U.S. Interior Department

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The U.S. Interior Department has opened the first of seven offices devoted to unsolved cases of missing and murdered Indigenous people. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.



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Federal land managers will be holding a series of virtual meetings on a contested plan that will guide oil and gas development near Chaco Culture National Historical Park for at least the next decade.


The first known positive case of COVID-19 in Grand Canyon Village has been confirmed. The individual works on the South Rim for one the park’s concessioners. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Appeals Grow To Close National Parks During Pandemic

Mar 27, 2020
Wyoming Public Media

National Parks are one of the places you can still go to get away from the anxiety of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Navajo Coal Mine Operator Behind On Federal, County Taxes

Jan 24, 2020

Federal officials say the newest operator of three coal mines has fallen behind on federal and county mineral taxes.