Stories tagged: North Dakota
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 8:55 A.M.
Would Dakota pipeline slow oil transport through Spokane, threaten terminal at Port of Vancouver?
Almost as soon as the Trump administration took office, the future of the Dakota Access pipeline looked certain. Any hopes held by protesters that the 470,000-barrels-per-day project could be stopped …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:05 P.M.
Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared by police
Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 8:08 A.M.
Advocates urge judge to keep injunction on Yellowstone dam
Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 6:02 P.M.
Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp
Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved to arrest some who …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 3:37 P.M.
Corps won’t extend deadline for protest camp disbanding
The Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota. The Corps early this month told …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 5:17 P.M.
North Dakota, feds address garbage left at pipeline protest camp
Federal and state officials announced plans Wednesday to accelerate cleanup at a camp in southern North Dakota that has housed hundreds and sometimes thousands of Dakota Access pipeline opponents.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 11:34 P.M.
Eastern Washington falls to North Dakota as Quinton Hooker scores 35 points
Quinton Hooker scored 35 points and North Dakota topped Eastern Washington 95-86 in Big Sky play on Thursday in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 11:52 A.M.
Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline
Construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a North Dakota reservoir has begun and the full pipeline should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 7:16 P.M.
Company to resume work to finish Dakota Access pipeline
With the green light from the federal government, the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday it plans to resume work immediately to finish the long-stalled project. Opponents …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 5:47 P.M.
Army to allow completion of Dakota Access oil pipeline
The Army said Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, clearing the way for completion …
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 5:32 P.M.
Dakota Access company seeks to block pipeline study
The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion …
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 4:54 P.M.
Poodle reunited with owners after crash in Eastern Montana
A toy poodle who ran away after a car crash in Eastern Montana has been reunited with its owners after managing to survive in severe winter weather for over a …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 6:55 A.M.
Engine drops from B-52 bomber in rural North Dakota
The U.S. Air Force says it’s investigating after an engine dropped from a B-52 bomber during a training mission over North Dakota.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 1 A.M.
North Dakota extends contract of football coach through 2021
North Dakota has extended the contract of football coach Bubba Schweigert through the 2021 season.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up
Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn’t fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn’t even set a date for completion.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 6:36 P.M.
Bridge near pipeline protest likely to reopen – eventually
Reopening a bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment is key to restoring better relations between the state and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, according to North Dakota’s …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Pipeline spills 176,000 gallons of oil in North Dakota creek
Officials estimate more than 176,000 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline into a North Dakota creek.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:53 A.M.
Quinault Nation celebrates Army Corps decision on Dakota oil pipeline
Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp and others from the tribe arrived at the Standing Rock protest camp just in time to join in the celebration after the decision by …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
Pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss
The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?
The Army Corps of Engineers’ refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:33 A.M.
Trump supports Dakota Pipeline and will review Obama’s rejection
The Dakota Access Pipeline should be approved and President-elect Donald Trump will review the decision to deny a permit for the project once it takes office, a spokesman for Trump’s …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 8:12 P.M.
North Dakota emergency officials: We won’t let pipeline protesters freeze
The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 4:13 P.M.
Pipeline protest arrests strain North Dakota’s court system
The hundreds of arrests during the months of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota have created an unprecedented burden for the state’s court system, which faces …
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 4:20 P.M.
Order to disperse could have little effect on oil pipeline protest camp
A government order for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck
The leader of the Cheyenne River Sioux in South Dakota is urging all opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to boycott businesses in North Dakota’s capital city.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
Officers douse Dakota oil pipeline protesters in subfreezing weather
Authorities on Monday defended their decision to douse protesters with water during a skirmish in subfreezing weather near the Dakota Access oil pipeline, and organizers said at least 17 protesters …
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 10:18 A.M.
Dakota Access oil pipeline developer won’t consider reroute
The head of the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline says the company won’t consider rerouting it to address American Indian concerns.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 10:06 A.M.
Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017
Court documents indicate a federal judge likely won’t decide until early next year whether to give the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline permission to finish the $3.8 billion …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 3:57 P.M.
Dakota pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan
The company building a $3.8 billion oil pipeline sought a federal judge’s permission Tuesday to circumvent President Barack Obama’s administration and move ahead with a disputed section of the project …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
Army Corps’ latest Dakota oil pipeline delay purely political, company says
The Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to further delay construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline so that it can continue studying the issue and gather more input from the …