Navajo Nation urges expansion of radiation exposure law

SHIPROCK – From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million tons of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Today, across...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Clint Eastwood film set to begin production in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. — Production on a Clint Eastwood-directed film about a Mexican cartel is scheduled to begin in New Mexico. New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced Monday that...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

New University of Wyoming slogan draws criticism

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Some are raising objections to a planned marketing campaign for the University of Wyoming, calling the slogan sexist, racist and counterproductive to the university’s recruiting...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: UNM ranks No. 1 in nation’s schools for vehicle thefts

ALBUQUERQUE – The University of New Mexico reportedly ranks among the top schools in the country for vehicle thefts. The Albuquerque Journal reports UNM had 140 stolen vehicles or attempted vehicle...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets 32 years for fatal strangling in southern Colorado

PUEBLO – A Colorado man who strangled another man to death has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 39-year-old Michael Mills was sentenced Friday for the December...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa Fe National Forest’s closure order to be lifted Monday

ALBUQUERQUE – The Santa Fe National Forest is expected to lift the closure order and stage 2 fire restrictions on Monday. The forest entered full closure on June 1 for public safety and forest...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 suspected of starting Colorado wildfire with campfire

Three people have been arrested for allegedly starting a Colorado wildfire by leaving an unauthorized campfire unattended. The Teller County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that 23-year-old David...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Nearly 7,000 unaffiliated Colorado voters’ ballots rejected

DENVER – Nearly 7,000 unaffiliated voters in this year’s primary elections in Colorado had their ballots rejected because they did not follow the rules. Of the 293,153 unaffiliated voters who...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

South Sudan's warring leaders meet to discuss peace accord

The leaders of South Sudan's warring sides met in Uganda and agreed in principle on an accord to the the country's civil war, now in its fifth year

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China releases Australian mining exec Stern Hu from prison

China releases former Rio Tinto Australian mining exec Stern Hu from prison

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

More firefighters arrive as blaze shuts down La Veta Pass

DENVER – Crews struggled to rein in a wildfire that was spreading in several different directions Sunday in southern Colorado. More firefighters were arriving to battle the blaze that has prompted...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Uganda implements new tax for using social media

A daily tax on social media has come into effect in Uganda, angering many who see the revenue measure as an attack on free speech

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press