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BLM: Idaho Cyclist Sparks Fire By Burning Used Toilet Paper

Authorities say a cyclist started a 73-acre wildfire in southwest Idaho by lighting his toilet paper on fire after taking a comfort break.

07/25/2015

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Firefighters Headed For Canada To Fight Wildfires

Five federal firefighting crews are scheduled to leave the Grand Junction Regional Airport on Sunday for wildland fire assignments in Canada.

07/18/2015

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Colorado Group Claims BLM Trying To Breed Special Mustangs In Oregon

Wild horse advocates are challenging U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans this summer to round up the famous Kiger and Riddle Mountain mustang herds in eastern Oregon.

07/09/2015

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Man Wanted For Murder Of Routt County Woman Captured Alive

The man wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide case near Steamboat Springs was found just hours after his SUV was located.

07/01/2015

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Southern Ute Indian Tribe Challenges New Federal Fracking Rule

There’s a battle emerging over fracking rights on Native American tribal lands.

06/21/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Judge Rules Against Opponents Of Christo’s Arkansas River Project

A judge Friday shot down a lawsuit intended to stop international artist Christo’s plans to hang 1,000 luminous silvery fabric panels over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida.

01/02/2015

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Udall’s Bill Averts Montana BLM Office Closure

A Bureau of Land Management satellite office in Miles City that otherwise was slated to close next year will remain open under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate.

09/21/2014

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BLM Seeks Oil-Gas Well Fee To Hire More Inspectors

A proposed fee on oil and gas wells on federal land would allow the Bureau of Land Management to hire more than 60 inspectors, the agency said Thursday.

07/17/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Threatened Bird Leads Feds To Block Some Drilling In Colorado, Utah

The federal government this week declared more than 400,000 acres in southwestern Colorado and eastern Utah off-limits to energy exploration or any other kind of development to protect the Gunnison sage grouse.

06/18/2014

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Feds Aren’t Inspecting 4 In 10 Higher-Risk Wells

Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom.

06/16/2014

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