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In Hells Canyon's: timber cutting, jet boats and general neglect

October 23, 1989

If scenery, wildlife and pure spectacle mean anything, Hells Canyon and its environs will someday be recognized as a national treasure. But today it is only another controversial wild area and even the controversy is local, rather than national.

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Hells Canyon's problems: timber cutting, jet boats and general neglect
If scenery, wildlife and pure spectacle mean anything, Hells Canyon and its environs will someday be recognized as a national treasure. But today it is only another controversial wild area and even the controversy is local, rather than national.

Conversation

Oldtime cowboy ballads
Cowboy ballads such as the plaintive tale about Little Joe the Wrangler stir memories for many who've spent a half century or more in the West.

News

Grass-eating tanks are fought by ranchers in Montana
Montana's National Guard tank brigade wants to train in a 1,500-square-miles part of the state.