The retired Park Service superintendent stands by her controversial decision not to allow a major bike race in the monument, and continues to be passionate about preserving landscapes.
by Emilene Ostline,
Jan 08, 2012
Assistant Interior Secretary Rebecca Watson resigns; Texas
oil baron Oscar Wyatt indicted in Iraq oil-for-food scandal;
Congress won’t fund "bunker buster" nukes; Fish and Wildlife
OK with lynx mortality at proposed Wolf Creek ski village
by Matt Jenkins,
Nov 14, 2005
Conservationists fear that the new National Park Service
management policy will reduce environmental protection at the
expense of commercial interests
by Brodie Farquhar,
Nov 14, 2005
Fire and flood, snowstorms and droughts, downburst winds and desert haboobs -- 2011 brought incredibly wacky weather to the West.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Dec 25, 2011
After 15 long years, Elouise Cobell's class action suit over missing Indian trust fund accounts has been settled.
by Paul VanDevelder,
Jul 13, 2011
Amazing, isn't it, how really wacky arguments against a thing can turn you into an unwilling supporter of it – in this case, artist Christo’s project to drape Colorado's Arkansas River.
by Ed Quillen,
Nov 24, 2011
The Interior secretary is the nation's top wildlife manager and federal landlord, managing 507 million acres, 600 dams and 68 percent of the nation's energy reserves.
by Rocky Barker,
Oct 31, 2008
While the nation is distracted by the election, the Bush administration races ahead with environmental policy changes.
by Sarah Gilman ,
Nov 04, 2008
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is not to blame for the oil and gas industry’s economic problems
by Thomas Power,
Jan 28, 2010
High Country News remembers Stewart Udall, the legendary Interior secretary.
by Ray Ring,
Apr 06, 2010