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Colorado’s main public universities requiring vaccinations

DENVER – Colorado’s biggest public universities will require students, faculty and staff members to receive COVID-19 vaccinations before the beginning of the fall semester, school leaders announced...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers OK bill limiting information about top job seekers

DENVER – Colorado’s Legislature has passed a bill to allow government bodies to disclose the identity of just a single finalist for an executive position, amending state open records law that...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado governor says he would veto climate change bill

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says he would veto a bill backed by fellow Democrats that is designed to enforce, through additional regulation, a state plan to cut greenhouse gas...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wet weather a boost for crews fighting New Mexico wildfire

THREE RIVERS, N.M. – Rain and snow helped crews working to keep a wildfire from spreading in forested mountains in south-central New Mexico, officials said Wednesday. The fire was located west of...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aurora ICE detention facility reports 100 COVID-19 cases

DENVER – A privately owned U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Aurora has reported about 100 detained people have tested positive for COVID-19. A report by the office of U.S. Rep....

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teenager breaks North American record for most vertical feet climbed in 24 hours

Grace Staberg said she was “pretty tired” as the first rays of sun hit the slopes of Copper Mountain on Tuesday morning. “I felt like slowing down,” said the 19-year-old, a few hours after setting...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico settles child care lawsuit, promises subsidies

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s early childhood department has settled a lawsuit with anti-poverty groups, cementing access to child care subsidies for low-income residents. Under the agreement announced...

DATE: April 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports no new COVID-19 cases and no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths. Tribal health officials said the total number of cases since the pandemic began...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Advocates detail ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence against women

ALBUQUERQUE – Cases of domestic violence against Indigenous women and children and instances of sexual assault increased over the past year as nonprofit groups and social workers scrambled to meet...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque police union starts campaign focused on crime

ALBUQUERQUE – The union that represents police officers in New Mexico’s largest city has launched a $70,000 campaign aimed at highlighting Albuquerque’s persistent crime problems. The Albuquerque...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prison worker alleges retaliation for report of rodents

SANTA FE – A mental-health worker at a state prison in western New Mexico says she was harassed and threatened by superiors after reporting details of an apparent rodent infestation, under a...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Largest firefighting plane may be sold for COVID response

DENVER – As Western states prepare for this year’s wildfire season, the world’s largest firefighting plane has been grounded and could be converted to help fight against another crisis, the...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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