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Game farmers corralled
Washington game farmers sue the state Department of Wildlife for restricting game farming.
Disastrous deluge
A flood sweeps mine tailings into Arizona's Gila River.
Three more at Interior
Clinton nominates Brooks B. Yeager, Thomas B. Williams and Kevin J. Sweeney to the Interior Department.
Soon, a Stegner chair
A Stegner endowment will be established soon at Montana State University.
Hurry-up predator control
The Wyoming BLM bucks the ban on killing predators.
Forest team is hard at work
The Clinton "dream team' prepares for the Forest Summit.
Don't breathe the carpet
A lab's tests show that carpet samples are hazardous to mice.
Wagons West
A re-enactment of the Oregon Trail migration of 1843 is planned.
Looking out for petroglyphs
The Park Service offers a series of monument management conferences at Petroglyph National Monument.
How to manage the resource
Utah State University will host conference on: Conflicts in Natural Resource Management: Integrating Social and Ecological Concerns.
Historic powwow
Several Ute tribes will gather for the United Ute Powwow Celebration.
Green at work
Island Press publishes "Green at Work: Finding a Business Career that Works for the Environment'.
Dump Decision in Colorado
Uravan, Colo, is proposed to house a dumpsite for naturally occurring radioactive waste.
Dollars trail to Colorado
A Conference on western Colorado trails will take place in Grand Junction.
Trawler catches a leviathan
An Oregon fishing boat hooks a submarine.
Too exotic for Wyoming
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department prohibits the introduction of exotic species at a game ranch.
An unconventional appointment
Clinton nominates Daniel Beard as the commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation.
Predator control halted
A BLM decision limits predator killing on BLM lands to "emergency control.'
What rough beast ...
The Lawrence Livermore Lab develops a new process that produces oil shale more cheaply.
They're thinking West
Tourism inquiries are up in Wyoming and Montana.
Headway at Headwaters
The West Coast Ancient Forest Activists conference promotes discussion between enviro's and loggers in Oregon.
'Volunteers' poisoned
The Pentagon confirms chemical weapons testing on U.S. soldiers during WWII.
Small can be sustainable
A booklet titled "Six Myths About the Future of Small Towns' suggests small towns shouldn't court industry.
New at the Gray Ranch
The Animas Foundation buys New Mexico's Gray Ranch.
Cleaning up its mess
The United Nuclear Corp. must clean up its Church Rock Mine near Gallup, New Mexico.
Rancher sues rancher
A letter to the editor of a California paper criticizing range conditions causes a $32,000 libel suit.
Mushrooming profits may be hazardous
Mushroom harvests in the Northwest may be harming forests.
Once a road always a road?
An1866 mining law ensures access to public lands.
Bombing stopped at refuge
Navy target practice stops at a Washington coast wildlife refuge.
Small towns under siege
Small towns in the West are threatened by urban refugees and other newcomers.