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  • The Big Secret: Highly toxic pesticides in the Rockies

    Although the use of toxic chemicals for agriculture in the Rocky Mountains is a public health concern, it is not a matter of public record.

  • Bicentennial bash is more than a party for tribes

    Tourists following the Lewis and Clark Trail may not get the eager welcome from Native Americans that they’d like

  • The Last Open Range

    Wyoming’s Green Mountain Common Allotment is one of the West’s last big, wide-open landscapes – but these days, ranchers, environmentalists, history buffs and the BLM are arguing over whether it’s time to start putting up fences

  • Waterless in Wind River?

    Midvale, Wyo., farmers worry after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed last year that the tribes of the Wind River Reservation have rights to over 500,000 acre-feet of water.

  • Saga of a High Country Newsman

    The effort to get the word out -- about wilderness, about archaic mining laws, about illegal shooting of golden eagles, and so many more issues besides -- would cost Bell his ranch, many of his friends, and, very nearly, his sanity.

  • The middle of the madding crowd

    Has much changed since Rudyard Kipling toured Yellowstone in 1889 and wished he were dead, rather than be among preening American tourists?

  • Gas sours wildlife in Wyoming

    Wildlife killed by poisonous, hydrogen sulfide-laden "sour gas" leaking from a natural gas well raises concerns about future oil and gas drilling in Wyoming.

  • Watt's wilderness proposal sets agenda for energy industry

    To an energy industry stretched thin, Interior Secretary James Watt's temporary ban on oil and gas drilling in wilderness areas is something of a favor.

  • Juggling wildlife and 'other needs'

    Is U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service head Robert Jantzen cutting an already undernourished budget and favoring ranching interests over wildlife in his predator control and grazing policies?

  • Getting no breaks at C.M Russell

    Livestock grazing and wildlife clash in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's management plan for the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.

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