl at a Valentine’s Day dance. San Miguel County Undersheriff Mike Padilla was charged with misdemeanor aggravated...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Shambhala member given 20 years for child sex abuse

BOULDER – A former member of a Colorado Shambhala Buddhist center who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a child has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Michael Smith, 55, pleaded guilty to...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pueblo police shoot, kill armed man during confrontation

PUEBLO – Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police during a confrontation in southern Colorado. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 43-year-old Kevin Pulido was shot...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coronavirus spreading among younger people across Colorado

Public health departments across Colorado are warning of a dangerous trend: COVID-19 is spreading among young people. In Boulder, the virus was spread at a number of large gatherings on University...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado: Toxic chemicals below limits in drinking water

DENVER – Sampling of drinking water sources throughout Colorado found no levels of a class of toxic chemicals that exceed nonbinding standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. Energy Department fined $304K over waste documentation

SANTA FE – The U.S. Department of Energy has been fined $304,000 over missed deadlines in documenting waste shipments at Los Alamos National Laboratory, department officials said. The New Mexico...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation president: New Mexico still failing students

SANTA FE – The leader of one of the largest Native American tribes in the U.S. called Wednesday for the governor of New Mexico to end efforts to fight a court ruling that orders improvements in...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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