Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

This Land Is ... Cut Under Trump's Budget?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Trump administration's latest budget includes millions in cuts to land and wildlife management programs. Critics say it would hurt rural America, which largely supported the president in November.


In New York City, Russian Americans Support Trump Despite Recent Scandals

Friday, May 19, 2017

New York City's Brighton Beach neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of Russian Americans in the U.S., and support for President Trump there is unwavering despite the recent scandals.


With National Monuments Under Review, Bears Ears Is Focus Of Fierce Debate

Friday, May 05, 2017

Bears Ears in Utah is on land considered sacred to Native Americans. But some local residents say the 1.35-million-acre national monument is being pushed by extreme out-of-state environmentalists.


U.S. May Day Marches Highlighted Immigrant Rights

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Multiple large May Day marches took place across the U.S. on Monday. The focus went beyond traditional labor issues to immigration, women's rights and freedom of speech.


Demonstrators Unite Against Trump In May Day Protests

Monday, May 01, 2017

Los Angeles and Seattle are preparing for large crowds at Monday's May Day marches. The Trump administration's aggressive deportation policies are fueling this year's protests.


United Against Trump, May Day Protests Expected To Swell

Monday, May 01, 2017

Monday's protests for worker rights around the country are expected to draw larger than usual crowds this year due to President Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration.


In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters

Saturday, April 29, 2017

In Utah's canyon country, federal land managers are partially lifting a ban on off-road vehicle travel through an area that's prized for its sensitive Native American cultural sites.


PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump

Friday, April 28, 2017

President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here's a visual guide to the stunning landscapes now in Trump's sights.


Trump To Sign Executive Order That Could Shrink National Monuments

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Interior Secretary says, under the policy, his department will review protective designations since 1996 of 100,000 acres or more, particularly their size.


As California Lifts Drought Restrictions, Rural Areas Still Lack Running Water

Monday, April 10, 2017

While the deep snowpack in California's mountains is easing drought concerns, there are still people in the state's rural Central Valley who don't have water running from their taps.


BLM Replaces Mountain Landscape Photo With Coal Seam On Home Page

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Critics were not kind to the Bureau of Land Management on social media. The agency says it plans to rotate photos showing various uses for federally managed lands.


With Drought Emergency Over, Californians Debate Lifting Water Restrictions

Thursday, March 30, 2017

California is expected to begin easing sweeping water use and drought restrictions after an extraordinary winter of storms. But a fierce debate rages over whether the rules should become permanent.


Tired Of Promises, A Struggling Small Town Wants Problems Solved

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

There's a lot of talk about how to revive small towns, especially in the rural Midwest, which Donald Trump carried easily. Visit Cairo, Ill., and at times it feels like a place on life support.


In California, Record Rainfall Proves Taxing For Stressed Infrastructure

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

After five years of historic drought, the unprecedented amount of snow and rain falling now in California is a true test to some of the country's oldest infrastructure.


Buford: Come for the Coffee, Stay ... To Keep The Tiny Town Open

Sunday, March 05, 2017

The self-proclaimed smallest town in America, Buford, Wyo., population one, is in danger of losing its last resident and being removed from the maps completely.


Heavy Rainfall Strains One Of California's Most Essential Reservoirs

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Snow surveyors are measuring the health of the snow pack in the high altitude Sierra Nevada. After years of drought, much of the state is now experiencing one of its wettest years on record.


Leaving Urban Areas For The Political Homogeneity Of Rural Towns

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.


Jury Selection Underway In Conspiracy Trial For Bundy Followers

Monday, February 06, 2017

Jury selection is underway in the federal conspiracy trial against rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia followers. Bundy and 16 other defendants face 16 felony counts in connection with a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents over cattle grazing on federal land east of Las Vegas.


Trial Of Nevada Militia Case To Open In Las Vegas

Monday, February 06, 2017

Jury selection in the conspiracy trial against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and 16 of his militia followers begins Monday. The charges are in connection with an armed standoff against federal agents.


Utah Representative Wants Bears Ears Gone And He Wants Trump To Do It

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.