Dan Elliott, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 20th - 9:33am
Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.
San Juan County asked a candidate for the San Juan Commission and chairman of Utah Dine Bikeyah's board to give proof of residency to remain on the ballot. The probe is a result of a complaint by a resident that Willie Grayeyes does not live there.
President Donald Trump has signed a bill that expands a child abduction alert system to tribal land. The bill comes almost two years after an 11-year-old Navajo girl was sexually assaulted and killed on the reservation in northwestern New Mexico.
The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle to visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other iconic parks.