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  • In search of Mount Rainier's power

    "The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier" by Bruce Barcott is reviewed.

  • Soul in your soles

    Richard Frazine's book, "The Barefoot Hiker," gives advice on going barefoot in the woods.

  • Red meat can be green

    Southwestern ranchers Jim Winder and Will Holder team up with Defenders of Wildlife to create a seal-of-approval for beef sold by ranchers who avoid killing predators.

  • Idaho chokes Spokane

    Activists try to end crop burning by farmers in eastern Washington and northern Idaho, saying the resulting air pollution is harming the health of area residents.

  • Dicey future for Northwest casinos

    Washington's Lummi Casino closes because of too much competition.

  • Ancient cedars get a life

    The Forest Service puts together a land swap that saves a 530-acre grove of 1,200-year-old trees from logging.

  • Tribe doesn't dig it

    The Tohono O'odham Tribal Council decides against building a controversial casino on ancient ruins.

  • Our national movie stars

    Some say the National Park Service needs to start charging fees for all the filming that is done in the nation's parks and national monuments.

  • Banning the buzz

    The National Park Service is developing rules to allow local park officials to restrict and possibly ban noisy personal watercraft.

  • Serious trouble for snow geese

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service increases bag limits on snow geese after biologists warn that the birds are too prolific for their own good.

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