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High Country News November 28, 1994


Beauty eludes the beast: Washington's Methow Valley may avoid industrial tourism

An unusual consensus may stave off development in Washington's Methow Valley.

The valley around us is deep

The Forest Service asked William Stafford to write poems for the scenic turnouts along the river valley. Poems reprinted.

Dear Friends

Dear friends

Good news and bad news in the West, "Celebrate the West" conference in Wyoming.


Enviros sue state land board

Environmentalists sue state land board to institute "truly competitive bidding" on leases of state-owned land.

Horses must back off

Horses are banned from acequia because of pollution problems.

BuRec to allow water thefts to continue

BuRec backs off from water-spreading reforms.

Farmers spin federal dollars into hay

Utah farmers receive money for water conservation.

Forest plan rapped

A draft plan to revise management of Black Hills National Forest is no good, say environmentalists.

Election "94 postmortem

Environmentalists' nightmares come true in "94 election.

Goodbye, New West; hello lords of yesterday: Dispatches from the field

Reporters give state-by-state election results for the West.


Victory in Idaho: Canyon lovers defeat the military

A coalition of canyon lovers defeats the U.S. Air Force in Idaho's Owyhee Canyon.

Related Stories

Citizens held off big money for years

For 20 years environmentalists have fought developers in the Methow Valley.

How Methow Valley grew an economy

Residents of Methow Valley build cross-country skiing to feed the economy.

Environmental records of ranking Republican members of committees addressing natural resource issues

Chart showing voting record percentages on natural resource issues by Republican members of committees addressing natural resource issues, 103rd Congress.

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