High Country News January 23, 1995
Denver International Airport may become a giant boondoggle.
Special issue on DIA, visitors, reporters in Yellowstone waiting for wolves.
Greater Gila Biodiversity Project and Gila Watch file suit against Catron County's "wise-use" ordinances.
Ultra-conservatives want to turn over public lands and national parks to the states and strip budgets of Interior and the Forest Service.
Federal biologists say grizzlies are "recovered" and no longer need endangered species protection in greater Yellowstone area.
Four wolves are returned to Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
Developer Jere Bishop stymies Jackson's new zoning master plan.
More than 500 attend conservative Western summit in January.
Bison straying from Yellowstone into Montana are slaughtered because of brucellosis fears.
White Mesa Utes defeat DOE's plans to dump hazardous waste on land surround their reservation.
Bruce Babbitt gives up on grazing reform.
Ranchers bid against each other and the Idaho Watersheds Project for grazing leases on Idaho state land.
Judge upholds Clinton administration's Option 9 plan for forest management.
Louisiana-Pacific must pay settlement to Olathe, Colorado, families who sued under Clean Air Act.
Environmental lawsuit demands the Forest Service do analyses for 150 grazing allotments on the Beaverhead National Forest.
Developer Tom Chapman makes huge profit trading his wilderness inholding in the West Elks Wilderness for land near Telluride.
Legal wrangling over wolf reintroduction persists until the last minute.
The history of Denver International Airport, like that of other Western megaprojects, is the history of a megamess.
Retired engineers Paul Earle and Jim Buck are two of DIA's most persistent critics.
Cost of flying at DIA will be higher than at the West's other airports.