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In message bills, House votes to strip away wolf protections, BLM conservation

In message bills, House votes to strip away wolf protections, BLM conservation

The U.S. House approved four bills focused on natural resources and land management Tuesday, promoting a Republican message of dissatisfaction with the Biden administration’s approach to conservation. The four bills…

Trump echoes Hitler on immigration as Congress works toward border deal

Trump echoes Hitler on immigration as Congress works toward border deal

As leaders in Washington negotiate a bipartisan immigration deal, former President Donald Trump used inflammatory language to demonize immigrants during a Saturday campaign speech in New Hampshire that echoed Adolf…

Trump charged with conspiracy to defraud U.S., obstruct Congress, undercut voting in Jan. 6 plot

Trump charged with conspiracy to defraud U.S., obstruct Congress, undercut voting in Jan. 6 plot

A mob of pro-Trump extremists overrun the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Alex Kent for Tennessee Lookout) WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted Donald Trump on Tuesday,…

U.S. House Natural Resources panel OKs bill to ban BLM from leasing land for conservation

U.S. House Natural Resources panel OKs bill to ban BLM from leasing land for conservation

BLM-administered McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area near Grand Junction (Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management). The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on a party-line 20-16 vote Wednesday approved a bill to…

Unsealed federal indictment reveals 37 felony charges against Trump for mishandling secrets

Unsealed federal indictment reveals 37 felony charges against Trump for mishandling secrets

Donald Trump has been indicted by a federal grand jury, making him the first former president to face federal criminal charges. The 37-count indictment in the Southern District of Florida,…

BLM conservation proposal sparks outrage, praise for putting all ‘uses’ on equal footing

BLM conservation proposal sparks outrage, praise for putting all ‘uses’ on equal footing

Hikers climb Handies Peak in Hinsdale County, which rises to 14,048 feet and is the highest point of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management outside of Alaska. In…

Supreme Court rules for Idaho couple, gutting federal protections for wetlands nationwide

Supreme Court rules for Idaho couple, gutting federal protections for wetlands nationwide

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of an Idaho couple and stripped away federal Clean Water Act authority for huge swaths of wetlands nationwide. (Rob Levine/Minnesota Reformer).…

Nearly $11 billion in USDA funds headed to rural electric co-ops for clean energy loans, grants

Nearly $11 billion in USDA funds headed to rural electric co-ops for clean energy loans, grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin to administer two loan and grant programs worth nearly $11 billion to boost clean energy systems in rural areas, administration officials said Tuesday.…

Biden administration to fund $68.3 million in Colorado water projects, including Leadville tunnel

Biden administration to fund $68.3 million in Colorado water projects, including Leadville tunnel

A view of a section of the Upper Colorado River. (Bob Wick/BLM/Public Domain Mark 1.0 The Biden administration will send $585 million to water projects in 11 Western states, Interior…

Reports: New York grand jury indicts Trump for hush-money payments to porn star Daniels

Reports: New York grand jury indicts Trump for hush-money payments to porn star Daniels

WASHINGTON — A New York criminal grand jury has indicted former President Donald Trump, according to multiple news reports Thursday night citing persons familiar with the case.  A former president…

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