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High Country News May 02, 1994


A struggle for the last grass

Gila Watch's Susan Schock leads fight against Diamond Bar grazing allotment.

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


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.


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.

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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.

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