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High Country News October 01, 1984

A Western tradition ends with a conference on America's parks

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A Western tradition ends with a conference on America's parks

A report on the Institute of the American West's conference, Parks in the West and American Culture.

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Agency locks horns with Montana Power

The Public Service Commission's denial of Montana Power Company's $92 million rate increase may be the least of the utility's problems. Buried in the back of the commission's harsh, accusing 120-page decision is a clear sign that the PSC may never let MPC sell Colstrip's power to its customers.

Cities want wilderness water on tap

To some, the proposed Homestake II Water Diversion Project in Western Colorado is the technological answer to a problem of how to bring water to urban areas. To others, allowing the project would set a disastrous precedent because the water in question is in the Holy Cross wilderness area.

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