New Mexico negotiates job-training grant with hemp company

SANTA FE – State economic development officials are pledging $2.6 million in grants to help with infrastructure and job training costs for a new hemp production and research venture at greenhouses...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe man shot by girlfriend’s teenage son dies

SANTA FE – A 16-year-old Santa Fe boy will likely face more charges in the shooting of his mother’s boyfriend in the wake of the man’s death. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that 39-year-old...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Purgatory Resort to open for skiing Saturday, Sunday

Purgatory Resort plans to open Saturday and Sunday for skiing to allow powder hounds to enjoy the fresh snow the area is expected to receive through Thursday. Snow is expected to be followed by...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

2020 hopeful Bennet proposes $1 trillion climate change fund

DENVER – Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet said Monday he wants to commit $1 trillion for underwriting research and projects to address climate change, set aside about one-third of...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez man arrested in connection with Ignacio death

Authorities have arrested a 50-year-old Cortez man on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with an investigation into a death last week in Ignacio. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office on...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gun-control group: New Mexico sheriffs’ emails show NRA help

ALBUQUERQUE – A nonprofit that pushes for gun control laws nationwide says emails obtained through public records requests show New Mexico sheriffs received extensive help from the National Rifle...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor OKs pay raises for Cabinet secretaries

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s governor is bumping up the salaries of all her administration heads. The Albuquerque Journal reports that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham approved a 17% salary increase for all...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Spring storm zaps Durango, Mancos and Cortez with snow

A spring storm brought snow Monday morning to much of Southwest Colorado, including Durango, with the wet weather expected to continue through the day. The storm delivered about 5 inches in...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Graduation will be held at Colorado school where student was killed

ENGLEWOOD – Seniors at a Colorado high school where a student was killed in a shooting two weeks ago are graduating. The Denver Broncos will host commencement ceremonies for STEM School Highlands...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 hours 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions. The Albuquerque Journal reported...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Congressman calls for probe into research censorship claims

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse is calling for an investigation to be reopened into allegations that the National Park Service tried to remove references to human-caused climate change from a...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Veterans from five wars share stories of service, loss

Five wars, from World War II to conflicts in Iraq, changed five local veterans, forcing them to mature into adults and leaving them with memories most civilians can’t comprehend. World War II...

DATE: May 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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