Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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Irma Damage Largely Cuts Off Florida Keys From The Outside World

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys hard. Evacuated residents may not be able to return home for weeks. The scope of the destruction is only just becoming clear.

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South Florida Officials Begin To Assess Damage From Hurricane Irma

Monday, September 11, 2017

South Florida is assessing the wind and water damage after Hurricane Irma battered the state over the weekend.

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Those Who Remain In Miami Brace For Irma

Saturday, September 09, 2017

Many have evacuated south Florida, but many others either can't get out or are choosing to stay behind and hunker down, prompting concerns about whether there is enough shelter space.

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Hunters Sour On Trump's Interior Secretary Over Public Lands Review

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Though Ryan Zinke promised to bring a balanced vision to managing public lands, hunters and other sportsmen now feel that he's not listening to their concerns.

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Out-Of-Control Wildfires Threaten Western States

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

While the nation's attention has largely been on hurricanes, the wildfire crisis in Montana and much of the Northwest continues to worsen with no reprieve from the weather in sight.

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Trump Administration Moves To Shrink National Monuments

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says some National Monuments protecting federal public land designated during the Obama administration will be downsized, including a big reduction of Utah's Bears Ears.

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Trump Defends Charlottesville Comments At Phoenix Rally

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

President Trump held a rally in Phoenix Tuesday night. Meanwhile, protesters gathered outside.

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Phoenix Prepares For Protests As Trump Holds Downtown Rally

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump speaks in Phoenix Tuesday evening, amid tensions over his handling of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and the potential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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How What Happened 25 Years Ago At Ruby Ridge Still Matters Today

Friday, August 18, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Jess Walter about the significance today of the 1992 deadly standoff between right-wing fundamentalists and the federal government at Ruby Ridge in Idaho.

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Carson Promises To Help Residents Of Housing Projects His Department Is Shutting Down

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

HUD Secretary Ben Carson visited a struggling Illinois river port, where his department is closing two public housing projects. Many of the town's remaining residents live in those developments.

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4 Ways Far-Right Groups Are Winning The Social Media Battle

Monday, July 31, 2017

Followers of jailed rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia are using livestreaming, particularly on Facebook, to galvanize the movement far beyond the American West.

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Social Media Lets Anti-Government Bundys Reach Followers

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Groups who monitor far-right extremists warn that anti-government militants are increasingly using social media to promote armed protests and violence.

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Doctor Shortage In Rural Arizona Sparks Another Crisis In 'Forgotten America'

Friday, July 14, 2017

More than 70 rural U.S. hospitals have closed since 2010, and rural areas are likely to be short 45,000 doctors by 2020. It's one more example of the nation's division between haves and have-nots.

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Retrial Begins For 4 Defendants In Cliven Bundy Standoff Case

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

As a retrial begins for four men involved in an armed standoff against federal agents at Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch, there are renewed questions about the strength of the federal government's case.

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Winter Snow And Rain May Lead To More Destructive Wildfire Season

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Fire officials warn that an abundance of fresh brush, the result of record-setting precipitation this winter in California and the Southwest, could provide plenty of fuel for wildfires this summer.

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Desert Aid Camp Turning Away Migrants Following Border Patrol Raid

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

"Our clinic space being compromised will directly lead to more suffering and more death in this desert," one aid worker said. The agency insists it is not targeting humanitarian operations.

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FACT CHECK: Is Left-Wing Violence Rising?

Friday, June 16, 2017

This week's shooting at a Republican baseball practice alarmed those who fear the left is becoming more radicalized.

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Trump Administration Wants To Shrink Bears Ears National Monument

Monday, June 12, 2017

Whether the new monument, considered sacred to Native Americans, should be abolished or reduced is the first part of a review of national monuments under an executive order by President Trump.

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What Utah's Canyon Country Can Tell Us About Trump's Monuments Review

Saturday, June 10, 2017

For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments and serves as example of what has people worked up.

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