Items by Larry Swisher

Bush takes a swing at community forestry
Hit hard by reduced federal timber harvests, Pacific Northwest communities now learn that President Bush wants to eliminate the $12.5 million Forest Service budget that would have assisted them with fire season and watershed restoration.
Washington: Greens storm the suburbs
In Washington, environmentalists defeated in the 1992 election scramble to mobilize the suburbs and win back the state's voters.
Ex-rancher heads Wilderness Society
Ex-rancher Jon Roush is new president of The Wilderness Society.