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Western Colorado telescope joins elite Air Force Falcon network

GRAND JUNCTION – If a satellite, an asteroid or an old, dead rocket hurtles toward Earth, a telescope installed on Purdy Mesa is ready to help detect it and alert officials from around the world....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reservoir may shrink to level not seen since 1987

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado’s largest body of water is on track to approach historic lows this fall, prompting early closures of some of the area’s recreation opportunities. The U.S. Bureau of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo leaders say members are listed in wrong boundaries

SALT LAKE CITY – Navajo Nation leaders say voter rolls list many tribe members in wrong political boundaries in a southeastern Utah county where districts were overturned for being illegally drawn...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chihuahua survives mountain lion attack northeast of Durango

An 11-pound Chihuahua named Spits is on the mend after being attacked last week by a mountain lion, narrowly surviving. Laurie Cullum was out for a walk the evening of Aug. 28 with her two dogs on...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panel to discuss ‘fake news’ that permeates field of anthropology

Fake news has been a trending controversy for two years, but archaeologists have been debunking strange ideas for decades, if not centuries. “Frauds, Myths and Mysteries in Archaeology” will...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds: Sale of U.S. tribal items declines in Paris

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal report shows the number of Native American cultural items listed for bidding at five Paris auction houses declined after an uproar two years ago led to the halted sale of an...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

NASA tech to be launched from New Mexico spaceport

UPHAM, N.M. – NASA technology designed to protect spacecraft from heat and pressure when entering a planet’s atmosphere will be launched from Spaceport America as part of testing. NASA said Friday...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Energy, environment at forefront of Colorado’s attorney general race

From standing up to President Donald Trump to gun control, there are a lot of issues where George Brauchler and Phil Weiser diverge dramatically. But there’s no starker distinction between the two...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What’s good for the butterfly may be toxic to livestock

The milkweed plant may be a crucial food source for the embattled monarch butterfly, but it is not so friendly to livestock. With proper management, however, officials say issues can be easily...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New forest trail rules start Oct. 1

The Dolores Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest has released a final record of decision for trail use in the Rico-West Dolores area. The travel management decision comes after years of...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reserves wouldn’t last long in a recession

Colorado ranks slightly better than average among the states in how long the state could run on its “rainy day” reserves in a major recession. That’s not long, says a new report from the Pew...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trout species thought to be extinct found alive in Southwest Colorado

A native species of trout thought to be extinct was found alive and well recently in Southwest Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced the discovery of a “unique genetic lineage” of the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News