Items by Katharine Collins
Under Gov. Jim Geringer's "open for business' philosophy, the methane gas industry faces little regulation in Wyoming.
In Wyoming, hunters and ORVers rally to protest the way that newly arrived corporate ranchers and rich people are blocking traditional areas of access to public lands.
Prof. Debra Donahue's book, "The Western Range Revisited: Removing Livestock from Public Lands to Conserve Native Biodiversity," has infuriated Wyoming ranchers.
At the University of Wyoming, Prof. Debra Donahue's book, "The Western Range Revisited," with its criticism of grazing, has provoked fury among ranchers and raised questions about academic freedom.
Annie Proulx's new book, "Close Range: Wyoming Stories," has displeased some Wyoming residents by its gritty, unflattering look at what lies under the surface of the cowboy mythology of the state.
Rancher Wright Dickenson's overgrazed Pine Mountain allotment in southern Wyoming is at the center of a dispute between the BLM and the National Wildlife Federation.
A possible oil and gas boom in Wyoming's Red Desert has environmentalists scrambling to mitigate the impacts without totally alienating local oil and gas workers.
A proposed private-federal land swap designed to preserve Wyoming's Spring Gulch Ranch raises controversy and charges of elitism.
Retired U.S. forest Service Supervisor Tom Kovalicky gives speech warning of agency backlash and resistance to change.
The Wyoming Supreme Court has rejected a plea to reconsider its 3-2 ruling that restricts the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes' use of "future" water and makes the state the administrator of federal reserved-water rights.
The jerry-built system of wildlife management on a mix of state-owned, federal and private lands is under pressure from private landowners.
It's 10 inches thick, weighs 12 pounds and will do just about anything you want it to. That malleability, according to observers, is the major weakness of the 1,800-page proposed plan for western Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest.
- Doug Johnson on In this season of potential megaburns, nix the campfire
- The Taylors on Latest: The BLM to study surgical sterilization of wild horses
- Marcia Ewell on New measures could reduce Glen Canyon Dam’s impact on the Grand Canyon — a bit
- Charles Fox on Federal coal leasing needs a major overhaul
- Carl Reese on Study finds surprising source of Colorado River water supply