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Wounded Cortez veteran gets K9 Scout to watch his back

Army veteran Jack Miller spent most of his career helping the wounded. Now, a dog is helping him to heal. The Cortez nurse entered the military after graduating from high school in 1986, but he...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Ancestral Puebloans used fire to communicate across vast distances

In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt set about bringing the United States out of the Great Depression with his New Deal. These efforts included a number of things that became a part of everyday...

DATE: July 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Sunflower Theatre spotlights Montezuma archaeological project

CORTEZ – The Northern Chaco Canyon Outliers Project could provide new information about what the Montezuma County region looked like more than 1,000 years ago and could change how scientists an...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child’s brain

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Health

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Project aims to restore Cibola National Forest health

GRANTS, N.M. (AP) – For 30 years, the lumber industry logged the Zuni Mountains. Once all the trees were gone, the lumbermen closed their mills, pulled up their railroad tracks, and moved on to...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Santa Fe folk art market endures amid shifting U.S. immigration policy

SANTA FE – Organizers of the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe say shifting U.S. policies on security and immigration have not hampered participation by artists from 53 countries, from Cuba...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Navajo Nation residents short of running water

MONUMENT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) – On the outskirts of Monument Valley, touching the Arizona-Utah border, a water well is encased in a brick building behind a barb-wired fence. A few cattle graze...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Restoration across Waldo Canyon burn scar slow, but steady

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – They keep their eyes peeled, searching for life. They are quiet, focused intently on the job in this remote pocket of the Pike National Forest, this area where signs of...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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A ‘classic save’: CPR revives man at Durango rec center

Doug Close, a 63-year-old Durango native, was in the middle of a game of pickleball at the Durango Community Recreation Center on the evening of June 21 when he started to feel faint. “I went down...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Neighbors clash over a Colorado chicken farm

After years of wrangling and weeks of trial, a jury says a huge chicken farm can stay put in western Colorado. This complicated trespass case pitted Susan Raymond, a local veterinarian, against her...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Galloping Goose will run on Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

The historic Galloping Goose rail bus will run summer and fall excursions on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in northern New Mexico. The Goose No. 5, based in Dolores, will run variations of...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Lectures to address Native American history in Four Corners

The Four Corners Lecture Series will present two talks about Native American history in the region. Carrie Heitman will give a presentation called “Of House and Home: Gender, Labor and Liturgy in...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life