Ken Salazar


Tue February 19, 2013
Parks & Rec

Funding Announced For Rocky Mountain Greenway

Conceptual Graphic of Connecting Urban Trails -
Credit Screencap of the Department of Interior's plans for the Rocky Mountain Greenway project

Colorado will receive some $1.7 million to help cover the cost of a new seven mile trail link of the Rocky Mountain Greenway and improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument.

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Wed February 6, 2013

VIDEO: President Obama Nominates Sally Jewell To The Interior

Sally Jewell speaking after being nominated by President Obama. The departing Ken Salazar is on the right of the frame
White House

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.

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Wed January 16, 2013

Interior Secretary's Legacy Defined By Issues Of Oil

Originally published on Fri January 18, 2013 5:16 am

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar speaks at the dedication for the Southwest's first urban wildlife refuge on the southern edge of Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 27, 2012. Salazar has announced that he'll leave his post in late March and return to Colorado.
Susan Montoya Bryan AP

The Department of the Interior is huge — more than 70,000 employees manage a half-billion acres of public land, mostly in the West. The department does everything from operate national parks to administer Native American social programs and manage wild horses.

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Wed January 16, 2013


Wed January 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Interior Sec. Salazar Is Latest Member Of Cabinet To Announce Departure

Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 7:58 am

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
Streeter Lecka Getty Images

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar intends to step down at the end of March, his office confirms to NPR's Jeff Brady.

Word of Salazar's plan broke over night. According to The Denver Post, the former senator from Colorado intends to "return to Colorado to spend time with his family."

As the Post writes:

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