In the Southwest, a record number of Mexican gray wolves turned up dead in 2018, tempering an increase in the overall population to 131 animals.
Federal officials say that U.S. demand for coal to generate electricity will keep sliding, especially in Western states where renewable energy will provide almost a quarter of the power to household and businesses this summer.
The proposal that states have spent years negotiating got its first hearing before Congress on Wednesday.
Bishop has been in the cowboy hat business for 45 years, and just like bell bottom pants and velvety fabric, retro styles are in again.
Terry Nash is an award-winning cowboy poet who draws from his own experience as a rancher on the Western Slope.
The answer lies in how railroads were built across the American West.
The mines are a legacy of the region's prospecting past, when almost anyone could dig a mine and then walk away, with little cleanup required.
About 25 percent of Latino voters are reliable Republicans, but others seem willing to support the GOP amid the solid economy.
The long-waited announcement comes as the river's two largest reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, have been drained to alarmingly low levels.