Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told students at Weber State University today she wants to get more young people involved in the outdoors. She was the keynote speaker at Weber State’s Sustainability Summit.
Jewell says recent budget cuts and the government shutdown really hurt the National Park Service and other agencies in her department.
Utah Governor Gary Herbert chairs the Western Governors Association, so this year, the group held its annual meeting in Utah. The topics included reforming health care and education, but a lot of the focus was on energy and public lands.