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High Country News October 31, 1994

Feature

Water for the taking: Some irrigators get loose with the law

Irrigators are depleting Oregon's Umatilla River.

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News

Ranchers blamed for transfer of BLM veteran

BLM land manager Darrel Short blames ranchers for forced transfer.

Utah vandalism includes spiked trees

Recent vandalism in Utah includes spiked trees and dead cows.

Maulings: More grizzlies feeling more stress

Grizzly-human encounters increase as bears come under stress.

Elk farming leads to wildlife slaughter

Elk at game farm transmit TB to wild deer.

After a heavy harvest and a death, Navajo forestry realigns with culture

Amid allegations of murder and overcutting, logging in the Chuska Mountains comes under fire.

Eight charged with bombing a river

A former rafting guide is among eight men indicted for dynamiting Arizona's Quartzite Falls.

Paved "paradise' for workers

Telluride, Colorado, workers can live in cars in a public parking lot, town council decides.

Environmentalists mostly skunked by Congress

Environmentalists fare poorly in the 103rd Congress.

Essays

If you hear the alarm, stop breathing

A reporter tours the chemical agent disposal facility at Tooele Army Depot in Utah.

Wise-use power is overblown; the real threat is apathy

Writer says the environmental movement has not lost clout yet.

Ripples grow when a dam dies

After the defeat of the proposed Two Forks Dam, Colorado water policy changes radically.

Llamas: They expect YOU to know what you're doing

Camping with llamas is a new experience.

Related Stories

For the full scolding

BuRec falls down on job of managing water, audit concludes.

Who's who in water spreading

A brief guide to groups involved in water-spreading issues.

Faith in a martyr helps the cause

Leroy Jackson, a Dineh CARE founder, died to protect the land, activists say.

'People of the Earth' stress "natural laws'

Dineh CARE earns reputation as a Navajo environmental group, but is involved in many other areas.

On Friday, the fish took some of it back

Los Angeles is forced to start returning water to the Owen River Gorge.

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