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  • The West is hard at work, destroying its past

    Grand Canyon Trust report shows Colorado Plateau archaeological sites being vandalized at an alarming rate.

  • Rancher fined for vandalism

    McKay Bailey guilty of defacing Glen Canyon petroglyphs.

  • Looter nabbed in Utah

    Notorious ruin pillager Earl Shumway is indicted for artifact theft in Utah.

  • Looters beware: Tribes are fighting back

    In the Pacific Northwest, tribes are working with archaeologists and agencies to protect the area's frequently vandalized and looted Native American historical sites.

  • Justice in Nevada

    The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 helps nab a pot hunter.

  • Hikers help snare rock-art vandals

    Hikers help nab boys defacing pictographs in Canyonlands.

  • Vandal adds a drawing

    A controversial road gives vandals access to petroglyphs in Hells Canyon.

  • Vandals hack petroglyphs

    Vandals destroy three petroglyphs at Wupatki National Monument in Arizona.

  • Looters sneak into monument

    Vandalism and pothunting seem to be on the rise in the recently created Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in southwestern Colorado

  • Judge gives grave-robbers a green light

    In Utah, a court rules that state law does not protect Anasazi graves, dismissing charges against a Blanding couple who dug up an Indian burial site while pot hunting.

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