Dismissal from the 1969 Wyoming football squad was one of many racial indignities and dangerous encounters the Black 14 football players experienced. In the post-George Floyd era, they are telling their other stories.
Funds from overturned oil and gas lease sales have already been disbursed for school kids, elderly, disabled and those “below the poverty line,” Wyoming said.
Agency’s preferred alternatives don’t account for four-year population slide, wildfire risks or landscape-scale coordination as the BLM aligns federal conservation plans with states’, experts charge. Others back the federal plan.
In January the BLM released a plan for four of the wild horse ranges in Sweetwater County. The agency’s “preferred alternative” would do away with three heards and reduce the fourth by half, writes a wild-horse advocate.
With oil and gas prices at an all-time low, the BLM continues putting public lands out for bid to an industry that is in an economic tailspin, writes guest columnist Franz Camenzind, even as COVID-19 inhibits public participation.