REGIONAL NEWS for July 31, 2017: The California Supreme Court decided federal rail law does not usurp the state’s tough environmental regulation for state-owned rail projects.
California high-speed rail likely to face more environmental challenges after high court ruling New Mexico’s higher education system under microscope Colorado’s population could increase by nearly 3 million people by 2050, according to forecast numbers Nevada: Titus pledges fight to get marijuana approved for veterans Utah: More than 75 percent support medical marijuana ballot initiativeRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for July 26, 2017: High real estate costs in coastal hubs and a soft investment market are driving workers to more affordable cities inland.
Denver: Passive Migration: Financial Firms Relocate to Cut Costs California: [Column ]Yet another USC scandal requires blunt talk about money culture and values on campus Utah’s coal industry fading while more eco-friendly outdoor recreation surges New Mexico Supreme Court weighs burden on public defenders Nevada: Caesars shareholders take new steps to emerge from bankruptcyRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS for July 25, 2017: The maddening question is why the reservation roads remain in such deplorable condition.
Utah: In Navajo Nation, Bad Roads Can Mean Life or Death Colorado: Frustrated anti-oil and gas activists turn toward civil disobedience New Mexico: Utility, enviro group lock horns on Four Corners San Diego: Woman Who Accused Bill Cosby of Sexual Assault Arrested on Heroin Charge Nevada: Judge denies injunction against pot distributionRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS Nov. 28, 2016: Mayor vows fight against widespread deportations; Want tax incentive? Use less water; Rape case lab results due next month or jail awaits; Wage equality appeal; A $430 million oil deal
Los Angeles: Cities Vow to Fight Trump on Immigration, Even if They Lose Millions Water use emerges as a decisive factor in Nevada’s economic diversification Yearlong wait for DNA testing results frustrates Utah judge, who threatens to put a crime lab employee in jail Contractors will get chance to appeal Denver’s findings of underpaid wages […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS Nov. 26, 2016: Suspected abductors are two women in dark vehicle; ‘Dry’ state sees record liquor sales; This woman was not laundering clothes; Water quality bad for 7,000; Avoiding Black Friday
Missing California Mom ‘Very Emotional’ to Be Found, Hear Husband’s Voice, Sheriff Says Utah sets alcohol-sales record before Thanksgiving Denver woman who laundered money for drug cartels sentenced New Mexico water utility hit with $1 million fine Nevada: The most violent Black Friday fights in recent yearsRead More →
REGIONAL NEWS Nov. 22, 2016: More salt in the lake; Facebook center cutting out local contractors? Slavery in Colorado; This state was a rare electoral bright spot; Medical pot’s gray area
Great Salt Lake undergoing big changes in coming weeks — but are they too little, too late? New Mexico: Standards for Facebook data center contractors questioned Amendment T defeated; slavery reference will stay in Colorado constitution Nevada: Embattled Democrats, Labor Allies See Nevada as a Beacon Medical Marijuana Is Legal in California. Except When It’s […]Read More →
REGIONAL NEWS Nov. 15, 2016: 10% of U.S. undocumented live in LA County; Step on the gas; Marijuana grown legally but sold illegally; State can grant driving privileges to people in the country illegally; Roads to the dome
California: LAPD will not help deport immigrants under Trump, chief says More 80 mph zones coming to S. Utah freeways Colorado governor calls marijuana gray market ‘a clear and present danger’ New Mexico driver’s license overhaul provides 2 new options Nevada: Governor wants to wait on NFL approval of Raiders move before fast-tracking freeway projectsRead More →
Drone cloud-seeding focus of Nevada project Horse owners in the San Fernando Valley feel trod on by bullet train Child deaths prompt question: Do Utah polygamists buck buckling up? Colorado residents push to protect homes, river from fracking Executive’s Desk: Businesses urged to help spur growth in New MexicoRead More →