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Colorado man pleads guilty to holding strangers at gunpoint

ASPEN – A Colorado man accused of holding three strangers at gunpoint on Independence Pass near Aspen has pleaded guilty to menacing and attempted kidnapping. The Aspen Times reports 33-year-old...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dozens of teams to convene for New Mexico STEM Challenge

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – It’s crunch time for dozens of student teams that will be testing their ability to use science, technology, engineering and math to solve real-world problems. Hundreds of people...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

County options for juvenile detention in New Mexico shrink

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – A southern New Mexico county has renewed an agreement with another county hundreds of miles away to continue housing its juvenile detainees there. The Otero County Commission...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Firefighter dies in building fall in Colorado ski community

COPPER MOUNTAIN – A firefighter has died after falling from a condominium building in a Colorado ski community. Ken Jones, 46, had climbed to the roof of the five-story building in search of access...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado state Rep. Kimmi Clark Lewis dies of cancer at 62

COLORADO SPRINGS – Republican state Rep. Kimmi Clark Lewis, who represented a large rural swath of eastern Colorado, has died after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 62. Lewis, who died...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hepatitis A on rise in Colorado with nearly 300 known cases

DENVER – Almost 300 people have contracted hepatitis A in Colorado since an increase in the contagious liver disease began in 2018. At least two of those people have died, according to the state...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow expected Sunday, slick conditions possible

A winter storm predicted for Sunday is expected to drop snow in the San Juan Mountains and pour rain in the valleys followed by cold temperatures that could make Monday morning’s commute slick,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowboys for Trump group: Sand wasn’t from monument

ALBUQUERQUE – Iconic gypsum sand that the group Cowboys for Trump had said was from White Sands National Monument in New Mexico and was sent to Washington for the U.S. Capitol Tree lighting...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mysterious memorial to ‘Lawnmower Man’ reappears after theft

ROSWELL, N.M. – A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed lawns has reappeared after a similar one was stolen. KRQE-TV reports that a lawnmower memorial dedicated to...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico college faculty votes for collective bargaining

FARMINGTON –Faculty members at a New Mexico college have voted to begin the process of unionization and collective bargaining with administrative officials amid increasing faculty turnover. The...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 48

About 60 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about Vallecito Reservoir’s Nordic ski trail system, with 80% of respondents correctly answering,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango CBD retailers not fretting FDA updates

Companies selling cannabidiol products face an uncertain future after the Food and Drug Administration issued a consumer update that detailed the potential harmful effects of CBD. The FDA...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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