Sally Jewell http://www.kunc.org en Feds To Consider State Funding To Reopen National Parks http://www.kunc.org/post/feds-consider-state-funding-reopen-national-parks With <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/10/231440270/report-parks-shutdown-saps-750-million-in-visitor-spending">economic impacts mounting</a> and one Utah county <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/09/231086726/county-in-utah-threatens-takeover-of-national-park-areas">threatening to take over national parks</a>, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will "consider agreements with governors" to allow state funding of national parks so that some can reopen to visitors.<p>Details are sketchy, but the agency "will begin conversations about how to proceed as e Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:51:00 +0000 Howard Berkes 50644 at http://www.kunc.org Feds To Consider State Funding To Reopen National Parks Vilsack, Jewell To Highlight Wildfire Risks To Water Supply In Fort Collins http://www.kunc.org/post/vilsack-jewell-highlight-wildfire-risks-water-supply-fort-collins <p>An announcement&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">regarding “a federal, local and private partnership to reduce the risks of wildfire to Colorado’s water supply” is expected Friday in Fort Collins.</span></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:56:35 +0000 Grace Hood 47206 at http://www.kunc.org Vilsack, Jewell To Highlight Wildfire Risks To Water Supply In Fort Collins Feds Say Tough Wildfire Season Ahead http://www.kunc.org/post/feds-say-tough-wildfire-season-ahead <p>Another tough wildfire season is in store for the nation due to a dry winter and warmer spring temperatures. Mon, 13 May 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Emily Boyer 44247 at http://www.kunc.org Feds Say Tough Wildfire Season Ahead VIDEO: President Obama Nominates Sally Jewell To The Interior http://www.kunc.org/post/video-president-obama-nominates-sally-jewell-interior <p>Flanked by Ken Salazar, who announced on January 16 that he was leaving the Department of the Interior to return to Colorado, the President nominated REI executive Sally Jewell to fill the opening.</p><p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:25:58 +0000 KUNC Staff 39849 at http://www.kunc.org VIDEO: President Obama Nominates Sally Jewell To The Interior From Oil Fields To REI, Interior Nominee Has Outdoorsy Cred http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-fields-rei-interior-nominee-has-outdoorsy-cred President Obama's choice to take over at the Department of the Interior comes from the business world. Sally Jewell is the CEO of outdoor equipment supplier REI.<p>"For Sally, the toughest part of this job will probably be sitting behind a desk," the president said when introducing his nominee Wednesday. "I suspect she'll want to get out of the office quite a bit."<p>Before Jewell took the reins at REI, she worked in the financial industry at Washington Mutual. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 21:58:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 39842 at http://www.kunc.org From Oil Fields To REI, Interior Nominee Has Outdoorsy Cred