Some Mountain West states – like Colorado, Utah and Wyoming – have endorsed permanent daylight saving time. But there’s a catch. States generally say that Congress has to approve it first. And they require that a handful of other states in the Mountain time zone join them.
The federal government has finished another environmental review of a proposed transmission line that will carry wind-generated electricity from rural New Mexico to big cities in the West and similar reviews are planned for two more projects that would span parts of Utah and Nevada, the U.S. Interior Department announced Thursday.
The Canon City facility southwest of Colorado Springs, which is currently holding roughly 2,500 horses, has been under a voluntary quarantine since Monday. Horses rounded up last fall in the West Douglas area near the Utah border have been the hardest hit.
Southern California’s gigantic water supplier took the unprecedented step Tuesday of requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering to one day a week as drought continues to plague the state
The consensus Republican front-runner for Nevada governor drew attention and applause from a GOP luncheon audience Tuesday when he used an expletive to deride Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s decision to enact a state-managed public health insurance option
Draft night on Thursday will include prospects walking a red carpet above the Bellagio fountains, a theater built specifically for the proceedings where they hope to hear their names called early, and the aura of gambling everywhere.