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Coloradan David Bernhardt confirmed as Trump’s Interior secretary As expected, Sens....

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next...

Trump’s Interior pick plans to stop recusing himself from issues involving...

WASHINGTON - President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former...

Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections...

If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species...

Colorado hunters rejoice: Sage-grouse variant doesn’t make endangered-species list

The besmirched sage-grouse, a sort-of ugly, sort-of regal bird with breasts like oversized egg yolks and a violently spiky tail, may have no idea...

Feds ignore science, backpedal on wolverine protection

One of the rarest animals in the West won't get any special protection for now, as federal officials ignored their own researchers and withdrew a 2010 proposal to put wolverines on the endangered species list.

Palin’s polar-bear pin a prickly issue for environmentalists

Because she was wearing a white pin on a white blouse (after Labor Day no less), TV viewers may have missed it, but at a campaign stop Monday in Hampton Roads, Va., Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin once again trotted out her popular polar-bear brooch.

Ferreting Out Extinction

Back in the late 1970s, when I worked in the five-stoplight town of Lander, Wyoming, I had a wanted poster over my desk, requesting...