Items by Peter Mali

At Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats it's a race for brine
The Bureau of Land Management agrees to add salt to Bonneville's receding Salt Flats.
Hikers help snare rock-art vandals
Hikers help nab boys defacing pictographs in Canyonlands.
The Northwest turns wet again
The Northwest emerges from a severe drought.
Desert Tortoise Plan Released
A recovery plan for the Desert Tortoise is released.
A study to match the scenery
The report "Montana: Steady State in Transition', examines the hopes and concerns of Montana's citizens.