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  • Virus attacks in the Grand Canyon

    Norwalk virus, which attacked cruise ships last fall, also hit rafters in the Grand Canyon, and health consultants and river guides want to avert future outbreaks.

  • Administration, industry stamp out clean air regs

    The auto industry, backed by the Bush administration, is trying to halt California’s progressive auto-emissions regulations.

  • New ski resort goes big

    The luxurious WestRock Resort is now under construction, 90 miles north of Boise, despite continued opposition from environmentalist and citizens' groups

  • Report slams BLM's land-exchange process

    A new report criticizes the BLM's handing of land swaps, saying the process is "politicized" and results in the loss of federal money and natural resources

  • Land swap too hot to handle

    Some Sheridan, Wyo., residents fear a planned land swap could land them with responsibility for an underground coal-seam fire at the Welch Ranch on the Tongue River.

  • Wild horses could go to Mexico

    Rancher Merle Edsall wants to save wild horses by sending them to a sanctuary in Sonora, Mexico, but some fear such a move would actually endanger the animals.

  • An activist who never let up

    Jeannette Rankin: America's Conscience by Norma Smith records the courageous and controversial life of the first woman elected to Congress.

  • A rez-to-rez film debut

    Skins, Chris Eyre's new film about two brothers on the Pine Ridge Reservation, debuted on reservations across the country in a mobile cinema trailer.

  • Yellowstone goes retro

    Yellowstone National Park wants to reintroduce the old yellow convertible buses that were used to carry park tourists back in the 1920s.

  • Nuclear dump may be supersized

    Eight years before it is likely to open, the planned nuclear waste dump in Nevada's Yucca Mountain already appears to be full - and the amount of nuclear waste around the country in need of a home continues to grow.

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