Stories tagged: Department of Interior
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
New Ag, Interior secretaries call for retaining public lands, upping resource extraction
The nation’s new secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior brought a message to Boise on Friday: Public lands must be retained, but they also must produce more through resource extraction.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Kalispel Tribe files federal lawsuit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has filed a suit in federal court seeking an immediate halt to the construction of the casino being built in Airway Heights by the Spokane …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers: I was never offered the Interior job
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers never got a call from the Trump team saying she was likely to be nominated as interior secretary, and never got a call saying someone else …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 5 p.m.
Rich Landers: Tribes, federal government keeping public in dark regarding Lake Roosevelt
A giant pain in the rear for Lake Roosevelt anglers and boaters appears to be festering under the aloof care of the U.S. Department of Interior and its Bureau of …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2013
Jewell’s steady hand useful for balancing act at Interior
SEATTLE – When President Barack Obama nominated Sally Jewell as secretary of interior last week, he chose a woman not unlike him: smart, low-key and with a self-deprecating wit. In …
Fri., Feb. 1, 2013
Spokane Tribe posts casino impact statement
The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ environmental statement about a proposed gaming facility in Airway Heights lays out efforts detailed efforts by the Spokane Tribe to reduce possible land-use conflicts, particularly …
Wed., June 16, 2010
Judge hears wolf appeal
MISSOULA – A federal judge heard arguments Tuesday on whether gray wolves in Montana and Idaho should be protected once more under the Endangered Species Act. Wildlife advocates sued the …
Tue., June 15, 2010, 11:50 a.m.
Judge hears arguments in federal wolf case
A federal judge heard arguments today on whether gray wolves in Montana and Idaho should be protected once more under the Endangered Species Act and whether those states can ensure …
Fri., March 6, 2009, 11:51 a.m.
Gray wolves de-listed in Idaho, Montana
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he is upholding a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove gray wolves in the Northern Rockies, including in Idaho and Montana, …