- Marshall's handling of American Indian remains investigated Updated: Jul-27-15 7:01 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Marshall University's handling of American Indian remains is under investigation by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
- Browns Canyon National Monument dedicated Updated: Jul-18-15 5:49 pm
SALIDA, Colorado - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined federal and state officials on Saturday to dedicate the newly created Browns Canyon National Monument near Buena Vista.
- Interior secretary agrees to meet with Moffat commissioners Updated: Jul-15-15 9:31 pm
CRAIG, Colorado - A Moffat County commissioner said Wednesday that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has agreed to meet with him and his colleagues who want to discuss the fate of a coal mine that could close because of a recent court ruling.
- Fort Sill tribe challenges decision from gambling panel Updated: Jul-13-15 7:04 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Oklahoma-based American Indian tribe is challenging a recent decision by federal gambling officials that prohibits the tribe from conducting gambling on its land in southern New Mexico.
- Obama designates national monuments in Texas, Calif., Nevada Updated: Jul-10-15 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama designated new national monuments Friday in California, Nevada and Texas, setting aside millions of acres that are home to prehistoric rock carvings, Mammoth bones and popular outdoors destinations. The presidential move ran into immediate resistance from some Republicans, who accused Obama of a sneaky land grab that ignored the interests of local residents.
- New national monuments coming in Texas, California, Nevada Updated: Jul-10-15 9:59 am
WASHINGTON - Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California, Nevada and Texas.
- US considers changes to government coal program Updated: Jul-09-15 7:17 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Federal officials on Thursday announced a series of public meetings this summer on the U.S. government's coal program, following criticism that corporations have profited off publicly-owned reserves of the fuel at the expense of taxpayers.
- Interior Department won't fight ruling on Colorado coal mine Updated: Jul-08-15 3:46 pm
CRAIG, Colorado - The U.S. Department of Interior won't fight a court ruling threatening the future of a northwestern Colorado coal mine.
- Seattle's Duwamish Tribe denied federal recognition Updated: Jul-05-15 7:28 pm
SEATTLE - The federal government has again rejected a Seattle tribe's petition for federal recognition as an Indian tribe.