Stories tagged: Department of the Interior
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 8:09 A.M.
Colville Tribes to disperse $13.4 million to its members
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation will distribute its portion of a $940 million settlement with the U.S. Department of the Interior to members next Monday.
THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
Officials seek new funding channel for fighting wildfires
With nearly 1 million acres burned by wildfires across Washington and Oregon, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is stumping for reforms in how the federal government pays for fighting fires. Strapped …
FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
REI head vetted by Senate committee
WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary nominee Sally Jewell was greeted Thursday by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who described the job she’s seeking as “almost like an extreme sport for multitaskers.” …