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Bureau Of Land Management

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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

The artist Christo takes a rafting trip down Arkansas River (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo Rafts Down The Arkansas River

The artist Christo took a rafting trip down the Arkansas River, the same location he has planned to make the centerpiece for his next art project.

08/21/2014

Alkali Fire (credit: Lauren Blair, Craig Daily Press)

Alkali Fire Grows To 20,000 Acres Near Craig

The Alkali Fire in northwestern Colorado grew to 20,000 acres overnight amid 90-degree heat and erratic winds.

07/24/2014

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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

The Eightmile Fire near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Pre-Evacuation Orders Lifted Near Eightmile Fire

Firefighters feel confident about the progress they’re making containing a fire on about 500 rugged acres near Canon City.

07/01/2014

The Eightmile Fire near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Eightmile Fire Near Canon City Now 40 Percent Contained

A lightning-sparked wildfire near Canon City that has so far charred about 524 acres is now 25 percent contained.

06/30/2014

The Eightmile Fire near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Near Canon City 10 Percent Contained

A lightning-sparked wildfire near Canon City that has so far charred about 500 acres is 10 percent contained.

06/29/2014

Copter4 flew over the Eightmile Fire burning near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Near Canon City Burns 500 Acres

A wildfire sparked by lightning on Monday near Canon City has charred about 500 acres, prompting a pre-evacuation notice and requests for more firefighters.

06/28/2014

Copter4 flew over the Eightmile Fire burning near Canon City (credit: CBS)

700-Acre Wildfire Near Canon City Grows

A wildfire sparked by lightning on Monday near Canon City has grown to about 700 acres, prompting requests for more firefighters.

06/27/2014

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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