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January 10, 2019 9:14 PM Montana lawmaker proposes to give $8M to build border wall

HELENA, Mont. - A Republican lawmaker in Montana is proposing to give more than $8 million to help build President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexican border, while South Dakota senators voted Thursday to endorse the president’s plans. As Trump travelled to the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday to make his case for $5.7 billion to build the wall in the government 17

January 3, 2019 11:05 PM Idaho joins Washington state in denying Hydro One’s takeover of Avista Corp

The Idaho commission, like its Washington counterpart, raised concerns that the Ontario government, which owns 47 per cent of Hydro One’s shares, might meddle in Avista’s operations. It pointed to Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s move to force former Hydro One CEO Mayo Schmidt to retire, which was followed by the resignation of the entire 14-member board 27

December 17, 2018 9:15 PM Tea Party Republican Raul Labrador eyed for Interior secretary

A Tea Party congressman who campaigned for Trump in the final weeks of the 2016 election is being considered to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to two people familiar with the situation. Idaho Republican Representative Raul Labrador, who will be leaving the House after an unsuccessful gubernatorial run earlier this year, has been talking 23

December 10, 2018 1:04 PM CEO joins executive exodus at Washington’s Dominion Diamond

Dominion Diamond Corp. Chief Executive Officer Patrick Evans has left the company, marking at least the third high-profile departure in less than a year at the Canadian miner, which is owned by billionaire Dennis Washington. Evans confirmed that he departed on Dec. 5. Shane Durgin, who was chief operating officer, took over as CEO effective Dec. 7, Evans 30

November 21, 2018 3:00 PM GOP Senators tell Trump they want vote on trade pact this year

If the president pursues congressional approval this year, “we commit to working with you in a consultative manner to draft implementing legislation that could win our votes, as well as a majority in the House and Senate,” the senators wrote. The senators asked for the pact to be provided before Nov. 30. All three nations are preparing to sign the agreement 32

November 11, 2018 11:21 PM Study: Carnivores’ return helps Yellowstone park streams

The idea that bringing back wolves and cougars would have cascading effects across Yellowstone’s ecosystem has long been of interest to researchers. Prior studies concentrated on the impacts to other animals and plants. Ripple and Beschta took that a step further to see what happens to the landscape itself. “This is the first time that we studied how the reintroduction 45

November 9, 2018 4:09 PM TransCanada says it is committed to Keystone XL pipeline after judge orders halt

Last January, TransCanada said it had secured shipping commitments totalling roughly 500,000 barrels a day on the line, including a deal with the Alberta government to ship 50,000 barrels a day of provincially owned crude. Other Keystone XL shippers include major Calgary-based oilsands producers Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Suncor Energy Inc. and Cenovus 41

November 9, 2018 2:26 PM Keystone XL pipeline project blocked by judge in Montana

The Indigenous Environmental Network, River Alliance and Northern Plains Resource Council filed a pair of lawsuits against the U.S. in March 2017 shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump gave his approval for the project to cross the U.S.-Canada border. TransCanada joined the litigation to defend the permit approval. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris 36

October 19, 2018 7:16 PM White House press corps chides Trump for ‘body slam’ comment

“This amounts to the celebration of a crime by someone sworn to uphold our laws and an attack on the First Amendment by someone who has solemnly pledged to defend it, said Knox, the chief Washington correspondent for SiriusXM radio. “We should never shrug at the president cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media.” The president 28

October 11, 2018 3:13 PM Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs

Sauropods were the biggest dinosaurs — and the biggest land animals — ever to stomp across the planet. Their long-necked group included apatosaurus, brontosaurus, camarasaurus and the even more massive titanosaurs, whose leg bones were longer than a person is tall. But each of their first steps on Earth were teensy. These great beasts came from little 47