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Navajo Nation seeks the return of exhumed human remains

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Archaeologists curious about Native American cultures dug up human remains and associated funerary objects at Canyon de Chelly decades ago. Some remains were taken for protection...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Winter storm shuts down northeastern New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – A major winter storm wreaked havoc on pre-holiday travel across New Mexico Monday as rare blizzard conditions shut down virtually all major highways in the northeastern quarter of the...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Power plants adapt ahead of EPA rules

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Federal rules aimed at limiting mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants factored into a plan by Arizona’s largest utility to shut down three of five generating units at a...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. church to celebrate 400th birthday

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico church visited by Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate celebrated, as a survivor of the 1680 Pueblo Revolt and one of the oldest churches in the United States, is gearing...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder Islamic Center moves into new location

BOULDER (AP) – Inside the worship room, carpeting bought off Craigslist covers the floor. Near the front door, simple wire shelving holds dozens of pairs of shoes. Out on the street, dank pieces of...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utahn spices up life with salsa

LOGAN, Utah (AP) – A large tin of Mission’s Best tomatoes, onions, cilantro, peppers, garlic and lemon pepper seasoning.Those are just some of the ingredients that Spencer Brown is using to make...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Students in Tombstone to help pronghorn herds

BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) – Thanks to the Arizona Community Foundation, Cochise Community Foundation and the Hereford Natural Resource Conservation District, Tombstone High School students who are in...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot legalization at the heart of Colorado petition

LITTLETON – Marijuana isn’t the kind of thing one expects to be asked about on a trip to a county administrative building. But people outside an Arapahoe County building on a recent afternoon were...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Electric bus in Utah gets wireless boost

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah State University spinoff company thinks it has found a way to cut the cord and recharge electric transit buses through a wireless boost from charging pads embedded in...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyo. governor blasts planned pipeline

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead submitted comments to federal regulators on Friday blasting a proposed pipeline that would carry water from the Green River in his state to Colorado’s Front...

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

Opponents attack boom in virtual schools

DENVER – More schoolchildren than ever are taking their classes online, using technology to avoid long commutes to school, add courses they wouldn’t otherwise be able to take – and save their...

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

Denver considers bid for ’22 Olympics

DENVER – The only city to be awarded the Olympics, then turn them down, is forming a committee that will look into making a bid for the 2022 Winter Games. The Denver committee will present findings...

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

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