Department Of The Interior
BOZEMAN — Montana will receive nearly $28 million from the federal government for wildlife and conservation programs.
Federal lawmakers pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday to drop the administration’s plan to end federal protections for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states.
Big Sky Honor Flight still scheduled: Montana World War II veterans will fly to Washington DC to visit the World War II memorial no matter what, said Bill Kennedy, honor flight vice president.
We recently visited with elected leaders, industry officials and concerned citizens from Montana and Wyoming to discuss coal and money. Our message is simple and clear. The federal lease program run by the Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management is shortchanging the public budgets i…
Dozens of states will receive a combined $110 million in mineral leasing payments in coming months after federal officials reversed course in a dispute over automatic spending cuts.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell reiterated Wednesday her agency’s commitment to fulfill an agreement with the state of Wyoming that would protect 1,280 acres of Grand Teton National Park from possible development.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As the West battles one catastrophic wildfire after another, the federal government is spending less and less on its main program for preventing blazes in the first place.
Wyoming received $23.4 million from the Department of the Interior’ s Payment in Lieu of Taxes Program on Thursday. But the state’s county commissioners are calling it a costly victory.
WEST GLACIER – The first time Jeff Mow visited Glacier National Park, it was on fire.
Undervalued coal sales have cost the U.S. an estimated $62 million in potential lost revenues in recent years, according to a Tuesday report from federal investigators who recommended broad changes to the government's coal leasing program to stem further losses.
GREAT FALLS — Toole County officials have released the name of a 55-year-old Shelby woman who died in a crash on Interstate 15 just south of Sunburst as area residents seek a solution for the blowing alkali dust the caused the crash.
Starting sometime in early May, motorists driving on Fourth Avenue North in downtown Billings will want to keep their eyes peeled for a HAWK.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming will get a say over whether the Yellowstone River is given a special federal designation, a possibility that drew concern from the state's congressional delegation, whose members worried the designation could limit the river's use.
CASPER, Wyo. — Mary Alice Addison is raising her five grandchildren. Her daughter died too young.
CASPER, Wyo. — The federal government's new rules controlling oil shale development are drawing mixed reviews in Wyoming.
HELENA — The U.S. Department of Interior is cutting $2.5 million in federal mineral payments to Montana over the next five months.
The U.S. Department of Interior is investigating whether mining companies are skirting royalty rules as they increase exports of coal to Asia, federal officials disclosed Friday.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.
Lawmakers asked the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday to review whether companies are shortchanging federal and state governments out of millions of dollars in royalties on coal exported to foreign markets.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Friday it is going to allow members of federally recognized Indian tribes to possess eagle feathers, although that's a federal crime.