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Pot seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017

DENVER – A regional task force reports that officials eradicated a record number of marijuana plants being grown on Colorado public land in 2017. The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How do you make the classroom LGBTQ-inclusive?

The second standard of the six that Colorado teachers are supposed to follow is to make their classrooms a safe and inclusive environment for a diverse population. But when it comes to LGBTQ...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Niece: Family won’t take in Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper

SALT LAKE CITY – Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bat tested positive for rabies at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. – A bat collected from the bottom of the Grand Canyon has tested positive for rabies. Park officials said Friday that visitors have reported an uptick in bats...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico candidates address concerns of racial inequality

ALBUQUERQUE – Candidates for governor of New Mexico responded to concerns about a limited opportunity for African Americans in state government and the private sector, at a Friday-night forum...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

North-central Colorado wildfire nearly doubles in size

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – A wildfire burning in north-central Colorado has nearly doubled in size over the last few days, forcing evacuations of two small communities and hunter camps. The fire between...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona and in New Mexico

PHOENIX – Arizona wildlife officials say two endangered Mexican gray wolves, including one in New Mexico, have died. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said in a news release Friday that both...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado initiatives draw big bucks

Millions of dollars from special interests are going to support or fight three policy issues: a battle over how to pay for transportation needs, a makeover in the way the state draws its political...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

SPANISH FORK, Utah – A raging Utah wildfire driven by high winds in dry terrain has the potential to destroy hundreds of homes if firefighters cannot get a handle on it in the next couple of days,...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Belgian tourist found dead at White Sands National Monument

WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. – New Mexico authorities are investigating the death of a Belgian tourist at White Sands National Monument. Monument officials said in a statement Thursday the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ex-Navajo Nation chapter employee pleads no contest to fraud

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation officials say a former K’ai’bii’to’ chapter accounts maintenance specialist has pleaded no contest to one count each of fraud and forgery. Tribal authorities say...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyoming tomato farmer pleads guilty to growing marijuana

CASPER, Wyo. – An organic tomato farmer in Wyoming pleaded guilty to federal charges of growing marijuana and money laundering. Stewart Doty of Big Piney faces about two years in prison when he is...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News