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High Country News May 23, 1988

How do you combine birds and bombs?

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How do you combine birds and bombs?

Along Idaho's Snake River, military war-games run up against the densest known concentration of nesting raptors in the world.

News

The fight for rowing room in the Grand Canyon

One of the fastest growing and most lucrative sports in the West is river running, and river runners who once rafted at will now run on restricted launch dates and compete for access.

Perspective

Phoenix and LA cast long shadows

Petrified Forest-Painted Desert National Park in northeastern Arizona is about 200 miles and a mountain range away from Phoenix, Ariz. But Phoenix, with help from even more distant Los Angeles, is the primary cause of air pollution at the park.

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