- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-15-14 2:44 pm
- Rancher inspects cattle after showdown with feds Updated: Apr-14-14 9:14 pm
- BLM to close Steamboat Mountain to vehicles Updated: Apr-14-14 6:16 pm
- BLM seeks comments on transmission project Updated: Apr-13-14 5:07 am
- Garfield County claims right to roadways Updated: Apr-09-14 6:46 pm
- Senate confirms Nevada man for BLM post Updated: Apr-08-14 7:38 pm
- County commission wants input on prairie chicken Updated: Apr-08-14 11:59 am
- Nevada rancher's son freed as BLM collects cattle Updated: Apr-07-14 7:34 pm
- Judge rules on Wyoming coal-bed methane project Updated: Apr-07-14 6:20 pm
- Man agrees to restitution in vandalism at monument Updated: Apr-07-14 2:22 pm
- BLM budget focuses on wild horses, sage grouse Updated: Apr-06-14 4:44 pm
- Tension growing between ranchers, mustang backers Updated: Apr-05-14 8:28 pm
- BLM taking public comments on coal lease change Updated: Apr-02-14 5:41 pm
- Thompson Divide leases extended 2 more years Updated: Apr-01-14 2:31 pm
- 800 wild horses up for adoption in Rock Springs Updated: Mar-31-14 5:25 pm
- Funeral set for man shot by BLM rangers in NV Updated: Mar-30-14 8:38 pm
- BLM: Proposals needed to control wild horses Updated: Mar-30-14 2:10 pm
- Nevada rancher fighting federal cattle roundup Updated: Mar-30-14 7:55 am
- Drummond group looks at sanctuary for wild horses Updated: Mar-29-14 2:12 pm
- Public comment sought on proposed NV gas drilling Updated: Mar-29-14 11:09 am
- BLM: Companies need repayment if drilling rejected Updated: Mar-26-14 3:35 pm
- New geothermal plant planned near Malta Updated: Mar-21-14 2:52 pm
- Park service: Project would harm Mojave preserve Updated: Mar-20-14 1:45 pm
- BLM seeks comments on energy connect project Updated: Mar-18-14 5:05 am
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
RENO, Nevada - A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland rights.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyoming - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will temporarily prohibit vehicles on a mountain northeast of Rock Springs this spring.
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Federal land managers are seeking public comments on a plan to build a 360-mile-long transmission line from New Mexico to southern Arizona.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - A battle is shaping up between Garfield County commissioners and federal officials over who has the right to claim local control over historic roads that pass through federal lands in the county.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A natural resource manager who grew up in Elko has been named director of the Bureau of Land Management.
GARDEN CITY, Kansas - Finney County commissioners are asking the federal government to ensure they will have input into regulations for the lesser prairie chicken, which was designated last month as a threatened species.
LAS VEGAS - The son of a rural Nevada cattle rancher was freed from federal custody Monday, a day after Bureau of Land Management police arrested him amid a long-running family dispute with the government over cattle grazing in remote rangeland northeast of Las Vegas.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled against environmental groups that challenged the U.S. Interior Department's plan to open the Fortification Creek area in northeastern Wyoming to coal-bed methane development.
BILLINGS, Montana - A Minnesota man who carved the names of himself and his wife near the 1806 signature of explorer William Clark on a national monument in Montana has agreed to pay $4,400 in restitution and fines, the Bureau of Land Management said Monday.
RENO, Nevada - Wild-horse fertility control and sage-grouse habitat conservation are among top priorities in the proposed $1.1 billion budget for the federal Bureau of Land Management.
RENO, Nevada - Tensions bubbled over on the range in a turf battle that has been simmering for decades over one of the icons of the American West and scant forage on arid, high desert lands from Nevada to Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is accepting public comments through Friday on plans to slightly modify a coal lease in the Powder River Basin.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is extending gas leases for two energy companies in the disputed Thompson Divide area for another two years while the agency works to resolve environmental issues.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyoming - The Bureau of Land Management's wild horse holding facility is reopening with about 800 horses available for adoption.
LAS VEGAS - A funeral service will be held Monday for a 20-year-old man fatally shot by federal Bureau of Land Management rangers near Red Rock Canyon about 20 miles west of Las Vegas.
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - Federal officials are seeking ideas on how to control the populations of wild horses and burros in 10 western states, including New Mexico.
LAS VEGAS - A turf battle between a southern Nevada rancher and federal land managers is heading for a showdown on remote public land northeast of Las Vegas.
MISSOULA, Montana - A group in western Montana is seeking to help up to 325 wild horses from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
ELKO, Nevada - Federal land managers are seeking public comment on a Houston-based oil company's proposed gas exploration drilling in northeast Nevada with the use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking.
JACKSON, Wyoming - A U.S. Bureau of Land Management official says the government would need to repay $2.6 million to petroleum companies if the U.S. Forest Service decides next year not to allow gas drilling in part of the Wyoming Range.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A geothermal company plans to build a $150 million energy facility near Malta in south-central Idaho.
SAN BERNARDINO, California - The National Park Service says a proposed 6.5-square-mile solar development about a half-mile from the Mojave National Preserve would harm wildlife and should be built elsewhere.
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - A regional electric provider is planning to build a new transmission line and other infrastructure between New Mexico and Colorado to meet growing demand throughout the San Juan Basin.