You are browsing the archive for Ken Salazar.

Sen. Conrad: Spirit Lake ‘a rudderless ship’

August 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Saying that the Spirit Lake Nation “seems to be a rudderless ship” lacking the leadership necessary to deal with a crisis in child protection on the reservation, Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., said he will call Interior Secretary Ken Salazar “and ask him to send in a team” to do what needs to be done. Continue Reading

Campaign donation lawsuit draws ND PSC interest

August 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota’s Public Service Commission is asking to participate in a federal lawsuit, filed by two environmental groups, that accuses Commissioners Kevin Cramer and Brian Kalk of accepting improper campaign contributions from the coal industry. Continue Reading

Efficiency for drilling permits: Obama administration unveils digital process speed permit decisions

April 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled new procedures to speed up drilling on public lands, an area where Republicans and the oil industry have pressed the administration to do more to boost oil production and help drive down gasoline prices. Continue Reading

Gov. to ask Obama for housing help

April 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW TOWN Gov. Jack Dalrymple plans to write a letter to President Barack Obama to ask for help addressing the housing needs on North Dakota reservations. Continue Reading

Top Bureau of Indian Affairs official resigns to accept postiion with Christ of Latter-day Saints

April 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The top official for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is resigning to accept a full-time leadership position with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ending three years with the department that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says “opened a new chapter” in U.S. relationships with American Indian tribes. Continue Reading

Interior secretary to visit Dickinson, Fort Berthold Reservation

March 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will tour the Oil Patch and meet with the Three Affiliated Tribes during his visit to North Dakota next week. Continue Reading

Interior secretary to visit ND

March 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will visit North Dakota next week, a spokesman for the federal agency confirmed Thursday. Continue Reading

Statue of Liberty crown to reopen July 4

May 8, 2009 in Grand Forks Herald

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen July 4. Continue Reading