A Navajo group requested a court order to require San Juan County, Utah, to open additional polling places. But a federal judge struck down the request Oct. 14.
The U.S. Interior Department has come up with a way to manage the Glen Canyon Dam for the next two decades. The plan released October 7 would provide water and power for its many customers in the West, while attempting to protect the environment in the Grand Canyon downstream.
The House and Senate have passed a resolution to help stop the trafficking of sacred Native American artifacts.
Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico is pushing to reinstate the death penalty after a series of high profile crimes this year.
More National Park Service employees have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment at parks around the country. A federal investigation in January revealed a long history of misconduct at the Grand Canyon.
The National Science Foundation awarded a new Northern Arizona University professor $3 million to map food, energy and water supplies and show how they relate.
Texas Tech University in El Paso announced Tuesday that it plans to open the first dental school along the U.S./Mexico border in 2020.
The EPA will pay environmental firms $85 million to assess the damage done by uranium mining companies over four decades. The agency announced the contract opportunities Aug. 31.
Mexican students beginning this fall semester at New Mexico State University are getting a big break on tuition. The school has slashed their out-of-state rate by half.
Families separated by their immigration status sloshed through a muddy trickle of the Rio Grande to embrace at the U.S./Mexico border. Their reunion was a momentary truce organized by immigrant advocates and supervised by the Border Patrol.