- Firefighter died from heart attack after training exercise Updated: Nov-25-15 3:52 pm
BOISE, Idaho - A wildland firefighter who died after a summer training run had a heart attack, although he had passed written and physical medical tests earlier this year, according to federal officials.
- ConocoPhillips approves $900 million Arctic reserve project Updated: Nov-19-15 2:06 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - ConocoPhillips has approved funding for a $900 million drilling project on Alaska's North Slope.
- Opponents ask federal court to stop Christo project Updated: Nov-18-15 7:29 pm
DENVER - Residents fighting the artist Christo's dream of draping fabric over the Arkansas River in southern Colorado asked a federal appeals court on Wednesday to throw out permission for the artwork it considers an "industrial scale project" that could harm wildlife, the river and people who live along the winding canyon.
- US unveils plan to limit drilling on Colorado's Roan Plateau Updated: Nov-17-15 6:50 pm
DENVER - Federal land managers released a tentative plan Tuesday to protect most of the wild and energy-rich Roan Plateau in western Colorado, a step toward implementing a landmark compromise between conservationists and an energy company.
- Feds face lawsuits over Idaho wolf-killing derby Updated: Nov-17-15 6:13 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Environmental groups filed lawsuits Tuesday in Idaho and Washington, D.C., seeking to force federal officials to reveal reasons behind allowing a wolf- and coyote-shooting contest in parts of Idaho.
- Coal companies abandon future Wyoming mining projects Updated: Nov-17-15 3:04 pm
CASPER, Wyoming - Coal companies have abandoned applications to mine nearly 2 billion tons of coal reserves in Wyoming this year.
- BLM delays sale of oil and gas leases in Utah amid protest Updated: Nov-17-15 1:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal officials are delaying a sale of oil and gas leases on public land in Utah that activists had planned to protest.
- US judge sends Mojave Desert wind farm project back to start Updated: Nov-08-15 4:55 pm
LAS VEGAS - A federal judge in Nevada has sent plans for a big wind farm in the Mojave Desert back to the drawing board, citing incomplete research about the dangers it posed to sensitive and threatened species.
- Elk Basin dino dug up Updated: Nov-06-15 6:30 am
POWELL, Wyoming - For more than 70 million years, it sat preserved underground until the front leg and shoulder of a hadrosaur, a type of duck-billed dinosaur, was dug up in Elk Basin.
- 40 horses up for adoption at Boise BLM Wild Horse Corrals Updated: Nov-04-15 2:10 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Horses rounded up following a giant wildfire in southwestern Idaho are being offered for adoption.
- Federal government begins large Oregon wild horse roundup Updated: Nov-02-15 8:06 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Wild horse advocates are calling for a stop to one of the largest roundups of wild mustangs in Oregon history.
- Feds clear leases for drilling in Santa Fe National Forest Updated: Oct-30-15 7:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Bureau of Land Management has cleared the way for drilling on more than a dozen parcels of national forest land in northern New Mexico that were initially put up for bid more than a year ago.
- Family donates historic site along Oregon Trail to BLM Updated: Oct-30-15 11:33 am
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho - Tourists, school groups and history fans will soon be able to visit a historic site along the Oregon Trail after the owners have donated it to the Bureau of Land Management.