Expansion Of Colorado's Largest Coal Mine Clears A HurdleColorado's flagging coal industry got a glimmer of hope when the federal government removed one obstacle to expanding the state's largest mine, but it isn't a done deal, and further court challenges are likely.
College Students Vandalize Native American RuinsFort Lewis College in Durango is looking into a case of vandalism involving students.
Wild Horses Slow To Take Bait, But Still Get CapturedIt turns out wild horses have been slow to take the bait near Craig.
25 Oil & Gas Leases Canceled In Western ColoradoThe federal government has reversed course and canceled 25 oil and gas leases in Western Colorado.
Officials Say They Know Who Put Nail Boards On Eagle TrailInvestigators say they know who put nail boards along an informal biking trail in Eagle County.
600 Wild Horses Targeted In RoundupThe Bureau of Land Management estimates there are 600 wild horses in a herd near Craig targeted for a roundup next month.
Group Claims BLM Is Trying To Wipe Out Wild Horse PopulationThere were two cases presented to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, both involving the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board and the management of wild horse populations in Wyoming.
BLM Committed To Healthy Wild Horses, Will Not EuthanizeThere are approximately 70,000 wild horses and burros on public lands in the West and there's been a controversy about how to deal with them.
BLM Considers Drilling Leases Near Rocky Mountain National ParkThe Bureau of Land Management is considering leasing nearly 28,000 acres of land for oil and gas drilling in the Granby area near the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
U.S. Takes Key Step To Implement Sage Grouse Conservation PlanFederal land managers have issued new guidelines that will help determine what restrictions are imposed on oil and gas drilling, livestock grazing and other activities in the West to protect the greater sage grouse.
Groups Challenge Federal Oil, Gas Leasing On Climate GroundsThe federal government needs to consider greenhouse emissions and the potential contribution to climate change before allowing oil and gas development on public land, two environmental groups asserted Thursday in a lawsuit over drilling in Western states.
Feds, Law Professors Say Judge Wrong To Block Fracking RulesA federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government said in new court documents.