cbs4

Interior Secretary

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Private Money Boosts Federal Public Land Program

Hundreds of young people will be clearing weeds and planting trees from Hawaii to Vermont under a federal program that depends largely on private funding, the U.S. interior secretary said Thursday.

05/22/2014

(credit: CBS)

Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

Ken Salazar (credit: U.S. Department of the Interior)

Salazar Bids Farewell To Interior Department In Washington

Sally Jewell has been sworn in as Interior secretary, replacing Ken Salazar, who stepped down after more than four years as head of the agency responsible for more than 500 million acres of national parks and other public lands.

04/12/2013

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (credit: CBS)

Salazar, LaHood To Make Colorado Trails Announcement

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are visiting the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge outside Denver.

02/18/2013

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the Democratic National Convention on Sept.4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Salazar Leaving Obama’s Cabinet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.

01/16/2013

A wild horse on the Western Slope (credit: CBS)

Ken Salazar: Wild Horse Sales To Be Scrutinized

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is restricting the number of wild horses people can buy from the federal government and promises to prosecute those who sell mustangs for slaughter.

12/11/2012

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar (credit: CBS)

Interior Secretary Checking Out Energy Research

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is checking out one of the top renewable energy research facilities in Colorado.

07/13/2012

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar speaks during the White House Forum on American Latino Heritage October 12, 2011 at the Interior Department in Washington. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Salazar: Protect Planet While Using Resources

It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke on the Colorado River but also took a swipe at a Colorado congressman’s push for oil shale development.

04/10/2012

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar To Be Honored In Hometown

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is being honored during his hometown’s celebration of its heritage.

07/23/2011

Tom Strickland (credit: AP)

Interior Chief Of Staff Reportedly Will Step Down

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s chief of staff will reportedly step down in February.

01/10/2011