The Bureau of Land Management's plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southwestern Utah codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction such as oil, gas and coal as expected.
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
Donald Trump pardoned Dwight Hammond and son Steven on Tuesday, two Oregon cattle ranchers who were convicted of arson on public lands after a long-running dispute over control of public properties adjoining their ranch. Their case sparked a 41-day occupation…
A federal grand jury indicted Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and four others Wednesday with a raft of felony charges related to a 2014 armed standoff at Bundy’s ranch.
By Ryan Haas and Conrad Wilson, OPB
William Brangham speaks to Ron Dunton, assistant director for Fire and Aviation at the Bureau of Land Management, about efforts to contain the staggering number of fires burning in the West this summer.
By PBS NewsHour
In Nevada, armed militia members and states' rights protesters showed up at the site of a dispute between the Bureau of Land Management and a cattle farmer who has refused to pay fees for grazing his animals on public lands…
A natural gas boom in Wyoming has had both positive and negative impacts on a once small town.
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