Aspen elects to increase fines in wildlife harassment ordinance

ASPEN – Aspen City Council agreed to more than double the proposed fines in a new city wildlife harassment ordinance brought forward by the Aspen Police Department. The Aspen Times reports the...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Agriculture secretary visiting Colorado on four-state tour

DENVER – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is visiting Colorado as part of a tour highlighting Trump administration priorities on support for farmers and food stamps. The four-state tour...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

3 gang members head to prison for crimes on Navajo Nation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Three northern Arizona residents are going to prison for their roles in a criminal street gang that authorities say is responsible for at least three murders on the Navajo...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado River flow peaking early, at historically low level

GRAND JUNCTION — The Colorado River’s peak flows are arriving early this spring and at one of the lowest levels recorded. The Daily Sentinel reports that peak flows are expected Sunday on the...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Help wanted – desperately – as applicants become scarce

AURORA, Colo. — In a country in the midst of sustained economic growth, Colorado has been ahead of the pack. Month after month of an expanding economy has resulted in some pretty good times for...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Arizona museum explores cultural significance of Route 66

KINGMAN, Ariz. – Tens of thousands of people visit the Arizona Route 66 Museum each year, aiming to get a feel for what it was like to take the old highway route that crossed eight states to...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man indicted in teen’s fatal beating is found dead in jail

SANTA FE, N.M. – Authorities say a man accused of killing a 13-year-old boy who endured years of abuse is dead as a result of what appears to have been a suicide at the Santa Fe County jail....

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa Fe mayor’s water use is high amid extreme drought

SANTA FE – A New Mexico mayor who campaigned on reducing water consumption appears to use significantly more water than most of his neighbors, documents show. During certain months, Santa Fe Mayor...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation approves $2.4 million for veterans facility

GALLUP, N.M. — The Navajo Nation has given approval to help fund a veterans facility in New Mexico that will prevent patients from having to travel far for care. Navajo Nation council members voted...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at age 92

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died. The Navajo Nation says Roy Hawthorne Sr. died Saturday. He was 92....

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Firm narrows potential buyers for Arizona coal-fired plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — An investment firm tasked with finding a new owner for an Arizona coal plant says it’s focused on one potential investor with a handful of others on the sideline. The Navajo...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Drought continues to expand across American Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE – Drought is stiffening its hold across the American Southwest as extreme conditions spread from Oklahoma to Utah. The federal drought map released Thursday shows dry conditions...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News