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

Wyoming-based Great Lakes Airlines suspends most operations

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming-based Great Lakes Airlines has suspended all flight operations in the five states it operates. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that the company announced that the...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate OKs bill to expand child alert system to tribal land

FLAGSTAFF — 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 11-year-old girl who was lured into a van on the...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Woman tortured with wrench, blowtorch

Two Albuquerque women are being accused of kidnapping another woman and torturing her with a wrench and blowtorch before throwing her from a moving vehicle. A criminal complaint filed in...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utility investigates coal silo failure at New Mexico plant

FARMINGTON – One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

University of Colorado to honor 1st black female graduate

BOULDER – The University of Colorado has decided to honor its first black female graduate, who wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage in 1918. The Daily Camera reports that Polly McLean, a CU...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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