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Timelines trace the birth, life and decline of the Superfund law, both on Capitol Hill and on the ground in the West.
The changing of the guard: Ed Marston retires and Paul Larmer takes helm at HCN; rural roots of HCN; 19 incredible years at the paper; Our doors are open for a holiday open house
An introduction to the special election issue says that voting should be less predictable in the West this year.
In On Oct. 19, 2002, a group of people working to preserve the diversity of the Sky Islands is holding a one-day conference to promote awareness of the region.
Park City, Utah, HCN board meeting and the decision to look for a new Executive Director for the paper and other media; we're sorry we left out Wyoming Outdoor Council in coalbed methane booklet.
Yellowstone seasonal ranger Bob Jackson is first told to be quiet and then sent home for talking about the problem of hunters using salt licks on the park's boundaries to lure deer, elk and grizzly.
Former HCN intern Karen Mockler and freelancer Mike Stark win journalism war; new interns Erika Trautman and Mason Adams; rabble-rousers and other visitors.
The Forest Service's right to demand "bypass flows" - leaving enough water in streams tapped for human uses to keep fish and wildlife healthy - may not survive the Bush administration.
Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's conference on land use will be held April 19-20 at the University of Denver.
Biologist Betsy Whitehill is remembered for a vibrant, loving life that included teaching Alaskan schoolchildren how to draw ducks.
The Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Feb. 16-19, 2001, sponsored by the National Audubon Society and Cornell University's Laboratory of Ornithology.
Colorado Preservation Inc.'s conference, "Saving Places 2001," focuses on preserving historic and diverse cultural sites, Feb. 2-3, in Denver.
According to a recent review of research in the "Western North American Naturalist journal," Allison Jones of the Wild Utah Project says grazing hurts arid ecosystems.
The nonprofit Alliance for Justice has published a handbook telling nonprofits how to use their funds to influence legislation and lobbying.
Students and faculty from Reed College in Portland, Ore., are doing a Web survey to determine how much people value the restoration of Snake River salmon and steelhead.
The Northwest Mining Association's 106th annual meeting, "Winds of Change," will be held Dec. 4-8 in Spokane, Wash.
- on Jim Deacon, pioneering desert fish biologist, dies
- Larry Bullock on Ranch Diaries: A New Mexico cattle company is born
- Randy Piper on Bark beetle kill leads to more severe fires, right? Well, maybe
- Delaine Spilsbury on The water czar who reshaped Colorado River politics
- Buck Drew on Chainsaw diplomacy