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Colorado high school graduation rate hit high mark in 2020

DENVER – Colorado’s graduation rate reached its highest level in a decade with the Class of 2020, despite school closures and disruptions caused by the pandemic. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials tour possible Space Command site in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – Air Force officials have toured the grounds of Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque to evaluate the site as a possible location for the U.S. Space Command. Strategic basing...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico reports 1,507 additional virus cases, 22 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico on Saturday announced 1,507 additional known COVID-19 cases and 22 more deaths, increasing the state’s totals since the pandemic began to 154,954 cases and 2,732 deaths. The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado man arrested after human remains found in suitcases

DENVER – Authorities in Colorado have arrested a man police believe is a suspect in a case involving the human remains of an adult man that were found in two large suitcases near a trail in...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado confirms two more coronavirus variant cases

DENVER – Colorado has confirmed two more cases of a strain of the coronavirus believed to be more contagious, giving the state a total of three confirmed cases. Officials are also investigating a...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico to see added $300 weekly in jobless benefits

ALBUQUERQUE – Labor officials in New Mexico have said residents receiving unemployment benefits should expect an extra $300 a week added to their benefits. The New Mexico Department of Workforce...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Boston Marathon bomber sues over ballcap, showers in Colorado prison

BOSTON – Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has sued the federal government for $250,000 over his treatment at the Colorado prison where he is serving a life sentence. Tsarnaev, 26, calls his...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation reports 222 new COVID-19 cases, one more death

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation health officials on Wednesday reported 222 new COVID-19 cases and one more death. The latest figures increased the tribe’s totals since the pandemic began to...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor grants clemency for 12 people

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has granted clemency for 12 people convicted of crimes in the state. The governor’s office announced the pardons Wednesday, saying most of those...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Storm could bring much needed moisture to New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Forecasters with the National Weather Service say a potent storm headed toward New Mexico could bring some much needed moisture to the drought-stricken state. They issued an advisory...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pandemic forces New Mexico legislative session to go virtual

SANTA FE – The Roundhouse will be off limits to the public and lobbyists as New Mexico’s upcoming legislative session will feature many virtual committee hearings and floor debates because of the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land management bureau approves two Colorado drilling projects

GRAND JUNCTION – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has approved for a second time two drilling projects in Colorado after considering a court-ordered greenhouse gas assessment of the development’s...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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