Energy Department to investigate nuclear waste repository

CARLSBAD, N.M. – The U.S. Energy Department will be looking into the operations of the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico after reports that workers...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

6 overcome by fumes at a Las Cruces pecan processing plant

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Authorities say six employees of a Las Cruces pecan processing plant are recovering after being overcome by toxic fumes. City firefighters say four people required advanced...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

From blizzard to teacher strike, Gov. Polis reflects on first month

WASHINGTON – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis emphasized the importance of affordable health care and protecting the state’s public lands last week during the National Governors Association’s annual...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Hunters advised to look out for chronic wasting disease

BOULDER – Hunters in Colorado are being advised to be on the lookout for a contagious disease that kills deer. The Daily Camera reports chronic wasting disease has now spread to 24 states,...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Ex-Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper supports universal health care

HENNIKER, N.H. – John Hickenlooper, the former governor of Colorado who is considering a run for president in 2020, said he supports universal health care and thinks the U.S. eventually should...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Snowboarder who died after Snowmass jump attempt identified

ASPEN – Authorities have identified a 20-year-old snowboarder who died after attempting a jump in a terrain park at Snowmass in western Colorado. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identified Tyler...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico Chicano leader Tijerina is subject of new film

SANTA FE – Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Pentecostal preacher turned activist who led a violent raid of a northern New Mexico courthouse more than 50 years ago and helped sparked the Chicano Movement, is...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Police say man stole then crashed Colorado police cruiser

COLORADO SPRINGS – Authorities say a Colorado man is under arrest after stealing a police cruiser and crashing it. KRDO-TV reports that 36-year-old Richard Payne was arrested Saturday in Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Rep. Torres Small: I seek border fixes, not media attention

ALBUQUERQUE – Since winning a closely watched election in New Mexico three months ago, U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small hasn’t garnered the same amount of attention as other freshmen in Congress. The...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

‘Record-breaking’ home sales seen in New Mexico’s oil region

HOBBS, N.M. – Realtors in the heart of New Mexico’s booming oil country say home sales broke records last year and that could spell more housing shortages. The Hobbs Sun-News reports real estate...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico bills to restrict, tax e-cigarettes advance

SANTA FE – Measures advanced Monday in the New Mexico Legislature that would impose taxes on e-cigarettes and prohibit vaping of nicotine products in locations where traditional cigarettes already...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado pushing Denver schools, teachers on negotiations

DENVER – The state is pushing Denver schools and teachers to try harder to reach a contract agreement to avoid a strike, saying it’s concerned that talks aren’t being conducted with “integrity or...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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