Items by Duncan Adams

Montana Native: Who Cares?
A transplant to Montana is piqued by the fuss made over who is a newcomer and who is a native in the West.
Montanans take to the ballot
A coalition of sportsmen, ranchers and environmentalists called Montanans for Clean Water puts an initiative on the fall ballot designed to toughen the state's water laws.
Did toxic stew cook the goose?
The deaths of 342 migrating snow geese in Montana's Berkeley Pit are blamed on the pit's toxicity by environmentalists, although the mine disputes it.
Interior wants to kill a success
An innovative Fish and Wildlife program called Partners for Wildlife faces dismantling, despite the success it has shown in working cooperatively with ranchers and landowners along Montana's Blackfoot River.
How Montana fouled a family's water
Cyanide from a defunct gold mill has contaminated Jan and David Zimmerman's well water.
Judge rocks Montana's open-pit mines
Montana judge rules that reclamation at open-pit mines in the state must include the pit itself.
Can gold mining be slowed by a boycott?
Jan and David Zimmerman lead fight to reduce consumption of gold.