Sage Grouse Meeting Closed to Press

Jan 22nd @ 3:56 pm in News by katymitchel

A meeting about greater sage-grouse that had been touted as open to the press and public was closed to the press Tuesday afternoon. A reporter from the Craig Daily Press was told to leave a meeting with by a member Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s entourage. This occurred after a Moffat County commissioner told reporter Erin Fenner that the meeting was open to the press. The Daily Sentinel reports that The Daily Press in Craig is pursuing the matter with the Colorado Press Association.