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Officials seek information on death of endangered gray wolf

EAGAR, Ariz. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating what it says is a suspicious death of an endangered Mexican gray wolf near Eagar. The agency and others are offering a reward of...

DATE: March 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Senate panel advances farmworker wages, rights bill

DENVER – A Colorado state Senate panel advanced a bill Wednesday that would grant minimum wage and overtime rights to thousands of farmworkers and allow those workers to organize and join labor...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officers in Colorado rescue goose with arrow lodged in body

BOULDER – Police in Colorado are looking for whoever shot a goose with an arrow, leaving it lodged in its body near its beak. Police on Wednesday released video of the animal’s rescue in Boulder...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico seeks end to police immunity from prosecution

SANTA FE – A bill that would end police immunity from prosecution in New Mexico to allow civil rights lawsuits in state court cleared its last major hurdle with Senate approval shortly after...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico puts surging income into schools, economic relief

SANTA FE – The New Mexico state Senate approved an annual budget plan for state government that increases general fund spending by nearly 5% to shore up educational funding, bolster environmental...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers consider permanent fence around Capitol

DENVER – The Colorado Legislature is considering allocating about $1 million toward permanent fencing around most of the state Capitol building in downtown Denver in response to vandalism during...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation to reopen two casinos in northwestern New Mexico

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two casinos on the Navajo Nation will reopen this week as the tribe eases its restrictions on businesses amid a downturn in coronavirus cases. The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Senate passes school cannabis medicine bill

DENVER – Colorado’s Senate has passed legislation to make it easier for children with complicated medical conditions to receive cannabis-based medication at school. Wednesday’s 33-1 vote sends the...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former tax official accused of changing, rerouting refunds

ALBUQUERQUE – A former New Mexico state tax official faces dozens of counts of wire fraud and other crimes accusing him of stealing nearly $690,000 by altering taxpayers’ refunds and routing them...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico seeks end to police immunity from prosecution

SANTA FE – A bill that would end police immunity from prosecution in New Mexico to allow civil right lawsuits in state court cleared its last major hurdle with Senate approval shortly after...

DATE: March 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports two new cases of COVID-19, one more death

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported two new cases of COVID-19 and one more death. The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s pandemic total to 29,957 confirmed cases and 1,219...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Congressional race to succeed Deb Haaland takes shape

SANTA FE – Rep. Deb Haaland’s departure from Congress to serve as U.S. Interior Department secretary will trigger a special election to choose a successor, starting with a rarely invoked nomination...

DATE: March 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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