Trump the Monument: Local outcry grows following Obama Bears Ears declaration

Critics believe that one way or another, the monument designation will not be lasting — and whatever environmental legacy Obama wanted to leave will be lost. “His name and signature will perish in the wind and set with the sun forever,” said Suzie Johnson, a Native American. Several Native American speakers said Obama’s action stole their land, and tribal colleagues […]

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Local sheriff struggles to enforce law at site of Dakota pipeline protests

His department’s job of policing the protesters — the vast majority who’ve been camping on federal land that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will close in December for safety concerns — has cost the county more than $8 million, even with help from the state Highway Patrol and officers from various states. North Dakota Sheriff on pipeline […]

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