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McMorris Rodgers expected to be Trump’s Interior secretary

PUBLIC LANDS -- Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is expected to be named Interior secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, the New York Times reported. McMorris Rodgers, elected to a seventh term last month, has been mentioned as a possible Interior Department secretary after she met with...

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Risch introduces Scotchman Peaks wilderness bill

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch introduced legislation Thursday to protect the Idaho portion of the craggy, scenic Scotchman Peaks as a federal wilderness area. The action follows a decade of grassroots efforts to gain wilderness status for the peaks northeast of Lake Pend Oreille, writes S-R...


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