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Breaking: The Park Service buried its own study on harassment

by High Country News | November 15, 2021
The report outlined suggestions from employees on how to improve the culture and systems, including human resources support, high-quality training from outside the agency, alternative ways to deal with smaller issues while avoiding cumbersome bureaucratic processes, and better protection ...

The Washington, D.C., siege has Western roots and consequences

by High Country News | January 8, 2021
“Five years and four days after armed militiamen took over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, a remote federal wildlife preserve in eastern Oregon, for 41 days, supporters of President Donald Trump stormed and briefly occupied the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. While ...

The Park Service is selling out to telecom giants

by High Country News | March 16, 2020
“The telecom giants — AT&T, Verizon and more — are pushing to build out infrastructure on protected public lands across the country. These corporations hope to extend their reach into some of the most iconic and remote corners of the United States.  And they have found a ...
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