Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spoke about the state’s budding wind energy development at a recent conference in Bozeman.
Arizona’s rural leaders seeking to improve their local economies might have a strong role model in the Verde River, which overcame pollution and now serves as a recreation hub in the central part of the state.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, with President Obama’s approval, signed a “secretarial order” to officially change the name of the tallest mountain in North America from McKinley to Denali.
Some Montana Native American tribal members say they are surprised they will have to abide by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – and could face fines exceeding $1 million for not offering insurance to employees – although American Indians, by law, are typically exempt from such national regulations.
Unalaska, which has one of the country’s largest fishing ports usually triples its population during peak fishing season when potential workers come to town, causing renters to struggle to find affordable housing.