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

Vail police find injured woman inside neighborhood dumpster

VAIL, Colorado — Vail police say they found a 31-year-old woman injured inside a small, neighborhood dumpster. The Vail Daily reports police found the woman early Tuesday cold and with various...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man accused of chaining woman in sex slave case gets 6 years

GRAND JUNCTION — A Colorado man accused of keeping a woman chained in his basement over the course of several months has been sentenced to six years in prison and three years of parole in exchange...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

In the region: Eagles shot, Amber Alert bill OK’d, ‘free’ estate sale

Senate OKs bill to expand child alerts to tribal land The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that expands a child abduction alert system to tribal land. The bill is named for Ashlynne Mike, an...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

House ransacked after being mistaken for site of estate sale

LONGMONT – A Colorado woman says her house was ransacked by people who mistakenly thought it was the site of an estate sale. The Daily Camera reports Mary Andrews says she left her Longmont home...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News