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Acting Interior secretary to visit New Mexico oil region

HOBBS, N.M. – Federal officials say acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt plans to visit a city at the center of New Mexico’s oil country on Wednesday to promote energy development on public...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s I-70 reopens after rock slide

Interstate 70 in western Colorado is back open after a rock slide sent boulders the size of big SUVs tumbling down on part of the highway. State transportation officials opened both eastbound lanes...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Votes on minimum wage, abortion rights loom in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The state House of Representatives is poised to vote on Democratic-sponsored bills to raise the statewide minimum wage, guarantee abortion rights and replace the Columbus Day holiday...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver-area immigration center adds annex with 432 beds

DENVER – The Denver area’s immigration detention center has added 432 new beds to the facility and expects to have them nearly filled by the end of the week. The Denver Post reports that the...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fiesta de Santa Fe to allow married, divorced ‘La Reina’

SANTA FE – Organizers of an annual Santa Fe fiesta that once honored a 17th-century Spanish conquistador have changes rules for the high-profile role of La Reina. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 bodies recovered from frozen lake in western Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION – Search and rescue crews have recovered the bodies of two men who drove a tracked snow vehicle onto a frozen lake and fell through the ice in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police suspect New Mexico blast that killed 1 was suicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Police said Tuesday they suspect a man who died in an explosion behind an Albuquerque, New Mexico, strip mall intended to kill himself. The improvised device exploded Monday in...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump nominates Colorado native to head Interior department

President Trump on Monday announced that he’ll nominate David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next Interior secretary. If confirmed by the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

France honors Colorado veterans of World War II

WINDSOR – Veterans of World War II from Colorado received the Légion d’Honneur, or Legion of Honor, from the French government. The Coloradoan reports the veterans were honored Monday by...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rockslide closes I-70 in western Colorado’s Glenwood Canyon

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A stretch of Interstate 70 is closed in western Colorado because of a rock slide, forcing drivers to make long detours to travel east or west. The rockslide happened early...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man suffocates mountain lion who attacked him near Fort Collins

FORT COLLINS – Wildlife officials say a man who fought off a young mountain lion on a northern Colorado trail killed the animal by suffocating it. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the man was...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 men missing after vehicle likely falls through ice

GRAND JUNCTION – Authorities say two men are missing after they possibly drove a tracked snow vehicle onto a frozen lake and fell through the ice in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel reports...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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