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Report: Drought, heat in New Mexico wiped out acres of trees

SANTA FE – A new report says near-record heat and persistent drought in New Mexico wiped out more than 120,000 acres of ponderosa pine, spruce, piñon and other trees last year. The Santa Fe New...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former high school teacher convicted of raping student

TIERRA AMARILLA, N.M. – A former teacher at a northern New Mexico high school has been convicted of raping a student. The 1st Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced that jurors late Thursday...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico raises concerns over proposed federal water rule

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Environment Department wants to withdraw from a federal lawsuit challenging Obama-era protections for waterways and wetlands across the country. The department filed a...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Girl dies after hitting tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort

BRECKENRIDGE – Authorities say a girl died after she hit a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The girl, whose name and exact age have not been released, crashed on Peak 10 on Thursday morning and...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kansas State to lower tuition for students in 5 states

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University is becoming cheaper for good students from five more states. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the Kansas Board of Regents agreed this week to allow new...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tom Hanks surprises woman by singing ‘Happy Birthday’

ALBUQUERQUE – Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of “Happy Birthday.” KRQE-TV in Albuquerque...

DATE: March 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police temporarily suspend search for 4-year-old Utah girl

ANETH, Utah – After three unsuccessful days of ground and water searches, authorities said Sunday they were temporarily suspending the search for a 4-year-old girl missing since last week on the...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado transportation worker killed at job site

GYPSUM – Authorities are investigating the death of a Department of Transportation employee, who was killed while working in northwest Colorado. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 51-year-old...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado doctor sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

DENVER – Federal prosecutors say a Colorado doctor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud. According to U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn’s office, 55-year-old...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skier found unconscious in trees at Copper Mountain dies

BRECKENRIDGE – A 63-year-old skier who was found unconscious in a stand of trees at Copper Mountain resort has died. Summit County sheriff’s officials say the man, whose name has not been released,...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New gun control bill advances to governor in New Mexico

SANTA FE –The Legislature has passed a gun control bill aimed at ensuring that people under protective orders for domestic violence relinquish their firearms. A 38-31 vote in the House on Thursday...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former Colorado food truck makers ordered to pay $4.5M

DENVER – Two Colorado men accused of cheating customers who had hired them to build custom food trucks have been ordered to pay back millions of dollars. The Denver Post reported Thursday a Denver...

DATE: March 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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