Kirk Siegler appears in the following:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
It's been almost three months since officials in Washington state first appealed to the Trump administration for millions in federal aid to help a town that was destroyed by a wildfire on Labor Day.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
In the 2020 election, the rural-urban divide sharpened even further from 2016, with Republicans consolidating power in rural America which could help them hold onto the U.S. Senate.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
In rural America, hospitals are at or nearing capacity as coronavirus infections are rising at an alarming rate in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain states.
Friday, November 06, 2020
Grassroots Latino voter energy, changing demographics and the urban-rural divide explain why a Democratic presidential campaign is expected to win Arizona for only a second time since 1948.
Thursday, November 05, 2020
One Trump campaign strategy was to get a large rural turnout to offset expected losses in cities. That strategy failed in the longtime GOP stronghold of Arizona.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Arizona was heavily contested and Joe Biden has come out on top. In 2016, Trump won the state by four points. Democrats had been hopeful to make gains since they flipped a Senate seat there in 2018.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
President Trump again skipped Phoenix during his latest campaign swing through Arizona this week, as the campaign turns to its 2016 playbook hoping rural voters will decide a close election.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
President Trump again skipped Phoenix during his latest campaign swing through Arizona, as the campaign returns to its 2016 playbook — hoping rural voters will decide the close election.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The presidential race and the balance of power in the U.S. Senate could come down to how the vote goes in this battleground state, which also has among the highest COVID-19 death rates in the nation.
Monday, October 26, 2020
A Senate race may be a toss-up in Arizona, a coronavirus hot spot. Latino and retired voters — groups the virus hit disproportionately hard — explain how their experience is informing their votes.
Saturday, October 17, 2020
The arrests of militiamen who allegedly plotted to kidnap Michigan's governor echo loudly in the Idaho Panhandle, a region long synonymous with anti-government extremism.
Friday, October 16, 2020
President Trump's top public lands chief is still helping lead the Bureau of Land Management, despite a federal ruling removing him from the top post there.
Friday, October 09, 2020
The 2020 wildfire season is a grim reminder that disasters unfairly hit the poor and the elderly. Thousands of people on the West Coast still lack even temporary housing.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The White House says it will appeal a federal court ruling ousting William Perry Pendley, who led the Bureau of Land Management for more than 400 days without Senate confirmation.
Monday, September 28, 2020
Many American schools are back in class via distance learning. It's stressful everywhere but especially in rural districts where most students lack high-speed Internet and cell phone service at home.
Friday, September 25, 2020
The ruling blocks William Perry Pendley from continuing as the temporary head of the Bureau of Land Management, a post he has held for more than a year without being confirmed by the Senate.
Monday, September 21, 2020
Jake Gardner was on the West Coast when a grand jury indicted him last week for the May killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Neb. Gardner died "at his own hand," his lawyers said Sunday.
Sunday, September 20, 2020
With the nation's wildfire resources almost tapped out, federal fire managers are increasingly turning to the U.S. military. But many troops need training before joining frontline fire fighters.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Climate change is exacerbating the severity of the wildfires on the West Coast, but prior and current forest management decisions, and politics, also play a huge role.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The alarming wildfires on the West Coast are again putting the spotlight on climate change. But it's not the only reason why we're seeing so much destruction and lives lost.