| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:22 AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — She doesn't wear a cowboy hat favored by traditional picks for interior secretary. Sally Jewell prefers fleece and Gore-Tex jackets and wears a safety helmet when she needs it for scaling cliffs, skiing or kayaking.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday said looming automatic spending cuts are already affecting the economy, while a top administration official warned that the nation's borders would be less secure if billions of dollars are yanked...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Four federal agencies and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation have come up with a plan for improving the protection of sites held sacred by American Indians and Alaska Natives.
The plan announced Tuesday stems from a memorandum of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Alaska’s congressional delegation gave a lukewarm welcome to a management plan, signed by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday, that allows access to oil and gas resources on nearly half of the 23 million-acre National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:02 PM
As California water agencies convene in Washington, D.C., next week for an annual conference, a delegation from the Salton Sea Authority will take its message directly to the Department of the Interior.
“The message is not only to request further...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:10 AM
California’s much-maligned and much-loved Salton Sea offered local elected officials an opportunity to experience what could be lost if the Salton Sea is not restored, when Assemblymen Ben Hueso and V. Manuel Pérez paddled out on kayaks on a sunny...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
It's been nearly seven years and still there's no official word if Park City will get an Indian casino. The Wyandotte Nation has been fighting since 2006 for the right to develop land near the old Wild West World site.
The hold up is within the U.S....
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:22 PM
Just one month after pledging his support for the Salton Sea, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s announcement that he is resigning from the department raises questions whether the sense of momentum his visit gave locals will continue, or...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Coast Guard has ordered a marine casualty investigation of the Shell Oil-contracted drilling rig Kulluk’s Dec. 31 grounding on Sitkalidak Island, a day after it was safely towed to an anchorage about 30 miles away.
The news comes as Interior...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:42 PM
In the midst of Shell Oil’s controversial drill rig mishap and recovery, different groups have expressed concern for the future of offshore drilling, including the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.
"It’s troubling that there was...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about...