People Could Be Recruited To Monitor Heavy Metals In Urine After Mine SpillExtensive soil and water sampling would be done along the Animas River in northwestern New Mexico and residents would be recruited to assess the level of heavy metals in their urine under a plan.
Battle Looming Over Colorado Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado immigrant advocates frustrated over long waiting periods for people who want driver's licenses regardless of their legal status vowed to pressure lawmakers in the coming months to free up money so the program can meet demand.
New Mexico Tribe Appeals Ruling On Casino Dispute With StateLawyers for an American Indian community in New Mexico asked a federal appeals court on Monday to overturn a lower court ruling that blocked them from going through the U.S. Interior Department instead of the state for a gambling compact.
Colorado Mine Spill Prompts Changes In Warning SystemA massive wastewater spill from an old gold mine in southwestern Colorado prompted state officials to expand the list of downstream users they warn after such accidents.
Interior Department To Lead Review Of Colorado River SpillThe Interior Department will lead a review of the Colorado mine spill that tainted rivers in three western states.
Top EPA Official Takes Responsibility For Mine SpillTownspeople watching millions of gallons of orange-colored mine waste flow through their communities demanded clarity Tuesday about possible long-term threats to their water supply.
Gov. Hickenlooper Declares Emergency Over Mine Spill Into Animas RiverThe latest in the mine spill into the Animas River:
Gov. Martinez Signs Law to Create 500-Mile Statewide TrailNew Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed into law a measure to create a 500-mile, statewide recreation trail stretching from Colorado to Texas.
Amtrak Says Southwest Chief's New Mexico Routes To RemainAmtrak will stick with its existing New Mexico route of the Southwest Chief passenger train, according to the company.
Western Experts Gather For Regional Drought ForumExperts from across the West are gathering in New Mexico to discuss the effects of drought on recreation and tourism.
Christie To Hit 19 States, Including Colorado, In Final Midterm StretchNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will visit at least 19 states during the final five days before the midterm elections, according to a schedule released on Wednesday.
New Mexico Governor In Colorado For GOP MeetingNew Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has traveled to Colorado for fundraising and a political meeting.