Bureau of Land Management

Aug 13, 2010

Charleston: Tougher than Tombstone?

“If a corpse had a gun on him and the fatal shot came from the front, you didn’t look for the killer.”

Such was one resident’s memory of Charleston.

Jun 16, 2010

Violence prompts strong warning at Ariz. monument

An increase in smuggling violence at the Sonoran Desert National Monument about 80 miles south of Phoenix has prompted a stronger warning to visitors about drug and immigrant traffickers passing through the public lands, officials said Tuesday.

May 13, 2010

Bureau of Land Management names new associate director for Arizona

The Bureau of Land Management today named Raymond (Ray) Suazo associate state director for the Arizona office, putting him in charge of day-to-day operations for 12.2 million acres of BLM-administered public lands in Arizona and overseeing a staff of more than 500 employees.

Nov 16, 2009

Suit filed to block uranium-mine from opening near Grand Canyon

A trio of environmental groups has followed through on a threat to sue the Bureau of Land Management for giving a green light to a uranium-mine north of the Grand Canyon.

Oct 8, 2009

Uranium rush: Sparks fly over mining near the Grand Canyon

The forces of nature that blessed Arizona with the Grand Canyon also provided high-grade uranium, trapped in nearby layers of rock. Whether the uranium is a blessing or a curse depends on whose side you take.