February 20, 1995
Overpumping has drained Idaho's Snake River aquifer until rivers like the Big Lost run dry.
The Supreme Court ruled that FBI agents acted correctly when they confiscated a valuable allosaur fossil, nicknamed "Sue," in South Dakota.
Mescalero Apache Rufina Laws led successful fight to keep a nuclear-waste storage site off the reservation.
The new, Republican-dominated House Resources Committee lambasts Bruce Babbitt for reintroducing wolves in the West.
A part-time farmer in drought-stricken northeast Oregon founds "church" to obtain umlimited water use.
An injunction on mining, logging and grazing on six Idaho forests provokes huge community reaction and creates divisions among environmentalists.
The company that owns the land on which the disastrous Summitville Mine sits files "takings" suit against the state and federal government.
The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures is a delightful anthology of Muir's writings.
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- Dean Nyffeler on New data released on violent threats to federal employees
- John Crosse on The Los Angeles wetland wars
- John Worlock on The U.S.’s only rare-earth mine files for bankruptcy
- Andy Grosland on The pain thief of Spokane