There’s trouble brewing in Montana. People who don’t live here, and who don’t really care what happens to our state, are trying to take advantage of us. If we don’t speak up now, we’ll be paying the price for decades to come.
Taking care of the land is a core value here in Montana. The beautiful open prairie in Wolf Point, where I live, embodies what it means to live in Big Sky country, and there is no place I would rather be.
Two recent congressional investigations point to the loss of millions of dollars to the public due to flaws in the way the Bureau of Land Management manages federal coal, including large holdings in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming.
BOISE, Idaho — A bipartisan effort underway in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds instead of money intended for fire prevention, lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho said Monday.
Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell talks with Crow tribal member Conrad Stewart, right, and Crow consultant Paul Gatzemeier near the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam Friday morning. Jewell and U.S. Sen. Jon tester were on the site to announce that the federal government is giving the tribe $655,000 t…
Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell, with U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, speaks to a crowd in Fort Smith on Friday morning. Jewell and Tester were on the site to announce that the federal government is giving the tribe $655,000 to develop hydroelectric power at the dam as part of the Crow water settlement.
FORT SMITH — The Crow Tribe will receive $665,000 for a hydropower dam project, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced Friday.
HELENA — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to join U.S. Sen. Jon Tester on a tour of Montana over the weekend to discuss the economic benefits of outdoor recreation and tourism on public lands, energy development and upholding trust responsibilities to American Indians.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s national parks and monuments create thousands of jobs and generate more than $700 million in tourism spending in Wyoming, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service.
HELENA — The U.S. Interior secretary has asked an agency board to reconsider its decision denying the request for federal recognition by the Little Shell Tribes of Chippewa Indians.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wyoming’s congressional delegation sent Interior Secretary Sally Jewell a letter Monday asking her to exempt the Cowboy State from proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing because Wyoming already regulates the practice.
WIND RIVER INDIAN RESERVATION, Wyo.—Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says $5 million in private money already has been raised toward a $16 million public-private partnership to renovate the Jenny Lake trail system in Grand Teton National Park.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Sandra Iron Cloud spoke patiently to the panel gathered Thursday in the theater at Central Wyoming College.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Thursday that $5 million in private money has already been raised for a new $16 million campaign to renovate the Jenny Lake area in Grand Teton National Park
CASPER, Wyo. — Two White House administration officials will meet with state educators to talk about issues in education for American Indians at Wyoming’s Native American Education Conference in Riverton this week.
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.
MOOSE, WYO. — Though she lacks the required money and is facing a January deadline, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Wednesday that she was making it a “very high priority” to honor a deal for the federal government to acquire 1,280 acres of Wyoming lands located inside Grand Teton Natio…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Grand Teton National Park to reinforce the agency's commitment to find a permanent solution to protect park land.
LANDER, Wyo. — The nation's schools chief and the new Interior secretary are headed to Fremont County next week to participate in the Wyoming Native American Education Conference.
U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., has appealed to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to extend the comment period on three Bureau of Land Management plans issued this spring for thousands of its acres in Eastern Montana.