Extensive flooding that drowned fields came on top of a summer of drought. Farming accounts for one out of every 10 jobs in the state. Many farmers will have the worst crop losses they've ever seen.
The Attorney General cited a variety of ways Susan Bitter Smith's regulatory powers conflict with her lobbying for the cable television industry, including broadband. Now others are raising questions about whether her possible conflict of interest in that area goes deeper than previously reported.
Dec. 1, 2015
The Bureau of Indian Education is hoping a few more schools will venture out of their administrative nest, encouraging tribes to take over management. The hope is that schools will actually thrive when locally run. But it’s a hard transition.
Nov. 30, 2015