High Country News October 03, 1994
Tucson activists fight development of the desert's ironwood forest.
Earthquake, Research Fund drive, board meeting in Logan, survey, interns Meg Krehbiel and Chip Giller.
Montana judge rules that reclamation at open-pit mines in the state must include the pit itself.
Federal safety inspector Steve Jones is fired after publicizing dangers of chemical weapons incineration at Tooele Army Depot.
Democrat Mike Synar loses Oklahoma primary.
Chances for reform of the 1872 Mining Law this year recede as Congress prepares to adjourn.
Atlas Minerals Co. says cleaning up uranium tailings near Moab may prove too expensive.
The arrest of rancher Dwight Hammond for running cattle on a wildlife refuge provokes a wise-use backlash in Oregon.
Rangers photograph wildlife so poached animals will be easy to identify.
Convicted poacher Donald E. Lewis is allowed to keep his illegal animal trophies.
Activists claim the Forest Service's revised timber sale procedures make appeals almost impossible.
Nevada State Division of Water Planning drafts new policy to guide water-planning decisions.
Greater Ecosystem Alliance says restoring grizzly bear populations won't interfere with recreationists.
Montana Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issues report on hate groups.
Letter-writing campaign stops development of privately owned land in a national forest.
EPA may grant special protection to an aquifer in eastern Washington and Western Idaho as "sole source" of drinking water for the area.
The Environmental Defense Fund wants to protect the Colorado River Basin.
Ecotrust works to save forests by encouraging sensible economic development.
Park Service tries to develop a climbing management plan that will satisfy Native Americans who regard Devils Tower as sacred.
American Mountain Foundation tries to save Colorado's "Fourteeners" from being loved to death by climbers.
Second International Temperate Forest Conference meets in Missoula.
General Accounting Office report proves that environmental nonprofits do not make money on land transactions.
Native American Writers Forum meets in Telluride.
Sixth annual conference of Colorado Riparian Association meets in Alamosa.
Chip Rawlins reviews A View of the River by Luna Leopold.
The 50 year birthday of Smokey Bear provokes ironic retrospective of icon's career.
The Army's plans to incinerate deadly chemical weapons are dangerous, expensive and irresponsible.
A writer argues that Southwestern writers refuse to tell the truth about the contemporary West.