Kirk Siegler appears in the following:
Thursday, April 15, 2021
The Border Patrol says the pandemic limits how many people they can safely hold at facilities. Officials say funding and jurisdiction issues also prevent them from transporting migrants to cities.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
In rural Arizona, the Border Patrol is now dropping off migrants from overflowing detention facilities in small towns that are cut off from transportation and other services.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
Amid pressure to reverse a Trump administration decision, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland travels to Utah to tour the Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears national monuments.
Monday, April 05, 2021
Now that the pandemic has normalized remote work, some rural states are marketing themselves to big city residents for relocation.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
As Boulder, Colo., police try to find a motive in Monday's mass shooting that left 10 dead, community leaders are struggling to keep the focus on victims and their families, not the alleged gunman.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
People are trying to come to grips with Monday's mass shooting at a grocery store. A 21-year-old man from suburban Denver has been charged with 10 counts of murder in the first degree.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Police in Boulder, Colo., have named the alleged gunman and all 10 people he is believed to have killed in the supermarket shooting and the charges he faces.
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has a long and seemingly insurmountable to-do list, including a pledge to begin repairing a legacy of broken treaties and other abuses against tribes.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Of the 109 people currently listed as missing in South Dakota, 77 of them are indigenous. The state's legislature passed a bill this week to address the alarming crisis on and off reservations.
Friday, February 19, 2021
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is vaccinating its community at rates faster than the rest of South Dakota. That mirrors a trend in Indian Country, which has been hard-hit by the coronavirus.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The Biden administration is expected to be sued over its ban on new oil and gas leasing on federal land. In top fossil fuel states like Wyoming, cuts to services and mass layoffs were already looming.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
A settlement has been announced in a landmark case that prohibits cities from ticketing homeless people for camping in public places — if there aren't adequate shelter beds available.
Thursday, February 04, 2021
Five months after most of the farming town of Malden, Wash., was destroyed, President Biden has approved a stalled federal aid package.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Most of the oil and gas drilled in Wyoming comes from federal land and communities there are bracing for job losses and school funding cuts in the wake of a Biden administration pause on new leasing.
Friday, January 22, 2021
In many rural, and more conservative corners of the country, reaction to the historic nomination of Joe Biden and the nation's first woman and minority vice president was more muted.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
President Biden has been sworn in, but some people in conservative parts of the U.S. say they still believe the false notion that former President Donald Trump is the winner of the 2020 election.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Historians say the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol flowed in part from the refusal by some elected officials to openly condemn a particular strain of far-right extremism going back to the 1990s.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Violent acts of insurrection like the U.S. Capitol mob have been incubating in the western U.S. for years, where self-described "patriots" have led armed uprisings, often with few legal consequences.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Violent acts such as the riot on Capitol Hill have been incubating in the Western U.S. for years. Some have stormed federal buildings and threatened agents, with little legal consequences.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Some rural areas, where health care is usually harder to get, appear to be leading the nation in delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine. But health leaders are cautioning there are caveats.