Latest Dirk Kempthorne Stories

2011-05-17 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Dirk Kempthorne*, ACLI President & CEO and former Idaho Governor, on the passing of baseball legend Harmon Killebrew: "Harmon Killebrew was a truly great athlete and a truly great humanitarian.

2009-08-12 12:49:00

BOWIE, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 49th U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Dirk Kempthorne, joins the Plan B Government Systems, Inc. (PBGSI) Advisory Board as Chairman to advise and assist the Bowie-based IT integrator. "I am excited to be working with a team like PBGSI," Kempthorne said.

2009-05-04 15:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today that Dirk A.

2008-10-08 09:00:24

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Four environmental groups this week accused the Bureau of Land Management of skipping a step on its way to amending land- management plans that they say will "expedite" commercial development of oil shale in the Green River Basin.

2008-10-07 09:00:28

By Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The federal government will designate "critical habitat" for polar bears in the ocean off Alaska's coast, a decision that could add restrictions to future offshore petroleum exploration or drilling.

2008-10-07 06:30:00

Three conservation groups have reached a settlement with federal officials on polar bear habitat.

2008-10-02 09:00:18

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News A rare fish found only in Utah may become a snag in the Southern Nevada Water Authority's bid to pump water from sources along the state's border with Utah to Las Vegas.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.