San Bernardino County could soon reclaim control of Ontario International Airport – LA Times

San Bernardino County could soon reclaim control of Ontario International Airport – LA Times

Los Angeles and Ontario battled for years over ownership of LA/Ontario International Airport. (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times) San Bernardino County and the city of Ontario could reclaim control of Ontario International Airport under legislation that passed the House by a voice vote Tuesday afternoon. The legislation, H.R. 4369, allows some of the $2-per-passenger […]

William McKinley: Dismantled Five Civilized Tribes

William McKinley: Dismantled Five Civilized Tribes

William McKinley took office as the Dawes Commission, headed by Henry Dawes, was dismantling the Five Civilized Tribes. Established in 1893, the commission was charged with convincing the Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, Seminole and Cherokee to accept individual land allotments and register with the federal Dawes Rolls. 6/21/16 Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the […]

Penobscots vacate seat in Maine Legislature 

Penobscots vacate seat in Maine Legislature 

Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis speaks last year when the tribe pulled its non-voting member from the Maine Legislature. The tribe has decided to replace that representative with an ambassador to work with the state and federal governments. File photo The Penobscot Nation is formally vacating a seat the tribe has held in the Maine […]

Monuments for Future Generations – The New York Times

Monuments for Future Generations – The New York Times

President Obama’s visits this weekend to Carlsbad Caverns and Yosemite national parks give him a timely opportunity to think about how, in the twilight of his presidency, he can add to what has already been an admirable record of protecting America’s public lands and marine reserves. The parks themselves are in a celebratory moment, the […]

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