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 | 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 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Prosecutor: U.S. officers justified in fatal Colorado shooting

GRAND JUNCTION — A prosecutor says he won’t file charges against two federal officers who shot and killed a suspect in western Colorado because the suspect drew his weapon and fired first. The...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

WWII Navajo Code Talker Samuel Tom Holiday dies at age 94

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Samuel Tom Holiday, one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers, died in southern Utah Monday surrounded by family members who raised money through a crowdfunding campaign to...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado girl, 4, dies after weight falls on top of her

GREELEY – Police in northern Colorado say a 4-year-old girl died after a barbell weight fell on top of her. The Greeley Tribune reports Aaliya Marie Montoya was playing with a sibling and a cousin...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Crews report some progress on New Mexico wildfire

CIMARRON, N.M. — Crews battling a blaze burning in northeastern New Mexico are bracing for the return of hot and dry weather as they work to protect hundreds of homes. Some residents are returning...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor vetoes marijuana ‘tasting rooms’ proposal

DENVER — Colorado’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms” where consumers could legally vape or eat edible pot products. Gov. John Hickenlooper’s...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News