March 20, 1995
Utah Gov. Leavitt's insistance that local communities must support new wilderness designation makes environmentalists nervous.
Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer vetoes bill that would have placed $1,000 bounty on wolves shot outside Yellowstone National Park.
Recent survey shows that 58 percent of Hells Canyon area residents support protecting the area's natural environment, even if jobs are at risk.
Mescalero Apaches reverse themselves and vote in favor of storing radioactive waste on their New Mexico reservation.
Defenders of Wildlife stirs controversy when it hands the ranch Lucille Kannally willed to the group over to a government agency to develop as an education center.
The Animal Damage Control program accidentally kills one of Idaho's newly reintroduced wolves in a coyote trap.
Department of Interior delays deadline for resolving a dispute over R.S. 2477, which encourages road building on public lands.
A planned Kenetech wind turbine site in Wyoming may endanger the raptors that hunt and migrate in the area.
The Department of Energy publishes a book, Closing the Circle on the Splitting of the Atom, about the problems of nuclear waste disposal.
The General Accounting Office finds that the Forest Service overestimates the number of trees it can cut from Northwest forests.
A University of Colorado study, Win, Lost or Draw? Gambling with America's Small Towns, finds that the three Colorado towns that allow gambling are largely unhappy with the consequences.
A plan to let the Colorado River flood for one week through Grand Canyon is delayed, to the chagrin of environmentalists.
Despite evidence it's a boondoggle, Southwestern Colorado's Animas-LaPlata is still slated for construction in order to meet treaty obligations to Ute Indian tribes.
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- Gretchen King on Sage grouse found walking through Wyoming underpass
- Robb Cadwell on We can do our part to defuse the West
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- guy zoellner on A young mule stringer helps keep a dying profession alive