Items by Anders Halverson
Sarah Seeds, in her own words, describes her conversion from political businesswoman to committed full-time activist.
Jean Lycan, a restaurant-motel owner in Dixie, Idaho, in her own words, describes the community's resentment of the protesters.
Scott Ward, a former seasonal Forest Service worker turned protestor, in his own words, describes his conversion.
A reporter visits the Earth First! encampment near Dixie, Idaho, where protesters have been practicing civil disobedience for five years in an attempt to save the old growth of the controversial Cove-Mallard timber sales.
Idaho State Sen. Clint Stennett accuses Gov. Phil Batt of abusing executive power by signing a nuclear waste deal with the federal government.
Jasper Carlton, head of the Biodiversity Legal Foundation in Boulder, Colo., was "guerilla lawyering" to protect threatened species in court.
The Department of Energy publishes a book, Closing the Circle on the Splitting of the Atom, about the problems of nuclear waste disposal.
The Animal Damage Control program accidentally kills one of Idaho's newly reintroduced wolves in a coyote trap.
Recent survey shows that 58 percent of Hells Canyon area residents support protecting the area's natural environment, even if jobs are at risk.
A planned Kenetech wind turbine site in Wyoming may endanger the raptors that hunt and migrate in the area.
Former Interior Secretary James Watt is indicted by a federal grand jury for lying to Congress and obstructing an investigation of fraud.
A report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration blames Forest Service and BLM "indifference" and "willful safety violations" for deaths of 14 firefighters in Colorado.
A part-time farmer in drought-stricken northeast Oregon founds "church" to obtain umlimited water use.
The new, Republican-dominated House Resources Committee lambasts Bruce Babbitt for reintroducing wolves in the West.
The introduction of sea lampreys is one of many possibilities considered for controlling invasive lake trout in Yellowstone Lake.
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- 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