REGIONAL NEWS for May 9, 2017: Interior secretary says he is concerned about how monument rules would restrict land uses.
Utah: Zinke flies over Bears Ears as critics urge him to ‘Make San Juan County Great Again’ and rescind monument Tensions mount in Colorado House as debate continues on charter school funding deal Final hurdle cleared for Nevada to begin recreational marijuana sales Los Angeles PD settlements soar as officials close the books on high-profile […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 8, 2017: Two legislators stand to benefit privately from a major public investment in Utah.
Utah: Legislative leaders stand to profit from developments along West Davis Corridor road they’ve championed New Mexico 2015 graduation rate was worst in nation Colorado: Consolidation, emerging duopoly in ski resort industry might raise anti-trust concerns California: Silicon Valley is ‘officially a retirement community for D.C. political vets’ starting fresh outside the nation’s capital Nevada […]Read More →
Ranked high in suicides, Utah State Prison seeks to reduce solitary confinement New Mexico panel calls for end to solitary confinement Accused of mismanagement, California‘s tax collection agency ‘is in complete disarray,’ officials say Colorado: Affordable housing developers “fighting like crazy” to pencil out projects following drop in tax credit value Investigator to review sexual […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 6, 2017: Attorneys for Gov. Susana Martinez asked New Mexico’s highest court Friday to uphold her authority to eliminate funding for higher education and the Legislature itself.
Governor asks New Mexico Supreme Court to uphold vetoes Zinke kicks off monuments review this weekend. Up first: Utah’s Bears Ears and Staircase Las Vegas: Building near Raiders stadium site has checkered, possibly haunted, history Colorado father wins case against ex who secretly put infant up for adoption in Utah California: Passenger is cleared to […]Read More →
Utah: Mormon church vows to stay neutral in partisan politics — despite Trump’s order Conservative speaker claims New Mexico State lacks political diversity San Diego woman gets 3 years in prison for hiding immigrants in her home The prospect of trying to buy a house in metro Denver can be downright terrifying Apple reports 8,000 […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 4, 2017: At a recycling rate of 5 to 10 cents a bottle, a 70-year-old’s attempt to raise $10,000 to campaign for a rent control measure seemed like a long shot.
California: In Silicon Valley, even mobile homes are getting too pricey for longtime residents Armed with a poll, affordable housing advocates want Denver to accelerate — or expand — its $150 million plan Governor says she has plan to fund higher education in New Mexico Mexican envoy visits Utah, says relations with U.S. at ‘a […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 3, 2017: A Nevada family is fighting the U.S. Air Force over the eminent domain seizure of its property near the top-secret Area 51 base.
Nevada: Family fighting land seizure accuses US of ‘bullying tactics’ National monuments harm the economy, Utah public lands official tells Congress Colorado looks to marijuana tax as budget fix, stretching the limits of what voters approved Teachers union opens a front on former mayor Kevin Johnson’s Sacramento charter schools Soda tax goes flat in Santa […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 2, 2017: Recent upheaval involving the Huntsman Cancer Institute made university president move up his retirement timetable.
University of Utah president stepping down; successor will pick permanent Health Sciences V.P. Raiders close purchase on 62-acre stadium site in Las Vegas $13M Denver penthouse — atop city’s tallest residential building — on the market for first time Former media executive jumps in New Mexico governor’s race Los Angeles: Strike averted: Writers Guild of […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for May 1, 2017: A man opened fire, holding a beer in his one hand and a gun in the other hand, wounding eight people.
Police kill beer-drinking, poolside gunman who shot eight in San Diego Utah: Records indicate inmate begged for help before dying in Duchesne County jail Researcher finds some ‘troubling’ trends in New Mexico economic data Las Vegas’ next big casino design may come from a woman’s perspective Denver City Council looks to settle parking-exemption debate, but […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS for April 30, 2017: Parts of Arizona, Utah and Southern California are more closely tied to Las Vegas than Reno and other parts of Northern Nevada.
Study shows Las Vegas, 3 other states connected as megaregion Colorado cities can decide how close a new subdivision is to drilling, and it varies throughout the state Buying a Southern California home is ‘insane’ Utah: Wasatch Front home prices going through the roof as supply slips New Mexico: ‘A wall will stop everything […]Read More →