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High Country News November 24, 1986

The two-party system is back


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In the West: Sen. James McClure and the Forest Service are big losers

Among Western Republicans, McClure is the biggest loser from the Senate shift. For six years he has kept Forest Service timber and roadbuilding budgets high and Bureau of Land Management grazing fees low.

South Dakota: Reagan's farm policy leads to a defeat

In a U.S. Senate contest, Democrat Tom Daschle wins after hammering on his opponent's support of Reagan's farm policies.


As acidic as the driven snow

Mark Story, a hydrologist for the San Juan National Forest, monitors acid rain and snow high in Colorado's mountains as part of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program.

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