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Audit cites safety issues in state youth corrections

DENVER – Youths in Colorado correctional facilities are at risk of being assigned to share rooms with other youths considered sexually aggressive, according to a state audit released Monday.The...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coalition pushes N.M. lawmakers to back possible federal jobs bill

ALBUQUERQUE – A coalition of elected officials, environmentalists and labor unions urged New Mexico’s congressional leaders on Monday to throw their support behind a federal jobs bill that could...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Expect snowfall encore this week

Skiers and snowboarders might see some fresh snow this week, but exactly how much and for how long remains somewhat unclear.It all has to do with temperature, said Tom Renwick from the National...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Catching the heavenly show

The total lunar eclipse Saturday was the second total lunar eclipse of the year for 2011. The first occurred June 15.A partial lunar eclipse occurred Nov. 25.While the best place to view the...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Better than I might have ended up’

When Pagosa Springs businessman Steve Wirth lost everything except the bone and tendons of a finger in a home accident, a plastic surgeon restored the digit’s functionality, an aspect overlooked in...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Billy the Kid’ film explores Hispanic link

ALBUQUERQUE – His mythical exploits and jail escapes made this son of Irish immigrants one of the nation’s most famous Old West outlaws. Yet fewer know that the man widely known as Billy the Kid...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Animas Valley raises roof on greenhouse

With help from parents, teachers, master gardeners and a greenhouse supervisor, on Saturday Animas Valley Elementary School built the initial structure of the school’s first greenhouse. Plans for a...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senators seeking delay in postal cutbacks

As local residents wait to see if the U.S. Postal Service will move Durango’s mail-processing center to Albuquerque, Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet are fighting to postpone such...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lost foal finds new home with local mustang advocate

Asher was born Sept. 1 on one of the most remote expanses of land in Colorado. Fresh from his mother’s womb, the foal had no notion he lived on a 21,932-acre spread called the Spring Creek Basin...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wild horses a symbol of Western heritage

The three-day roundup of wild horses in the isolated Disappointment Valley north of Dolores in September was an unqualified success in the opinion of the wild horse specialist for the Bureau of...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tipton reviews his first year in Congress

WASHINGTON – For U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, the last year in Congress – his first – has been nearly as frustrating from the inside as it has been to the broader public, whose opinion of the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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