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New Mexico Man Sentenced To Jail For Death Of CU Cyclist

A tribal judge in New Mexico has sentenced a man to 182 days in jail for a fatal accident that killed a university student who was bicycling across the United States to raise money for breast cancer research.

02/05/2013

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Mountain West Adds Football Title Game

The Mountain West will add a football championship game next season when it expands to the requisite dozen schools, which will be split into two divisions.

01/22/2013

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230 Pounds Of Cheese Seized At NM Port From Colorado Resident

Federal agents working the Santa Teresa port of entry say they seized 230 pounds of cheese during a recent stop.

01/09/2013

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Man Who Lost Memory Identified As 23-Year-Old Missing From New Mexico

Aurora police said the man who didn’t know who he was has been identified as a 23-year-old missing from New Mexico.

01/09/2013

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

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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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