Items by Warren Cornwall
Members of the countercultural Rainbow Family say the Forest Service's new permit requirement threatens their annual gatherings.
Floatboaters object to Republican Sen. Larry Craig's bill allowing powerboats unlimited access to Hells Canyon.
The Forest Service is blamed when loggers cut trees within yards of a nest of rare goshawk fledglings, causing them to die.
Ranchers win state grazing permits in New Mexico after eight of nine competing bids by environmentalists are rejected by the state.
The Shoshone-Bannock and environmentalists protest the train shipment of high-level nuclear wastes bound for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.
A federal court ruling may delay the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's plan to declare grizzly recovery in Yellowstone a success.
Environmentalists claim the Snowbasin Ski Resort is using the Salt Lake City upcoming Olympics as an excuse for a landgrab of Forest Service acreage.
Developers of the proposed New World gold mine on the edge of Yellowstone Park are ordered by a federal judge to clean up old waste from the site before getting necessary permits.
Annoying boldface type; Patricia McColm's lawsuits; real estate ruckuses; driving is faster than flying DIA; preserving WPPSS; Belarussians in Utah Wal-Mart; lobster kidnapping; canola oil exhaust and bears; life is less fun.
A Forest Service memo suggesting regional foresters work with the timber industry enrages logging critics.
Environmentalists object to the proposed relocation of two Jackson-area grizzly bears that are killing cattle.
Frustrated in their desire to legally appeal old-growth timber sales, Oregon environmentalists take to civil disobedience.
Utah Rep. James Hansen continues to push a bill recommending parks for closure by tacking it onto voter legislation.
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