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Avalanche alert
Silverton will host another avalanche training course.
Nuclear power gets gassed
The Washington Public Power Supply System is too expensive, says the Bonneville Power Administration.
Justice in Nevada
The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 helps nab a pot hunter.
Action in Idaho
Four species of Snake River snails and a limpets are now under Endangered Species Act Protection.
Wyomingites shoot to kill M-44s
An Animal Damage Control plan to use M-44s to poison animals is under fire in Wyoming.
Washington rancher spurns subdividers
A rancher decides to preserve land by selling it to the Bureau of Land Management rather than selling out to developers.
Storms sweep West
The National Weather Service reports that precipitation is above normal in Utah and Arizona.
How many bears?
A Colorado Division of Wildlife study will count black bears on Black Mesa.
Nevada's water future
Public forums discussing the seven year drought will be hosted by the Nevada Water Resources Association.
Babbitt in his words
Babbitt speaks out on multiple use policy, the BLM and western water policy.
Interference in environmental programs by political appointees
Excerpts from the House subcommittee staff report reveal details of of Lorraine Mintzmyer's transfer and changes to Yellowstone's "Vision" document.
Two Forks Dam: Push comes to shove
When the dust settles a year or so from now, it is likely that the struggle over the proposed Two Forks Dam on the Front Range of Colorado will rank with the fights to stop the damming of the Grand Canyon and to halt the construction of the huge coal-fired power plant once proposed for Utah's Kaiparowitz Plateau.