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The mating ritual of Greater Prairie Chickens on the eastern plains of Colorado. (credit: CBS)

BLM Acquires Land To Protect Prairie Chicken

The area of protection for the lesser prairie chicken in New Mexico is expanding.

12/07/2012

Amtrak (credit: amtrak.com)

Amtrak Told Colorado, 2 Other States Have No Funding For Route

Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico transportation officials say the states don’t have funding to save Amtrak’s Southwest Chief route through the three states.

08/31/2012

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Libertarian Candidate Visits Denver Dispensary

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is visiting a Denver medical marijuana center and plans to endorse a Colorado initiative to regulate pot like alcohol.

06/18/2012

An image from Copter4 on June 13 of the High Park Fire. (credit: CBS)

U.S. Wildfires Fuel Urgency For Forest Restoration

As firefighters battle blazes in New Mexico and Colorado that have forced evacuations and destroyed hundreds of structures, the U.S. Forest Service chief is renewing his call to restore forests to a more natural state, where fire was a part of the landscape.

06/14/2012

Hazy sky in Denver Saturday morning from the smoke of the New Mexico wildfire (credit: CBS)

Smoke From New Mexico Fire Prompts Air Advisory Along Front Range

Haze shrouded the Front Range on Saturday as a massive wildfire in New Mexico has been sending smoke into Colorado skies.

05/26/2012

The fire burning in New Mexico (credit: CBS)

New Mexico Wildfire Smoke Travels To Front Range In Colorado

Firefighters are battling a massive wildfire in southwestern New Mexico that has destroyed a dozen cabins and spread smoke across the state, prompting holiday weekend air-quality warnings.

05/26/2012

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Tuition Deal Between Colorado, New Mexico Renewed

Colorado and New Mexico renewed a deal allowing students from each state to attend college at resident rates at participating institutions.

05/22/2012

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AAA: More Mountain State Travelers This Holiday

AAA predicts about 1.6 percent more residents in mountain states will take trips this Memorial Day weekend compared with last year.

05/21/2012

Wylie Gene Newton (credit: Wheat Ridge Police Department)

Colorado Man Accused Of Stealing Antique Gun From New Mexico

Police say a reality show appearance has led to the arrest of a Colorado man accused of stealing an antique gun from a private collection in New Mexico.

05/14/2012

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Agency Proposes Conservation Area In Colorado, New Mexico

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing creating a 5.2 million-acre conservation area in south-central Colorado and northern New Mexico to protect wildlife habitat and migration corridors.

05/13/2012

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