Colorado deputy on leave after crash that killed 2 people

FALCON — A sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave while the Colorado Highway Patrol investigates his role in a crash that killed two people near Colorado Springs. The patrol says...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Activists ask judge to keep public off former weapons plant

DENVER – Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wyoming officer charged after gun discharges at Colo. youth game

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – A Wyoming police officer whose gun accidentally discharged at a youth baseball tournament in Colorado last month has been charged with two misdemeanors. KCNC-TV in Denver...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe’s former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was arrested on suspicion of...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wreckage from missing plane found, pilot’s body identified

BOULDER – Officials say hikers in central Colorado spotted the wreckage of a plane that went missing after it left Erie for a destination in Utah. Park County Undersheriff Dave Wohlers says the...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation begins negotiations with possible new coal plant owner

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Leaders from the Navajo Nation say they’ve begun negotiations with a potential new owner of a coal-fired power plant on their land. The Navajo Generating Station near Page is...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 22

BERNALILLO, N.M. — A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 22 others, some critically, authorities said....

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Paper prices trigger changes to The Daily Sentinel

GRAND JUNCTION – The Daily Sentinel says it will convert its Monday and Tuesday print editions to electronic delivery starting Aug. 13. Publisher Jay Seaton announced Sunday the change largely...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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 | 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