High Country News February 20, 1995
Overpumping has drained Idaho's Snake River acquifer until rivers like the Big Lost run dry.
Chip Rawlins' burlesque opera "The Merchants of Menace," corrections, weather and visitors.
Republican Gov. Fife Symington overrules Arizona voters on takings legislation.
The Supreme Court ruled that FBI agents acted correctly when they confiscated a valuable allosaur fossil, nicknamed "Sue," in South Dakota.
Utah's first trumpeter swans are settling at a golf course near St. George.
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.
Jackson, Wyo., voters approve an extensive set of new zoning and land-use regulations.
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.
Nine days after her release in Idaho, a reintroduced wolf is killed when she attacks a calf.
Pessimism and anxiety mark the fourth Western Ancient Forest Conference in Ashland, Ore.
The company that owns the land on which the disastrous Summitville Mine sits files "takings" suit against the state and federal government.
Environmentalists are critical of government's latest plan to save salmon.
A proposed wilderness bill for Utah leaves environmentalists unsatisfied.
Grazing fees decrease instead of being raised on federal lands.
Save Our Wild Salmon coalition comes up with its own salmon recovery plan.
The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures is a delightful anthology of Muir's writings.
The video Driving Snow offers advice for winter driving in the West.
The Green Scissors Report offers environmental suggestions for trimming federal budget.
Wolf Education and Research Center encourages people to contribute directly to wolf restoration.
Utah Power & Light wants to dredge at drought-plagued Bear Lake.
Former Idaho governor Cecil Andrus leaves a legacy of environmental reform - and controversy - behind him.
A Chicago columnist castigates the supposedly independent West as "an overgrown brat."
Catfish farmer Don Campbell is one of many Idaho farmers who want to help restore the Snake River.
Environmental groups seek federal remedies to improve the Snake River's flows.
The 14 wolves reintroduced in Idaho give Fish and Wildlife trackers a run for their money.