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2012: Wildfires ravaged New Mexico, wouldn’t stop in Colo.

ALBUQUERQUE – Two massive wildfires raced across tinder dry forests in southern New Mexico in 2012, setting records for the largest and most destructive fires in the state’s recorded history.In...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Deep snowpack thrilling skiers in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – A weeklong storm clearing northern Utah on Friday left ski resorts with more than 3 feet of fresh snow, marking a big change from the dry holidays of last year.The Wasatch resorts...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Homeowners appeal Santa Fe County alternative church plan

SANTA FE – A group of Santa Fe-area homeowners is appealing Santa Fe County’s decision to allow construction on Seagram’s whiskey heir Jeffrey Bronfman’s property where church members drink a...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah teachers line up for weapons training

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Jessica Fiveash sees nothing wrong with arming teachers. She’s one herself, and learned Thursday how to safely use her 9 mm Ruger with a laser sight.“If we have the ability...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Union survey: many N.M. officers want federal probe

ALBUQUERQUE – More than 40 percent of officers supported a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the Albuquerque Police Department, according to results of a survey done just a month before...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Gallup police probe death of prosecutorGALLUP, N.M. – Police in Gallup are investigating the death of a high-ranking prosecutor.They say the body of Chief Deputy Assistant District Attorney Jim...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow helps, but drought outlook uncertain

DENVER – The outlook for a major change in Colorado’s drought is uncertain even though holiday storms have improved the mountain snowpack, a climate researcher said Thursday.“It’s not quite good...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona official proposes arming 1 educator per school

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne proposed a plan Wednesday to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun after they receive free firearms training from law enforcement.The...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sports group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY – More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall today for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. Springs network helps military, vets

DENVER – Social-service providers and civic leaders in Colorado Springs are starting the Peak Military Care Network to make it easier for military personnel, veterans and their families to find the...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah birth rate high, but in steady decline

SALT LAKE CITY – Fewer babies have been born in Utah each of the last four years.New data from the Utah Department of Health shows that about 1,000 fewer babies were born in 2011 than in 2010. That...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bear trouble spikes in western Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – On June 11, 2012, Perry Will already knew it would be a bad year for bears. The previous night, a hard frost had settled over much of western Colorado, nipping thousands of...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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