N.M. tribe gets leasing rights

SANDIA PUEBLO, N.M. – Sandia Pueblo on Thursday became one of the nation’s first Native American communities to have more authority over leasing their land under a law aimed at expediting home...

DATE: March 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. House rushes to pass bills

SANTA FE – New Mexico legislators rushed Friday to wrap up their work on major issues, including proposals to increase the minimum wage, establish a state-run health insurance exchange and shore up...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

3 to stand trial for murders

DENVER – A judge Friday ordered three Colorado men to stand trial for murder, robbery and arson in the stabbing deaths of five people at a Denver bar that authorities say was set on fire to cover...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado sheriff says he’ll ignore gun laws

COLORADO SPRINGS – El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa said he plans to ignore some new gun laws being considered by lawmakers, unless the county could be held liable for any damages caused by his...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

40-acre northern Colo. blaze blocks residents

FORT COLLINS – A 40-acre wildfire burning in gusty winds and warm weather in northern Colorado was threatening homes west of Fort Collins on Friday and prompted about 50 people to leave the...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Uranium development OK’d in Colo. by feds

GRAND JUNCTION – The U.S. Department of Energy is again proposing opening 25,000 acres of land in western Colorado to uranium mining.The department released the proposal Friday for 31 tracts it...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fort Carson soldier charged in killing girlfriend Feb. 14

FORT CARSON – The Army filed murder charges against a Fort Carson soldier accused of killing his soldier-girlfriend during a Valentine’s Day quarrel at a motel, officials said Friday.Sgt. Montrell...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drought soon may force water restrictions in Colo.

DENVER – Colorado’s largest municipal water providers are considering restricting spring and summer watering to two times a week because of the continuing drought, warning that recent heavy...

DATE: March 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors facing death-penalty choice

CENTENNIAL – During the last several weeks, prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have been speaking to the 70 people injured in the rampage and survivors of the 12 killed to ask...

DATE: March 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man wanted in Colorado slaying added to FBI’s Ten Most Wanted

DENVER – A suspected member of a notorious Salvadoran gang wanted for a Colorado slaying is now one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.”Edwin Ernesto Rivera Gracias was added to the list...

DATE: March 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Psychics consulted in search for skier

ASPEN – The family of a missing skier is consulting with psychics to help guide search efforts by the ski patrol and volunteers at Aspen Highlands ski resort.A search for the third consecutive day...

DATE: March 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana task force releases its suggestions

DENVER – Exhaustive suggestions for how marijuana should be grown, sold and taxed finally are in the hands of the elected officials who will decide how to regulate the newly legal drug.A task force...

DATE: March 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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