• In this Dec. 7, 2011, file photo, a female Mexican gray wolf is seen at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in central N.M. Two U.S. senators from the West have introduced legislation that would push the federal government to work with states to revamp a decades-old recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf. The legislation also calls for the states to assume control if federal officials fail to comply. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

    2 US senators want states included in wolf management

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two U.S. senators from the West want state wildlife authorities and ranchers to have more say in how the federal government manages endangered Mexican gray wolves.

  • This June 7, 2014 image shows the Tepee Curios neon sign along historic Route 66 as a storm approaches in Tucumcari, N.M. The shop was originally a gas station that carried souvenirs and groceries. The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association has released a guidebook that details tribes and notable sites along the route. (AP photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    Guide highlights Native American link to historic Route 66

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new story is unfolding along historic Route 66 thanks to a yearlong project coordinated by a tourism group with help from the National Park Service and American Indian tribes along America’s Mother Road.