Items by Heather Abel, Elizabeth Manning

Voters say yes to elk, no to takings, jets
In the Nov. 7 elections, environmental initiatives, like other initiatives, lost if they would have cost taxpayers money.
Heard Around The West
Annoying boldface type; Patricia McColm's lawsuits; real estate ruckuses; driving is faster than flying DIA; preserving WPPSS; Belarussians in Utah Wal-Mart; lobster kidnapping; canola oil exhaust and bears; life is less fun.