The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday.
President Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.
Ten Western governors are meeting this week in Colorado Springs to discuss issues including the drought and the environment.
Leaders from around the West convened a two-day meeting on Wednesday in Las Vegas to discuss land use, wildfires and environmental conservation.
The Yellowstone County attorney says a Billings man being held in Colorado will be sent back to Montana to face charges in the slaying of his great-grandmother.