Items by Greg Peterson

Dear friends
HCN says goodbye to Greg Hanscom and welcomes new editor John Mecklin; notes from readers
Dear friends
Matt Jenkins leaves the HCN office to become California-Great Basin correspondent; Western Slope Environmental Resource Conference and North Fork River Improvement Association hold annual meetings; visitors; "secretary" Bruce Babbitt
Dear friends
HCN Holiday Open House; People’s Choice Awards for HCN stories; thanks to Mark Lellouch and Alison Davis; visitors
Dear friends
Thanks to readers for Research Fund gifts and the many responses to HCN’s survey; visitors
Dear friends
Laura Paskus moves to Albuquerque to become HCN’s Southwest editor; JoAnn Kalenak becomes our marketing and sales coordinator; Kerri Brown is the new production and design assistant; visitors; Santa Fe board meeting and potluck coming up
Wildlife refuge starts to heal
Overgrazing threatens Oregon's Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.
Salmon updates: Set your salmon watch and Call for cooperation
A coalition of fishing and conservation groups will monitor Snake River salmon runs.
Legal knothole may let agency ax appeals
Emergency timber sales are exempted from the appeals process by the Forest Service.
Group pushes to "deconstruct' dams
Patagonia Inc. and the Oregon Natural Resources Council team up to help salmon by pushing for the deconstruction of dams.