The Latest On: Rocky Mountain
Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne didn't like the law that required him to promptly protect public lands around the Grand Canyon from uranium mining. So he's getting rid of it. Citizens have only a few days to express their opposition.
With less than 100 days left in its life, the current administration has its hands full. The economy is on its scariest roller-coaster ride in generations. And we're still fighting two wars. You'd think the administration would be too busy to do anything else.