Magazine

May 2, 1994

Feature

A struggle for the last grass
Gila Watch's Susan Schock leads fight against Diamond Bar grazing allotment.

Dear Friends

Dear friends
Odds and ends, HCN survey, avalanches in northwest, intern Peter McBride.

News

Colorado told to stop stealing water
Judge rules Colorado has been stealing Arkansas River water from Kansas for 45 years.
Regional wilderness bill gets a hearing
Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA), which would establish wilderness in five Western states, has little chance of passing.
Rainbows over Wyoming
Rainbow Family chooses Bridger-Teton Forest for gathering.
Montana ghost towns are haunted by vandals
Montana Ghost Town Preservation Society seeks to restore historic buildings and towns.
Environmentalists strike out in Idaho
Pro-environment bills struck down in 1994 Idaho legislative session.
At Glacier: Keep off the grass, or else
Glacier National Park rangers now armed with semiautomatic handguns.
BuRec downsizes
Bureau of Reclamation moves from Denver, Colo., office to Washington, D.C., as part of overhaul.
Rancher fined for vandalism
McKay Bailey guilty of defacing Glen Canyon petroglyphs.
Legal fight is costly
Oregon Natural Resources Council seeking $100,000 to fund its Klamath Basin lawsuit.
Utah utility takes aim at Colorado air
Deseret Generation and Transmission Cooperative wants to quadruple sulfur dioxide emissions despite objections of neighbors.
Judge chastises forest plan defendant
Option 9 Northwest forest planners violated open-meeting laws.
Oregon dam is in limbo
Future of Elk Creek Dam undecided after new ruling.
New job for an owl lawyer
Victor Sher is new president of Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund.

Opinion

The Forest Service sells out
In Colorado, Tom Chapman trades West Elk Wilderness inholding for land near Telluride, bilking the Forest Service of millions of dollars.

Related Stories

Don't bother them with facts
In Silver City, New Mexico, wise users and environmentalists clash over listing as endangered the spike dace, loach minnow and Southwestern willow flycatcher.
Free speech can be costly in New Mexico
Environmentalists find themselves and their message unwelcome in Silver City, New Mexico.