U.S. Senate committee advances nomination for National Park Service director

Oregonian Charles F. Sams III would be the first enrolled tribal member selected to run the NPS

By: - November 2, 2021 12:10 pm
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is one of more than 400 parks overseen by the National Park Service in the U.S. (David Restivo/National Park Service)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.