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West Coast fishermen have few options against sea lions
West Coast fishermen have few options against sea lions
The federal government continues to use explosives despite their ineffectiveness.
Lingerie company Yandy quietly removes Native American-themed costumes
Lingerie company Yandy quietly removes Native American-themed costumes
Dozens of Native American-themed costumes are no longer available online.
Scientists struggle to find reasons behind gray whale deaths
Scientists struggle to find reasons behind gray whale deaths
Some researchers think the whales are starving, but the cause of death may be far more complicated.
California wants to give dispirited federal workers a job
California wants to give dispirited federal workers a job
Why the state’s utility commission is recruiting EPA, Energy employees.
Week in review: March 16
Week in review: March 16
A leader for the BLM, disappearances on public lands and bison’s origin story: HCN staff’s reading recommendations.
What will a Zinke-led Interior Department look like?
What will a Zinke-led Interior Department look like?
His priorities so far: energy, sportsmen access, park repairs & restoring public trust.
The Western origins of the sanctuary movement
The Western origins of the sanctuary movement
Churches in the West are once again at the forefront of a grassroots effort to save immigrants from deportation.
How to share confidential news tips with HCN
How to share confidential news tips with HCN
A guide to sharing sensitive information with our newsroom.
Economy, distrust complicate allocation of tribal settlement money
Economy, distrust complicate allocation of tribal settlement money
$1 billion tribal settlement mostly goes to individuals, although tribe-wide investments would have greater benefit.
A one-man Sagebrush Rebellion
A one-man Sagebrush Rebellion
Rancher Cliven Bundy refuses to pay grazing fees to BLM.
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