Items by Kate Sheppard

EPA freezes grants, contracts
EPA freezes grants, contracts
Communications with the public and the media were also curtailed.
The man beneath the hat: Ken Salazar’s search for middle ground
The man beneath the hat: Ken Salazar’s search for middle ground
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, a twelfth-generation Latino-American, works politely and quietly but stubbornly to protect the West’s environment in polarized times.
Western papers drop D.C. reporters
Western papers drop D.C. reporters
As more newspapers withdraw reporters from Washington, D.C., Westerners wonder who's keeping an eye on the capital.