October 30, 1981
A special issue on Montana, with articles on the Rocky Mountain Front, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, cattle and coal, and Anaconda's bars.
The Rocky Mountain Front's Pine Butte Swamp, an area facing oil development, is the last place in the contiguous United States where grizzly bears come down from the mountains to forage in the lowlands.
- Reality Check on Analyst: FBI let Malheur militants save face to end occupation
- Michael Parker on Can we make sense of the Malheur mess?
- Karl Anderson on Sugar Pine Mine, the other standoff
- Mike & Lorri Benefield on Can we make sense of the Malheur mess?
- Steve Snyder on Sugar Pine Mine, the other standoff