WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department is proposing to award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity to a powerful rural California water district that had long employed...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats in Congress pressed U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday to explain the reassignments of dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who was offered an unwanted transfer and then told he'd be gone in August.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Top U.S. House Democrat Nancy Pelosi and five other members of Congress plan to tour wildfire-ravaged Northern California on Saturday as families and communities begin the long process of rebuilding.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which produces about half of the world's sockeye salmon.
The Democrats, in a letter dated Wednesday, say a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to lift restrictions on mining in the region that the agency once pursued is egregious and illogical.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Park advocates are pushing to try to get more people to sign up for a special license plate to fund state parks.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2nvC9ci ) that the California Parks and Recreation Department is facing a May 18 deadline to get 7,500 preorders for the special-edition plate. As of Wednesday, only 1,110 had been ordered.