- Land trust ruling in favor of native tribes faces appeal Updated: Aug-26-15 1:36 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The state is challenging a 2013 ruling in favor of Alaska Native Tribes that says current laws do not prevent the Interior Department from taking tribal land into trust.
- Site sacred to Sioux takes step toward federal trust Updated: Aug-19-15 2:56 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - The Pennington County Commission has decided to support the placement of a South Dakota site that's sacred to the Great Sioux Nation into a federal trust.
- US seed plan aims to protect land after natural disasters Updated: Aug-17-15 6:15 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Federal authorities announced a plan Monday to produce massive quantities of seeds from native plants that can be quickly planted to help land recover from natural disasters such as wildfires and hurricanes.
- Feds hold Montana public meeting on coal program Updated: Aug-11-15 8:26 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - Several people told federal officials in a crowded public meeting they need to change how royalties are collected from coal mining, while others questioned whether the government is trying to put the coal industry out of business.