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Delisting of desert bighorn is a first for New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico game commissioners on Thursday removed desert bighorn sheep from the state’s list of threatened and endangered species, marking a first for the state when it comes to...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Haitian learns life-saving skills in Farmington

FARMINGTON – Andersen Emile’s lean face gets animated when he talks about his mission in life: rescuing people.The 30-year-old Haitian spent the last two weeks of October in Farmington studying...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo leader weighs in on emissions debate

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal regulators’ decision to require more pollution controls at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers throughout the Southwest amounts to a “burdensome” mandate that could...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Advocates continue to press on N.M. police shootings

ALBUQUERQUE – Justice Department officials will make a second trip to Albuquerque this week to meet with community activists who are pushing for an independent probe of police shootings in the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Less fire, more wildlife

The city of Durango’s Parks and Recreation Department is working on a thinning project to reduce fire danger and create more diverse wildlife habitat in the Twin Buttes open space area just west of...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:49 a.m. Two men were reportedly about to fight in the 500 block of East Second Avenue.3:37 a.m. A man reported he was having problems with someone stealing his cats’ collars...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tiny budget victory for rural Colo.?

DENVER – Rural lawmakers are starting to make progress in their fight to keep the state from taking money from local construction projects.But Gov. John Hickenlooper still wants to divert $64...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton winters not for wimps

SILVERTON Compared to wintertime, doing business in Silverton in the summer is a breeze. The weather is nice, recreation opportunities beckon around every turn, and the train brings a stream of...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Lake bear a troublemaker since ’02

ALBUQUERQUE – Bear No. 56 really knows how to get around.She covered a wide swath of New Mexico over the last 10 years, between wandering on her own and being relocated by state wildlife...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

King of the mountain

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tortoise, school avert disaster

First the good news: Socrates has survived. The tortoise, which is the classroom pet of a second-grade class at Animas Valley Elementary School, experienced a brush with death after a heat lamp...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vallecito residents in dark for hours

A broken insulator caused a power outage Thursday night, affecting 901 La Plata Electric Association customers near Vallecito.The outage occurred at 9:30 p.m., but it took until 1:07 a.m. Friday to...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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