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GOP lawmaker wants archives open

SANTA FE – The public would gain access to archived records of former Gov. Bill Richardson and other elected officials under a proposal by a Republican legislator.Rep. Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque,...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Groups sue over coal’s effect on river

ALBUQUERQUE – A coalition of environmental groups is suing the federal government over its alleged failure to protect the San Juan River ecosystem from coal mining and the disposal of...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Doctors: Soldier was schizophrenic at time of slaying

DENVER – A soldier charged with killing a captured Taliban member in Afghanistan was suffering from schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder at the time and didn’t realize his actions were...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor orders police to ask about immigration

SANTA FE – Republican Gov. Susana Martinez directed state police on Monday to start asking about the immigration status of people arrested for crimes.The executive order by Martinez rescinds a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez recall will go to voters

The fate of four Cortez city councilors and the mayor once again is in the hands of voters.Enough signatures have been gathered on petitions to hold a recall election for Councilors Donna Foster,...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CSU scientists use stem cells to treat animals

FORT COLLINS (AP) – A team of Colorado State University scientists and a syringe of her own stem cells helped Rio get her groove back.“She saw the barrel, and it was Katy bar the door,” said Linda...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildfire recovery mired in property tangle

BOULDER (AP) – Two-thirds of the land burned by the Fourmile Fire is privately owned, and the majority of those parcels are long, narrow strips strewn over the landscape, crashing into each other...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prairie dog plague stymies officials

DENVER – State wildlife officials are trying to combat plague in order to shore up populations of Gunnison’s prairie dog, a species that’s considered a candidate for federal protection.The U.S....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot grower sentenced to five years in federal prison

DENVER – A man who said he was growing medical marijuana in his suburban Denver home will spend five years in prison on federal drug charges after a judge said he “miserably failed” to follow...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Students recall Challenger explosion

BOULDER (AP) – They huddled close against the unexpected cold, eager, even a little impatient, after numerous delays and full of the sense of being part of something bigger than themselves.Three...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Efforts to save energy in Cortez paying off

Efforts by Cortez city staff to save energy might be paying off, according to a recent internal energy audit.The study found city government buildings used 44,190 fewer kilowatt hours of...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Indian leader: Remove barriers to unleash energy on tribal lands

WASHINGTON – To achieve energy independence, the United States should focus on tribal lands with vast untapped supplies of coal, natural gas, oil and wind, the leader of the nation’s largest Indian...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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