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Wolves make a comeback in the West

February 17, 1986

Gone from the West for almost 50 years, wolves recently crossed the Canadian border to colonize Montana's Northern Rockies.

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Wolves return to Montana
Gone from the West for almost 50 years, wolves recently crossed the Canadian border to colonize Montana's Northern Rockies. Up to 20 wolves are spending this winter in Glacier National Park; by spring, the pack could number 40.

Perspective

A feudal mentality holds back the West
Unless the trashing and privatization stops, the intermountain Rockies will never escape their feudal social and economic situation. Those who now control the land and the land managers don't have a glimmer of how to lead the region out of its downward slide.

News

The BLM closes access to 75,000 acres of wilderness
The public has lost the only practicable, two-wheel-drive access to Western Colorado's 75,000-acre Dominguez Wilderness Study Area managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
A Montana river is pitted against 700 jobs
The debate has heated up in Montana over whether Champion International should be allowed to discharge treated wastewater year-round from its Frenchtown pulp mill into the Clark Fork River.