Kirk Siegler appears in the following:
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.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
In some parts of the U.S., the biggest challenge surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine isn't distribution, but convincing people to get it, as anti-science groups are spreading misinformation.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Despite alarming rises in COVID-19 cases and deaths in rural America, some schools are under pressure to stay open for in-person learning while resisting requiring masks and other measures.
Friday, December 11, 2020
A portion of the first coronavirus vaccines have been designated to go to Indian Country, but some tribes are skeptical about the federal government's ability to deliver and distribute the vaccines.
Friday, December 04, 2020
President Trump signed a big public lands conservation bill this summer. But so far the White House's implementation of the new law has been scattershot and controversial.
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.