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High Country News October 07, 1991

Two say politics rules their agencies

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Two say politics rules their agencies

John Mumma came alone to a packed subcommittee hearing Sept. 24 to denounce the agency that -- for three decades -- he put above family and friends ...

News

Experts learn how man used to stick it to mammoths

Before Bob Perkins of Bozeman, Mont., applied beer, engineering and thought to the problem, archaeologists really didn't know how early hunters used the atlatl, or throwing stick.

Perspective

Is Babbitt just funny, or is he also shrewd?

Today, Babbitt said, the main threat to the West is not aridity, but dam builders. Each new water development destroys another chunk of the West, said the man who fought for the Central Arizona Project while Arizona's governor.

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